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The It List: Five things to do in Berkeley this weekend

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Out in Berkeley: From Brazil, a street party, a songstress

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No one is likely to mistake Berkeley for Salvador de Bahia, the northeastern Brazilian city famous as the heartland of Afro-Brazilian culture. But on Sunday, at least for a day, San Pablo Avenue will resound to the thundering pulse of samba drums and the springy twang of berimbaus, as the BrasArte’s Casa de Cultura celebrates Brazilian independence day with a Lavagem.

Founded and run by Conceição Damasceno, BrasArte is a dance studio and concert venue that serves as the … Continue reading »

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