Teresa Cristina is one of the best known singers in Brazil, revitalizing its most beloved musical style, samba. Her new album, Canta Cartola, is out now.
Brazilian artist Alexandre da Cunha ‘s exhibition “Amazons” opened this fall at CRG Gallery on the Lower East Side in New York City. The exhibit in New York is happening concurrently to the exhibition da Cunha’s large scale sculptural work in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s MCA Plaza Project.
Da Cruz is the band of Brazilian singer Mariana Da Cruz. Their new work, Disco E Progresso, is a double album reflecting the two sides of modern Brazilian life, one bright, one dark. Check out the the first single ‘Bola da Discoteca’
São Paulo restaurant Brasil a Gosto’s Ana Luiza Trajano is part chef, part food researcher. She travels all over Brazil to immerse herself in different regional cultures and study the native cooking traditions.
Brazilian football club Corinthians paid tribute to the memory of Formula 1 racing legend Ayrton Senna by wearing racing helmets as they lined up for a cup clash with Nacional AM.
President Bill Clinton opened the the Clinton Global Initiative Latin America meeting on December 8, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meetings bring together political and business leaders and this is the first time the event is being held in Latin America. This meeting reflects the Clinton Foundation’s ongoing efforts to mobilize philanthropy and corporate social responsibility in all parts of the globe.
Fashion Week 2013 in Sao Paolo kicks off with a fashion show on the subway.
The 15th Festival do Rio (Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival) screened films from more than 60 countries at venues spread across the city. The festival took place from Thursday, September 26th through Thursday, October 10th. Click to learn more and see the trailers of the winning films.
Next month, Brazil will host the World Cup. The London based consulting firm LatinNews chronicles how airline executives are worried about how the Brazilian transportation infrastructure will handle the volume of visitors.