In Between Visas, Accents and Nostalgia

In Between Visas, Accents and Nostalgia

By Juliana Machado After living in N.Y. for 9 years I am “landing” in L.A. with an invitation to write an article about studying abroad, since in my years in the U.S. I have assisted in the ‘comes and goes’ of many international students. My first trip abroad from...
Proud to be Brazilian… in NY

Proud to be Brazilian… in NY

By Julia Melim | * Photos by Jeff Hollis Brazilians feel at home again during the New York City version of the Brazilian Day, which happens every year and attracts Brazilians from all over the U.S. remembering what it was like to feel as though we are not foreigners...
Modern Times

Modern Times

By Ana Paula Oliveira Photos by Bethany Nagy An Interview with Erica Woods, Creator/ Director of Projeto de Habitação dos Desabrigados da Bahia (Bahia Homeless Housing Project).  Tell me about the title you’ve chosen for this interview. Tempos Modernos is one of...
Life is Like a River

Life is Like a River

Kátia Moraes I remember when she whispered her last whisper and rested. I kneeled at the bedroom’s door and looked up to the ceiling. I felt sad and relieved. And that feeling was so weird to me. I think that one of the strangest feelings in life is the one you feel...
Strolling in New York

Strolling in New York

By Kátia Moraes I stood in front of the World Trade Center site and there was silence in my heart. Almost everyone there was silent. The only noise you heard was the traffic on Church St. The sky was cloudy and a fine rain was coming down on tourists who were reading...
Driving in Los Angeles, Hiking in Malibu…

Driving in Los Angeles, Hiking in Malibu…

By Kátia Moraes The Super Bowl started at 3pm while I was driving on the 405 and then exiting on Sunset, headed for my hiking trail. I went down the famous boulevard with the windows of my car wide open listening to a pagode (style of samba) on KPFK. Looks like people...