Dance Allsorts: AfroVibras Perú & Samba Fusion
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
700 Hamilton Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Expanding the scope of discussion around Black History Month, the February edition of Dance Allsorts presents a mixed program of Afro-Peruvian and Afro-Brazilian dance tradition from two of Vancouver’s leading dance collectives: AfroVibras Perú and Samba Fusion.Performance: 2pm, followed by a Q&A with the artists.
Workshop: 3:15pm, open to all ages and ability levels.
Advance tickets for guaranteed seating available online
Pay what you can at the door: $15 Suggested donation, $5 for children under 12
The workshop is limited to 30 people, to secure your spot register online or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented in collaboration with Caravan World Rhythms, as part of the Africa Fête Festival, February 13-15.
AfroVibras Perú presents Afro-Peruvian folklore and contemporary fusion, expressing the struggles and vast socio-political and cultural contributions of Afro-descendants. Their repertoire includes diverse dance genres. Moving to the pulse of cajón percussion rhythms, the group unites dance and theatre in an exhilarating, revealing dance experience.
With roots in Brazilian samba and fused with numerous dance traditions, Samba Fusion will present a program that highlights Brazil’s African heritage, featuring dance styles that were created as expressions of freedom, and which have become popular around the world in recent decades.
Presented by New Works, Dance Allsorts is Vancouver’s most eclectic and inspiring performance and workshop series. Now in its 17th Season, Dance Allsorts introduces all sorts of dance to all sorts of people.
Banner image: Left: AfroVibras Perú, photo: Ivand Pulido. Right: Samba Fusion, photo: Mau Scatolini.