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Tag: Feminism

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Canadian musician and assistant director to the ‘Escola de Música da Rocinha’ (Rocinha Music School) chamber orchestra, Vanessa Rodrigues, will be joining the ‘bateria’ (drum section) of samba school Feitiço...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, August 18th, the much-anticipated, previously vetoed ‘Queermuseu: Cartografias da Diferença na Arte Brasileira’ (Queermuseum: Cartographies of Difference in Brazilian Art) exhibition will finally arrive in Rio, at Parque...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday (August 16th) at 6PM, the all-female samba roda (samba circle) 'Samba Que Elas Querem' celebrate their one-year anniversary with a free performance on the streets of central Rio,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting at 4PM, this Thursday, July 12th there will be a march, entitled ‘Quanto Mais Tem Que Morrer Pra Essa Guerra Acabar?’ (How Many More Have to Die for This...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Friday the 13th may be unlucky for some, but not for fans of samba, who will be treated to two live performances at Rio’s MAR, or Museu de Arte (Museum...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tomorrow, March 8th, from 4PM, women will gather outside Rio de Janeiro’s Candelária church in Centro to commemorate International Women’s Day. This year’s event calls special attention not just to...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting from 1PM on Saturday, January 21st, Rio will see its own Woman’s March on Washington taking place at the same time as demonstrations in cities across the world. Participants...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th every year to varying degrees around the world, and the theme for this year is "Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rarely does one have the opportunity to see buff nude and semi-nude males marked with the graffiti stylings of an international feminist leader. Yet, following Friday’s opening of...

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