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Published on 04/11/2016
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- Economic Recession Has Impact on Museums And Cultural Centres
Long gone is the golden age of blockbuster exhibitions that marked the past few years of Brazil's cultural scene. The country's museums have maintained an ominous silence in relation to their plans for this year of recession.
Published on 03/22/2016 - 08h42
- Naná Vasconcelos, Voted 8 Times World's Best Percussionist, Dies at 71
The percussionist and composer Naná Vasconcelos died on Wednesday (9) morning in Recife. He was 71 years of age.
Published on 03/10/2016 - 10h29
- Ship that Brought Japanese to Brazil to be Rescued by Russian Expedition
It was born English, purchased by the Russians and taken over by the Japanese. It experienced two wars before it ended up at the bottom of the sea. Before, it served as a hospital and factory. It transported charcoal, soldiers, sardines. For Brazilians, its greatest role was bringing the first 781 Japanese immigrants to the country, long ago in 1908.
Published on 02/29/2016 - 08h13
- Rio Graffiti Artists Creating Open-Air Gallery on Walls of Sloping Passage
The Ladeira do Castro is a hidden passage in the midst of the chaos of Lapa, in the center of Rio de Janeiro. Few people know that it connects two of the city's hottest nightlife spots - Santa Teresa and Lapa.
Published on 02/23/2016 - 09h51
- São Paulo Theater Festival Cancels Controversial Play Accused of Racism
In December, before his controversial play Exhibit B was cancelled by the São Paulo International Theater Festival (MITsp), the organizers asked South African playwright Brett Bailey to replace it with his opera Macbeth.
Published on 02/19/2016 - 10h34
- Tim Burton Meets José Mojica Marins, the "Bela Lugosi of the Tropics"
Tim Burton grew up in Hollywood's shadow. He made films about werewolves and mad scientists on Super 8, in his back garden - with a view of the back of the famous Hollywood letters.
Published on 02/16/2016 - 08h43
- French Man Accuses Brazilian Artist of Plagiarism
A series of sculptures made from brick have become more fragile in critics' eyes since they became the subject of accusations of plagiarism.
Published on 02/16/2016 - 08h39
- Berlinale Opens with Brazilian Films that Evade Stereotypes
A teenager belonging to the Ticuna tribe has to stick his hand in a glove full of tucandeira ants as part of the native ritual in the opening scene of "Time Was Endless" one of the three feature length films in the Berlin Film Festival panorama that begins this Thursday (11).
Published on 02/11/2016 - 11h04
- Rio's Museu do Amanhã Already Showing First Signs of Damage
The honeymoon period at Rio's Museu do Amanhã lasted little more than 40 days. This weekend, the building, which cost nearly R$300 million (US $75.3 million) was already displaying the first signs of damage.
Published on 02/03/2016 - 09h06
- After Three Years, Reformation Work on the Museu do Ipiranga Still Yet to Begin
Very little has changed since the Museu do Ipiranga was hastily closed two and a half years ago, amid fears that the ceiling was at risk of collapsing in some of the rooms.
Published on 01/27/2016 - 09h11