Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande

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We are excited to have the opportunity to have Mestre João Grande here with us again at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, October 20tht-23rd,2016, presented by Denis of Capoeira Angola -IL, and the Capoeira Club at UIUC. Sponsored by the Capoeira Angola Center IL students. Please join us for a fabulous weekend of celebrating Brazilian culture. We are honored to have the Great Mestre João Grande leading workshops in Capoeira Angola movement and music workshops. We are hoping that you and your energy will be part of the weekend!
 
Mestre João Grande (Brasil, New York City, NY)
 
Schedule
 
Thursday, October 20th
Urbana Middle School
 4:00- 5:00pm- Capoeira Angola Roda Presentation
Unit One /Allen Hall
6:00 – 7:00pm – Maculelê – Afro-stick dance Workshop led by Mestre João Grande
 
Capoeira Angola Center – Illinois
7:00 – 9:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement Class
 
 
Friday, October 21st
Illini Union Quad (if weather permits)
12:00 – 1:00pm Capoeira Angola Roda presentation
 
UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
6:00 – 8:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement class
8:00 – 9:00pm Capoeira Angola Music Class/Roda
 
Saturday, October 22nh
Lincoln Square Mall West Wing
10:00 – 10:30am Kids Capoeira Angola/ Maculele class
10:30 – 11:00am Roda Presentation
11:00 – 1:00pm Capoeira Angola Adult Movement class
 
UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
2:00 – 3:00pm Cultural Lunch
3:00 – 4:00pm Music Workshop and Lecture “Capoeira Angola Art of Resistance”
4:00 – 6:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement class
6:00 – 7:00pm Capoeira Angola Roda
 
Sunday, October 23th
UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
10:00am – 12:00pm Capoeira Angola Movement workshop
Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
1:00-2:00pm -Maculele Class lead by Mestre João Grande
2:00 – 4:00pm Capoeira Angola Roda
4:00-6:00pm – Potluck
 
Address Locations:
 
Unit One /Allen Hall
Main Lounge
1005 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801
 
UIUC Dance Department Nevada B
907 West Nevada Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
 
Illini Union – Quad (if weather permits)
1401 W. Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
Lincoln Square (West Wing)
201 Lincoln Square,
Urbana, IL 61801
 
Capoeira Angola Center Illinois
122 W. Springfield Ave.
Urbana, IL 61821
 
 
Sponsors:
 
SORF
Paid for by the Students Cultural Programming fee
Capoeira Club at UIUC
Dance at Illinois
Students of Capoeira Angola Center Champaign Illinois
 
 
Free for UIUC student with a UIUC Student ID
 
 
Full event $100.00
 
Prices for per-day rate
 
Thursday $50.00
Friday $60.00
Saturday $85.00
Sunday $60.00
 
Instructors, Treinels, Professores and Contra-Mestres, remember this fee is an investment and a donation to support the Capoeira Angola!
 
Dress Code *
For Capoeira Angola workshops only
– Flat sole shoes
– T-shirt that can be tucked into your pants
– Capoeira Angola or dress pants
– Tank tops not allowed
 
Housing
Airbnb Champaign urbana-www.airbnb.com
 
Hotel/Lodging Information:
There are several hotels/motels a very short distance from the Event
Hotel Range from $55-up per night
Since Champaign/Urbana is a small town you can try Internet site that offer discounts on hotels/Motels.
http://www.hotel-rates.com/us/illinois/champaign/
 
Travel Information:
If you are traveling via plane here is a list of nearby airports:
CMI- Willard Airport Champaign IL (15 minutes away)
BMI- Bloomington Airport Bloomington IL (1 hr away)
MDW- Midway Airport Chicago IL (2 ½ – 3 hrs away)
ORD- O ‘Hare Airport Chicago IL (2 ½ – 3 hrs away)
 
There are shuttles that leave for BMI, MDW, and ORD and come straight to Champaign. The price ranges from $20 to $50 each way.
Shuttle – illini shuttle- www.illinishuttle.com
Mega Bus -http://us.megabus.com/
Amtrak -http://www.amtrak.com/home
Greyhound- http://www.greyhound.com/
Car Rental- is available to and from airports
 
If you have any questions regarding the event or travel please feel free to contact us via e-mail or
Denis or Aisha – 217-721-0887 angolacenterillinois@gmail.com
www.angolacenterillinois.com
 
 
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Please wear your white shirts and white pants only. Bring a snack to share. Please feel free to invite a friends.
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Past Events

July 11th 2pm-3pm- Champaign Library Capoeira Angola workshop/Roda presentation
 11th Annual International Capoeira Conference at the University of Illinois – pictures

 

spanish-camp-sm-poster13-200x300  Cultural Summer Camp

Session I June 10 – 14th
Session II July 15 – 19th
Session III Aug 5 – 9th
Click here to view flier
Click here to view pictures
Sweetcorn Festival

August 24th – 12pm Roda Presentation
 Children’s Workshop/Roda at Uptown Circle Bloomington/Normal
6:30pm -children’s workshop Uptown Normal Roundabout