Mestre João Grande in Champaign, IL Feb 25th-28thJan 9th 2016

Mestre João Grande in Champaign, IL Feb 25th-28th
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Capoeira Angola Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Feburary 25th-28th, 2016. The event is presented by Denis of Capoeira Angola Center, Mestre João Grande, and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. will be giving away 2 tickets for this weekend event. Please send us your name and contact number and your interest in attending and celebrating Brazilian culture. Entries accepted until February 3rd. We are honored to have Mestre João Grande and Professors leading workshops in Capoeira Angola, Afro-Brazilian dance, woodblock printing, and Capoeira Angola music.

  • Mestre João Grande (Brasil, New York City, NY)

  • Mestre Marrom (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

  • Contra- Mestre Tatiana (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

  • Leslie Arbogast- Dunham Technique and Dance Anthropology Educator - (California)

  • Casey Lowery- Multi-media/wood block printing Artist

  • Thursday, February 25th

    Krannert Performing Art Center- DRK Room

    9:30am-10:15am-Capoeira Angola movement workshop

    Illinois State University

    Bone Student Center ISU

    Normal, Illinois 61761

    6:00-8:00pm Capoeira Angola movement and Music class

    8:00-9:00pm Brazilian Cultural Show

    Friday, February 26th

    School Presentation 9:00- 9:45am

    Union Courtyard Cafe

    6:00 - 8:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement Class

    8:00-10:00pm- Capoeira Angola Music class/Roda

    Saturday, February 27th

    Lincoln Square Mall Downtown Urbana

    9:00-10:00 am Kids Capoeira Angola Kids class

    10:00- 11:00am Capoeira Angola Roda presentation

    UIUC Dance Department Nevada A

    907 1/2 West Nevada Street

    Urbana, Illinois 61801

    12:00am- 2:00pm- Capoeira Angola Adult Movement Class

    2:00-3:00pm - Break/Cultural Lunch

    3:00pm - 4:00pm Afro- dance class

    4:00-6:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement class

    6:00pm -8:00pm Capoeira Angola Music / Roda

    Sunday, February 28th

    Capoeira Angola Center Champaign Illinois

    9am- 9:45am Yoga class

    10:00-11:00am Maculele Class lead Mestre João Grande

    11:00-1:00pm Capoeira workshop

    1:00pm-2:00pm Break

    2:00-4:00pm Capoeira Roda

    4:00pm Potluck dinner

Address Locations:

  • UIUC Dance Department Nevada A/B

    907 West Nevada Street

    Urbana, Illinois 61801

    Capoeira Angola Center Champaign Illinois

    122 w Main Street

    Urbana Il 61801

    Krannert Performing Art Center- DRK Room

    Stage floor Room DRK

    500 South Goodwin Ave,

    Urbana IL 61801

    Illinois Union Courtyard Cafe

    1401 W Green Street Urbana IL 61801

  • Full event $100.00

    T-shirt $15.00 if paid for full event

    T-shirt $20 without event

Prices for Per-day rate

  • Thursday $50.00

    Friday $60.00

    Saturday $85.00

    Sunday $60.00

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, and places to stay please click the link bellow:


Article by: Virna Souza [BrazilChicago]


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