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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capoeira Angola & Batucada of Michigan

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Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the Brazilian Folkloric dance Capoeira Angola. Our session will explore movement through music, dance and song and a rich history explaining Capoeira during the African Diaspora. All participants will have the opportunity to learn dance movements and also Batucada the Brazilian percussion known worldwide and taught here in Detroit. The outcome will bring together everyone through peace, health, dance and music.

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Kelvin Wyatt

Contra-Mestre Pequenininho (Kelvin Wyatt) started training in Capoeira in 1997 in Detroit however he always thrived for a deeper understanding in Capoeira. This led Pequenininho to find a strong Mestre to learn from which introduced Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda leader of Centro Tabcat. Pequenininho trains in Capoeira Angola of Bahia as passed to him by Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda. In 2009 Pequenininho was graduated to the title Treinel (teacher) in Capoeira Angola by Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda and has continued to grow in Capoeira Angola. After traveling to Salvador, Bahia in 2014 Pequenininho was graduated to the title Contra-Mestre in Brazil by Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda. Contra-Mestre Pequenininho`s goal much like Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda is to pass on the culture of Brazil through understanding, respect & peace. Since then, this Detroit native has taken on the task to pass on Capoeira Angola to the next generation of students. Pequenininho has taught classes to kids, teens and adults with an emphasis on commun, Creative Movement Brazil / Tabcat Detroit
Contra-Mestre Pequenininho (Kelvin Wyatt) started training in Capoeira in 1997 in Detroit however he always thrived for a deeper understanding in Capoeira. This led Pequenininho to find a strong Mestre to learn from which introduced Mestre Caboclinho Aruanda leader of Centro Tabcat... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STUDENT CENTER: 020