cape verdean

Parade Highlights New Bedford's Cape Verdean Community
The 46th annual Cape Verdean Recognition Day Parade Saturday in New Bedford  brought together thousands of people to celebrate the contributions made by Cape Verdean-Americans to New Bedford's culture and community.  The parade is among the most festive in the city every year, featuri…
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…
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…