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The novel, “Farewell Rio.”

Brazil is having trouble making hotel space available for the World Cup

An article in The Washington Post describes difficulties Brazil is having making sufficient hotel rooms available for visitors to the World Cup games.  As usual, the suffocating Brazilian bureaucracy stands in the way of renovating hotels that were abandoned because … Continue reading

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Artist Jorge Selaron found dead on his famous stairs.

On January 10, according to news articles, the artist Jorge Selaron was found dead on his famous staircase in Rio de Janeiro.   It is not clear whether his death was a murder or a suicide.  The staircase is depicted on … Continue reading

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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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(En)chanted Word (Palavra (En)cantada) at the 6th annual Brazilian Film Week, Washington, D.C.

(En)chanted Word (Palavra (En)cantada) 6th Brazilian Film Week 2012 sponsored by the Brazilian Embassy, Washington D.C. Location:  E Street Cinema  555 11th Street This wonderful documentary by Helena Solberg traces the history of Brazilian music during the last half-century through … Continue reading

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Listen to a recording of Bernard Kripkee’s interview about The Barbosa Legacy on WTBQ in Warwick, NY.

Bernard Kripkee is the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio.  The live interview aired on WTBQ at 7:05 a.m. on October 4, 2012.  You can listen to a recording of it here: BK interview with WTBQ.  (Unfortunately, a … Continue reading

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Bernard Kripkee’s interview with Shelley Irwin of WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI about The Barbosa Legacy will air around 10:45 a.m. on October 2 or October 9.

Shelley Irwin of WGVU in Grand Rapids, MI, taped an interview with Bernard Kripkee about The Barbosa Legacy and Brazil.  Bernard Kripkee is the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio.   You can listen to it here.

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Jim Roselle of WJTN in Jamestown, NY to interview Bernard Kripkee about The Barbosa Legacy.

Bernard Kripkee is the editor of The Barbosa Legacy and Farewell Rio.  The interview will be aired live at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 24, 2012.   You can listen to the interview here.

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