By Cornelius Conboy, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - People who think of Casa de Cultura Laura Alvim as just an eccentric cinema are in for a big surprise. After being closed for almost two years worth of structural renovations, the Galaria Laura Alvim is reclaiming it’s place in Rio’s cultural landscape. Aiming high it will focus on the contemporary Brazilian Art movement. This goal shows itself clearly in the plans for 5 new exhibitions, curated by Ligia Canongia, in 2009.
Most visitors who stroll down Viera Souto past posto 9 have seen the Cultural Center Laura Alvim; many . . .