Papoeira Podcast #12 – Cultural Appropriation, Didactics, Mestres Ivan & Giaola

The 12th Podcast in on the air! Papoeira's twelfth podcast is on the air! A podcast made by capoeiristas for capoeiristas. In this edition of the podcast we discuss capoeira making the news in the culture wars, some little known history about a popular character in numerous capoeira songs, and our first interview with a … Continue reading Papoeira Podcast #12 – Cultural Appropriation, Didactics, Mestres Ivan & Giaola

Papoeira Podcast #11 – Berimbaus, Reflexions, Mestre Chicote

The 11th Papoeira Podcast is on air! A Podcast by Capoeiristas for Capoeiristas! In this episode we bring you more great music, more polemics, and an amazing interview! Mestre Chicote tells us how he came to write his ladainha about the life of Mestre Suassuna (Read an English translation of the lyrics here).We look into … Continue reading Papoeira Podcast #11 – Berimbaus, Reflexions, Mestre Chicote

Papoeira Podcast #10: A Bird, The Amazon, Mestre Sabiá

The 10th Papoeira Podcast is on the air! A podcast made by Capoeiristas for Capoeiristas. In this episode, more curious facts from the history of Capoeira, and a bit of controversy: We talk about a bird that features not only in many Capoeira songs, but also regularly in Brazilian popular music.A discussion about the crisis … Continue reading Papoeira Podcast #10: A Bird, The Amazon, Mestre Sabiá