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Columbia City Theater|4916 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA | Map

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Brazilian Summer Carnaval SHOW BRAZIL PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS OUR 1ST BRAZILIAN SUMMER CARNAVAL EVENING WITH MOST POPULAR BRAZILIAN BAND IN SEATTLE 'SHOW BRAZIL AND EDUARDO MENDONÇA’ Internationally recognized and respected Show Brazil!, well known throughout the Northwest from events such as Bumbershoot and Brasilfest, has delighted audiences in the United States, Brazil and Canada for nearly twenty two years. The ensemble features accomplished performers from Seattle and Brazil. Are ready for our 1st Annual Brazilian Summer Carnaval/Mardi Gras Show Brazil!'s band is known to feature in one night, the Brazilian carnaval music and dance from each region of Brazil. Eduardo Mendonça, a native of Brazil throughout his travels in the US, Canada, Nepal and Brazil, the talented musician, composer, arranger, and musical director has explored the many and varied genres of Brazilian popular music, entertaining such notable personalities as the 14th Dalai Lama, Pope John Paul II, and former South Africa President Nelson Mandela. Mendonça appeared in the PBS “American Masters” documentary: “Paul Simon: Born at the Right Time” which aired in 1993. In May 2016, Eduardo performed as guest artist with the jointly sponsored Seattle Symphony-Carnegie Hall project “Link Up: The Orchestra Moves,” exploring the creative process of this passionate composer through melody and motif. Eduardo offers a unique and pleasurable musical experience and his performances never fail to enlighten and entertain multi-generational audiences about music theory, history, and investigation. As Paul de Barros of The Seattle Times observes, “Seattle is lucky to have Mendonça in the neighborhood”. Show Brazil! The soul of the Brazilian culture in a high energetic performance. Show Brazil!'s performers: Dave Pascal (Bass and Percussion), Kohen Burrill (Drum Set and Percussion), Jes "Marrom" Brown (Percussion), Caxambu (Percussion), Guilherme (Cavaquinho and Percussion), Ted Bohn (Trombone and Percussion), Jen Gosar (Keyboard and Percussion); Guest Back-Vocals: Lindsey Dabek and Nadine Waldmann; Dancers: Dora Oliveira and Camila de Jesus. Our History: Show Brazil Productions promotes Seattle's Traditional Carnaval since 1995 ( always SOLD OUT house ) led by Brazilian-American first generation immigrants Eduardo and Ana Paula Mendonça. Ana Paula Mendonça as a woman and immigrant, and Eduardo as an African-American man and immigrant representing in Seattle, a minority working hard and surpassing challenges to keep alive the diversity of Brazilian culture in the Pacific Northwest since 1995. Get your tickets soon. Our Traditional Carnaval in March was Sold Out House Artitsts' website: Eduardo Mendonça: https://www.showbrazil.com Listen to youtube: Carnaval 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9iJ_DMzS5A Carnaval 2012 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsDncdVFzm8 Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/showbrazil ******Must be 21 or older to attend. Valid ID required.****** ***ONCE YOU PURCHASE YOUR TICKET, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN*** Sat, Jul 22 / Doors at 7pm - Show at 8pm TAGS