Gabriel O Pensador's Brazilian Carnival

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Gabriel O Pensador's Brazilian Carnival

Calisamba, Amor Do Samba, DJ KBLO

Fri, March 8, 2019

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$37.50 - $260.00

Gabriel O Pensador
Gabriel O Pensador
For the first time in California, direct from Brazil, GABRIEL o PENSADOR performs a special carnival set plus his big hits!

Gabriel Contino, better known as Gabriel o Pensador (Portuguese for "Gabriel the Thinker") is a Brazilian rapper, writer, and composer known for his intellectual lyrics which speak of activism, and issues of race, politics, social problems, and the Catholic church. Gabriel began his music career when he launched a demo tape containing the song "Tô Feliz (Matei o Presidente)" I'm Happy (I killed the President) landing him a contract with Sony Music. Since then he has released eight albums: Ainda É Só o Começo, Quebra-Cabeça, Nádegas a Declarar, Gabriel o Pensador, Seja Você Mesmo (mas não Seja sempre o Mesmo), MTV ao Vivo, Cavaleiro Andante and Sem Crise (this last one was released independently). Gabriel has also written three books: "Diário Noturno", "Um Garoto Chamado Rorbeto" and "Meu Pequeno Rubro-Negro". "Um Garoto Chamado Rorbeto" won the "Prêmio Jabuti", for best Children's literature.
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Amor Do Samba
AMORDOSAMBA.COM Established in 2011, Amor do Samba is an afro-latin samba dance company that delivers pure “alegria”, “joy” with our unrivaled, high energy dance performances. A long time leader and innovator in the sector, you can count on an amazing and customized show for your clients, colleagues, friends, or family.
Venue Information:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
near Downtown Berkeley BART
Berkeley, CA, 94704