Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Caique Vidal & Batuque, Trio Rasteirinho   
July 25 @ 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Dumbo Archway 
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 237-8700

Brasil Summerfest comes to L@TA this week, with an Afro-Brazilian big band, a Brazilian Choro Trio and celebrated Brazilian muralist Apolo Torres in the gallery.

Vitor Araújo July 26 @ 8:00 pm
National Sawdust

Brasil Summerfest is the premier contemporary Brazilian music and arts festival in the United States. Now in its ninth year, the festival takes place at venues across New York City, showcasing a superb lineup of some of Brazil’s most dynamic musicians alongside film screenings, art exhibitions, talks, and special events, all celebrating the diverse cultural offerings of Brazil.  
80 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, EUA  

Benji & Rita
July 26 @ 7:00 pm
Fri, July 26, 2019
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT

Brazilian music has a keen ability to tie the magical and surreal with the grounded and historical. New York-based composer Benji Kaplan and Brazilian singer and songwriter Rita Figueiredo pick up that vibrating, multicolored thread and weave it into fantastical new portraits of Brazil and New York on Benji & Rita, their newly released (May 10) album-length debut as a duo.

The Transforming Power of Music to Overcome Times of Crisis  

Presented  by SummerStage in Association with Brasil SummerFest 
July 27 @ 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Summerstage, Central Park  
Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan, 10021

Tulipa Ruiz, Duda Beat, Filipe Catto

July 30 @ 8:00 pm
Le Poison Rouge 
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
United States

Tulipa Ruiz is a Latin Grammy award–winning singer-songwriter who has been called one of the great highlights of a new generation of Brazilian singers. Some of Ruiz's accolades include Apple Music's best pop-rock album and number 4 on Rolling Stone's best Latin Albums of the year. Bornin Santos (Sao Paulo / Brazil) and raised in São Lourenço (Minas Gerais / Brazil), her award-winning albums, were produced by her brother and partner Gustavo Ruiz, an acclaimed musician and producer. Among many distinctions, Tulipa’s first album, Efêmera (2010), was considered album and song of year by Rolling Stone Brazil, Tudo Tanto (2012) was selected album of the year by Canal Multishow, and Dancê (2015) won the Latin Grammy for Best Brazilian Pop Album. Her most recent album, the acoustic TU (2018), which was co-produced by Gustavo Ruiz and percussionist Stephane San Juan, was recorded in New York and features singer Adan Jodorowsky (son of the celebrated Alejandro) and percussionist Mauro Refosco (Forro in the Dark, Red Hot Chili Peppers, David Byrne) as some of the guest musicians.

"Clementina", by Ana Rieper

Co-presented with Cinema Tropical 
July 30 @ 9:15 pm
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10003
United States

A look at the trajectory of Brazilian singer Clementina de Jesus (1901-1987). Revealed belatedly at the age of 62, Clementina became one of the greatest voices of samba, representing the so-called “missing link" between Brazilian culture and its African roots. 

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