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Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Project Commotion | 2095 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA

2017 Bay Area Dance Week | April 21 – April 30

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The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017.

The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip hop, ballet, traditional hula, fire dance, Samba, modern, Chinese classical, belly dance, aerial dance, West African, contact improvisation, and more.

> Complete Schedule of 2017 Free Events

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian ritualized way of combat, it’s a self-defense disguised as a dance. This class, led by Mestre Urubu Malandro of Capoeira Ijexá, will explore movements of capoeira along with other traditional Afro-Brazilian dances of maculelê and dança guerreira.

Please arrive 5 minutes early to check in and wear comfortable clothes. Class is done barefoot or with socks.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Bay Area Dance Week, Fairs & Festivals, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco Bay Area
Address: 2095 Harrison Street, San Francisco, CA

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