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BRAZILIAN CARNAVAL (International, World)

Swing Brasileiro, Tropicalia Dance Group, Gingarte Capoeira

Mambo Cafe
3336 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Saturday, February 13th 2010 @ 10pm

$20 Adv. | $25 at the Door

Tickets available now at http://www.SoundCultureChicago.com

In conjunction with Swing Brasileiro and Mateo Productions

Swing Brasileiro combines Chicago’s best Brazilian musicians to play the music of this special celebration that is cherished dearly in Brazil. Tropicalia Dance Group Samba dancers add a visual element to the festivities by performing in authentic Brazilian carnival costumes. And Gingarte Capoeira demonstrates the Afro Brazilian martial art through dance unique to Brazil. http://www.swingbrasileiro.net.

FLAMENCO PERSPECTIVES (International, World, Flamenco)

As part of Flamenco Festival 2010 in conjunction with Instituto Cervantes

Feat. Las Guitarras de España with Wendy Clinard, Idilio, El Payo,

And special internationally renowned guests Timo Lozano, and Alfonso Cid

$25 Adv. | $30 at the Door

Logan Square Auditorium
2539 N. Kedzie Blvd.
Saturday, February 20th 2010 @ 9pm

Tickets available now at http://www.SoundCultureChicago.com

This program explores a few perspectives on Flamenco, from the traditional to how it continues to draw on other culture influences today. Three Chicago based groups perform their unique take on the art form: Idilio’s traditional style in the form of a trio, The Cuban influenced Rumba Flamenca of El Payo, and a whole new world fusion Flamenco of Las Guitarras de Espana. Special guests include internationally renowned dancer and Maestro de Bularias Timo Lozano, and the phenomenal Andalucian born flautist and singer Alfonso Cid.

CHUCHITO VALDES QUINTET (Jazz, Latin) Latin Grammy Nominated Artist

$15 Advanced | $20 at the Door

Rumba 351
W. Hubbard St
Thursday, February 25th 2010 @ 9pm

Tickets available now at http://www.SoundCultureChicago.com

In conjunction with Ratio Nation

Chuchito Valdés, following in the footsteps of his famed father Chucho Valdés and grandfather Bebo Valdés, continues the legacy of great piano players form Cuba.

With influences of Caribbean rhythms and jazz, Chuchito creates an exciting and energetic blend of spicy music that drives audiences wild. This piano master captivates with his sensitivity and drives excitement with his dynamic band.

Chuchito has recorded and performed piano with the world renown Cuban band, Irakere, which he led for 2 years. He is recognized as a master of Cuban music including Son, Danzon, Cuban Timba and Guaguanco

Entry Credit: http://e-hispanics.com/brazilian-carnaval-feb-13-20-25/


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