cape verdean

Penny Lopes and ‘The Magic of Dreams’
"We are happy to be here. And by we, I mean me and the 3 layers of clothing I am wearing." From the second Penny Lopes stepped into our studio, she radiated an energy so bright and intoxicating. She was funny. She was smart. She is a wonderful storyteller who leaves you wanting mor…
Ground Broken for Ground-Breaking Son of New Bedford, Tom Lopes
The City has officially begun construction on the Tom Lopes Park in the heart of New Bedford.
The park will be located at One Washington Square, sandwiched between County and South Sixth Streets, and is being dedicated to the late Tom Lopes, the first Cape Verdean American elected to the Massachusett…
42nd Cape Verdean Parade Requests Your Help
New Bedford distinguishes itself by having a signature parade on July 5, not the 4th of July! Celebrating the independence and culture of Cape Verde, the Cape Verdean Recognition Committee sponsors the annual parade that attracts nationally renown bands and attractions. This year's event will be big…