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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

It’s the first day of summer and it’s also launch day for the NEW Connectbrazil.com. Connectbrazil.com began life as a simple six-page website in 1996...

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...

Where To See Next Stop Wonderland

Next Stop Wonderland has that rare combination of great storyline and equally great soundtrack with songs that are actually in the movie. Although most reviews...

Ana Bondarenko-Machado’s ‘Copacabana Beach’

When it comes to Brazil as a source of inspiration, you don’t have to look far: it turns out that the artist for this...

Rare Reads: A Death in Brazil: A Book of Omissions

Part travelogue, part mystery, part Brazilian history guide, Australian author Peter Robb’s time-tested thriller A Death in Brazil weaves a tale of murder around his many...

Every Important Thing That Happened In Brazil In 1958

By all accounts, it was an amazing year. The country’s young, idealistic President was all about ‘change’ and making a break from the past....

You Can Do This: The Perfect Caipirinha

Most countries have one or two signature beverages that are world famous: Irish whiskey, German beer, Italian reds.  Brazil has its own entry in...