Samba Funk, In The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade

The Samba Funk! Banner
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One strong man carried the center of the Samba Funk banner that read, "Samba Funk, Carnival Explosion, w/ King Theo, SamabaFunk.com external link Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration."


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.93" N, 122° 24' 36.95" W   •  (Photo taken 12:32:12 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5235
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She With Huge Beads Marched Ahead
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A woman wearing a stylized head piece and extremely long beads walked ahead of the Samba Funk banner.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.88" N, 122° 24' 37.12" W   •  (Photo taken 12:34:15 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5243
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Unicorn (or Rhino or Dragon) Float
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A truck make up to look like the head of a unicorn (or a rhineo or a dragon) functioned as the float for Samba Funk.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.53" N, 122° 24' 37.72" W   •  (Photo taken 12:34:33 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5244
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King Theo's Group Performed
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Two of the musicians with the King Theo external link group rode on the truck float. Theo Aytchan Williams (King Theo) is the Artistic Director of SambaFunk.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.65" N, 122° 24' 37.58" W   •  (Photo taken 12:36:01 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5262
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Trombone Player
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A trombone player also rode on the truck float and performed as part of the King Theo group.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.65" N, 122° 24' 37.58" W   •  (Photo taken 12:36:02 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5263
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Drum Corps Followed Truck
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A drum corps followed the truck float and provided a constant and lively rhythm.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.62" N, 122° 24' 37.64" W   •  (Photo taken 12:36:19 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5269
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Dancers In Space Age Costumes
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Dancers performed wearing space age costumes that included head pieces that spelled out, "SFUNK."


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.62" N, 122° 24' 37.64" W   •  (Photo taken 12:36:17 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5287
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A Long Conga Line
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A huge number of dancers performed behind the drum corps. At the end of the performance they formed an S curved conga line along the length of the street.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.62" N, 122° 24' 37.64" W   •  (Photo taken 12:40:05 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5313
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Oh Yes, Some Costumes Were Red
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Oh yes, and some of the dancers' costumes were red.


Samba Funk Carnival Explosion external link   •  Ancestral Celestial Transfiguration   •  Of The 2013 San Francisco Carnival Parade external link   •  24th Street, San Francisco, California   •  37° 45' 9.62" N, 122° 24' 37.64" W   •  (Photo taken 12:41:12 Sunday 26 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 20 June 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_5331
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