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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...

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...

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....