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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Set in the heart of Ipanema, the Bonita Ipanema Pousada & Hostel offers intrepid travelers the unique opportunity to sleep in the same house that once belonged to one of...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The bi-monthly SESI in Jazz Festival stops at Largo do Machado this Saturday, November 9th with a tribute to legendary Brazilian poet and composer Vinícius de Moraes. Vinícius’ daughter Georgina...
By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The fifth annual FLIST festival (the International Literary Festival of Santa Teresa) will be held in the Parque da Ruinas atop Santa Teresa this weekend, May 4th and 5th. The...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - American expatriates Lance Horsley and David Laster moved to Rio in 2010 where they opened a hugely popular B&B (bed and breakfast - or "pousada" as they are locally...
By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Renowned for its innovative and playful Carnival Enredos (Themes), G.R.E.S. União da Ilha do Governador (known as União da Ilha) is the fourth school to parade at the Sambódromo...
By Julia Averbuck, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On August 2, 1962, Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes and João Gilberto came together on stage to release their new set and to play for the first time what would...
By Patricia Maresch, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - They say that Rio is the birthplace of Samba. Which makes it's younger sister Bossa Nova, or jazz samba, perhaps the second most honored music genre in town, and maybe...
By Maíra Amorim, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - July 9th marked the thirty year anniversary of the death of Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet, musician, singer, ambassador and Carioca who died at the age of 67. Moraes...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO - "Garota de Ipanema" ("The Girl from Ipanema") is perhaps the most famous bossa nova song ever, and maybe the most famous song to come out of Brazil. It became a worldwide hit in the...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Many Gringos would have to admit, no doubt to the eternal chagrin of the average Brazilian, that they were familiar with Ipanema Beach long before they knew the country's capital city....
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