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Sassy Brazillian Night

  • Esquina Tango
  • 209 Pedernales St.
  • Austin, TX 78702
  • December 17, 2016
  • Time: 9:00 PM

Sassy Brazilian Night with music, food and performances

Enjoy a special night with SambaBamba, Tradicinal food from Boteco (available for sale) and dance performance by Melissa Corpus

About Samba Bamba:

Samba Bamba is the newest Samba and Pagode group in town, with many expericend musicians in the local scene that will provide a fun night of music and dancing ( if you're in the mood ). It is their goal, through their music, to get eveyone happy and dancing!

Invite and share the event with your friends.

About Melissa Mimi Corpus:

Melissa Corpus is a Dancer, Teacher and Choreographer in Austin, Texas. Since 2010, she has been teaching samba no pe focusing on footwork, technique and the joy of the Brazilian spirit. Melissa has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director and principal dancer. She has traveled to Brazil and throughout the United States to study with Patrick Carvalho and members of Cia Dom, Ana Laidley, Rosangela Silvestre. Rodrigo Marques and Pedro Rosa. In 2014, she paraded in Rio de Janeiro with the legendary G.R.E.S. Estação Primeira de Mangueira.

In addition to Samba, Melissa also teaches,choreographs and performs Salsa, Bachata and Cha Cha Cha. She founded ATX Fusion Dance Co. in Austin, Texas in 2016 and is excited to spread the Alegria of dance to the Austin community and beyond!

About Boteco Food:

In Brazil, botecos are neighborhood joints where people gather for delicious food, drinks, and conversation. Boteco ATX serves up freshly made Brazilian food with a Texas twist!"

About Esquina Tango:

Esquina Tango Cultural Society of Austin is a non-profit 501C3 organization striving to build a vibrant and diverse community in East Austin and beyond through culture, health, and dance, with an emphasis on Latino heritage, recreational tango and other Argentine traditions, fostering personal wellness, and promoting understanding of Latino culture. More about EsquinaTango: http://www.esquinatangoaustin.com

Sassy Brazillian Night