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Capoeira Senzala demonstrates the evolution of the samba tradition by adding the element theatrical narrative to their presentation of samba dance, rhythms and songs at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.

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Capoeira Senzala illustrates the evolution of the samba tradition by adding the element of theater and theatrical narrative to their samba performance at the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series in July 2018.

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Capoeira Senzala shares the Afro-Brazilian tradition of Samba in Highland Park, NJ as part of the Raíces Roots Music Concert Series 2018, adding a dramatic flare as the dance tells a story.

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Samba is another art form within the range of Afro-Brazilian folkloric traditions. Samba rhythms, dance and songs vary throughout different regions of Brazil, as well as the diaspora.

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One of the dance forms in the capoeira tradition is called Maculelê. Maculelê can be practiced with either machetes or sticks, which when struck together become a part of the rhythm and music.
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