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Faces of Maracatu Rural

February 11, 2013 One Comment

Marcos André is a fabulous photographer from Recife, Pernambuco, that produced this series of close ups of facial expressions captured …

Rare Amazon and Northern folk music from the 30s

January 4, 2013

Poet and novelist Mário de Andrade is normally associated with the avant-garde Modernist movement that flourished in Brazil in the …

The unique Carnival of Pernambuco

December 23, 2012

Jason Gardner is an American photographer who produced a passionate portrait of the Carnival celebrated in state of Pernambuco, less …

Caruaru: hands down, the best place to shop in Brazil

December 12, 2012

Forget the mall. The best place to shop in the whole Brazilian territory is the street fair of Caruaru, in …

Danda and the exquisite chorinho from Pernambuco

November 23, 2012 One Comment

Ever heard of chorinho pernambucano?
Sax player Josivaldo Cassimiro de Lima, also known as Danda do sax, leads, since 2005, a …

Atabaque Nzinga: documentary about Afro-Brazilian culture

November 14, 2012

Directed by Octávio Bezerra and starred by great TV actress Taís Araújo, the 2007 documentary “Atabaque Nzinga” is an overview …