Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Black Atlantic Grooves: Carnival Music from NOLA and Afro-Brazil

April 27th, 2016
11:00 Am - 6:30 PM

Jones Hall

Discover the parallels and interconnections between the Black Atlantic carnival traditions of northeast Brazil and the American. Featuring Scott Kettner, founder of Nation Beat and Maracatu New York, and SpyBoy Honey of the Mardi Gras Indian tribe “Creole Wild West,” the day’s events will explore the music and dance of Afro-Brazilian maracatu nação and New Orleans’ Mardi Gras Indians. Audience participation is welcomed; no music or dance experience required.

11:00AM-12:30PM: Percussion and dance workshops
Please RSVP:
Jones Hall Patio

3:30PM-5:00PM: Artists’ presentation
Featuring Scott Kettner and SpyBoy Honey
Jones Hall 100A

5:00PM-6:30PM: Closing pachanga and jam session
picnic with NOLA/Recife inspired culinary fusion
Jones Hall patio

Sponsored by:
The New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, Tulane’s Department of Africana Studies, the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, a US Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center and the Tulane Marching Band

All events are free and open to the public.
Click here to see the event flyer.

Brazil + People
Diogo de Lima
Senior Professor of Practice - Theatre & Dance