Archive for January, 2008

Thiago de Mello

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
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Amadeu Thiado de Mello is an exiled Brazilian poet and is recognized as a regiional icon. His works have been translated into over 30 languages.

Sepultura – Attitude

Monday, January 21st, 2008
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Sepultura are a phenomenon. For over twenty years, the band from Brazil has been delivering a brutal mix of metal, hardcore, thrash, punk and tribal that could hardly be more intense or more passionate. What had begun in Belo Horizonte in 1984 soon turned into a metal hurricane of threatening proportions and has taken on undreamt-of dimensions since the enlistment of American vocalist Derrick Green in 1998. You have to experience this band live on stage to understand the fascination that this South-American act holds. And Sepulturas current songs always indicate the future of heavy metal.

Regina “Queen” Saraiva – “Close The Door”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008
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Regina “Queen” Saraiva is a Brazilian-born eurodance vocolist that had several hits in 1997. She only had one big hit in the United States and it was called “Day by Day”, whcih peaked on the Billboard Charts at number 11.

Carmen Miranda – Weekend in Havana

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

Carmen Miranda whose birth name is Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha is a Portuguese-born Brazilian Samba singer and motion picture star. She was nicknamed Carmen by her father, because of his love of the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet. Carmen’s legacy was instrumental in systhesizing, divulging and popularizing samba. YouTube Preview Image