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Don't Miss: Seu Jorge @ Howard Theatre, 12/13/16

Seu Jorge performs at the Howard Theatre on Nov. 8, 2016. (Photo by Theresa C. Sanchez)

A lone figure poignantly sat with his guitar in the middle of the stage, wearing a wool cap, dungarees, and a polo shirt. 306 more words

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Don't Miss: Thievery Corporation @ 9:30 Club, 12/15-12/17/16

Thievery Corporation (Photo by Andrzej Liguz)

It is said that each show by the Thievery Corporation is a unique party onto itself. We in DC will experience then three parties in a row when the Thievery Corporation cap off a short tour with three dates at the 9:30 Club on Dec. 275 more words

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Beach Samba - Astrud Gilberto (1967)

Album no. 76/1001

Our first introduction to Ms Gilberto was back in 1963, when she sang on ‘The Girl From Ipanema’ on the album Getz/Gilberto 361 more words


'The Girl from Ipanema Remix' is what you need today

Are you at work? Just plug in your earphones and forget about your colleagues for a second while listening to this remix of ‘The Girl From Ipanema’. 59 more words


Brazilian singer Clara Moreno, daughter of Joyce, re-imagines a jazz samba classic

Clara Moreno is the daughter of the Bossa Nova stars Joyce Moreno (universally known in Brazil as just Joyce) and bandleader/composer Nelson Angelo. More to the point, she is a terrific samba singer. 91 more words

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November 19, 2016 A 50 Year Old Brazilian

Sergio Mendes & Brazil ’66, Look Around, A&M SP-4137, 1968

I don’t know how I got 5 months into this project without featuring a record from Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66.   244 more words

Cultural Appropriation: Motoko Kusanagi is White?

In a recent article from the New Republic, Ryu Spaeth makes the case that it is fine to cast Scarlett Johansson, a white female, as Motoko Kusanagi, a robot detective in future Tokyo. 435 more words