Brazil’s Soap Operas are Real

Bruno Gagliasso

Generally known as novelas in Brazil, these fictional TV series play a large part in the cultural entertainment world of most Brazilians, particularly women. Any woman who doesn’t follow at least one “soap opera” as they’re called in the US, will find herself at a loss in the conversations in her shop or office. Brazil’s soap operas More...

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On November 14, 2013

Brazilian Graffiti Artists

With the number of Brazilians attending college having doubled over the past decade, it seems the gateway to a prosperous career and successful life is a university education. Certainly, no one can argue with the More...

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On October 14, 2013

Brazil Cave Art Alters Theory of Earliest Civilizations

A new exhibit in Brazil showcases artifacts dating as far back as 30,000 years ago — completely altering the commonly held theory that humans first crossed to the Americas from Asia 12,000 years ago. The 100 More...

On April 6, 2013

Flamenco Dance Comes to Curitiba

    The famous Spanish dancer, Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, internationally known as Farruquito, arrives in Curitiba next week fresh from his European tour. He performed last weekend at Sadler’s More...

On March 30, 2013

Far from Zero

  Brian Townes is not at zero. After listening to a description of this American actor’s activities in Curitiba, it would be more accurate to say he’s traveling at 200 km/hour. However, as fate would More...

On August 29, 2012

Dreamland Wax Museum Arrives in Curitiba

Hurry and be among the first to meet big celebrities including the Pope, E.T., Michael Jackson, Angelina Jolie and many more!! Where: Palladium Shopping – Floor L3 When: Now until October 10 Time: 10am to More...

Brazilian artist Ratão Diniz will photograph graffiti in London
On July 19, 2012

Brazilian Artists Arrive in London

This month a group of some 30 Brazilian artists will be putting their mark on London in their own distinctive way as part of the UK-wide Festival 2012 arts program, which runs alongside the Olympics. In the case More...

On May 22, 2012

Mabu Hotels Chain Creates Children’s Literature Program

      The Mabu Hotels & Resorts Group launched the “Monteiro Lobato in Schools” cultural project on Wednesday, May 16. Its aim is to promote culture and literary education for students More...

On March 22, 2012

Curitiba Festival Features English Language Play

  By J. Bruce Bell Here ye! Here ye! Welcome drama lovers and theater neophytes alike to another edition of the Curitiba Festival. You may have seen the big event guide being distributed in the malls, bookstores, More...

On February 3, 2012

Artists for Conservation: Kitty Harvill

Education and increasing awareness is one of the basic aims of the Albatross and Petrel Agreement.  It seeks to make local communities and the public in general more aware of the status More...