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Where “Out” Means Something Completel...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 03/06/2017 - 10:12 am

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Where “Out” Means Something Completely Different to Brazilian Dogs
 
In case you haven’t noticed, sometimes things work a little differently in Brazil. Pizza is better, coffee is defiantly better (even at Starbucks) and politics? Well okay, that’s actually about the same.
Beach volleyball is played without using your hands, and for the second year in a row, ball boys at the Brazil Open on the red clay courts of Pinheiros in Sao Paulo have be ...

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2017 Carnaval Winners Crowned in Rio ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 03/02/2017 - 12:38 am

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2017 Carnaval Winners Crowned in Rio and Sao Paulo

Rio de Janeiro 
It’s been 33 years since Rio’s most-awarded Samba school has won overall honors as Rio de Janeiro’s Champion of Carnaval, but Portela’s long drought officially ended yesterday when it was crowned as 2017’s winner.
Reflecting a political tone carried by many of Rio’s Samba Schools this year, Portela’s marching theme was titled ‘The Water of Rivers’; ...

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Brazil Carnaval Celebrates 100 Years ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/27/2017 - 11:17 am

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Salvador Bahia’s Trio Electricos gave this year’s Carnaval celebrations their start last Wednesday, and by the weekend hundreds of thousands of revelers were dancing in the streets for Rio de Janeiro's oldest and biggest block party, the Bola Preta. Nearly a million people have attended this “Black Ball” in previous years and true to fashion, once again dressed in black and white garb to honor the spirt of Sambas’ 100th Year in Carnaval. 
Here in th ...

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10 Questions with Sergio Assad

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/11/2017 - 04:13 pm

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10 Questions with Sérgio Assad

Sergio and Odair Assad bring their mastery of the Brazilian guitar to City Winery Chicago on Thursday, February 23rd. Reserve your tickets here for the 8 pm show.
But a few years ago, Yo-Yo Ma presented The Assad Brothers as part of his award-winning concert tour, “Viva Brasil” with a stop here in Chicago.
That night, the program included compositions by Villa-Lobos, Guerra-Peixe, Jobim, Piazzolla, and Sér ...

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