When I was ten years old, my family moved to a neighborhood in Rio
called Maracanã (a Tupi Guarani word meaning Green bird). We lived
right across from The Mario Filho Soccer Stadium (Maracanã) that
opened in 1950 to host the FIFA World Soccer Cup. Needless to say, I
spent my teenager years surrounded by sounds and scenes related to
Here’s a scene with Colombian goalkeeper Higuita that is considered
one of the most amazing defenses ever. Fun!
FIFA’S World Soccer Cup (schedule of games):
Friday, June 25 in Coto de Caza
(Fundraiser for the Q'anjob'al Maya language project and the
California State University San Marcos Linguistic Program)
My Birthday!! June 26th, 2010 at 9:00pm (a collection of 5 of my short stories will be available)
@ NYX CLUB
156 S. Brand Blvd. (at Harvard) Glendale, CA
Reservations: 818 545 033
With Bill Brendle, Antonio Santanna and Leo Costa.
Special guests: Andy Connell, Cristiano Novelli, Carla Hassett, Jon
Gilutin, Jack Majdecki, Tom Regis, Beto Gonzalez, Rebecca Kleinman,
Fabiano Nascimento, Andrea Ferraz, Tony Shogren, Grecco Buratto and
Viver Brasil Dance Company.
AROUND LOS ANGELES
17th Annual Brazilian Summer Festival 2010
Featuring Raça Negra with Muamba opening the night.
Sunday, June 27th at 7pm @ Ford Amphitheater (Hollywood)
Brazilian Singer/songwriter Joyce
Monday, June 28 @ Catalina’s (Hollywood)http://www.catalinajazzclub.com/
VIDEO “O ESPIRITO DA COISA” (My first band in Brasil)
BRAZILIAN MUSIC HISTORY
Brazilian Music Festival Era (1967)
Elis Regina and Dori Caymmi + Sidney Miller and Nara Leão
ANIMATED FILM “RIO”
“Todos os dias quando acordo, vou correndo tirar a poeira da palavra amor.”
(Every day when I wake up I run to take the dust off the word Love)
“You have to move beyond categories of good and bad. People are
multi-layered and you can’t judge them by blocks and association,” (By
Turkish writer Elif Shafak)
Have a soulful Summer!
Katia : )