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Basia Nova Butterflies

Basia Nova? 2018 has given us a new album plus an all-too-infrequent US concert tour from one of our favorite pop icons, Basia. More...

You Can Bet There’s A Trip To Rio In The Cards

Thousands of poker player from around the world pack the tables at the World Series of Poker (WSOP) each summer at the Rio Hotel...

5 Can’t Miss Ways To Celebrate National Cachaça Day

Brazil’s National Cachaça Day is here. Perfect timing, because with temperatures starting to dip towards autumn, there’s nothing quite like a sweet cocktail from...

Brazilian Independence Day: 15 Things To Know

It’s not been a easy week for Brazil. Fire ravaged one of its most important Museums and its Presidential election has been thrown into...

Brazilians Speak Portuguese, Not Spanish. Here’s Why.

Planning some Brazilian Day festivities? A little Portuguese might add to the ambiance. Yes, Brazilians speak Portuguese and not Spanish. As the only country...

Get To Know America’s Biggest Brazilian Day Bash

Can’t make it to Brazil for Independence Day on September 7th? Then we recommend heading to the Big Apple on Sunday, September 2nd, for...

Happy Birthday, Paula Toller

Happy birthday to Paula Toller today. As both a solo artist and lead singer for Kid Abelha, she’s given us many great songs, including...

Happy Birthday Torcuato Mariano

Samba Saturday: One of our favorite Brazilian guitarists turns 55 today.  Press ‘Play’, and leave a birthday wish for Torcuato Mariano!

Happy Birthday Leo Gandelman

Here's the popular sax star with a song from his 'Black Pearls' album.

So Nice! David Benoit and Marc Antoine ‘Live’ in Chicago

Longtime musical friends David Benoit and Marc Antoine released their Bossa-themed album So Nice in 2017 to rave reviews. The ten songs include Bossa Nova...