Join us from a series of small gatherings celebrating Brazilian literature.

At each event, we will have readings of Brazilian writers followed by an informal chat and a happy hour. We are looking forward to sharing some Brazilian literary classics and contemporary works. The event will be live-streamed on our social media platforms. Sign up for our mailing list HERE to receive the links.

 

SEPTEMBER 1ST

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

At the Consulate General of Brazil in New York

(225 East 41st Street, New York, NY)

 

Josanna Vaz - Reading excerpts from Machado de Assis.

Wendia Machado - Reading excerpts from her literary works.

Camila Santos - Reading excerpts from her literary works.

Frances de Pontes Peebles - - Reading excerpts from her literary works.

 

SEPTEMBER 14TH

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

At the Consulate General of Brazil in New York

(225 East 41st Street, New York, NY)

Fabiana Mattedi - Reading an excerpt from her book "Na Lojinha - Cenas em um balcão em quatro atos"

and her new stand-up comedy set.

Juliana Silva - Reading an excerpt from "Be Local". 

Nina Marqueti - Reading an excerpt from "The Matriarch's Flower".

Rodrigo Nogueira - Reading excerpts from "Another Woman".

PROGRAM

 

OCTOBER 13TH

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

At the Consulate General of Brazil in New York

(225 East 41st Street, New York, NY)

Mila Burns - Reading excerpts from her book "Dona Ivone Lara's Sorriso Negro".

Liliana Araújo - Interpreting some songs by Dona Ivone Lara.

Carlos D'Oliveira - Accompanying Liliana on percussion.

Listen to the album on Spotify or on YouTube
Find the book on Amazon

PROGRAM

 

COVID-19

To keep our artists and guests safe we will only admit guests who have been fully vaccinated or have a negative PCR test up to 72h prior to the event. Get your Excelsior Pass here: https://epass.ny.gov/home

We will comply with whatever mask policy is in place by the CDC at the time of the event.

 

READINGS.BR is made possible in part with funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by LMCC.

 
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