~R. Califa, Nzo Califa Dance Works
*clip courtesy of @SwaysUniverse on youtube
|Bay Area Carnavalesca kinship representing Bay Area Carnaval legacy spanning over 3 decades.|
Bom Axe' to our neophyte passistas Lupe Tovar, Lucia Arrizon and Nyala Wright.
|Plenty of Samba best, as Dancers compete to become Queen of Passistas Ginga Brazil 2017|
for more info: www.brasarte.com
|Carnaval San Francisco online and LIVE KPIX 5|
click flier for details.
SAT. June 3rd Oakland's Carnival at the historic Mosswood Park in its 4th year.
|Can't get enough of Carnaval Celebration, catch the ultimate After Party Sun. June 4th with|
Tambores Julio Remelexo and their Ressaca do Carnaval Party in Oakland. GET THAT ABADA!
|Dr. Charles R. Davis |
aka "Baba Chuck"
[January 1, 1937 - May 14, 2017]
|One of the World's foremost Educators, Teachers and Ambassadorship humanizing the African Dance & Drum |
Cultural traditions, while advancing the intelligentsia of its Art, Craft, while cultivating generations of legacy
building. We salute you and yours Baba in love, light and sweet Ancestral ascension.
~ R. Califa, Nzo Califa Dance Works @nzoCALIFA
A special note of love, grand support and sweet ease to our kinship at the
African Dance and Drum Ensemble, his Family along with Arts and Drum kinship
and Global Communities of Baba Chuck Davis.
|*Baba Chuck Davis, 1977|
Photo courtesy of BAMblog
|R. Califa Diaspora Dance Specialist|
Alumnus of Fua Dia Congo/Diata Diata
|Featured Fogo Na Roupa, Carnaval SF 1993 - Nives Wetzel de Cediel Dance leader|
|" Serengeti" Fogo Na Roupa, Carnaval San Francisco 1995|
Nives Wetzel, Laila Jenkins & Lisa Whitney
[rt] Artistic Director Mestre Carlos Aceituno
[rest in progress]
"Porta Bandeira" "Batucaje 1980
Jacque Barnes/Dance Pioneer/Master Teacher
Photo courtesy: Rick Telesforo