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Rio de Janeiro sits on the eastern coast of Brazil.  It is the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro, and feels much like every other big city with the bustle of people and traffic.   2,259 more words


Sounds of Life

As I get older, I’ve noticed that I have become more aware of sound. Maybe it has something to do with being a musician? I’m not sure, but what I can tell you is that when you start opening your ears to the sounds that surround you, you begin to notice things you never did before. 558 more words



Cajamar is a little suburb north of São Paulo where Debora and Vander live, and my home for the week (Sept 5-11).  Monday Jordania arranged to meet me at the house, and we took the bus into downtown where we met up with Rafaela, and her sister Edilene.   2,539 more words


Rosie's #Bookreview Team #RBRT THE BRAZILIAN HUSBAND by @BeccaPowellUK

Today’s team review is from Alison, she blogs at http://alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com/

Alison has been reading The Brazilian Husband by Rebecca Powell

Book Blurb

SUNSHINE, SAMBA, SECRETS AND LIES – this summer’s must-read. 337 more words


Russ Hewitt - Cielo Nocturno

Guitar virtuoso Russ Hewitt describes his style as smooth jazz, Nuevo Flamenco and Latin World music. He counts the albums Bajo el Sol (2008) and… 87 more words

CD Reviews

A Road Less Traveled

A road less traveled – a phrase I’ve always been infatuated with…

Can you pinpoint a moment in your past where you had to make a decision that may have altered your life.

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Women's Empowerment

Do samba de raiz ao ócio criativo: Carol Naine absorve influências para o novo disco

*Por Meiri Farias e Beatriz Farias

Para começar o texto de hoje, vale a pena recordar o poeta. Vinicius de Moraes que em uma de suas canções relembra que “o bom samba é uma forma de oração” dialoga bem com… 970 more words