Monthly Archives: October 2010

Mestre Gajé “Viajando pelo Mundo” – video by CM Marco Antônio

In this short clip Contra-Mestre Marco Antônio, from Alto Astral group in Portugal, records Mestre Gajé’s latest songs. The video has English captions and it really worth watching. Coming from Recife, Pernambuco, Marco Antônio has a special take on the … Continue reading

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A 100 years of The Revolt of the Whip – By Manuel Amaral

“Two characters that made history. One fought the abuse, indignity and humiliation suffered by sailors. The other fought for the liberation of slaves both in the Parlament and the press, as far as the abolition did not happen due to … Continue reading

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Random Thought – Quoting Michelangelo

I know, you’re thinking ‘what the heck Michelangelo has to do with Capoeira?’.  Well, that’s why is a ‘random thought’… But the fact is that I heard Ken Robinson quoting him within in a lecture about his book The Element, … Continue reading

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