Downtown Partnership’s Operation Storefront Brings Brazilian Dance Studio to Charles Street

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Baltimore residents looking who want to get fit will soon get to incorporate South American-style martial arts into their workout routine.

The Baltimore Chapter of the International Capoeira Angola Foundation will move into a 1,000 square-foot headquarters at 1 North Charles St. by January. Capoeira is an African and Brazilian form of martial arts that incorporates dance, music and song.

ICAF-Baltimore’s leader Skher Brown has been planning the move for close to two years after becoming a recipient of a Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.’s Operation Storefront grant. Operation Storefront grants were designed to stimulate business and activity in downtown’s abandoned buildings and were awarded to 10 applicants, including EMP CollectiveD Center and Jody Davis Designs. Recipients got, on average, $10,000 each.

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