I know it’s a bit late in the day, but Valentine’s Day isn’t over just yet. Here are a few of my favorite love songs in languages other than English (please excuse any and all douchebaggery incurred because of YouTube):
Season 1, Episode 2: Peace, Love & Black History
February 1, 2010
“Black Thunder” by Paul Colin
In this episode of the Fly Brother Podcast:
Celebrating Black History Month with Black Expats
A Nod to Valentine’s Day with Love and Travel
Finding Fly Deals Online
1. “Abie Baby/Fourscore” – Nell Carter & Cast from the Motion Picture Soundtrack of Hair
2. “Un Beso de Desayuno” – Calle 13
3. “Happy” (Spiritual South Go Happy in Rio Mix) – Max Sedgley
Last summer, Wallpaper* magazine published its “Born in Brazil” issue, a 210-page design-focused exposé on the established names and up-and-comers in the realms of Brazilian work and play. Along with the print version, the magazine included on its website this beautifully-shot, beautifully-scored look at the remarkable energy – and traffic – of São Paulo, as experienced by some of its most high-class inhabitants.
On the other side of town, documentarians Outros Filmes captured, in brutal clarity, life centered around a boxing gym underneath an overpass in the city’s gritty Zona Leste. While both videos portray valid, authentic environments in São Paulo, it is this film that shows the types of spaces that most of the city’s 20 million people inhabit.