A Brazilian filmmaker on his love letter to Portland music.
In 2013, Quarto Negro, a two-man atmospheric pop group from Brazil, flew to Portland to record an album with the help of another duo, the Helio Sequence, and brought filmmaker Daniel Barosa with them.
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Brazilian dance just had a heartbreaker of a week, due to the fires that torched some of Rio’s samba schools right before Carnival. But Brazilian dance also had a triumphant week, at least in Portland, which celebrated the Belo Horizonte-based company Grupo Corpo with a standing ovation Wednesday night at the Schnitz.Brazil, of course, is a big country, and its dance scene isn't limited ...
Brazilian street dance, minus the street, moved into an industrial corner of Portland this week. Bruno Beltrao Grupo de Rua, a nine-member, all-male ensemble from Rio, enjoyed a sold-out run through the White Bird Uncaged series, which brought the action to the Bison Building, a cavernous warehouse space in Northeast Portland. That bare-bones setting fit H3, the company's 55-minute deconstruction ...