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World-Renowned Company DanceBrazil Performing At The Joyce Theater In New York City June 23rd to July 3rd: An Interview With Choreographer Jelon Vieira

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

From June 23rd through July 3rd, world-renowned dance company DanceBrazil will be having its annual performance at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea.

See the Magic and Power of Brazilian Martial Art Capoeira at the Ginga Mundo Group Batizado June 18th, 19th and 20th in New York City

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

On June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015, the Ginga Mundo school of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira will be hosting a Batizado (or "baptism") at Essex Street Academy, 350 Grand Street, Manhattan, along with performances and workshops that are open to all schools as well as open to the public.

A Little Person's Antidote to Bullying

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 05.13.2015 | Impact
Johnathan Lee Iverson

Imagine there's nowhere you can go where you are not the curiosity that tempts roving eyes and odd glances. Imagine that your very presence evokes a profile in the imagination of others, which instinctively limits who and what you are.

Cartwheeling Around the World

Emily O'Dell | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Emily O'Dell

For the past decade, I've been wandering like a dervish around the globe -- trying to see things from a different perspective -- specifically, upside down. While some people fly or sail around the world, I'm trying to cartwheel across this great Earth.

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: 70-Year-Old To Bike From San Francisco To Brazil

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.11.2013 | Green

Turning 70 could mean retirement, golf or a move to Florida. Or it could mean it's time to ride a bicycle from San Francisco to Brazil. To celebrat...

Capoeira Batizado, June 29th: Where New York City and Brazil Meet

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York
Christopher Lee Nutter

I was instantly mesmerized. I decided right then and there I didn't just want to do what I saw the instructor do, I wanted to be the kind of person who could do it.

Jookin', Tappin' and Hip-Hop At Fall For Dance

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — The joys of the eclectic Fall for Dance festival at City Center never get old. This year you could stop by the festival lounge befor...

Brazil's Coffee Valley Music Festival Draws Crowds To Historic Region

Chris McGowan | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Chris McGowan

That concert was noteworthy in that it took place in a giant open-air barn for dairy cows.

A Lesson in Ginga: Brazilian Jewelry Design in Sao Paolo

Pam Bristow | Posted 10.12.2011 | Style
Pam Bristow

In a region that produces a greater variety of beautifully colored gemstones than any other country in the world -- not to mention a disproportionate amount of glamorous women -- your jewelry is an essential aspect of your style.

Building Democracy in Latin America

Jeffrey W. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey W. Rubin

As Obama meets with businesspeople in Brasilia and plays soccer in the favelas of Rio, he has a chance to bring the reality of "City of God" into the boardroom.

I Came, I Saw, and Life Goes On

Charles K. Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charles K. Williams

www.chuckchillout.tumblr.com At the current moment I am typing away in a resort hotel because my flight was delayed until midnight. I am in no way c...

Mesmerizing "KA" Is Still One of Cirque du Soleil's Best Shows

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

"Breathtaking?" Yes, that it is. "Mindbending?" Absolutely. "Mesmerizing?" Certainly. Bottom line: it's one of the best Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas.