Posts Tagged 'Tango'

Reinventing the aesthetics of Capoeira

Capoeira has been used as the subject (or device) of many films in recent years. Here, Ricardo Cangaceiro looks at the history of capoeira in film as well as reviewing Capoeira: Fly Away Beetle, the newest addition to this sequence.


Rhythms of Emotion – Music and Dance in the Latin World

A new photographic exhibition featuring the works of James Sparshatt will be on display at 3 Bedfordbury Gallery at the end of April. The collection entitled Rhythms of Emotion – Music and Dance in the Latin World features stunning black

Transtango and Transamba @ King’s Place

Two nights of entertainment at King’s Place place Tango and Samba at the forefront. Transtango which looks at the role of tango in defining Buenos Aires as an urban city shaped by European and African influence, and Transamba which does

Tango with a Brazilian twist

As Tanguera takes over Sadler’s Wells this August, Jungle catches up with Brazilian member of the troop, Junior Cervila

The electro-Tango of Gotan Project

Ever since their arrival with the album La Revancha del Tango, many paths have unfolded for the Franco-Argentinian band. Their tours were long-running, they participated in Hollywood soundtracks and even varied in the styles of music they took influence from.

10 years of La Linea festival

The barrage of latin music descends upon London for its 10th year Ever since Omara Portuondo and Ozomatli played the very first edition back in 2001, La Linea’s been fanning the flames of London’s rather passionate love affair with Latin