Brasil Fest Chicago

Brasil Fest Chicago

In 2012 and 2013, I served as vice-president of Brasil Fest Chicago, the first (and thus far only) Brazilian culture festival in the Windy City. The first edition of the festival was a one-day, rain-drenched event, but the response of the Brazilian-American community was enthusiastic enough that we were able to give it another go, with significant support from the … Read More

Chicagoano TV Videos

Chicagoano TV Videos

Back in 2013 I launched Chicagoano TV, a spin-off of my successful news blog, Chicagoano. With the priceless help of videographer Ingrid Fran├ža and anchorman Ana Paula Gomes, who had previously worked at Brazil’s TV Cultura, we produced exclusive coverage of events in Chicago’s Brazilian-American community and beyond. We were thrilled to cover the opening night of the fourth edition … Read More