On October 13th, at 6:00 pm, SEED Arts presents Arts Gumbo 2012: Brazil! with a musical performance by Show Brazil!, a samba dancing for audiences, a kids mask-making workshop, food and cultural displays at the Rainier Valley Cultural Center in Columbia City.
Acclaimed Brazilian band Show Brazil! will perform traditional and contemporary music and dance, & the best of Brazilian Carnaval music. During the performance, Show Brazil! will bring some audience members onstage to join in the music and dance.
After the performance, Show Brazil! will move to the lower level and hold a dance workshop for audience members, with an emphasis on Samba. A Taste of Brazil will follow, featuring various Brazilian hors d’oeuvres and treats such as Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese bread); Mousse de Maracujá (Passion Fruit mousse); and Guaraná (Brazilian soft drink). Kids and families can participate in a mask-making workshop by Lindsey Dabek and cultural displays and visual exhibits will set the mood for an exploration of Brazil.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or on www.brownpapertickets.org. Prices are $10 general; $7 seniors and students; $5 for children 2-12; and $25 for families of four.