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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. But July 2018 brought them to...

Here’s Bossa Nova’s Most Important Book

Our summer-long celebration for Bossa Nova’s 60th birthday includes a deep dive into the real-life story behind the music and the personalities who created...

Fogo de Chão’s Market Table Sets New Summer Tastes

Internationally-renowned steakhouse Fogo de Chão is inviting guests to experience its newest seasonal offerings created just for summer. Standout items at the Market Table, which is available...

It’s Sea, It’ Sun, It’s Here

It's sea, it's sun, it's here: We’re celebrating Bossa Nova’s 60th Birthday with special weekend programming on The Sounds of Brazil’s streaming station. Join...

The NEW Connectbrazil.com: Some Things Never Change

The new Connectbrazil.com made its launch day debut on the first day of summer, 2018. 22 years earlier, Connectbrazil.com began life as a simple six-page...

Football Brasileiro

Opening weekend for the NFL’s 2018 season is still months away for their very first preseason game in Atlanta, their kickoff may come off...

So Yeah. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Has A Brazilian Connection

A quick show of hands around the office here this morning confirmed what is almost a universal truth among Chicago Boomers, Gen Xer’s and...