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Category Archives: Cris Vianna

All-black cast stars in musical about the ups and downs of relationships told through the music of beloved Samba musician Arlindo Cruz


Note from BW of Brazil: In order for any non-Brazilian to truly understand the soul of Brazil, one must know at least a little something about the musical style known … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Brazilian mulata: black woman or something entirely different?


Soccer star Vagner Love surrounded by five mulatas   Last week I had a discussion about Brazil with an African-American graphic designer. He was putting together a flyer for an … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · 36 Comments

Actress Cris Vianna featured on the cover of Status magazine


Cris Vianna poses for photos and reveals that she was once a babysitter and model Cris Vianna, who recorded several nude scenes in her role as a pie seller Dagmar … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Actress Cris Vianna featured on the cover of Status magazine


Cris Vianna poses for photos and reveals that she was once a babysitter and model Cris Vianna, who recorded several nude scenes in her role as a pie seller Dagmar … Continue reading

May 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

How Brazilian ideologies of racial stereotypes apply to Viola Davis and the Oscars


The Oscars and Viola Davis in “The Help” So once again, Oscar time is upon us, and as usual, the media is clamoring and hyping up the show and trying … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

How Brazilian ideologies of racial stereotypes apply to Viola Davis and the Oscars


The Oscars and Viola Davis in “The Help” So once again, Oscar time is upon us, and as usual, the media is clamoring and hyping up the show and trying … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

Actress Cris Vianna discusses her latest character


Cris Vianna is an actress who was a nanny and a model before appearing in her first novela (soap opera), the series América in 2005 in which she portrayed a dancer. Since … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · Leave a comment