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 França 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