Saturday, September 19, 2020

february, 2020

28feb01marSamba Queen Workshop Weekend


Event Details

Samba Fogo is gearing up for our 11th Annual Samba Queen Contest! To get you in the samba spirit, we are hosting a full weekend of workshops with incredible guest artists!


Amrahu Ibraheem – 3-time National Samba King

Nascimento Gabriella – 2019 Samba Queen and dancer with Portela’s Comissāo de Frente

Angelique Marquand Starks – director of SambAZ and host of the National Samba Queen Competition

Rodson De Jesus- former dancer with Balé Folclórico da Bahia and Dance Brazil, internationally recognized teacher/performer

Lorin Hansen – 2-time Female Malandro Champion and director of Samba Fogo

Aninha Malandro – organizer of the International Samba Congress and Brazilian samba royalty


Friday 02/28
Aninha Malandro, 6:00-7:00pm
Angelique Starks, 7:00-8:00p
Rodson de Jesus, 8:00-9:00pm

Saturday 02/29
Aninha Malandro, 11:00-12:00pm
Amrahu Ibraheem, 12:00-1:00pm
Lorin Hansen, 1:00-2:00pm
(Samba Queen that night at 8:00pm!)

Sunday 03/01
Amrahu Ibraheem, 11:00-12:00pm
Angelique Starks, 12:00-1:00pm
Gabriella Nascimento, 1:00-2:00pm

$75 to register for the workshops
$35 single workshop class

Everyone is welcome to participate in the workshops, regardless of ability level or if you are registered for the contest – these classes are for all genders, all levels! This is a great chance to study with world-renowned samba experts who travel the globe sharing the love of samba!



February 28 (Friday) 6:00 pm - March 1 (Sunday) 2:00 pm


Utah Arts Alliance

663 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84104


Samba 663 W 100 S, Suite B-19, Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Everyone could use a breath of fresh air! 🌞⁠

Be sure to follow social distancing rules on the tails. 🌲 Check the link in bio to read our convo with the Executive director of the @mtntrailspc foundation, Charlie Sturgis, about being part of the covid-19 solution. ⁠

Be gentle with one another, Salt Lake ❤️

Our September-October issue is on stands now! ⁠

Salt Lake magazine has traditionally devoted its September-October issue to travel, describing trips to destinations all over the world. This year, confined by COVID, we’re looking closer to home. ❤️⁠

Stay well and be sure to pick up our latest issue or subscribe to our magazine through the link in bio!


Happy Monday 🏞
Who else is dreaming of the weekend? 😴

“The power of the people is always stronger than the people in power." - Angela Johnson⁠

Check the link in bio to read our Q & A with protest organizers. ⁠

Photo credit: Max Smith @phhhhhhhhhhhotos⁠

It's getting HOT in here! 🌞 Check out our list of the best swimming spots in Utah to cool down at! Link in bio. ⁠

Have a safe and responsible weekend, Utah! Oh and P.S. Wear a mask ❤️⁠

📸: Photo courtesy of Utah Office of Tourism⁠

Something fishy is happening on the eastern edge of the Jordanelle Reservoir... ⁠

A municipality is attempting to annex unincorporated land across a county line without that county’s approval. If this sounds like madness, that’s because it is. Read the full story though the link in bio. ⁠

📸 Photo courtesy of: Utah Office of Tourism

Summertime slush! Soft cold slurpy sweet treats- the classic seasonal delight. 🍧⁠

Here’s where to get the best and how to make them yourself, check the link in bio! 🍭

We're a little red rock crazy this weekend if you couldn't tell. (But how could we not be!)⁠

🏜️ Check out 3 pup friendly hikes in our beautiful Moab 🐶 Link in bio! Happy Hiking! ⁠

📸: Utah Office of Tourism

We ❤️ Red Rocks! 🏜️⁠

Thinking about getting into car camping this summer? 🚘 We've got some tips on how to find the right rig for you! Check the link in bio. ⛺ And keep exploring!

Wondering how to navigate COVID-19 norms while enjoying the outdoors? ⁠

We had a Q & A with Charlie Sturgis, Executive Director of the @mtntrailspc, about being part of the solution. Check it out through the link in bio!