Brazilian Valentines: Connect Brazil This Week

Love is in the air! Connect Brazil’s weekly digest keeps you informed and up to date with the best of Brazil. What will you discover?

What’s Happening at February 7-13, 2021

Brazilian Valentines! Our week of rhythm and romance covers all the bases: dreamy destinations, dine-in taste tempters that you can whip up yourself, plus (of course) our musical hot tips for your personal ‘Brazilian Valentines’ playlist. Topical stories, songs and recipes waiting on the homepage at Connect Brazil.


Romantic Rio de Janeiro: The pool lounge penthouse at the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema Hotel.

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Listen to this song on our streaming channels, including Bossa Nova Love Affiar, Cafe Copacabana and The Sunday Brazilian Brunch.


This week, The Sounds of Brazil features Brazilian Piano Masters – Antonio Adolfo and Sergio Mendes 4 X daily and on demand through February 21st. The playlist and Producer’s Notes are here.


The sea, the sun and The Sounds of Brazil’s streaming station: A jazzy blend of breezy bossas and crossover hits from both sides of the equator. America’s only ‘Always Live’ streaming station for Brazilian music.

Rhythm and Romance? That’s what Brazil does best. We’ve added a bouquet of ‘old school’ love songs to our streaming station’s playlist, including:

  • ‘Quiet Nights’ – Sarah Vaughan
  • ‘Send One Your Love’ – Cesar Camargo Mariano
  • ‘Caminhos Cruzados’ – Joao Gilberto

Listen for these songs on our always-live streaming station, and click here for all 10 of our streaming music channels.

Check out Connect Brazil’s Listening Lounge.

Brazil Back2Back

Always two-of-a-kind and always two in a row when you listen at the top of the hour, at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm (US Central) Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Here’s this week’s lineup:

  • Monday, February 08 – Trumpeters Til Bronner & Rick Braun
  • Wednesday, February 10 – New Music Wednesday: Jerrod Lawson & Luciana Araujo
  • Friday, February 12 – Kenia Ashby’s First Albums

Next week on Brazil Back2Back:

  • Monday, February 15 – Tiago Iorc & Roberta Sa
  • Wednesday, February 17 – New Music Wednesday: Richard Sorce & Robero Vally featuring Daniela Soledade.
  • Friday, February 19 – Torcuato Mariano & Victor Biglione

Visit the Listening Lounge to listen live, for real-time playlists or to request a song.

New Music Spotlight: Luciana Araujo – ‘Diga’

We’ve introduced Luciana Araujo’s ‘Diga’ to our playlists. Now, its your turn.

Listen to this song on Connect Brazil’s always-live streaming station, and on our New Music: Brazil streaming channel.


Connect Brazil’s Events section has fresh recommendations for February, from a Carnaval livestream jazz concert from Mark Mor­ganelli & The Jazz Fo­rum All-Stars, to virtual Brazilian cooking and Zumba classes to Brazilian Jazz on San Antonio’s Riverwalk. Plus your pick of full length, on-demand virtual Brazilian jazz concerts, too.

  • Click here to browse upcoming events.


Heartwarming! Support small Brazilian American coffee shops and cafes this week. Find them near you here.

Browse Brazilian eateries, cafes and markets near you, coast to coast

It’s true. Hundreds of family-owned Brazilian restaurants, coffee houses and cafes, bakeries, and grocery markets coast-to-coast need your active support during these challenging times. Many dozens have already closed.

Connect Brazil is donating its services to spread the word about the tasty rewards of your patronage.

We hope that you will do the same by placing an order soon with an eatry near you. Your support makes everything taste better.


Brazilian Valentines

Stories like this are what we do. Why don’t you join us?

  • Sign up for our emails on music, travel, friends and fun. Listen to our ‘always live’ streaming station and our 12 streaming music channels, always free. Browse our Lifestyle Directory. Click here to like our Facebook page and here for Brazilian events coast to coast.