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Iguaçu hotel earns international recognition

Iguaçu hotel earns international Virtuoso recognition
Luxury travel network Virtuoso held the 10th annual edition of its international Best of the Best Hotel Awards in Las Vegas this week, and...

Meu coração

Meu coração
Eu sou um sonhador diferente do meu velho pai. Ele sonhou a vida toda, mas não concretizou seus sonhos. Sonhava muito alto e acreditava...

Volunteer opportunity with MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series

Volunteer opportunity with MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series in Chicago
Partners of the Americas - Illinois São Paulo Chapter is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to fill a volunteer position at MOSTRA VII: Brazilian...

Chicago 40 Graus

Chicago 40 Graus
Fui de férias pro Brasil por três meses pra curtir a vida, tomar umas e concluir minha autobiografia. Dia 4 de Dezembro cheguei em...

Summer’s about to sizzle – Monobloco is coming!

Summer's about to sizzle - Monobloco is coming!
Monobloco, known for their innovative take on Brazil's batucada sound, is bringing an Olympic Carnaval stateside to salute the 2016 Rio Olympics with seven...

Glitch aesthetics and homoeroticism in Stefanini’s ‘Duas Faces’ video

Glitch aesthetics and homoeroticism in Stefanini's 'Duas Faces' video
Stefanini continues to make waves with his trap- and bass-influenced electronica. The second video from his first EP, Onde, delves even further into glitch...

Chicago percussion workshops with Marcus Santos

Chicago percussion workshops with Marcus Santos
Noted Brazilian percussionist Marcus Santos is coming to Chicago and will offer two Brazilian percussion workshops for all levels, hosted by Bateria Quilombola! It...

Choro das 3 on tour; check out their new music!

Choro das 3
Choro das 3, the father-daughters quartet that's one of the finest representatives of choro music in the U.S., is in the midst of a...

Jota Quest, Preta Gil to headline BR Day New York 2016

Jota Quest, Preta Gil to headline BR Day New York 2016
The countdown to BR Day New York 2016 started on Friday with a media preview at TV Globo's North American headquarters in — where...

Duo Ladeira’s debut is fusion without the pretension

Duo Ladeira's debut is fusion without the pretension
Duo Ladeira is a Brazilian musical duo who do not come from Rio, São Paulo, or Salvador. As described in their short interview below,...

Branding program boosts Brazilian coffee exports

Branding program boosting Brazilian coffee exports extended to 2018
The Brazil Specialty Coffee Association (BSCA) and Apex-Brasil, the country’s trade and investment promotion agency, have agreed to renew a branding program designed to...

Bebel Gilberto on tour

Bebel Gilberto on tour
Bebel Gilberto doesn't sound anything like her dad, João Gilberto, the bossa nova pioneer fiercely committed to a bare-bones musical approach. But Bebel is...

Céu, Rodrigo Amarante kicking off international tours

Céu, Rodrigo Amarante kicking off international tours
Two major names in contemporary Brazilian music, Céu and Rodrigo Amarante, are kicking off international tours over the next week or so. In Céu's case, it...

Interview: Alice da Cunha, co-artistic director of Physical Festival Chicago

Interview: Alice da Cunha, co-artistic director of Physical Festival Chicago
Alice da Cunha is one of the most dynamic new names in Chicago's contemporary theater scene. A native of Rio de Janeiro, she studied...