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By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Originally set against a dusty backdrop of mechanical shops along Leblon’s Rua Tubira, local company Jeffrey Special Products had a knock-on effect on the area’s aesthetic when it opened. Set...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, March 11th, collective art space Olho da Rua will hold its own bazaar, bringing together a collection of artists, designers and chefs. But this edition will also feature...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend Rio de Janeiro will celebrate 100 years of samba with Batuque da Boa, an event which sees ten rodas de samba (live samba bands) playing the best of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Aiming to make contemporary art more accessible to the public, the third edition of the "Expo Gravuras 03" (Print Expo 03), a free-entry exhibition, opened at the Galeria Homegrown...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For his second exhibit in Rio’s Galeria Homegrown (Homegrown Gallery), Brazilian graffiti artist Márcio SWK will present a collection of his paintings entitled, "Imaginação" ("Imagination"). Opening today, Wednesday, March 9th,...
By Lauren Hogan, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Street art in Rio gives new meaning to the expression 'painting the town' with the vast number of scrawls and spray paintings that color the city. Now with the help...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A picture paints a thousand words as the street artists in Rio de Janeiro know all too well. The World Cup has aroused controversy and mixed emotions, stimulating both budding...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For three heavy-riffing days the Roque Pense urban festival will continue to spread its message of anti-sexism through live music and a series of workshops. Now in its second...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL –  Copa Graffiti (the Graffiti Cup), the project that has transformed fifteen MetrôRio stations in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone), is another boost for the city's image as a...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2012 Rio International Film Festival ended last week, taking with it the red carpets and camera flashes.  Those cinephiles still looking for cutting edge cinema don't have...
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