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Capoareira Mestres Pastinha and Jorge Amado

Posted by on Monday, January 18, 2016, In : Photography 



Capoareira Mestres Pastinha and Jorge Amado, 1961.

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What I do Playing...

Posted by on Thursday, February 27, 2014, In : Proverbs & Quotes 


“What I do playing, you don’t even do when you’re mad”

~ Mestre Pastinha ~


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Mestre Pastinha and his Students

Posted by on Saturday, June 29, 2013, In : Photography 


Mestre Pastinha (left) with some of his students playing capoeira near the Pelourinho in 1963. This historical neighbourhood in  Salvador, Bahia, was named after the whipping post (Pelourinho means Pillory) situated in its central plaza, which was where African slaves once received punishment for infringements that would have included getting caught practicing fighting techniques.
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