Tag Archives: Brazil

The Samba Music of ’70s Brazil Did More Than Make People Dance — It Resisted a Dictatorship

My latest piece in LA Weekly: Brazilian-American musician Beto Gonzalez was too young to understand the country around him when his family returned to Brazil in the 1970s. It was only as he grew older, after coming back to the … Continue reading

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Copa America Centenario – Brazil vs. Ecuador [photos]

Brazil and Ecuador faced off in the second match of Group B. Dunga’s experimental squad, captained by Dani Alves, couldn’t get past Gustavo Quinteros’ men in the 0 – 0 draw. Below are a few photos from the event. The … Continue reading

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The World Cup Reader

The World Cup is less than two weeks away and I’ve found myself neck-deep in compelling and insightful stories/articles about the event, the sport, and host nation Brazil. I’m going to share my favorites in this post. Bookmark this link … Continue reading

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