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In the Light of the Kerosene in the Brazilian Amazon

Pará, Brazilian Amazon, 1936 – The trouble began with the pounding of the drums. ...

A Brazilian peteca

Brazilian E-stories and Everything You Need to Know About Peteca

Modern technology has been a fabulous boon to our get-it-now society. Just think of ...

Candombé ceremony in Brazil

In Brazil You Dance to Play and You Dance to Pray

There are few countries around the world in which dance takes a center stage ...

Capoeira the Jogo de Angola

For Brazilian Blacks Life Has Always Been a State of Siege

In his Voyage Pittoresque et Historique au Brésil,  Jean-Baptiste Debret painted an elderly blind ...

Summer Camp with Capoeira and Brazilian Zest

Baltimore’s first Brazilian Carnival Summer Camp opens June 27th and will feature Capoeira, the ...

Brazilian Blacks Reassess Their Heroes

Popular responses to slavery’s abolition in Brazil go in and out of fashion. Nowhere ...

Dance, Fight? London Gets a Taste of Brazil’s Capoeira

Visitors making their way to Baishaki Mela – the Bangladeshi New Year – were ...