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Review: Max Payne 3

Max Payne 3 makes video-game violence mean something again.
Max Payne's bloody Brazilian getaway
By MITCH KRPATA  |  June 15, 2012

CSS | La Liberacion

On their third album, Brazilian dance-rock quintet CSS (Cansei de Ser Sexy) make baby steps toward maturation, but old habits die hard.
Downtown Records (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  August 26, 2011
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Review: Senna

The story of Brazilian Formula One champion Ayrton Senna sounds, well, just like a movie — Le Mans , maybe, or Talladega Nights without the comedy.
Chronicling Ayrton Senna's career
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 19, 2011
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Review: Bom Café

Bom Café is a neighborhood gem: unique, heartspun food served warmly by its makers in an inviting setting.
An oasis of Brazilian delights, from breakfast to dessert
By LINDSAY CRUDELE  |  July 15, 2011

[live review] Luísa Maita @ Johnny D's

It's a funny thing about live music. Where's the added value over a recording? Sometimes it's being in the physical presence of a hero. Sometimes...
By Jon Garelick  |  November 11, 2010


As often happens when one makes judgments based on frivolous psychological connections (see: book, cover), one is often quite wrong.
A do-everything Brazilian bakery rises in Allston
By DANIEL MCCARTHY  |  August 27, 2010


La Fogata

Few Boston neighborhoods are as blessed with affordable restaurants, or as unfairly overlooked, as Eastie.
A cozy Eastie spot for Colombian snacks and more
By MC SLIM JB  |  August 28, 2009