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CAB 075: Luis Vaz de Camões

9/30/2018
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Today, we are taking a deep look into the life and history of the famous Portuguese poet, Luis Vaz de Camões. We sorta break from our traditional format to really explain his life story, all the hardships he faced, and his "claim to fame" in the Portuguese history books. What did you think about this new format? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-David Garcia - Palco da Vida Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email feedback@calaabocashow.com •...

Duration:01:15:28

CAB 074: Dating/Relationships

9/23/2018
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Dating sure has changed a lot since the time of our avós! Long gone are the days of speaking through windows, calling house phones, and courting to festas. The modern way of dating is done through swiping and snapping! We get into this and so much more on this episode! What are your thoughts on modern/traditional dating? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Nego do Borel - Voce Partiu Meu Coração Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email...

Duration:01:02:17

CAB 073: We Make an Assunto (feat. Frank)

9/16/2018
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The man, myth and Portuguese legend, Frank Roche, is back to help the Boca Boys create a carnaval style assunto. We know, it's a little too early for carnaval, but it's never too early to start thinking of great story ideas, even though some of them (like this one) are really outrageous. Just a hint, we are taking over space! Listen in to hear how this one turns out. Any assunto ideas? We'd love to hear them! Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Calcinha Preta - Não...

Duration:00:56:43

CAB 072: Luso (feat. Anthony & Sarah)

9/7/2018
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Good friends of the show, Anthony and Sarah Costa, join us this episode to discuss the Luso-American Fraternal Society. We talk about the different aspects of Luso, their annual convention, and what you can do to get involved in your community. This was a learning experience for us, and we hope you got as much from it as we did. Have you ever been a part of Luso? What's your favorite aspect? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Scandal - The Warrior Connect With...

Duration:01:06:37

CAB 071: Going to College!

8/24/2018
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On this episode, we are headed back to college! The three of us discuss being the first to go to college (as the oldest in our families) and how our parents experienced it. We tell our college stories, successes, failures, and advice for the future generation of Portuguese American college attendees. Grab your pencils and don't forget your scantrons! What was your college experience like? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Tributo - Baleeiro Connect With Us: •...

Duration:01:05:33

CAB 070: [BONUS] What the Folk?! (feat. Michael)

8/11/2018
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Sorry for all the episode release delays! Hope this bonus episode makes up for it! - Joseph Your favorite Boca Boys and favorite CABBIE guest Michael sit down to play a fun game we call "What the Folk?!" where we get Manuel to translate traditional folklore songs! It's a great time, don't believe me, check it out for yourself! Do you have a favorite folklore song? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Thiago Brava - Dona Maria Connect With Us: • Comment on the...

Duration:01:01:59

CAB 069: 16th Century Exploration (and more centuries)

8/10/2018
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Today, we try to take a stab at telling the tale of Portugal's world conquest in the 15th-16th centuries. Then we get side tracked and continue going through the later centuries...it's a brief travel through time, and brief history lesson for those of you who don't already know Portugal's history. We will get into specific historical details later on some bonus episodes, and we promise to do better research. New Music Minute-Charlie Brown Jr. - Meu Novo Mundo Connect With Us: •...

Duration:01:00:33

CAB 068: São Jorge (feat. Nelson)

7/29/2018
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The Boca Boys are sitting down with our resident "expert" Nelson Brasil today, as we visit yet another island, São Jorge! Since we don't have enough first hand experience, we wanted to learn more about this chamarrita loving island, and now do we want to go! Hop in your boat (maybe), or swim across, because were dancing on rooftops in this episode. What's your favorite part of São Jorge? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Jorge Ferreira - Sei Que Eu Sou...

Duration:01:03:08

CAB 067: Queens of the Festa (feat. Amanda)

7/20/2018
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Amanda is back with us today to talk about Queens! No not drag queens, or the famous rock band...Queens of the Portuguese festas. We discuss what the selection process entails, the festa week, and all the little things that regular people don't think about when they see a festa queen. We also wrap up the episode in a nice little bow by talking about what we would like to see in the future. Grab your crown and cape, it's a long festa season, make it easier with your favorite Boca...

Duration:01:00:21

CAB 066: São Miguel

7/13/2018
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Today we are embarking to a new destination and a new island..That's right, we are talking all things São Miguel. Luis and Joseph discuss their first hand experience, and Manuel brings the fun facts as always. What's your favorite part about S. Miguel? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Toto - Africa Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email feedback@calaabocashow.com • Subscribe to the Cala A Boca Show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio,...

Duration:00:55:43

CAB 065: Bazaars

6/29/2018
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You all know that little booth of recycled toys/doilies/lamps at your favorite festa? The one that has little paper squares all over the floor, and kids furiously unraveling little white rolls...yeah we are talking about bazaars! We discuss how fun they are, and what ways we can improve upon them. How would you make bazaars better? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-The Offspring - Why Don't You Get A Job Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email...

