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Deep Roots: Keeping Up the Traditions of Capoeira

Bryan Castle on names, practices, and community in the Brazilian martial art form of Capoeira Interview by Eryka Dellenbach Bryan Castle has been a practitioner of the Brazilian martial artform of capoeira for 22 years, studying throughout North America and Brazil with teachers such as the late Contramestre Dondi “Enxu”…

‘My Feet Move, I Don’t Stop’

A flamenco artist on how the dance keeps her going as it keeps evolving Interview by Eryka Dellenbach Angelina Ramirez is a flamenco dancer and instructor from Tucson, Arizona. Angelina has been active in the flamenco community for 32 years and calls flamenco “more than just a genre one practices; it…

The Violin Will Remember

Armenian violinist Tamara Khachatryan on Arabic music, coming to the US, and the soul of the violin Interview by Kimi Eisele Tamara Khachatryan is an Armenian-born violinist who taught and performed in Syria until she fled the war and came to the United States. She plays both traditional and classical…

Thinking like a Folklorist

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