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I’m Glad to Report I Got the Brazilian Music Bug

I must confess that almost a decade ago when I moved to New York, ...

Brazilian Minstrel-Minister Gil Gets Sillicon Valley Audition

After giving a lecture at MIT, Brazil's musician minister Gilberto Gil went to Silicon ...

Brazilian pop music icons Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil seal it with a kiss

The Big Bang of Brazilian Pop Music, Tropicália, Turns 40

It was exactly 40 years ago that the musical revolution that came to be ...

Rogério Duprat, Brazilian arranger and maestro

Brazil Says Farewell to Rogí©rio Duprat, Tropicí¡lia’s Maestro

Rogério Duprat, the maestro and arranger of the 60’s Tropicália and one of the ...

A Lula's rally in the Brazilian Northeast

The Red Flag-Waving Throngs Are Back in Brazil for Lula’s Reelection

The crowd rushed toward the helicopter as it landed in the nearby field. As ...

We Don’t Want Your Money, Mr. Bush, Says Brazil

Brazil rejected 48 million dollars from the US to use in AIDS programs. The ...

In France, This Whole Year, Brazil Is the Word

In 1985 France began a series of Cultural Seasons (“Saisons Culturelles”) which honored foreign ...

Brazil Wants Culture as Basic Human Right

Brazil’s Minister of Culture, Gilberto Gil, challenged the 35 member countries of the Organization ...