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MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series in Chicago from Oct. 30 – Nov. 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ariani Friedl MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series to Highlight the Role of Women in the Workforce Four…
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Dona Onete brings the sensual rhythms of northern Brazil stateside

Ionete da Silveira Gama, aka Dona Onete, didn’t start singing professionally until her early 60s, but she spent a lifetime…
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Brazilian cinema at the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival

The Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) has been a reliable source of Brazilian cinema in the Midwest. This year the…
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Volunteer opportunity with MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series

Partners of the Americas – Illinois São Paulo Chapter is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to fill a volunteer position…
Brazilians You Should Know

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…
Community

Portuguese speakers wanted for Amazon Prime series ‘Patriot’

Yes, speaking Portuguese can still open doors for you — right now it could get you a gig on the…
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Brazil (finally!) comes to Physical Festival Chicago

Physical Festival Chicago was co-founded by Brazilian-born actress Alice da Cunha, and in its third annual edition it will accomplish…
Film

MOSTRA festival to showcase U.S. indie films in São Paulo

It was back in 2010 that Ariani Friedl founded MOSTRA — a small festival showcasing what she labeled “socially conscious”…
Community

Meet Chicago’s 2016 Queen and Princess of Samba

When a Brazilian samba school performs its annual carnaval parade, one of the key figures is the Rainha da Bateria…
First Person

Neal Alger Trio: Two Americans, one Briton, 100% Brazilian jazz

Area musician and producer Steve Rashid has been running a weekly live jazz series at 27 Live’s Whiskey Lounge for…
Design

RUA represents Brazilian architecture at Chicago Biennial

RUA Arquitetos, launched by urbanists Pedro Évora and Pedro Rivera in 2008, is a Rio de Janeiro-based creative team developing novel…
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Brazilian cinema at the 2015 Chicago International Film Fest

The 51st edition of the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF), running from Oct. 15 to 29, features a particularly strong…
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