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Samba all the way to college

The Queens College chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) held its second annual March to College Day on March 28.  The high school students in attendance, along with members from the Queens College community, were treated to an interactive samba demonstration from Casa Brazilia. This annual event provides high school students from the […]

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Roots Revival: panel, workshop, and concert on March 14

A day exploring and performing the music of Northeastern Brazil is coming up on March 14, beginning at 1pm.  An academic panel will discuss the forró musical tradition, followed by two workshops and a performance by Matuto Forró Band.  Read more about this very special event.

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Materials for VITALITY exhibit

VITALITY: The Arts of Brazil is an exhibit of resources, including books, periodicals, pamphlets, images, and more, exploring the cultural arts of Brazil. The QC Art Library has just released the catalog and a series of e-images for this exhibit as supplements for the materials on exhibit now through June 27 in Rosenthal Library.

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Speaker Series begins Wednesday October 23

The Year of Brazil Speaker Series begins this Wednesday, October 23, with a conversation on higher education in Brazil led by Professor Gabriela Rizo (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro) and Dean Craig Michaels (Division of Education, Queens College).  The event will take place in Kiely 258, October 23, 12 – 1:30pm 4 – […]

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Morrinho coverage in the New York Times

Coverage of the Projeto Morrinho appeared in yesterday’s New York Times, in an article by David Gonzalez, who spoke with some of the artists. “It is neither here nor there,” writes Gonzalez about the model city, “but here and there.” Read the complete article.

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