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Photos: Dance of rebellion

Dancers from the troupe DanceBrazil demonstrate their technique Thursday at the downtown Salt Lake City Library. The New York-based company will perform on Friday night at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah. The company draws its inspiration from capoeira, the traditional dance and martial arts form that had its origins in Africa and evolved in colonial Brazil as a means of fighting enslavement. Capoeira's roots trace back to Angola, where slaves disguised the deadly martial art with dance.