Tag archives for Brazilian Exceptionalism
Argue as you want over Tropicália’s origins, but what I love about it is how it croons Brazilian exceptionalism. Gal Costa is one reason why.
Daniela discussed her country, her upbringing in Bahia, and her music with Makeda Dread at the WorldBeat Center in San Diego.
The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles tonight will never be the same after Daniela Mercury’s performance. Future performers have huge shoes to fill.
Two of Brazil’s most accomplished women, singer Daniela Mercury and President Dilma Rousseff, were in Manaus last week to launch an anti-cancer advocacy campaign.
Oh to be at Copacabana Beach New Year’s Eve and watch Daniela Mercury ring in the new year at Rio de Janeiro. Daniela Mercury made an appearance before hundreds of thousands, and she and her country, at the start at what will be an amazing decade for Brazil, are off to an incredible start.
Celebrating her roots--and that of Brazil’s--Mercury is ramping up her Project Canibália, which started with her epynomous album released in 2009. A DVD is in the works, with a live performance New Year's Eve in Rio.
Daniela Mercury has been a sensation in Brazil since her debut in 1989, and sings to large and boisterous crowds whenever she tours abroad. Where she really makes a difference is in her advocacy for the arts and for those who have fallen on hard times in her home country.
Over 50 years after her untimely death and decades of drag queens hijacking her image, Carmen Miranda is slowly getting the recognition she deserves, with acclaimed recording artist Daniela Mercury leading the way.
Happy New Year and New Decade! From the "buzz" I've heard, 2010 will be a pivotal year for those involved in the sustainability movement. New technologies advancing smart grid and electric vehicles may (or may not) take off, and investment ...