Monthly Archives: April 2010

23 de Abril – Salve Jorge!!

Salve Jorge!  The martyrdom of St. Geroge is celebrated on 23 April. In different places in Brazil, due to religious syncretism, St. George also represents the Orixás Oxossi and Ogum. Here is my tribute to São Jorge. The songs’ lyrics … Continue reading

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Quilombola Capoeira Angola – Mestre Pinóquio

“I finally understand Capoeira Angola, as an idea, not a style! It adds values that defines it as a way, an ideal, a cause, an action linked directly to social causes, to the union of the excluded, to the cry … Continue reading

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Paulo Freire and Capoeira – Video Resources

After I wrote Paulo Freire’s Philosophy of Education and the ‘Politics of Capoeira’ students and friends became more curious to discuss his work. His method has been a frequent topic in classes, trips, and e-mail conversations. Looking for resources in … Continue reading

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