Transforming the Racial Paradigm: Discussions and Action to Inspire Change across the US and BRAZIL (2012)

(Leia em Português) How would you like to join the Illinois and Sao Paulo Chapters of Partners of the Americas and Brazil in Chicago in a new event across the Americas, committed to Transforming  the Racial Paradigm:  Discussions and Action to Inspire Change across the US and BRAZIL (2012). Slated for mid-November 2012, this week…

Caught Doing Cross-Cultural Hand Gestures at School: Proud or Punish?

Technically this could be construed as my fault, after Lucca went with me to a client’s art opening a few years ago.  The central piece of the exhibit was a beautiful, supersized hand, making the “okay” sign, the ultimate symbol of peace and spirituality in the artist’s native India. Except that I had to laugh. …

Best of Brazilian Cinema Back In Chicago November 9-16, 2011

The Illinois and Sao Paulo Chapters of Partners of the Americas are proud to present MOSTRA II, the second Brazilian Film Series in Chicago. The event will take place November 9 – 16 at Columbia College,  School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brazil in Chicago, Northeastern Illinois University, Northwestern University, and University of Illinois…