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TV Azteca Houston Channel 51 | “Somos Texas” Series with Capoeira Luanda Houston

HOUSTON, TX – May 31st 2017 – Houston’s Brazilian Arts Foundation had the honor to share a capoeira class with the team from TV Azteca Houston 51.

Aztec America reporter Ingrid Picazo came to part into one of the Brazilian Arts Foundation, Capoeira Luanda Houston classes at our new facility for a story in ‘Somos Texas’. The BAF community is very happy to have shared a piece of Brazilian culture with the team, and specially to have had Ingrid join the class with such great energy and willingness to participate with all the students.

It is always a pleasure and an honor to represent and share the Brazilian culture in Houston. Thank you so much for the opportunity, Aztec America!

Video Language: Spanish – Amigos Hispano-parlantes! Acá los esperamos para compartir con ustedes un poco de cultura Brasileña, y para que se lleven todos los beneficios mentales y físicos que nos deja la herencia cultural del arte de la capoeira.

Para saber mas sobre nuestras clases, visita nuestra sección de capoeira para niños, adultos y familias!

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Brazilian Arts Foundation brings skateboarding and culture together | CW39 NewsFix

HOUSTON, TX – Houston’s Brazilian Arts Foundation wrapped up a weekend of skateboarding and Brazilian Culture Sunday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Skatepark. The foundation invited four professional Brazilian skateboarders to Houston for the weekend to take part in the event by putting on demos at the city’s skateparks and promoting their native culture.… Continue Reading

Free stuff: films in the parks, Brazilian skate jam – Houston Chronicle

Brazilian Skate Jam Enjoy live music, artwork and demonstrations of Brazilian martial arts when Skate Brazil Demo takes over the Jamail Skatepark. Presented by the Brazilians Arts Foundation, the free event will include performances by Crailer Skate pros Lincoln Ueda and Leticia Bufoni. March 20th | SouthSide Skatepark  From 6 to 10 pm – 510 Iowa Street, South Houston, TX… Continue Reading

Dose of Diversity featuring Brazilian Arts Foundation #Samba #Capoeira | Meeko Spark TV

Thank you very much to Meeko TV with Michael Skelton and Sara Tavassoli for the interest in the Brazilian Culture and in our organization. We really appreciate the support and the wonderful video! ____ Check out our first video for Dose of Diversity featuring Brazilian Arts Foundation! Our Host “Sara Tavassoli” Every week we will expand your… Continue Reading

Native Brazilians Share Love, Culture with Houston Neighbors | News 92 FM | Official Site for Houston News

Native Brazilians Share Love, Culture with Houston Neighbors | News 92 FM | Official Site for Houston News (HOUSTON) – In honor of World Cup soccer, we went looking for Brazil in Houston. And we found it. Alexander Santana came to Houston from Rio de Janeiro to study English and found a community of his fellow countrymen… Continue Reading

The 5 Best Things to Do This Weekend: “Lights of Houston,” Author Ingrid Thoft, the Shell/Pennzoil Grand Prix and More | Houston Press

The Brazilian Arts Foundation Cultural Center says, “Thank you, Houston!” onFriday with the “Lights of Houston,” an interactive light painting art exhibit. Mauricio Campos, president and founder of the foundation, says “We are celebrating the transformation happening in the Buffalo Bayou by using light painting in several spots along the bayou, our way of thanking a city and community that… Continue Reading

Brazilian Arts Foundation Honored as 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit

For Immediate Release: Brazilian Arts Foundation HONORED AS 2013 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT New GreatNonprofits.org Award is based on Positive Online Reviews Houston, Texas, October 22, 2013 – Brazilian Arts Foundation announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited… Continue Reading

Urban Souls Award

We are very proud of our President and Founder Mauricio Campos, who has been selected to receive the Urban Soul’s coveted Vivian H. Guy Award for Community Service Deeply Rooted in Culture! He will be honored on Sunday May 19th at their third annual gala, Dancing with the Houston Stars (DWTHS) a dance competition where Houston celebrities train with professional (Urban… Continue Reading

Capoeira: Brazilian Martial Arts With Elements of Music & Dance at the Rothko | Houston Press

Capoeira, a Brazilian martial art with a history embedded in slavery, combines elements of dance and music in its performances, and Houstonians will have a chance to see it up close this week. The Rothko Chapel is working with the Brazilian Arts Foundation to host a performance of Capoeira on its plaza, Thursday, August 9, at 7… Continue Reading

Capoeira: Seña de Identidad Brasileña – Houston Chronicle

La capoeira, que combina danza y artes marciales, ha terminado convirtiéndose en una seña de identidad de Brasil y en Houston pocos saben de ella como Mauricio Campos. Llegó a la ciudad como patinador profesional y terminó convirtiéndose en un icono de su comunidad gracias a sus clases de esta disciplina. “Vine hace 20 años… Continue Reading

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