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The Story Behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper’s Hit Song

The story behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper's hit song, 'Boa Sorte' has remained a secret for many years, but Connect Brazil tells...

Gal Costa’s Birthday Brings Four Favorite Songs

Gal Costa's birthday is this week, and if you’re a fan then you have something in common with our Connectbrazil Celebrity Contributor, Alexandra Jackson....

Ana Santos-Vitelo: Inner Voices And Found Passions

Ana Santos-Vitelo's Brazilian Ameican success story defines, inspires and celebrates the American Dream. By Sean Chaffin Ana Santos-Vitelo has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. Born in Rio...

Easy Açaí Recipes From Alexandra Jackson’s Kitchen

Our celebrity contributor headed to her kitchen to work up a pair of delicious açaí treats by adding music. Easy açaí recipes are everywhere, but jazz...

Elis Regina: Read Her Life Story

Elis Regina. This is the time of year where, as Spring arrives and clocks likewise “spring ahead”, we pay tribute to the woman who...

Brazilian Voices: Harmony of Spirit

Brazilian Voices? South Florida has incubated more than its share of outstanding performers for our creative community, but none more so than this talented vocal ensemble...

Cecy Santana Charts A Latitude Adjustment

Cecy Santana’s influence on the Brazilian music and entertainment scene in Chicago is unmistakable, driven by the musical legacy of her famous father and...

Language of Life

Street Smart Brazil owner Luciana Lage knows that learning a language is not only a gateway to a culture and its people, but sometimes...

Debora Watts: Artistic Alchemy

by Sean Chaffin It’s hard not to hit 'play' on a Debora Watts tune without getting into a positive state of mind. Her sultry...

Minas: A Brazilian Jazz Love Story

by Scott Adams From the very beginning, the Philadelphia-based group Minas has enjoyed a special relationship with the music they create. It's grown to become...