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The Wyman Series at UW-River Falls presents: Carnaval Brasileiro

February 7, 2013

The Wyman Series at UW-River Falls will present Carnaval Brasileiro (Brazilian Carnival) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14, in the Falcon’s Nest at the University Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Brazilian “Carnaval” (car-nah-VOW), the biggest celebration in the world, features a 10-piece band, Beira Mar Brasil, complete with horn section and hand percussion. The event features Brazilian music, food, dancing and art.

Prior to the performance, a drumming workshop will be offered at 4 p.m. in the University Center. The workshop is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit the Twin Cities’ Carnaval Brasileiro website at http://www.rkeverest.net/beiramar.htm. For more information on these events or accommodations, call 715-425-4444 or visit http://www.uwrf.edu/StudentLife/ActivitiesAndEvents/WymanSeries.cfm.