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My Page: On Paulinho Garcia & Noel Rosa

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:31 pm



I'm excited to tell you about a new project Chicago's Paulinho Garcia is working on: A cabaret-style showcase of the music of Noel Rosa, with a "one night only" performance which coincides with Rosa's birthday on December 11th.

Rosa is often referred to as ‘Brazil’s Cole Porter’; a convenient comparison given the era in which these two lived. But Porter’s Jazz Age was far different than Brazil’s, which was preparing to broaden its popular musical horizons only a decade or so after Samba’s birth in the hills above old Rio.

    

 Today, Noel Rosa is hailed as Brazil’s first pop songwriter. Wikipedia fills in some of the blanks for this creative musical pioneer:

Noel de Medeiro ...

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QuemQueQuando! / Cafezinho: Eleições ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:31 pm



















 

CONSULADO-GERAL DO BRASIL EM CHICAGO

Eleições para o Conselho de Representantes de Brasileiros no Exterior

 

O Consulado-Geral em Chicago informa a todos os brasileiros residentes em sua jurisdição que o processo eleitoral para o Conselho de Representantes de Brasileiros no Exterior - CRBE deverá ocorrer entre o final de outubro e o início de novembro, afim de que os Conselheiros possam tomar posse em dezembro, por ocasião da III Conferência “Brasileiros no Mundo”.

O processo de votação pela internet será simples. O brasileiro informará seus dados e, em seguida, poderá votar.

Em princípio, o processo eleitoral será inteiramente pela int ...

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Brazil Club Boutique: Romero Britto B...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:31 pm

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Romero Britto 12 oz. Butterfly Mug:     $24.99     order here 
Sure to be conversation starters whenever friends stop by, these handcrafted, brightly colored large ceramic mugs are designed by Brazilian artist Romero Britto and are the perfect compliment for the warmth of your favorite beverage on a chilly day - be it hot chocolate or freshly made Café Leite Brasileiro!  Choose from two colorful designs: Hearts, Butterflies or both! Britto's bold style is truly unique and instantly recognized worldwide - his works are the ...

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Brazil Club Boutique: Feliz 1958—O An...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:31 pm

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 Feliz 1958—O Ano Que Não Devia Terminar:     $43.99     order here

By all accounts, it was an amazing year. The country’s young, idealistic President was all about ‘change’ and making a break from the past. His vision was sweeping in its scope; he would transform the nation in front of the world’s watching eyes. Sound familiar? By 1958, ‘J.K.’ – better known as Juscelino Kubitschek, Brazil’s 24th President - was just beginning the third year of his five-year term and ...

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