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August 2013

Welcome New Students

August 27, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Alumni Plaza, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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The Welcome New Students Program is an annual event designed to celebrate the arrival of Queens College’s incoming freshmen class. This year’s program follows the tradition of highlighting the campus “Year of” country as the theme. The event features costumed Brazilian dancers and drummers performing the samba; stilt walkers, as well as members of the college administration who will lead students through the campus gate on Kissena Blvd. Other planned activities include a large-scale interactive game, “Playfair”, at 10:00 AM,…

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October 2013

Samba Workshop

October 21, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Rathaus Hall – Dance Studio 101A, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Free

The Dance Union and the Department of Drama Theater and Dance invites everyone to join and celebrate the Year Of Brazil with a fun and rhythmic vibrant workshop with Joya T. Powell—founder, artistic director, and choreographer at Movement of the People Dance Company.

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November 2013

Capoeira Workshop

November 25, 2013 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Rathaus Hall Dance Studio 101A, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, 11367
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The Department of Drama, Theater and Dance and La Tertulia are delighted to present a Capoeira Workshop with Professor Alegria. Capoeira is a uniquely Afro-Brazilian blend of martial arts, dance acrobatics and music dating back to the 16th Century. In this workshop, participants will be exposed to the style's graceful movements combining kicks, throws, and ground movements that enhance awareness, flexibility, and strength. Capoeira offers great exercise for mind and body. This event is co-sponsored by ALAS, Gamma Omega Delta, Lambda Pi…

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December 2013

Queens College Faculty Dance Concert

December 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goldstein Theater, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Featuring Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos
Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos from Bahia, Brazil, is choreographing a dance inspired by Candomblé and the Orishas for students in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. The program also includes works by Yin Mei Critchell (Chinese Contemporary), Marshall Davis (Tap), Carolyn Webb (West African/Samba), and Edisa Weeks (Modern).

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Queens College Faculty Dance Concert

December 6, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goldstein Theater, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Featuring Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos
Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos from Bahia, Brazil, is choreographing a dance inspired by Candomblé and the Orishas for students in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. The program also includes works by Yin Mei Critchell (Chinese Contemporary), Marshall Davis (Tap), Carolyn Webb (West African/Samba), and Edisa Weeks (Modern).

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Queens College Faculty Dance Concert

December 7, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Goldstein Theater, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Featuring Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos
Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos from Bahia, Brazil, is choreographing a dance inspired by Candomblé and the Orishas for students in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. The program also includes works by Yin Mei Critchell (Chinese Contemporary), Marshall Davis (Tap), Carolyn Webb (West African/Samba), and Edisa Weeks (Modern).

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Queens College Faculty Dance Concert

December 8, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goldstein Theater, Queens College
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Featuring Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos
Guest Artist Irenio “Ginga” Dos Santos from Bahia, Brazil, is choreographing a dance inspired by Candomblé and the Orishas for students in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance. The program also includes works by Yin Mei Critchell (Chinese Contemporary), Marshall Davis (Tap), Carolyn Webb (West African/Samba), and Edisa Weeks (Modern).

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March 2014

Capoeira Workshop

March 10, 2014 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Colden Auditorium, Queens College | 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367 United States
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The Kupferberg Center and The Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance present: Capoeira Workshop: Brazilian Martial Arts with DanceBrazil. Capoeira is a uniquely Afro-Brazilian blend of martial arts, dance and music dating back to the 16th Century. The workshop will introduce students to basic capoeira movements. Capoeira is a great workout for both mind and body. This workshop is open to the public. Click here to download/view flyer  

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April 2014

Maculelê Workshop

April 2, 2014 @ 3:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Rathaus Hall Dance Studio 101A | Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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Maculelê is a dynamic and rhythmic Brazilian dance form with African roots that is danced in a roda (circle) and with long wooden grimas (sticks). Drums and singing accompany the dance with the dancers rhythmically hitting their own and each other’s sticks, as well as rhythmically striking the ground.

The workshop will be conducted by Irenio “Ginga” dos Santos, dancer, educator and choreographer.

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Samba With Silvana!

April 9, 2014 @ 3:10 pm - 4:20 pm
Rathaus Hall Dance Studio 101B | Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367 United States
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All are welcome to learn some of the hottest dance moves from Brazil. Treat yourself to a fun dance experience that will introduce you to the basic footwork and rhythms of Brazilian Samba.

The dance workshop will be conducted by Silvana Marquina.

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