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QuickLook @ CCBU | April 25, 2012

CCBU Recommends
Beyond Bossa Concert on
Friday, May 11, 2012 at 8:00PM
Broward Center for the Performing Arts - Amaturo Theater


This astonishing show is brought to life by a remarkably versatile group of 40 singers. Tuning in ideas across boundaries and decades, the show takes the audience on a journey through the Brazilian rhythms of Bossa Nova, Samba, and Pop with taiko drummers, flamenco dancers and special appearance of the award-winning pianist Antonio Adolfo.

These talented voices along with their band will perform original arrangements, interpreting Djavan, João Bosco, Milton Nascimento, Elis Regina, Marisa Monte, and Caetano Veloso among others. Don't miss the sounds and beats of Brazilian music in a new light, and go beyond the usual.

Event Information and Tickets
Broward Center for the Performing Arts - Amaturo Theater
www.browardcenter.org
201 SW Fifth Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Phone (954) 522-5334
Loren - (954) 217-1111
info@brazilianvoices.com


SAVE THE DATE
May 24th at 7:00 pm
CCBU celebrates its 15th anniversary with
an evening of sounds, images and flavors of Brazil


LUNCH WITH BETHE LEE MOULTON,
author of "UNTIL BRAZIL"

Tuesday, April 17

Bethe Lee Moulton
until brazil

Bethe Lee Moulton presented her book, Until Brazil, and chatted with CCBU's group about the book based on true facts of her life during a lunch at Xixón Café, on Tuesday, April 17.

Several members of the Centro Cultural were intrigued by how Brazil changed dramatically the life of an American woman from New England. They enjoyed listening from Bethe Molton's view of Brazil. click for more photos


BRAZILIAN BUSINESS GROUP (BBG) and
CENTRO CULTURAL BRASIL-USA da FLÓRIDA
SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING


brazilian business group

Aloysio Vasconcellos and Adriana Sabino, respectively the presidents of BBG and CCBU signed a Memorandum Of Understanding on Thursday, April 19.

The MOU establishes a partnership between the two community organizations founded and administered by volunteers. This partnership will be mutually beneficial for the organizations and will benefit the Brazilian communities in Boca Raton and Miami Dade.

The agreement was signed at BBG's monthly business lunch, in which the Consul General of Brazil was the keynote speaker.

BBG was founded as a chamber of commerce congregating Boca Raton's Brazilian companies and entrepreneurs. It enlarged its mission by creating the "Manhãs Brasileiras" (Brazilian Mornings) a social, educational and sports program on Saturdays.

beneficial to both organizations and the South Florida’s Brazilian community.


CULTURAL CUP – CURITIBA at the Key Biscayne Library

copa cultural
Logo created by Silvia Sabino
miami dade public library system
kixs 4 kids
gene de souza, cafe brasil
gil samba gil santos
mercado brasil
contemporanea

Despite the bad weather adults and children came to the Key Biscayne Library on Saturday to “visit” the Brazilian Southern city of  Curitiba.

Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Flórida(CCBU), in partnership with the Miami Dade Public Library System is presenting “Cultural Cup/ Copa Cultural” a yearlong cultural tour of the twelve 2014 World Cup Host Cities.

The tour begun in January at the West Dade Regional Library, with Belo Horizonte. Brasilia and Recife followed in February and March respectively. In April the focus of the Cultural Cup was  Curitiba.

The adult participants enjoyed a great video about the city and the excellent talk given by the Brazilian architect and urban planner who lives and works in Miami, Maria Elisa Mercer.

The little ones had a blast at a “green workshop” presented by artist and arts educator Silvana Soriano. The children recycled and made paper colored and scented with fruits, spices and seeds.

Join us again at the Key Biscayne Library,  May 19, when CCBU will bring the  Cultural Cup to Manaus. click to see all picture


CCBU 2012 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

join now The Centro Cultural Brasil-USA of Florida is a non-profit 501(c)(3), membership based organization.

Its mission is to disseminate and to promote Brazilian Culture in South Florida

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