Posts Tagged 'London'

The Brazilian Northeast parties on

Join a celebration of rhythms and sounds from one of Brazil’s most vibrant regions next Friday at the Rich Mix!

A fine palate for Brazilian music

The Brazilian soul and jazz legend Ed Motta talks about his latest work AOR, how Brazilian artists fare abroad and hopes that Brazilian music has the same fate as Brazilian wine

Win tickets to see Ed Motta and Karol Conka

La Linea is back in London this April with a brand new line up – we are giving away a pair of tickets to see Karol Conka and Ed Motta

The flavours of Brazil, with a twist

Alex Atala’s Rediscovering Brazil has reached London this week with a free exhibition, and Jungledrums is giving away three copies of the book to our readers

The amazing work of Arthur Bispo do Rosário finds home at the V&A

A display of key works by Arthur Bispo do Rosário (1909- 1989), one of Brazil’s most recognised artists will be on show at the V&A this summer, as part of the London 2012 Festival.

The handover show and the Crazy Creole Crunch

The Olympic handover to Rio on Sunday delivered a raucous and crunching mix of Brazilian rhythms, colours and clichés – but if you dig beneath the flashy surface you may find pearly drops of lyrical genius, says our columnist Victor


Ondatropica @ Hackney Empire

Ondatropica is the name given to the new project from Britain’s Quantic and Colombia’s Frente Cumbiero, a project that brings together some of Colombia’s most legendary musicians, unites them with a new generation of music makers, resulting in an incredible

Rio makes London go bananas

What happens when you let loose 30 artists from Rio? They go bananas! Or at least some of them do. “Tropical Clusters – The Banana Project” by Rio born graphic artist Breno Pineschi is part of the huge project that has

Sofrito- International Soundclash launch party

Strut link up again with Sofrito, leading lights in the new generation of collectives celebrating heavy Tropical music. Fuelled by the unquenchable thirst of DJs Hugo Mendez and Frankie Francis to turn up new music and explore sounds from across


Life after Frida! Gael is back to Edinburgh

Brazilian actress Gael Le Cornec is back to the Scottish capital with the same formula (and that’s not to say it’s a bad thing!) with “Camille Claudel” a story of passion, art and self-destruction in the life of celebrated sculptor and Rodin’s lover Camille Claudel