Recap: Carnaval Brasileiro 2013 at the Palmer Events Center

The Palmer Events Center, home of Carnaval Brasileiro, was flooded with the beautiful and rhythmic beats of samba, frevo, march and batucada. The festivities were accompanied by the exuberant grins and dancing bodies of Brazilians, samba enthusiasts, lovers, dancers and people searching for a great time that would bleed vibrantly into the night. The award-winning […]

Photos: Carnaval Brasileiro 2013 attendees and costumes

Carnaval Brasileiro is one of Austin’s biggest gems. In addition to elaborate costumed dance numbers performed by the Austin Samba School (see those photos here), the fans and attendees themselves get in on the act, dressing up in costumes that range from quirky to kinky. Many attendees dress simply in spirited Brazilian Carnaval attire—feathers, body […]