Category Archives: Dance

Whitworth Weekending

We were brought in to lead the crowd from the various delights happening in Whitworth Park to mark the first time the Art Gallery closes in 125 years (whilst they build a huge extension to the building) as part of … Continue reading

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The Rhythm The City 7pm

We receive a steady stream of enquiries at the moment asking whether new people can join Manchester School of Samba (MSS). The answer is a most affirmative yes (rather than “yes but…”). We enjoy the excellent, energetic and accessible choreography … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade 2013

We have been busy preparing for the biggest parade of the year here in my home city of Manchester, The Manchester Day Parade. Modelled on American and Irish events it aims to celebrate the communities, diversity and creativity of the … Continue reading

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Roots of Capoeira Crowd Funding Appeal

Help them out here Angolan Roots of Capoeira

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Hillside Beauties

Hillside Beauties from julia kurc on Vimeo.

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Afoxé Oyá Alaxé – Quilombo Axé (Dia de negro)

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RITMO Foli NÃO HÁ MOVIMENTO SEM RITMO ORIGINAL VERSION

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Picture of a Thought

Stimulate more of your brain at once… Picture of a thought from Per Byhring on Vimeo.

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MSS Beginner’s and Improver’s Class. Try it for yourself!

This coming and every Monday at 7.30 at The International Society, 324 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, MSS will be open to new people who want to dance and drum in the styles of Brazilian Carnival inspired by traditions drawn … Continue reading

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Samberos

Samberos from GroupOne Mava on Vimeo. Manchester School of Samba meets tonight and every Wednesday at Sacred Trinity Church, Chapel Street, M3 5DW 7 till 9.30p.m.

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