Sunday, January 9, 2011

Brazilian Heart 2011
January 2011
Since 1998

To my nephelibate friends! Happy New Year!
The word nefelibata has its origin in Greece:  nephele (cloud) and
batha (a place you can walk on)

Surprise, surprise! I got nominated for best Brazilian singer (Cantora
Brasileira Local) by the Brazilian Press Awards. Would you have a
minute to vote for me? It’s category #3.

“Tranquilidade,” one of my new songs with engineer/composer/producer
Lynne Earls (K.D.Lang) will be featured on the compilation Brasil
Sambossica Vol 3 to be released this year.

One of my songs with Bill Brendle (Sambaguru) is in the movie "Every Day." It will be opening in Los Angeles and NYC on Friday.  It will appear at the Laemmle Sunset 5 in West Hollywood. 
Brazilian Heart Experience Project  (New year, New band)
Wed, Jan 19th at 9pm @ ZANZIBAR
1301 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (corner with Arizona)
Also featuring Mario Costa’s CD release + DJ Chris Brazil spinning.
Reply ASAP if you want to be on a $5 guest list!

So beautiful and talented! She reminds me of Carmem Miranda when she
rolls her eyes…

I was watching “The King’s Speech at a small movie theatre in Westlake
Village when the projector broke. I was transported right then to my
childhood summer vacations in Vitoria, Brasil. One of my relatives
brought me to watch a movie called “Dio Como Ti Amo” at a very
improvised screening room with folded chairs on a dirt floor. During
the movie I heard babies crying and a dog strolling around. I had to
Here’s Gigliola Cinqueti singing the main song of the movie that was a
hit all over the world. “Dio Como Ti Amo” is a composition by Domenico
Modugno, who wrote “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) in 1958.

“If I were called on to define briefly the word 'art', I should call
it the reproduction of what the senses perceive in nature, seen
through the veil of the soul."
Quote by French painter Paul Cézanne who was born on January 19, 1838.

“Your physical body is an idea your mind is stubbornly holding on to.”
Deepak Chopra

Be a Sage, be a warrior!
Katia : )

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