FESTIVAL SETUP-DANCE/MAIN HALL FLOOR OPEN
Will Call: 6pm
Doors: 7pm - Show: 8pm
None - All Ages
(Family Friendly Event)
Tickets for this event will not be at our outlets.
Event Information: 704.358.9298
Tickets for this event are still available. Please buy your ticket at the show tonight when you arrive.
A NIGHT IN RIO: The Brazilian Carnival Experience
The Latin American Coalition invites you to our fourth annual Brazilian Celebration, A NIGHT IN RIO. Take a journey through Brazil in an evening featuring traditional dancing, live musical performances of Samba, Bossa Nova, and Brazilian Beats, a marketplace and authentic food. You won't want to miss the contagious energy of Brazils famous Carnaval at this one-of-a-kind cultural experience. Sold out for the past two years! Learn more at http://www.latinamericancoalition.org/rio/About
The Carnival celebration will start with a free samba lessons to get the crowd moving. Demonstrations of capoeira, an Afro- Brazilian art form that combines martial arts, music and dance, will be provided JustBrazil. There will be live samba and traditional dancing by Movimentos de Samba. The globally-known hits of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Gilberto and Sergio Mendes will move the crowd with live samba music interpreted by Malandro Soul and Reinaldo Brahn. The night will close with an exciting live batucada with drumming, dancers and audience participation.
For more information visit www.latinamericancoalition.org or calling 704-941-2557