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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, October 16

When Balé Folclórico da Bahia performs, Bahian culture hits the stage in an explosion of music, dance and color.
Photo courtesy of Prince George's Publick Playhouse for the Performing Arts
When Balé Folclórico da Bahia performs, Bahian culture hits the stage in an explosion of music, dance and color.

Oct. 17: Balé Folclórico da Bahia
Brazil’s only professional folk dance company Balé Folclórico da Bahia is coming to Prince George's Publick Playhouse tomorrow night at 8. The group expresses Bahian culture through a blend of classical ballet, Afro-Brazilian and modern dance, samba reggae, capoeira, singing and percussion.

Oct. 16-Nov. 13: Kids Euro Festival
The Kids Euro Festival kicks off today and runs through November 13. Now in its sixth year, the children’s festival brings more than 200 free, family-friendly, European-themed events to venues throughout the D.C. area. The performances are geared toward children aged two to 12 and will include everything from puppetry to music, dance, theater, film, magic, storytelling and more.

Music: “Bailando” by Santana

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