Batala in Washington, D.C. is part of a larger Batala family created in 1997 by Giba Gonçalves of Bahia, Brazil. The band has over 300 percussionists around the world.
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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.
Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
In my years here, I have sold lots and lots of books. Overall, I mainly sell fiction, and mostly to women. Though, ...
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
Today, I am taking my two older boys to their first real baseball practice. They have played T-Ball before, but nev...
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010
The only thing that gets me about checking IDs is that next year, people born in 1990 will be 21. Dude, are you kid...
Friday, December 17th, 2010
My daughter was born on an American base, so she is American, but her place of birth is Baghdad.
Thursday, October 21st, 2010
If it's gonna happen, it's just gonna happen. You might as well enjoy the trip and let your hair flow in the wind.
Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
Sometimes, I still don't know what happened to me. My life is like a bad dream. I just came to this country for thr...
Friday, August 27th, 2010
Everyone thinks the government built the Vietnam Memorial. But, in fact, we did it in spite of the government.
Tuesday, August 24th, 2010
People come to me to do all kinds of scenes that include things like rope bondage, impact play, which is everything...
Friday, August 13th, 2010
We need to change our belief system. That is what I have been trying to do with my life.
Wednesday, June 16th, 2010
Went to parties that never quit with plenty of liquor and I danced with all of the high society people.
Monday, June 7th, 2010
My son was four months into his first deployment when he was killed by friendly fire on June 25, 2006 at the age of...
Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
During my third tour in Iraq, my Humvee was hit by an improvised explosive device on December 21, 2007.
Thursday, February 18th, 2010
With all due respect to Chicago, New York and L.A., Washington D.C. is the best. Believe me, it's the truth.
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
A lot of these kids take the leadership and discipline and go on to prosper in other aspects of life.
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