This short history of Mestre João Pequeno’s school in the Forte do Santo Antônio Alem do Carmo was published in June of this year (2007) in the Diário de São Jorge, based in the state of Goiás. You can read the whole thing (in Portuguese) here.
Inaugurated in 1982, following the death of Mestre Pastinha, the Academia de João Pequeno de Pastinha had a great influence on the renovation of the Historic Center of Salvador (Pelourinho)… Continue reading “From the Archives: History of the Academy of João Pequeno de Pastinha”
The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) – DC will hold its 11th Anniversary from August 18 to 20, 2017 at the George Washington University (GWU) Marvin Center (800 21st Street NW). The weekend will feature fourteen films ‐including 11 DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States.
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Camaradas! Antes tarde do que nunca!
We would like to thank all and each of you that made this event possible! Special thanks go to the the guests that came to share their knowledge and wisdom with all of us, much gratitude to mestras Janja, Paulinha and Gege, CMs Andrea and Cris!
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