Brazil in the Midwest

Brazil in the Midwest

Paulo Padilha looks back on Midwest tour

Paulo Padilha may not be a household name, but the guy has a nearly 30-year-career behind him, and he’s not…
Brazil in the Midwest

Watch: Omaha’s Brasil Carnaval 2014

Below zero temps, crazy blowing wind … nope, that didn’t stop the annual Brasil Carnaval party at the Nebraska cultural…
Brazil in the Midwest

Brazilian music comes to Western Illinois

Chicago’s self-described “Brazilian Jazz Guy,” Luciano Antonio, took a field trip to Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, on Jan 11.…
Brazil in the Midwest

Balé Folclórico da Bahia coming to Michigan

The good news is that Balé Folclórico da Bahia just started a U.S. tour; the bad news is that their only…

Watch: Rio de Janeiro – A City of contrast

Indiana State University students traveled to Rio de Janeiro in May to meet with social entrepreneurs and discover how business…
Brazil in the Midwest

Gallery: Brazil at Iowa Latino Heritage Festival

The Des Moines-area Brazilian community went unrepresented at the Iowa Latino Heritage Festival for years, but this time things were different.…
Brazil in the Midwest

Gallery: Brasil Day St. Louis

On Sept. 7, the Brazilian community in Missouri was finally able to celebrate their homeland’s Independence Day properly — with a…
Brazil in the Midwest

John Deere to build more tractors at Brazil factory

John Deere announced last week that it would be building its popular 8R tractors at the company’s facility in Montenegro,…
Brazil in the Midwest

Brazil represented at Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival

Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has been a Des Moines tradition since 2002, but the event hasn’t had a a Brazilian…

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