Helena, A Violeira

Helena, A Violeira

Por Lizoel Costa Helena, a selvagem poetisa das cordas palhetadas por lasca de chifre de boi, era chamada erroneamente de violeira. Em todos os shows que assisti dessa guerreira valente, cujas veias corria sangue índio, brasileiro e paraguaio, nunca a vi tocando...
Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

By José Ricardo Aguilar Brazil is highly known for its diverse and dynamic culture. This population is the product of a long-going “melting pot” that has combined ethnicities from all over the globe. This mixing of cultures resulted in a nation unlike any other. Here,...
Lime and Mint Caipirinha

Lime and Mint Caipirinha

What is Caipirinha? Who knows a bit of Brazil, for sure, knows what it is and inclusive, we guess, have drunk it. Brazil’s national drink and it’s distinctive flavor comes from cachaça (a distilled spirit made from fermented sugar cane juice) and lime. The...
From the Amazon to the World

From the Amazon to the World

By Lindenberg Junior | *English Edition: Ann Fain The North of Brazil, which includes the states of Para, Amazon, Acre, Roraima and Rondonia, is most known for its Indian influence. They have a diet rich in fish, root vegetables like yams or yucca and powerful and...
Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Desde que a Academia de Artes e Ciências Cinematográficas (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Oscars) começou a distribuir honrarias em 1929, mais de 3.000 estatuetas do Oscar foram para casa nas mãos dos mais louvados atores, diretores, cineastas de...
Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started giving out accolades in 1929, over 3,000 Oscar statuettes have gone home in the hands of Hollywood’s most lauded actors, directors, cinematographers, and more. With 2018 being a standout year in film, the...
Trout with Passion-Fruit Sauce

Trout with Passion-Fruit Sauce

By Lindenberg Junior ropical Ingredients in the Contemporary Cuisine. We are initiating a tradition in this first of many editions of Soul Brasil. We want to reach your soul, go beyond the limitations of paper and offer you a taste. It’s like a kiss in the...
Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Por Lael Arruda Iniciar uma caminhada é um ato de coragem, renovado a cada novo dia em que se decide continuar caminhando. Certamente o jovem ator José Pereira de Abreu Júnior, aos 21 anos de idade, não imaginava as cenas que a vida lhe reservaria a partir do momento...
Brazilian Soul Flavor

Brazilian Soul Flavor

By Lindenberg Junior | English edition/review by Ann Fain The Brazilian cuisine has been strongly influenced by Portuguese colonization, the African roots brought by the slaves during the eighteen century, as well the Italian, German, Syrian and Lebanese immigrants,...
The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

By Richard J. Maybury How well do you know the story of Thanksgiving? The official Thanksgiving story has the pilgrims boarding the Mayflower, coming to America, and establishing the Plymouth Colony in the winter of 1620-1621. This first winter is hard, and half the...