Monthly Archives: October 2012

Batala Washington band brings Brazilian culture to the capital.

An article in The Washington Post describes an all-female drum band that performs Afro-Brazilian rhythms around Washington, DC.  They are scheduled to perform on October 28, 2012 during the Hispanic Day Parade in New York City. Advertisements

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You can now listen to a recorded interview about The Barbosa Legacy.

Click here to listen to a recorded interview with Bernard Kripkee, the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio, with WTBQ: BK interview with WTBQ  Unfortunately, a few words were dropped when the interview was recorded over the internet. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Road (Por el Camino) at the sixth annual Brazilian Film Week, Washington, D.C.

Beyond the Road (Por el Camino) 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street  I really enjoyed this film and was surprised that a Brazilian, Charly Braun, produced, wrote … Continue reading

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Craft (Riscado) at the 6th annual Brazilian Film Week, Washington, D.C.

Craft (Riscado) 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street Bianca is an underemployed actress in Rio de Janeiro whose career has yet to take off.  To make ends … Continue reading

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7 Days in Havana (7 Dias en La Habana), American Film Institute Latin American Film Festival

American Film Institute Latin American Film Festival September 20 — October 10, 2012 Silver Spring,  Maryland  7 Days in Havana (7 Días en La Habana)  In between seeing Brazilian films this week, I thought it would be interesting to see … Continue reading

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