By Helen Trouten Torres, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Several talented young musicians and artists from some of Rio’s favelas have joined together with some of the city’s more privileged young people for the opportunity to develop their talents and realize their potential in life. The innovative educational program, Community Arts Partnership (CAP), in its third year of running in Brazil offers the participants the chance to study at an intensive three-week course in July at one of most prestigious art schools in the U.S., CalArts, in Los Angeles, California.
The rationale for combining students . . .