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Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Sylvia Maria Gross remembers Brazilian musician Dona Edith who died last week at the age of 94. She became famous for tapping and scraping samba rhythms on a dinner plate.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Pianist Eliane Elias was raised in Brazil amid the bossa nova craze of the 1960s. She made her career in the United States, but now revisits the music of her Brazilian youth in a new CD. The World's Ken Bader has today's Global Hit.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Brazilian musician Jair Oliveira is bringing back the sound of the seventies with his style of samba-soul. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Oliveira, who also performs one of his songs for us in the studio.

Sports

Geo answer

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Julie Foudy about the new Women's Professional Soccer League or WPS. One of the leagues top players is Brazilian soccer star, Marta. She hails from a small state in northeastern Brazil. It called Alagoas, and it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz.