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No Kids or Adults Class 6/15

June 14, 2019 at 5:24 pm

Hello All,


Due to a performance at the Dance Studio there will not be kids or Adults classes tomorrow only 6/15.

Classes will resume next weekend.


Thank you,


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3rd Annual Batizado e Troca de Cordões June 25, 2011

June 14, 2011 at 5:18 pm

Please Join us June 25th 2011 for our 3rd Annual Batizado e Troca de Cordões


Date: Saturday June 25th 2011
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00pm BBQ Potluck to follow
Location: Capoeira Irmandade Academy at Santa Clara Movement Arts Studio 725 Locust Street Santa Clara CA 95050

BBQ Fee $10 per plate drinks not included..

Thank you,

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Capoeira Irmandade Presents: Brazilian Cultural Festa!

May 21, 2011 at 10:35 am

Come support Capoeira Irmandade and join us for food and festivities on Saturday, May 21st! Starts at 5pm and ends late.

We’ll be hosting a BBQ, dancing, music, art show, and a raffle. Come watch some demonstrations including a capoeira demo and maculele presentation. For the raffle, there are some amazing prizes lined up and you could win anything from a berimbau to a photo shoot and more!

$10 suggested donation at the door with… opportunities throughout the night to purchase raffle tickets. More updates will be posted as the date approaches.

UPDATE: help us preserve our floors! If attending, be sure to wear shoes you can take off easily (no worries, the floors are CLEAN). 😀

5pm-7pm: open, begin BBQ, browse art, etc.
6pm: start serving food
7pm: samba lesson + dancing
…8-8:20: capoeira demo
8:40-8:45pm: maculele demo
9pm: raffle
9:30-12: open floor for dancing

*purchasing raffle/meal/drink tickets will be available upon entrance at the door and throughout the night (meals end at 10pm)

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Batizado June 12th 2010

April 16, 2010 at 5:38 pm

Please Join us June 12th 2010 for our 2nd annual Batizado e Troca de Cordões

Batizado is a celebration where our new students will be baptized officially into the group and receive their first belt or Cordao, and where the other students depending on their progress will move up to a new cordao / belt.

Date: Saturday June 12th 2010
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00pm Dinner to follow
Location: The dance Place 940-B Willow Street San Jose CA 95125
Cost: Free

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Haiti Benefit Roda This Friday 1/22

January 18, 2010 at 5:11 am

Capoeira Irmandade is hosting a fundraiser Roda to raise money for the earthquake victims in Haiti. All proceeds and donations will be donated to the Redcross to help those affected by the recent earthquakes in Haiti.

All profits will be donated to the Red Cross.

Cost: $15
Donations will also be accepted…
Please pass the word on to all Capoeiristas to join us in this effort.Come play some Capoeira or support with music…

Contra Mestre Risadinha

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