The Mandinga Experiment

Date: 
Friday, March 11, 2016 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
International House Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

Percussionist/vocalist Alex Shaw presents a collaborative tribute to the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira Angola and its resilient cultural legacy of resistance against oppression.

Accompanied by live vintage visuals and featuring musicians, dancers, and capoeiristas, The Mandinga Experiment is an amalgamation of original compositions and contemporary interpretations of traditional rhythms and songs. This performance will be followed by a discussion with the artists.

Tickets are $8-$15 and can be purchased online at: www.ihousephilly.org/IJ or by calling the International House Box Office at 215-387-5125, ext. 2.

For more information, please visit www.interculturaljourneys.org International House Philadelphia is handicap accessible via the ramp next to the 37th Street Walkway. Upon entering the building, guests should proceed down the hall to the Box Office on the right. To enter the theater, guests are invited to use the ramp next to the gallery (near the accessible entrance).

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Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
History and Preservation
Topic: 
Community Arts
Topic: 
Dance
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Music
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Folk Arts/Culture
Topic: 
Cultural Exchange
Global Region: 
Brazilian