St Patrick's Day @ Peroni - March 17th from Noon to 10pm!
Caffe Peroni invites you to join and celebrate one of the greatest celebrations of the year... Join Peroni's team on March 17th for St Patrick's Day and try a delicious selection of Imported Beers!
Night @ Peroni - 1st Monday of the month - 7.00pm to 9.00pm
"Bring your instrument and jam on every 1st monday of the month"
Brazil - Saturday, April 2nd - 6pm
Brasil, a Los-Angeles-based dance troupe celebrating the Afro-Brazilian
culture of one region of that country, performs at The Prizery arts
center this Sunday night at 7:30. For tickets: (434) 572-8339.
/ March 28, 2011
The Prizery arts center this weekend hosts Viver Brasil, one of its
bigger shows of the year and an immersion into the rhythms of Afro-Brazilian
raved the Los Angeles Times last summer.
dance troupe takes audiences on a whirlwind journey through Afro-Brazilian
traditional and contemporary movement with pulsating percussion and
says: Audiences will be intoxicated, feel the earth tremble, and exit
the theater as jubilant witnesses.
“Feet on the Ground” takes audiences for an inspiring cultural
journey through Brazil, featuring a dazzling program of African orixás
(deities), ceremonial celebrations, the Brazilian martial arts/dance
form of capoeira, and Carnaval. The performance showcases exhilarating
movement, stunning costumes and pulsating percussion and voice.
comprises “Avanhia,” a ceremonial meditation on the forces
of nature; “The Three Wives of Xangô” an epic love
story between deities; “Alaafia,” a tribute to harmonious
living; “Samba de Caboclo/Roots Wild,” an homage to Brazil’s
indigenous people and their spirits; “In Motion,” incorporating
Samba de Roda, Capoeira and modern dance; and “Onile’s Smiling
Daughters/Tribute to Carnaval Queens,” a rousing finale, with
ecstatic solo and group Samba Reggae, all performed to sensual and thunderous
don’t stop at being mere witnesses: Dive into platesful of delicious
authentic cuisine before the show at South Boston’s Cafe Peroni.
On the fixed
menu: acaraje (fritter-like pancakes served with black-eyed peas and
shrimp); moqueqo de camarao (akin to shrimp soup), feijoada (meaty stew
served with rice and collard greens); mousse de maracuja (passion fruit
mousse) and mugunza (a sweetened concoction of hominy). Sound vaguely
familiar to Southern cuisine?
should, says Peroni’s Saul Montes-Bradley, citing the African
influence both places. He and his wife Alexandra Medrano are spending
days perfecting their Brazilian recipes. There is one seating, at 5
p.m., for the $35 per person dinner. For highly recommended
reservations: (434) 575-5645.
is sponsored by Isadora Duncan Cultural Exchange Inc. and Dr. Richard
Allen & Tri-County Gastroenterology of South Hill."