The 9th Annual Brazilian Carnaval
Feb 21, 2009 03:54 PM
LIVE music by Katia Moraes & Pure Samba with Marchinhas, Sambas, AxÈ music of Bahia and NYC's Nation Beat in their LA debut bringing the Carnaval of Pernambuco, Recife with Frevo and Maractu rhythms. Also featured are: Master of Ceremonies, Bakari & Diane Nicholson ("The Samba Queen"); Flavio Ribeiro and Unidos of California Samba School moving to batucada rhythms in their feather and sequined "barely there" costumes; a Capoeira Show by Mestre Amen & Capoeira Batuque; an eclectic mix of Afro-Brazilian rhythms with DJ Seduce; PLUS authentic Brazilian food, real caipirinhas, Brazilian arts, crafts, Havaianas, and giveaway souvenirs of Mardi Gras beads, tambourines and shakers. Costumes encouraged!
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