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Central Market Celebrates Brazilian-Style

Updated: Wednesday, April 24 2013, 03:21 PM CDT
Ever tasted coconut water - straight from a coconut? Would you like to try Brazil's famous coffees, melt-in-your-mouth cheese bread or Brazilian beef?

On Wednesday, April 24, Central Market is kicking off Passaporte Brasil with celebrations of the country's food, wine and culture. Both Austin store locations will hold opening events to launch the two-week festival. Following both events, guests can roam the tropical-themed stores and sample a variety of imported food and drinks, just in from Brazil. Passaporte Brasil runs from April 24 - May 7.

Central Market's Westgate Store
4/24 at 5 p.m. in front of the Wine and Beer Department
4477 S. Lamar Blvd
Featuring sparkling wine and coffee tastings, live Bossa Nova and Samba music by Susanna Sharpe and David Pulkingham

Central Market's North Lamar Store
4/24 at 6 p.m. on the Café Deck
4001 N. Lamar Blvd.
Featuring live performances by Maracatu, a percussion ensemble from northern Brazil; Capoeira Evolucao, Brazilian folkloric music and dance; and DJ Manolo Black

By Bettie CrossCentral Market Celebrates Brazilian-Style

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