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Cultural Arts and Music Movement: A Capoeira Connection

September 16, 2023 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Cultural Arts and Music Movement: A Capoeira Connection

Connect with your Woodstock community & beyond during the idyllic Cultural Arts and Music Movement event – ALL WEEKEND!
Music & movement, drums & dancing, kicks, and cartwheels (or Au in the capoeira world).
Everyone, all ages and ability levels, are welcome.

9/15 Friday PM
Music/Capoeira/Culture Workshop
Social Dinner
9/16 Saturday
Workshops All Day
Public Performances On The Square
6:00 Music and Movement Public Workshop
6:30 Steelpan Public Workshop with Potts & Pans Community Steelband
7:00 Capoeira Public Workshop with Gingarte Capoeira Woodstock
7:30 Tribal Parade
8:00 Potts & Pans Community Steelband Performance
8:30 Open Jam
9/17 Sunday
9 am Capoeira Class
Open Roda
12-6 pm Woodstock Mexican independence celebration with music, food trucks, parade, & more!
Contact Contra Mestre Artista, with Gingarte Capoeira, to register for the workshops:
**Schedule subject to change.
If coming from out of town, we’d like to host you. Please note, there is limited housing available. Please e-mail for housing information.
*Roda, meaning “wheel” or, more appropriately in this case, “circle” in Portuguese, is the circular formation within which participants perform in any of several Afro-Brazilian dance art forms – at this event – it’s Capoeira!
Location: Woodstock, IL
(workshop addresses will be made available to registered attendees)

Fees/Admission: The portion on the square is FREE. For information on the workshop pricing, please contact

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