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2nd Annual Brazilian Day Santa Barbara

Join the Brazilian Cultural Arts Center of Santa Barbara in celebrating the rich Brazilian culture in our community during the 2nd Annual Brazilian Day Santa Barbara festivities!

We will be hosting workshops in the morning featuring instructors Julie Simon, Master Mariano Silva and special guest drumming and Capoeira instructors! We will follow the workshops with a FREE event at Tonic Nightclub (21+) featuring live Brazilian Bands, Batucada, Dance Performances and more!

Saturday September 20th
Workshops @ Santa Barbara Dance Center
127 W. Canon Perdido St., SB 93101
11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
$60 per person
Featuring: Samba, Afro-Brazilian Dance, Batucada and Capoeira!


11:00 AM - Registration

11:30 AM - Capoeira Class (All Levels)

12:30 PM - Drumming

1:30 PM - Afro-Samba with Julie Simon

2:30 PM - Afro-Brazilian Dance with Mariano Silva


Tonic Nightclub
634 State St., SB 93101
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Featuring: Banda Prakantar, Batala Los Angeles Percussion Group, Mariano's Batucada School
Performances by: Tropicaleiza Dance Company, Samba Dancers and Capoeira with Mestre Mariano!

We hope you will join us! Please contact Stephanie with any questions regarding the Brazilian Day Santa Barbara celebration: (805) 259-8318 or by emailing