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If Cities Could Dance: Berkeley, CA / Capoeira Part 1

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Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines elements of martial arts, dance, acrobatics, music and spirituality. Born of the melting pot of enslaved Africans, Brazilian Indians and Portuguese influences at the beginning of the 16th century, Capoeira is a constantly evolving art form. In this episode, producer Chinwe Oniah explores this culturally rich dance form. Part of the "If Cities Could Dance" series.

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