Sunday, January 18, 2015

At the MLK Conference!

Just a couple of images from Saturday's conference.

An intergenerational community practice

angoleir@s from Seattle, Bellingham and Vancouver!

Thank you Mestre Silvinho, Caitlin, Camilo and Gabi! and to the organizers of the MLK conference at the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force and the Whatcom Peace and Justice Center.

As a final note, if you haven't seen the movie Selma - go see it!

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Winter Quarter 2015!

Feliz 2015!

For the rest of the school year we should be meeting on mondays (starting next week) at 6pm in carver gym room # 60.

We'll discuss the possibilities for meeting at other times as well.

Two great events coming up: saturday january 17th Mestre Silvinho will be in Bellingham to lead a workshop at the annual Martin Luther King Conference at WCC. We will also have more workshops that afternoon!

Whatcom Human Rights Task Force

We are also in the early stages of planning another workshop by Mestre, this time at northwest indian college, the evening of either february 25th or 26th. Mark your calendars!


Sunday, January 4, 2015

Capoeira is part of the humanity's Intangible Cultural Heritage

UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - recognized capoeira as part of humanity's intangible cultural heritage on November 26th 2014.

The video below (in English) was made by UNESCO:

The video below (in Portuguese) was made by the Brazilian Minister of Culture: