17 September 2020 ....................Music, Travel, Friends & Fun! ....................View as Webpage
WEEKENDER
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This Week's Top Story
Brazilian Jazzman Ricardo Bacelar's Story Begins Here
Live In Rio didn't start with Ipanema or Copacabana. The story begins 1,400 miles due north - and worlds away - in his hometown of Fortaleza.

Is Starbucks The Best Place For A Cup Of Joe In Brazil?
In the universe of absurd ideas, this one takes the cake. Except we're not talking cake here, are we? International Coffee Day is September 29th. 

We spill the beans on the new landscape of 'coffee country' in Brazil.
Support Brazilian Eateries Near You
Connect Brazil's goal is to help hundreds of family-owned Brazilian restaurants coast-to-coast during these challenging times with our ‘Best Burgers’ Guide.

Mas Que Nada's Secret
September 24th marks the day ‘Mas Que Nada’ entered Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart in 1966. launching a stellar career for Sergio Mendes.

This Week's Program: Chega! Bossa Nova's First Song
Preview: Relive the events that transformed an unremarkable song by Antonio Carlos Jobim into one of the most important moments in Brazilian music.

Listen at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central, September 20-26th.

Herd Mentality: Sao Paulo's Motoboys
These leather-clad road warriors show up out of nowhere, skirting through traffic between lanes, inches from your window. Think you'll pass a Motoboy?

Our Picture Of The Day: from September 2nd, 2020
A new image every day whenever you visit our homepage.

Brazil From Above: Copa Surfers take an early morning stroll along the hand-laid tiles of Rio de Janeiro’s celebrated sidewalk bordering Avenida Atlantica.

Next week's theme: 'One-Of-A-Kind Brazilian Souvenirs!'

Late September Birthdays
Browse our list of late-September birthdays, taken from Connect Brazil’s Datebook Brazil project. Click a name to send a Facebook birthday greeting.

It's The Sunday Brazilian Brunch
We welcome Spring in Brazil, and Autumn in America with a relaxing blend of Bossa Nova, Brazilian Jazz and fan favs from our earliest years on the radio..

Music, Travel, Friends & Fun!