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Capoeira, brought to Brazil by African slaves, is a unique art form that combines elements of martial arts, dance and acrobatics performed to the background of Brazilian instruments and music. Students will not only be thrilled by the agility, precision and power of the dancers and movements, but will also explore the rich historical significance of the 500-year-old art form. See Ile Bahia Capoeira in action here. The Carver Community Cultural Center‘s Youth Matinee Series engages children, teachers and families through the performing arts by igniting imaginations and introducing students to the diverse cultures of our global community, these performances open doors to greater knowledge and understanding of our world and fosters a love for the arts and learning.

All performances are free and open to the public with priority reservations for school groups. Registration required for all guests. All matinees begin at 11:00 am and last approximately an hour.

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The Carver Community Cultural Center (in the Jo Long Theatre)
226 N. Hackberry Street, San Antonio TX, 78202
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