Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Mestre Joao Grande Workshop in NYC

Time: April 4, 2009 at 10pm to April 5, 2009 at 8pm
Location: Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande
Organized By: Mestre Joao Grande

Event Description:
Workshop "120 Years of Mestre Pastinha!"

Date: April 4th - 5th, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande - 104 W 14th St. - 3rd Flr - New York, NY
Cost: $25 for the workshop - $20 for the Roda.

Please join us to celebrate "120 Years of Mestre Pastinha!", the workshop taught by the legendary MESTRE JOAO GRANDE at his academy in NYC!
Mestre Joao Grande will be honoring his Mestre, Vicente Ferreira Pastinha, the Mestre Pastinha! Mestre Pastinha was born on the 5th of April, 1889. He would be 120 Years old if he was alive. We will be celebrating the spirit of Mestre Pastinha, which still alive on us!

Mestre Joao Grande will be teaching the music of Capoeira Angola, Movements and sequence of movements of the old Mestres, talking about Mestre Pastinha and his importance for Capoeira Angola, as well as show old pictures of his collection, and to finalize the Saturday's Workshop, Mestre Joao Grande will answer your questions as well.

On Sunday, April 5th, Mestre Joao Grande will have a big Roda of Capoeira Angola to celebrate "120 Years of Mestre Pastinha!" It starts at 2:30 PM, and goes till 8:00 PM.

10::00 - 12 Noon: Movimentos & Sequencias de Movimentos (Mestre Joao Grande will be teaching movements and sequences of movements of the Old Mestres)
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch break
1:00 - 3:00 PM: Music Workshop (Mestre Joao Grande will be teaching Toques do Berimbau, Ladainhas & Corridos)
3:00 - 5:00 PM: Questions & Answers (Mestre Joao Grande will be answering your Capoeira Angola questions, as well as talking about his experiences and History of Capoeira Angola)

Come to participate with Mestre Joao Grande to support Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande.

Please bring your instruments, Axe', and desire to learn directly from a legend!

Feel free to bring Flowers, Fruits, and Juices to share with our Capoeira Angola family.

All Capoeira styles and levels welcome!

Thanks for your support!

Health, Energy, Peace & Blessings,
and Axe' to whom is from Axe' !

Mestre Joao Grande


"A aranha vive da teia que tece..."
("The spider nourishes from the net it weaves...")
Mestre Bimba

"Livrai-nos de todo o mal. Amem!"

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