AFRO BRASIL Documentary

The media has created a slanted view of Brazil. Both the international and local media channels are to blame for this. In the United States, we only learn about crimes or poverty levels, and sunny beaches full of hot bodies dancing samba are our first images. Rarely, do we dig deeper into Brazilian culture, andContinue reading “AFRO BRASIL Documentary”

Stephen J. Grant’s Creative Writing Debut, “The Hero in Me”

Web blogger and communications professional Stephen J. Grant, makes his literary debut with, The Hero in Me. After years of failed drafts and self-doubt, Grant finally finds his voice in his first creative writing project. “I felt [as if] there was a certain way to write a book and a certain way to be aContinue reading “Stephen J. Grant’s Creative Writing Debut, “The Hero in Me””

#SouMinasGerais: Using The Arts to Benefit Tragedy Victims (Video)

Artists in Brazil are taking action to raise funds for recovery of the Bento Rodrigues district of Mariana in Minas Gerais, Brazil, after a dam burst at an iron ore mine. The mining tragedy took the lives of dozens of people and damaged the entire Doce River ecosystem. According to several reports, this catastrophe isContinue reading “#SouMinasGerais: Using The Arts to Benefit Tragedy Victims (Video)”

Lately in São Paulo… (Photos/Videos)

I’ve been less attached to my camera lately now that São Paulo is feeling more like home every day. Nevertheless, here is a quick photo update of some images and videos I recently captured. Enjoy! All photos by Stephen J. Grant Here is a video I did at Burle Marx Park. A trip to the park canContinue reading “Lately in São Paulo… (Photos/Videos)”