Tag Archives: Mestre Pastinha

Why is November the month of the Black Consciousness?!

November 20 is remembered and celebrated among us as the Day of the Black Consciousness. In fact November is full of important references to the Brazilian Black community and to capoeiras all over the world. This is the reason why … Continue reading

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Seu Vicente ‘The Philosopher’ Ferreira Pastinha

The first time I saw this video featuring Mestres Pastinha, Bobó, and João Pequeno playing was in a symposium in 2006 in Florianópolis, Brazil. The footage was found by Luiz Victor a student of Mestre João Pequeno, in an abandoned … Continue reading

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Radio Soap Opera on Mestres Bimba and Pastinha

The IRDEB (Educational Broadcasting Institute of Bahia) is broadcasting a radio soap opera on Mestres Bimba’s and Pastinha’s lives (in Portuguese). This is the same Institute that produced ‘Capoeiragem na Bahia’, one of the most important documentaries on Capoeira done … Continue reading

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