7th ANNUAL BATIZADO – Saturday June 17,  12pm – 2pm
Student Graduation Ceremony and Capoeira Arts Celebration
Workshop series with guest of honor, Mestre Morcego from Rio de Janeiro is June 13 – 16

Mestre Morcego, from Rio de Janeiro. Guest of honor at the 2017 Batizado
Mestre Morcego

Saturday,  June 17, 12-2p
Frederick Douglas Academy
2681 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd NY NY 10039
(Parking available in the school yard)
Admission: $10

Special Guests:
Mestre Morcego, Rio de Janeiro
Professores Pretinho, Gordinho, Douglao from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Professor Sorridente, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Professora Yara, DC
Instrutor Cascavel, Montreal, Canada

Workshops Series For Adults & Kids, June 13-16

Tuesday 6/13: 6:30p-8:30p – ADULTS
Lehman College The APEX 250 Bedford Park Blvd Bronx NY 10468

Wednesday 6/14: 7p-9p – ADULTS 
Frederick Douglas Academy
2681 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd NY NY 10039

Thursday 6/15: 6:30p-8:30p – KIDS & ADULTS
Van Cortlandt Park House Museum Lawn, 246th St. Broadway

Friday 6/16:
5:30p-6:30p KIDS

6:30p-8:30p ADULTS
Lehman College The APEX 250 Bedford Park Blvd Bronx NY 10468

Saturday 6/17: 12-2p – ALL STUDENTS!
Frederick Douglas Academy
2681 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd NY NY 10039
(Parking available in the school yard)

Students arrival is 11:15am
Doors open 11:45am

Batizado participation details for ACBX students (kids and adults) will be communicated via email! Enrollment deadline for students is June 3rd.
Any questions please email us: JenACBX@gmail.com

Barefoot Dancing Spring Series, May 18 – June 29 

Over 150 in attendance at ACBX’s first Barefoot Dancing participation in 2011

ACBX is thrilled to be responsible for the artistic direction of the first-ever spring series of the highly anticipated, Barefoot Dancing, in partnership the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy.
Kick off your shoes and get ready to move in the outdoor green grass of beautiful Van Cortlandt Park.
VCP House Museum, Thursdays, May 18 – June 29 at 6:30pm.
Click here to see the full Spring/Summer Calendar for VCP and check out ACBX’s Graduado Gasparzinho featured image on the first page!

Thursday,  May 18, 6:30 pm
Professor Côco (Maculelê Dance) ** ACBXKids class will be held at the park at 5:30pm. Adults class at 6:30pm will join in the workshop. 

Thursday,  May 25, 6:30 pm
Nina Ortiz (Salsa)

Thursday,  June 1, 6:30 pm ** ACBXKids class will be held at the park at 5:30pm. Adults class at 6:30pm will join in the workshop. 
Professor Côco (Capoeira)

Thursday, June 8, 6:30 pm ** ACBXKids class will be held at the park at 5:30pm. Adults class at 6:30pm will join in the workshop. 
Quenia Ribeiro (Samba)

Brandon “Gasparzinho” Taft and Michael “Caverna” Marrero at ACBX’s first Barefoot Dancing participation in 2011

Thursday, June 15, 6:30 pm** ACBXKids class will be held at the park at 5:30pm. Adults class at 6:30pm will join in the workshop. 
Professor Côco (Capoeira)

Thursday, June 22, 6:30 pm
Ethel Calhoun (West African)

Thursday, June 29, 6:30 pm ** ACBXKids class will be held at the park at 5:30pm. Adults class at 6:30pm will join in the workshop. 
Professor Côco & David B. Meade (Batucada Drumming)

ACBX CALENDAR – Important Dates, Events, Performances

May 18: Barefoot Dancing begins. Thursday classes 5/18, 6/1, 6/8, 6/15, 6/29 will be held at the Van Cortlandt Park House Museum Lawn, enter on 246th st. and Broadway. 

May 20: 11th Annual NYC Dance Parade, 1 – 3pm. 21st and Broadway to Avenue A
Grand Marshall: Mestre Joao Grande from the Capoeira Angola Center of NY

June 3: Hispanic Federation’s Vive Tu Vida, 1:30pm. St. Nicholas Ave, between 184th and 185th Streets

June 11: Riverdale’s Riverfest, 1:30pm. College of Mount St. Vincent***All students are encouraged to participate!

June 13 – 17: ACBX & ABADA NY Batizado Integrado Week of Events
Workshops June 13 – 16. Batizado June 17, 12-2p

July 6: ACBXKids Summer Session begins (ends August 5) 

July 10: ACBXKids Weekly-Themed Summer Workshops begin (ends July 28) 
Learn more and enroll here

August 21 – 27: International Congress and World Games of Capoeira, Rio de Janeiro. ACBX travels to Brazil!.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES FOR ACBX STUDENTS
June 3: Deadline for ACBX students’s payment for the annual Batizado participation and workshop series – event is on June 17. 
June 12: Deadline to enroll in ACBXKids Weekly-Themed Summer Workshops (July 10 – 28)
July 1: Deadline to enroll in ACBXKids summer session (July 6 – August 5)