CASUARINA! Direct from LAPA, Rio de Janeiro - @ Sofitel Hotel
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sunday, aug 09, 2015 at 4:00pm
A Brazilian Nites celebrates their 15th year of Brazilian Carnaval in Los Angeles, with “Carnaval of Love” on February 14 at L.A. Live’s Conga Room.
A sold out authentic night with 1000 participants starting 2015 the Brazilian Way! Special appearances by Ana Gazzola & Brazil Brasil band, Ali Lexa & Samba da Mudanca, Jonia & Raiz Brazil Samba Dancers, Sydney Maria & Oba Oba and Dj Chris Brazil!
Brazilian Nites Carnaval "Exotica" Behind the Scenes.
An L.A. Institution, Brazilian Carnaval is the closest you can get to the real celebration. All Star band of highly acclaimed international musicians perform Carnaval hits. SAMBA DANCERS and CAPOEIRA, the traditional Afro Brazilian Martial Art dance show and 100-drummer participatory drum circle.
Percussion is the pulse of this year’s festival. Olodum, from Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, is the group that created samba reggae, combining Brazilian samba with Jamaican reggae, merengue and salsa
Caetano Veloso is one of the greatest songwriters of the century: a master melodist, a lyricist who merges surreal imagery with a sense of history and a sense of humor, a singer whose voice radiates tenderness and supple swing and a musician who connects to traditional music, pop and jazz from all over.