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Best Moments | Capoeira Luanda Houston 2018 Batizado

Best Moments | Capoeira Luanda Houston 2018 Batizado

Capoeira Luanda Houston | XVIII Batizado • Mestre Jelon | Organized by Contramestre Gringo – Oct 31 to Nov 3, 2018

We are so thankful for everyone’s energy and help in making this year’s celebration so much fun. We can’t wait for another year of family togetherness and training, and to have you all back here again!

Special thanks to our Mestre Jelon for so much knowledge and perspective and to our guests: Mestrando Cocada, Contramestre Esquilo Preto, Contramestre Metido Alex Capoeira Rodriguez , Professor Maguila, Instrutor Montanha, Instrutora Rosa, Capoeira Arte Reviver , Instrutor Molejo and Instrutor Negro.

And to the parents and students, without whom we couldn’t make this happen, our hearts filled with gratitude!

Original photos courtesy of Krystal Hardwick, Isani E. G. Cayetano, and Nicholas Lyons.


"Brazilian Arts Foundation is funded in part by grants from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance"

 

Samba de Gafieira: Brazil’s Tango and Waltz

Samba de Gafieira: Brazil’s Tango and Waltz

For many people, the idea of Samba relates to colorful and flashy outfits, party rhythms and exuberant movements, and acrobatics. TV programs like Dancing With the Stars also have popularized this idea, similar to what we expect to find at the Carnaval in Rio. However, Samba is a much more diverse genre that offers several… Continue Reading

Improving your workouts with Capoeira

Improving your workouts with Capoeira

We at the BAF love Capoeira; a beautiful martial art that is a complex mixture of acrobatic work, constant movement and dance. Capoeira (in all its unique styles) has a long history and evolution from strategic hand-to-hand combat to a worldwide cultural movement open to people of all ages and professions. This Brazilian sport and… Continue Reading

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

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’.… Continue Reading

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

March brings you the free Skate Brazil Demo in Houston and more!

March brings you the free Skate Brazil Demo in Houston and more!

Experience the Brazilian Skate Demo, with the Brazilian Arts Foundation. Enjoy free live performances by Crailer Skate Pros Lincoln Ueda and Leticia Bufoni. Family fun at the Houston Skate Parks! March 20th-22nd, 2015 At different Houston Skate ParksBrazilian Arts Foundation in collaboration with Crail Trucks is very excited to present the 2015 Skate Brazil Demo. An exciting… Continue Reading

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

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

BAF is expanding! New Samba and Capoeira Classes at Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance

BAF is expanding! New Samba and Capoeira Classes at Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance

Here at the Brazilian Arts Foundation, we are very excited to announce our new addition of classes at the Fort Bend Academy of Arts and Dance in Missouri City. Starting on Tuesday, October 7th, we will start teaching weekly classes in Capoeira for Adults and Samba. Damon Bowens (Graduado Bombril) will be teaching Capoeira for… Continue Reading

In September, celebrate at the Houston Brazilian Festival, more Portuguese classes and more!

In September, celebrate at the Houston Brazilian Festival, more Portuguese classes and more!

Its time to celebrate at the Houston Brazilian Festival 2014! This Saturday, September 6th 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm Jones Plaza – 601 Louisiana St, Houston, TX, 77002 Cost: Online Pre-sale tickets $8 Children under 10 years old enter free. Pre-sale ends at 11:45 pm September 5th. Tickets at the door: $10, Children under 10… Continue Reading

August has free Live Music, the Houston Brazilian Festival and more!

August has free Live Music, the Houston Brazilian Festival and more!

Dear Friends, The Brazilian Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing cultural education and building community through the preservation and sharing of Brazilian culture.   Free Open House Music Night with Choro Ao Ponto/White Linen Nights in the Heights Every first Saturday of the month This Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 BAF Cultural Center… Continue Reading

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