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QuickLook @ CCBU | May 3, 2013

CCBU and Books & Books present
CULTURAL CUP 2.0:
Fortaleza & Natal
Wednesday May 8 @ 6:30pm
at Books & Books





Allan Maquiera, Brazilian dance rhythms researcher and extraordinary dance instructor

Books & Books and the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Florida (Brazil-USA Cultural Center/CCBU) continue the yearlong cultural exploration of Brazil. Our series called CULTURAL CUP 2.0 will focus on the culture, traditions, arts, music and gastronomy of the twelve Host Cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the exciting worldwide soccer tournament that will happen in Brazil next year.

The cities of Fortaleza and Natal will be our next adventure. These two northeastern coastal cities are known for their sunshine, beautiful beaches, dunes and lively traditional dance music “Forró”. Allan Maquiera, Brazilian dance rhythms researcher and extraordinary dance instructor will demonstrate the “Forró” moves and invite all participants to join in a Forró dance class in the patio. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres courtesy of the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA, will be offered and a cash bar will be available to spice up the party.

Come join us for a night of culture, food, drinking and dancing!


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BRAZILIAN ART WORKSHOPS
DISCOVER BRAZIL THROUGH THE ARTS!
Registration now open!
Cuiaba
Saturday May 11
Ages 7-12 years

copa cultural The Brazil-USA Cultural Center (CCBU), along with artist Silvana Soriano, are offering a series of workshops for children focused on the art and culture of each of the 2014 FIFA World Cup host cities. The program intends to develop a variety of creative experiences in art and at the same time promote and enrich knowledge about Brazilian culture and language. During 12 workshops, students will have the opportunity to create art projects based on the artistic production of each region and learn various artistic procedures such as drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture and installation.

Workshop 5 Cuiaba
Saturday
May 11
“Creating and Reinventing Paper”
cuiaba

The feather art is one of the most popular plastic expressions of Brazilian Indians. Learn more about the art and culture of indigenous peoples and create jewelries and headdresses made with colorful handmade paper! Students will produce handmade paper to create objects based on feather art of Brazilian Indians.

Key Biscayne Community Center
Arts & Crafts Room, 2nd Fl
*Materials and snacks included in workshop fee

Member Fee $60 each*
Non-Member Fee $72 each*

*** Workshops will be taught in Portuguese ***
(view sidebar for workshop descriptions)


PAST EVENT PHOTOS

Arts and Brazilian culture workshop: Brasilia. Brasilia's unique urban planning by Lucio Costa and Niemeyer's stunning architecture were the inspiration for the little artists. Each one created a model based on his or hers designs. Silvana Soriano once more captivated the children with a fun and instructive program.
CCBU at the Focus Brasil. CCBU was the host of the opening event of the week of community events: Focus Brasil, the screening of the documentary "Orgulho de Ser Brasileiro", at Cinema Paradiso in Fort Lauderdale.
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NEW PROGRAM
FOR CHILDREN
Get to know Brazil Through the Arts
at the
Key Biscayne
Community Center
Saturday
9:30am-12:30pm

Presented by
Silvana Soriano and CCBU

Workshop 1:
Traveling through Modernism" (São Paulo)
February 23
sao paulo 

Learn about the Brazilian Modern Art ( The Modern Art Week 1922) and discover more about the third largest city in the world. Using printmaking techniques create mono types based on the works of famous Brazilian artists Tarsila do Amaral, Di Cavalcanti, Lasar Segall and Anita Malfatti.

Workshop 2 
"The Human Figure in contrast" (Salvador)
March 16
salvador

Come to know more about the artist Carybé, the author of a famous mural at Miami Airport, and create your own mural! Students will create a mural which will explore the representation of the human figure, using the shadow projected on paper.

Workshop 3
“Dolphins, warriors and mermaids, stories from the Forest” (Manaus)
April 13
manaus

Get to know the legends of the largest rainforest in the world and create an illustrated handmade book. Students will create an accordion book with watercolor, oil pastel, printmaking and much more.

Workshop 4 
"Scale Model of Dreams" (Brasília)
April 27

brasilia

Do you know that viewed from above the capital of Brazil resembles an airplane? Brasília is a landmark in the history of town planning.  Based on the idea of this city, students will create a scale model of the city of your dreams.


Workshop 5 
"Creating and Reinventing Paper" (Cuiabá)
May 11

cuiaba 

The feather art is one of the most popular plastic expressions of Brazilian Indians. Learn more about the art and culture of indigenous peoples and create jewelries and headdresses made with colorful handmade paper! Students will produce handmade paper to create objects based on feather art of Brazilian Indians.

Workshop 6
"Moving Image, Light and Colors" (Rio de Janeiro)
May 28
rio de janeiro

We chose the works of the famous artist “carioca” Beatriz Milhazes to celebrate the joy and movement of the city of Rio de Janeiro. In this workshop students will learn about this artist and create a picture using various techniques of collage, painting and printmaking.

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