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11 days of block parties and 30 new art murals are coming to Vancouver this summer

Our favorite art fest is back! Vancouver Mural Festival returns this summer – bigger and better than ever, with an 11-day celebration with daily block parties, 150+ visual and performance artists, mural tours and over 30 new murals across the city. Murals 50 artists will bring 30+ murals to 8 neighborhoods and here’s where you …

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Brazilian women kick back against Temer presidency with capoeira | Global development

Capoeira has been used as a tool of resistance in Brazil for centuries. Today, women are employing the martial art to protest against the country’s new president, Michel Temer. “As feminists and capoeiristas we have been protesting in the street against President Temer,” said Paula Barreto, a Brazilian capoeira mestra of nearly 32 years and …

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Gangs, drums and dance: A rhythmic history of Brazilian capoeira – The Body Sphere

The world’s best athletes are in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, but one sport that won’t feature is the sport Brazil gave to the world: capoeira. Amanda Smith hangs out with some capoeiristas to discover what this martial art is all about. The class is mixed, with adults and children, men and women, …

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Pamplin Media Group – Woodstock Community Center reopens with variety of programs

With pandemic rules easing somewhat, this popular Community Center is again open to the public in Woodstock The Woodstock Community Center is open again, and bustling with energy and new classes and opportunities for all ages. Since last December, its new Administrator has been Gail Budde, who knows well both Portland Parks & Recreation, and …

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Sean Kingston Is Back With Afrobeat Pop Track ‘Rihanna’ (Umbrella)

Multi-platinum Artist and Songwriter Sean Kingston has released his newest track, ‘Rihanna; (Umbrella) via Eyes Above Water/Empire. The Afro-Beat fused with Reggae Pop track, produced by Ape Drums (who is 1/3 of the DJ/Production trio Major Lazer) is available for download and streaming on all DSPs Here. Kingston’s ‘Rihanna’ (Umbrella) affirms his rightful place as …

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Infringing Dance Festival will hold performances from dawn to dusk – Nanaimo News Bulletin

The Infringing Dance Festival will be “dancing in the belly of the dragon” as it hosts its major annual event at the same time the Nanaimo Dragonboat Festival is going on at Maffeo Sutton Park. Crimson Coast Dance Society’s biggest festival is happening July 5-10, with free, ticketed, indoor and outdoor events from dawn for …

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