Campus to celebrate Brazil Week Oct. 24-28

Author: Shannon Chapla


The University of Notre Dame will celebrate Brazil Week with a series of events Monday to Friday (Oct. 24 to 28), all of which are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Universitys Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Brazilian Ministry of Culture, Program in Portuguese and Brazilian Studiesand South Bend Community School Corporation, Brazil Week will showcase the music, films and food of the Brazilian culture.

All events, except Wednesdays, will be held on campus.They are:

p. Monday Cidade das Mulheres,a documentary on the matriarchal religious tradition of Candomblé,7 p.m.,HesburghCenterauditorium

Tuesday Mandinga emManhattan,a documentary about the growing popularity of the Brazilian martial art, capoeira,7 p.m.,HesburghCenterauditorium

Wednesday Concerts by the Brazilian band Sururu Na Roda, featuring samba singer Nilze Carvalho,12:15 p.m.atCoquillardElementary School,South Bendand7 p.m.,ClayHigh School,South Bend

Thursday Bate-Papo (Brazilian Social Hour), featuring a discussion on Brazilian political life with Kellogg visiting fellows Timothy Power, Jan Hoffman-French and Gabriela Tarouco, 6 p.m., Hesburgh Center

Friday Performance by Sururu Na Roda,7 p.m., Reckers Café

A detailed schedule is available at **

* Contact: * _Kelly Roberts, Kellogg Institute, 574-631-9184, _

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