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Art and struggle @ Women’s Capoeira weekend in Connecticut

Art and struggle @ Women’s Capoeira weekend in Connecticut
Community residents, children, youth, and families in New Haven were introduced to the Afro-Brazilian martial art Capoeira during an unprecedented women's weekend with Brazilian...

Brazilian Memepedia: ‘Baby George Despises You’

Brazil Memepedia: 'Baby George Despises You'
In April 2014, when The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge took Prince George to New Zealand on his first public engagement, São Paulo-based journalist...

Meet Rico Dalasam, Brazil’s first queer rapper

Meet Rico Dalasam, Brazil's first queer rapper
This 26-year-old was born Jefferson Ricardo Silva in Taboão da Serra, a working-class community on the outskirts of São Paulo, but he reinvented himself...

5 Brazilian films that are making waves on the international circuit

5 Brazilian films that are making waves on the international film festival circuit
AquariusKleber Mendonça Filho's sophomore film walked away empty-handed from the Cannes Film Festival in May despite arriving with a lot of buzz on the...

These street artists honored the 2016 Rio Paralympics with 5 huge...

Five street artists honored the 2016 Rio Paralympics with these huge murals
One of Rio de Janeiro's biggest street art projects was completed earlier this month in honor of the 2016 Rio Paralympics. It took 1,500...

Mariko Mori's 'Ring: One with Nature' now on permanent view in...

Mariko Mori's 'Ring: One with Nature' now on permanent view in Rio de Janeiro State
Ring: One with Nature by acclaimed Japanese artist Mariko Mori is now complete and on permanent view in Cunhambebe State Park in Mangaratiba, Rio de...

BR Day NY: mais de 1 milhão de pessoas lotam o...

BR Day NY: Mais de 1 milhão de pessoas lotam o maior evento brasileiro nos EUA!
Em apenas oito horas, a Sexta Avenida, uma das principais vias de acesso de Nova York, é transformada na grande área do BR Day....

This 1972 epic told the story of Brazil's independence – with...

'Independência ou Morte' - Brazil's 'cry of independence' on film
On Sept. 7, 1822, Dom Pedro de Alcântara, the troubled ruler of Brazil, received a letter from his father, Portuguese King John VI, demanding...

Iguaçu hotel earns international recognition

Iguaçu hotel earns international Virtuoso recognition
Luxury travel network Virtuoso held the 10th annual edition of its international Best of the Best Hotel Awards in Las Vegas this week, and...

Volunteer opportunity with MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series

Volunteer opportunity with MOSTRA Brazilian Film Series in Chicago
Partners of the Americas - Illinois São Paulo Chapter is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator to fill a volunteer position at MOSTRA VII: Brazilian...

Chicago 40 Graus

Chicago 40 Graus
Fui de férias pro Brasil por três meses pra curtir a vida, tomar umas e concluir minha autobiografia. Dia 4 de Dezembro cheguei em...

Summer’s about to sizzle – Monobloco is coming!

Summer's about to sizzle - Monobloco is coming!
Monobloco, known for their innovative take on Brazil's batucada sound, is bringing an Olympic Carnaval stateside to salute the 2016 Rio Olympics with seven...

Glitch aesthetics and homoeroticism in Stefanini's 'Duas Faces' video

Glitch aesthetics and homoeroticism in Stefanini's 'Duas Faces' video
Stefanini continues to make waves with his trap- and bass-influenced electronica. The second video from his first EP, Onde, delves even further into glitch...

Debret exhibit captures the vibrancy – and inequality – of colonial...

Debret exhibit captures the vibrancy - and inequality - of colonial Rio
This year marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of the French Artistic Mission to Brazil, whose mission was to launch an arts academy...