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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...

Debret exhibit captures the vibrancy – and inequality – of colonial...

Debret exhibit captures the vibrancy - and inequality - of colonial Rio
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the French Artistic Mission to Brazil, whose mission was to launch an arts academy...

Oscar Niemeyer’s Pampulha added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Oscar Niemeyer's Pampulha added to UNESCO World Heritage List
The Pampulha Modern Ensemble, a modernist architectural complex designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is the 20th Brazilian site to be added to the United Nations cultural...

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...

Brazil’s 13 gorgeous Olympic posters on display in Rio

Brazil's gorgeous Olympic posters on display in Rio
There's plenty of room for disagreement about whether the upcoming Rio Olympics will be a boon or bust; in fact, 50 percent of Brazilians...

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...

Photo exhibit by Rio homeless documents Olympics impact

Photo exhibit by Rio homeless documents Olympics impact
There are plenty of foreign journalists reporting on how the 2016 Summer Olympics is negatively impacting some of Rio de Janeiro's impoverished citizens, sometimes...

You won’t believe the kinds of churros you can get at...

You won't believe the kinds of churros you can get at this São Paulo fest
Art Shine, the event promoter behind the pastel festival we told you about it a few weeks ago, is at it again, this time...