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Before You Head Over To Brazil: 2014 World Cup, Samba and Sergio!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel
Marlon Regis

Over 200,000 people from the United States alone, will be traveling to Brazil this summer for the FIFA 2014 World Cup, while another quarter-million...

LOOK: Juan Luis Guerra Leads The 2012 Latin Grammy Nominees

Posted 09.26.2012 | Latino Voices

The nominees for the 2012 Latin Grammy awards are in, and Dominican singer Juan Luis Guerra tops the list with six nods. Guerra scored two of t...

(Almost) Samba-free Albums From Brazil

Marty Lipp | Posted 05.27.2012 | Arts
Marty Lipp

On O Que Voce Quer Saber de Verdade, Monte shows that she is a master of surrounding her gorgeous voice with gorgeous music.

AMP: Five Latin Grammy Nominees to Watch

Voto Latino | Posted 01.07.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

By Kamren Curiel The biggest night in Latin music hits Sin City this Thursday--The Latin Grammys at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay--and while, like most ...

Dog Ears Music: Born in August Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.12.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we review albums by Whitney Houston, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Elliott Smith, Marc Broude and more.

Countdown to Carnaval... Madonna Does the Supersize Samba

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Tall and tan and young and lovely is getting harder to find because Brazil is adopting American-style bad eating habits that are driving teletubby statistics off the charts.

Afro-Brazilian History, Beats and Culture

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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Lauri Lyons

While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Sixty-Seven

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features The Dead Boys, Caetano Veloso, Franz Liszt, Wrongkong, Rodriguez, and Gabin Dabiré.

Freedom From Frida: an Interview With Singer Lila Downs

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

With the release of her newest CD, Shake Away, the 40-year-old songstress Lila Downs has let her hair down, pulled her hemlines up, and is making a case for Mexicans 2.0.