The Nego Gato African Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble brings to their audiences the living history of Africans brought to Brazil during the period of the slave trade through the music and dance that has survived for over 500 years. The mission of the Company is to empower and enrich the world community through performance, and education in African Brazilian arts of music, dance and Capoeira, a form of martial art/dance. The director of the Company, Jose Sena grew up immersed in the sounds of Carnaval, Candomble Spirituality and the street music of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Join us for an exciting, energetic, elaborately costumed, engaging evening that will have you dancing in the aisles. Take a trip and experience the authenticity of the energy, vibrancy and magic of Bahia, Brazil. The Event will take place at The Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA November 3, 2012 at 7:30 There will be a symposium of workshops before and after the event with Mestre Nego Gato , Jair Pereria and Gustavo Caldas in the art of Capoeira, Afro Brazilian Percussion and Afro Brazilian Dance.
The Kelly Strayhorn Theater (View)
5941 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206