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Uma tarde um violão… a Capoeira (Playing our lives)

Prefacing Roger Garaudy‘s Dançar a Vida (Dancing Life) Maurice Béjart tells how words can sometimes divide people while dancing seems to always harmoniously bring them together. The book studies the history of Dance and how it can become a practical … Continue reading

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Samba and Capoeira: transcendent resistance

Here it goes another ‘Samba post’ mixed with ‘Random thoughts’… The lyrics of the songs posted are part of the post’s rationale, so I posted links to them either immediately after their titles or at the end of the post. … Continue reading

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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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