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Spike Lee will spend Carnaval in Salvador, Bahia; director there filming more scenes for his documentary Go, Brazil, Go!


 President of the bloco afro Olodum, João Jorge (left) and director Spike Lee  Continuing our coverage on filmmaker Spike Lee’s upcoming documentary Go Brazil Go, our friends over at the Correio Nagô website contributed the material for this … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Margareth Menezes and Mariene de Castro are attractions of Pre-Carnaval in northeastern Brazil


Mariene de Castro (left) and Margareth Menezes The pre-Carnival festivities of Aterrinho of Iracema Praia (beach) in Fortaleza, Ceará (northeastern Brazil) were scheduled to conclude its Carnaval preparations in style … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The meaning of Whitney Houston and the obstruction of a black female pop superstar in Brazil


Whitney Houston (1963-2012) With the recent passing of pop music superstar Whitney Houston, radio stations have been playing Houston’s hits around the clock, as is customary when a well-known artist … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 4 Comments