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The Prado at 60 Mph, Alternate Carnivals, and Where to Drink at NYFW

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Porto da Pedra School of Samba is planning a tribute to fashion for this year’s Carnival in Rio with a collection of appropriately festive costumes. (JC Report)   Oh, and here are some alternative Carnival destinations in case you’ve already done everything (and everyone) in Rio. (Matador)   High speed arting! Get in and out of the Prado in less ... Read More »

Funky Friday: Funk Carioca

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Brazil has produced more than its fair share of danceable music — samba, bossa nova and tropicalia, just to name a few. But none makes us want to hit the club more than funk carioca, Rio’s hometown brew of funky, freaky and downright dirty dance music. This relatively new brand of Brazilian dance music is an offshoot of Miami bass ... Read More »

Art and Music in the ‘City of God’

It looks like the Olympics are headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, one of our favorite cities in the world. It’s also the setting for one of our favorite films — City of God. While the athletes and tourists will be treated to the high life during the 2016 games, the 2002 film shows another side of the city, the ... Read More »

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