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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

Pelourinho in Salvador, Bahia prepares for Carnaval blacks


Bloco afro Olodum in Pelourinho   Carnaval season is once again coming up in Brazil and the festivities once again look lively in Bahia. This year in Salvador, one of … Continue reading

February 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Cook loses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the historic Pelourinho area of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil’s northeast


Cookloses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the Pelourinho Caseoccurred during the show of a popular Carnaval musical/social group in Salvador, Bahia, on January 22nd. … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cook loses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the historic Pelourinho area of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil’s northeast


Cook loses part of her vision after being attacked at a show in the Pelourinho Case occurred during the show of a popular Carnaval musical/social group in Salvador, Bahia, on … Continue reading

January 31, 2012 · Leave a comment