Gordon Square Presents teams up with CiCLEvia West to bring visitors a mix of Brazilian music by Moises Borges, Samba dancers, Capoeira dancers, work by artist Eileen Dorsey Studio, and food from Banter!
Gordon Square Presents is a series of 6 free outdoor performances sponsored by the Gordon Square Arts District at the plaza of Near West Theatre at 6702 Detroit Avenue. A diverse variety of talented local musicians and performers will enliven the plaza with music and art, alongside food from Gordon Square restaurants and wares from nearby shops.
Gordon Square Presents invites the community – from local residents to visitors from across the region – to join in the events and celebrate all that makes the Gordon Square Arts District unique!
Supported in part by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through a project support grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
Moises Borges is an acoustic-electric guitarist and singer born in Brazil. Influences are from his home musical state Bahia and its great blend. He grew experimenting with rhythms such as bolero, baiao, xote, afoxe, frevo, forro, and especially Samba and Bossa Nova which are basic to his performances. Borges is dedicated to broadening the audience for Brazilian Music by performing solo and with his band around Cleveland area for the last 15 years and holds three nominations for the Brazilian International Press Awards USA as best Brazilian Instrumentalist living in the US.
1-2: Capoeira Dancers
2-4: Moises Borges and Samba Dancing
1-5: Eileen Dorsey Studio
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