Musical Instrument Museum
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
It's easy to see international artist CéU's mass appeal. Her music can evoke images of a smoky lounge full of Mad Men types sipping scotch, or she can put you on some sandy beach with a caipirinha in one hand and a bikini-clad babe on your arm. ... More >>
A taste of São Paolo is en route to Phoenix. That doesn't mean a new churrascaria is opening up soon, unfortunately, but Brazil's Curumin will be serving up a fresh blend of samba-infused funk and groovy electronic beats when he and fellow-Brazilian Céu come to town.
The half Spanish, half Japan ... More >>
Street art is (thankfully) on the rise in Phoenix. In the past few years, we've seen hearts pasted, mural projects started, huge dripping landscapes painted, and stencils galore mark the sidewalks and corners of the city.
There's a beauty in artwork that's painted, pasted, stenciled onto the st ... More >>
Just back from a fast-pitch softball tournament in, of all places, the wildly endless sprawl known as Sao Paulo, Brazil.They say that about 20 million people live in Sao Paulo, which makes it one of the world's largest metropolitan areas. During "down time" from the games, which was about 90 ... More >>
Getty ImagesThose devilish Danes have done it again. Curse their delicious Nordic cuisine! (Not really. Pass the Greenland musk ox, please.)
Restaurant magazine and S. Pellegrino's annual "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list is out and it seems Denmark, the land of Lego AND Hans Christian A ... More >>
SoulflyFor Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera, music has always been a family affair. Cavalera, along with older brother Iggor on drums, was a founding member of Brazilian thrash/death metal legends Sepultura in the mid '80s before bolting the band to form Soulfly in 1997. After Iggor also left Sepult ... More >>
Scottsdale's Afro:Baile Records will release their third Brazilian-tinted comp CD on September 19. The latest 12-song disc, I love Bossa Nova, has many styles of Bossa Nova, using 11 female vocalists, incorporating some jazz, soul, and acoustic elements for "a timeless groove."
This vibrant comp ... More >>