Favorite

São Paulo style 

BRAZILIAN MARDI GRAS
7:30 p.m., Revolution. $10 adv., $15 d.o.s.

Carnaval's over in Brazil — a parade featuring a disturbingly true-to-form Michael Jackson impersonator won the coveted top prize of the festival — but it rolls on in Little Rock with “Cultura Brasileira 101,” a survey of Brazilian culture at its flashiest. At 8 p.m., there's live dance. If you like what you see, you can participate, for free at 8:30 p.m., in lessons and contests on bahia, capoeira (a fight dance) and samba. At 9 p.m., the Brasilcultura Carnaval Band plays batucada, a sub-style of samba built on quick, African-influenced rhythms. Later, there's samba and forro dance presentations and a “Carnaval Climax” that's bound to feature dancing women in sequined bikinis and giant feathered headpieces.

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Most Shared

Latest in Top Stories

  • Good for the soul

    The return of Say McIntosh, restaurateur
    • Jun 1, 2010
  • Robocalls are illegal

    Robocalls -- recorded messages sent to thousands of phone numbers -- are a fact of life in political campaigns. The public doesn't like them much, judging by the gripes about them, but campaign managers and politicians still believe in their utility.
    • May 31, 2010
  • Riverfest winds down

    With Cedric Burnside and Lightnin' Malcolm, Steve Miller Band, Robert Cray, Ludacris and more performing.
    • May 30, 2010
  • More »

Event Calendar

« »

March

S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation