Saudade is an untranslatable Portuguese noun that describes a feeling of yearning that goes deeper than the English equivalent miss. And saudade is what so many expat Brazilians feel, no matter how acclimated or integrated they might have become with life in the U.S. After all, their rich culture an ... More >>
Photo by Daniel Klajmic, via galcosta.com.brBrazen Brazilian songbird Gal Costa.It's possible you're not too familiar with Gal Costa. Hell, you may have never heard of her. But if that's the case, you probably aren't all that into Brazilian music in the first place. Because Costa's career in musi ... More >>
Despite its girly name, the Pinker Tones is a 100-percent male band formed in 2001 by two dapper dudes from Barcelona, Salvador "Mister Furia" Rey and Alex "Professor Manso" Llovet. Also, if you're expecting some kind of sonic cutesiness befitting pink, you're off the mark again. There's noth ... More >>
Another film fest washes up on the Beach
I am a Nicaraguan by the grace of God
Master-View Ninja Tune
Caetano Veloso tells the tropical truth
Brazil's enchanting songstress Virginia Rodrigues
Is the Latin world ready for Só Pra Contrariar?
Prison, exile, a Grammy -- it's all a day in the life of Brazilian singer Gilberto Gil
Having lost their case against the drug kingpins, federal prosecutors vowed to convict jury foreman Miguel Moya of bribery. Didn't quite work out that way.
November 19 - 25, 1998