Tag: culture

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With art galleries and museums closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a São Paulo gallery owner decided to create a unique experience for art lovers: a 'drive-thru' art exhibition. The DriveThru.Art idea was born after gallery...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With all cultural centers, movie theaters, shows and cultural events suspended, the city of São Paulo announced on Thursday, March 19th, that it will invest R$ 10 million for ‘artistic productions out of windows of...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A group from the Brazilian Black Movement stormed the Fundação Palmares (Palmares Foundation) building in Brasilia on Friday protesting against the appointment of Sérgio Nacimento de Camargo as the institution’s new president. The entity is...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Since taking office on January 1st, 2019, President Jair Bolsonaro has announced several measures that many say are dismantling the country’s councils and reducing society’s participation in important national institutions. Although this tendency has been...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - A benchmark of São Paulo's cultural landscape, the Virada Cultural 2019, happens this weekend in the capital. The 15th edition of Virada Cultural starts on Saturday, May 18th, at 5 PM,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Bacurau, the film produced by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles, made its debut on Wednesday at the Cannes Film Festival with a standing ovation for the producers at the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This April and May, Rio’s prestigious Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) is showing an exhaustive retrospective of the Czech new-wave director Vera Chytilová. Beginning last week, on Wednesday, April 17th,...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – First came the announcement that state-run petroleum company, Petrobras, was not renewing many of its sponsorships contracts for cultural projects. Now Brazil has announced new rules for the Rouanet Law, the government’s...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting this Wednesday, April 10th, the Escola de Cinema Darcy Ribeiro (Darcy Ribeiro Cinema School) will be hosting the Mostra de Cinema Contemporâneo em Língua Alemã (Exhibition of German-language Contemporary...



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