November Update!

Hey!  Let’s catch up with some current events!

Over halloween some members of Bloco Maximo and EEDS headed to NYC to play with Samba New York! for their Halloween Parade.  It was a blast!  Here are some pictures and videos.

NYC 2013

Other Information

  • Yesterday was another great rehearsal at Quilombo Cultural Center.  Almost too much fun!  (More on that later).
  • Check out this recording for reference of current EEDS material: 

Upcoming Events

  • This Friday (Nov. 22nd) Pagode Maximo will be playing in Chicago at Borelli’s Pizza 6:30 – 8 pm. (2124 W. Lawrence).
  • This weekend there is a pretty awesome event, the Zumbi Celebration, organized by Gingarte Capoeira at the University of Chicago: check out: for more information.

Zumbi Celebration Schedule

Friday, November 22nd
Location: Gingarte Academy 1501 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago IL
6:30-7:00pm registration
7:00-9:00pm warm up and opening capoeira Roda

Saturday, November 23rd
Location: Ida Noyes Hall 1212 E. 59th St. Chicago IL 60637
10:30-11:00am registration
11:00-12:30pm capoeira workshop
12:30-1:30pm roda
1:30-2:30 Lunch break
2:30-3:45 dance workshop

Performance and Film Screening Saturday evening
Location: International House 1414 E. 59th St. Chicago IL 60615
5:30-6:00 doors open
6:00-7:00pm Show
7:15-10:00pm Palestra/documentary/dinner

Sunday November 24th
Location: Ida Noyes Hall
10:30-10:45am registration
10:45-12:00pm Dancas do Quilombo wokshop
12:00-1:15pm Capoeira workshop
1:15- 2:00pm break/food
2:00-4:00pm closing roda

-keep swinging hard