A multi-day celebration of Indigenous and African Brazilian arts and culture.
DateApr 14, 2023
Event Starts6:00 PM
VenueHarvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
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The Lavagem Celebration shares, teaches, documents and archives Brazilian Indigenous (Caboclos) and Black arts culture with Charlotte communities, while cultivating a space for fellowship with dance and music workshops, cultural performances, a lavagem procession, and panel discussions. Each day offers a distinct schedule of activities. All events are free, but registration is required for classes. All ages welcome! No dance training required.
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sign in, registration
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Symbology of the Orixá Dance workshop
7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. LAVAGEM! Procession to The Green
7:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. live performances and capoeira roda at The Green