Join Ticket to Brasil and Afoutayi for MIA’s (Minneapolis Institute of Art) Family Day! Enjoy a musical montage of live performances and melodic art making at this month’s FREE event!
Ticket to Brasil quartet performance at 1pm & 3pm
Afoutayi duo performance at 12:30pm & 2:30pm (with a workshop at 1:30pm)
Ticket to Brasil is a unique international ensemble that has performed at a number of local as well as numerous international events. In this exciting, energetic and interactive program, students learn about the history and evolution of Brazilian music through singing, guitar playing and drumming.
They explore diverse Afro-Brazilian rhythms and their origins, and they get hands on experience with playing various traditional percussion instruments such as pandeiro, tamborim, cuica, caxixi, djembe, and more. Students also learn about Brazilian culture, language and traditions, and about one of the biggest cultural events in the world - Brazilian Carnaval.
Afoutayi Dance was founded and directed by native Haitian artists with extensive experience in dance instruction, choreography, acting, and storytelling, Afoutayi Dance, Music, and Arts Company battles the misconceptions of Haitian culture through educational and expressive arts.