Duration:00:37:22

CAB 064: Portuguese National Soccer Team

6/15/2018
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Today is Portugal's WC 2018 debut game! So we found it fitting to go over a brief history of A Selecção. Don't forget to watch the game! What are your predictions for World Cup 2018 Let us know on Twitter! New Music Minute-The Family Crest - Beneath The Brine Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email feedback@calaabocashow.com • Subscribe to the Cala A Boca Show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, and iHeart Radio • Follow us on FB, Instagram and Twitter...

Duration:00:56:54

CAB 063: [BONUS] Tulare Espirito Santo Festa Experience

6/9/2018
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On this special, bonus episode of Cala A Boca, we break format as Manuel takes us through the day to day TDES festa experience. Listen in to exclusive interviews with the 2018 TDES Festa Board as they talk about the history, and their experience with the festa, live interviews from the dance floor, and an exclusive interview with the members of 562! Day 1 (Espera da Coroa) - Mark Nunes: President Day 2 (Briança) - Matt Lawrence: Vice President (feat. Matthew) Day 3 (Rosquilhas) -...

Duration:01:04:05

CAB 062: Jorge Ferreira

6/8/2018
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On today's episode, we talk about the King of POP! No not Michael Jackson, but the Portuguese King of Pop, Jorge Ferreira. One of Portugal's best selling artist, heard at a festa near you. Also, do you prefer Dave, or Buster? Let us know on Twitter! New Music Minute-Tony Carreira - Depois de Ti Mais Nada Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email feedback@calaabocashow.com • Subscribe to the Cala A Boca Show on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio, and iHeart...

Duration:00:50:15

CAB 061: Bullfights pt.2; Forcados, an interview with Manuel Correia

5/25/2018
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Manuel's dad, Manuel joins us today as we clarify some mistakes made in the previous bullfighting episode. And he also talks about his life as a forcado, and his experiences with bullfighting. Grab your barrette and get first in line, this is a fun episode! This episode is brought to you in part by Blue Apron. Get $30 off your first order by using our affiliate link: calaabocashow.com/blueapron You get the benefit of having fresh, pre-portioned ingredients come straight to your doorstep...

Duration:00:55:39

CAB 060: Calendars?

5/18/2018
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It's been a crazy few couple of weeks lately, so first of all we want to apologize for the delays. Second, this episode is not at all that serious, just a laid back discussion between friends about the differences between the Portuguese-American and American calendars (in regards to events and stuff). Are you also a fan of Standard Time? Let us know on Twitter @calaabocashow New Music Minute-Simple Plan - Addicted Connect With Us: • Comment on the shownotes • Email...

Duration:01:03:25

CAB 059: The Future of Portuguese Culture

5/4/2018
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We are hopping in the delorean and checking out what the future holds for the Portuguese culture. Actually, we're not (how cool though?!) but we are discussing current trends among 4 aspects of the culture -Carnaval, Folklore, Portuguese Band and Festas - and making predictions about where these trends are heading. It's one of our more serious topics, but we feel that there is value in seeing current trends, and trying to do what we can in order to keep our culture alive and...

Duration:01:05:38

CAB 058: Vacations (feat. Derick)

4/20/2018
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Today, your Boca Boys, and featured guest "Derick, Darrel the Barrel, Rocha" are talking about vacations and "few day getaways." We travel to Paris, Japan, and Vegas...get lost in the mix and have a crazy good time! **Disclaimer** this episode is all over the place, but oh boy is it a good ride! This episode is brought to you in part by Blue Apron. Get $30 off your first order by using our affiliate link: calaabocashow.com/blueapron You get the benefit of having fresh, pre-portioned...

Duration:00:55:06

CAB 057: Fado pt.1-A Brief History (feat. Derick)

4/13/2018
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Think you know what Fado is all about?! Well guess what, you're wrong! Well maybe you're right, how should I know? But I do know that we discuss a brief history of Fado from all the way back in the 1700s to shortly after 1940. Grab your guitarra, and get ready to bump and grind because this episode will blow your mind! This episode is brought to you in part by Blue Apron. Get $30 off your first order by using our affiliate link: calaabocashow.com/blueapron You get the benefit of having...

Duration:00:51:39

CAB 056: Food pt.2 (Seafood)

4/8/2018
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Lapas, Shrimp, Octopus, Bacalhau...so many options so little time! We're going back to the buffet line, but this time we are only discussing seafood. Our favorites, our least favorites...new ways to cook lapas. It's an interesting time...just don't mind the smell in the back of the fish wagon. This episode is brought to you in part by Blue Apron. Get $30 off your first order by using our affiliate link: calaabocashow.com/blueapron You get the benefit of having fresh, pre-portioned...

Duration:00:57:23