Tag Archives: Rio de Janeiro

Bossa nova: poetry, not easy listening

When it started, I thought Katie Derham’s BBC4 documentary was going to be yet another of those clichéd, sun-kissed strolls along the seafront. I was wrong. Derham – who has spent a lot of time in Brazil over the years … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Rio de Janeiro

  450 today. Instead of cake,  some music: Eliane Elias meets Gilberto Gil.

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