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The World’s 16 Best Free Museums | Thrillist

The World’s 16 Best Free Museums | Thrillist | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it

Sao Paulo, Brazil
This museum, which examines the influence of African culture in Brazil, was designed by famous local architect Oscar Niemeyer, features more than 6,000 pieces of art/photography/jewelry, and is free on Thursdays and Saturdays.

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Un squat de Sao Paulo photographié par les enfants qui y vivent | RadioNova

Un squat de Sao Paulo photographié par les enfants qui y vivent | RadioNova | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Le quotidien d'un immeuble par ceux qui ne sont pas censé l'occuper.
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Brazil opens the door to Syrian refugees

Brazil opens the door to Syrian refugees | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Brazil is accepting an increasing number of refugees from Syria's civil war and other trouble spots around the world. Syrians who make the trip to Brazil can apply on arrival for refugee status and virtually all succeed.
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Cultivando relações humanas, professor espalha orquídeas pelas ruas | CatracaLivre

Cultivando relações humanas, professor espalha orquídeas pelas ruas | CatracaLivre | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
A iIdeia de Diego Ramos Lahoz é proporcionar um novo meio de convivência nas "vilas" e espalhar pelas ruas uma paixão: as orquídeas.
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Le trio Metá Metá, orixás perchés | Libération

Le trio Metá Metá, orixás perchés | Libération | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Ce soir à Banlieues bleues et lundi à Paris, les Brésiliens mystiques jouent leur deuxième album.
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A balada que é a cara de São Paulo hoje acaba de ser legalizada

A balada que é a cara de São Paulo hoje acaba de ser legalizada | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Foto: Chico Tchello A balada mais comentada no momento em São Paulo não tem valet, nome na porta ou cerveja do tipo IPA. As paredes e o teto são sujas
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Prefeitura de Sao Paulo anuncia projeto para reabrir o Cinema Belas Artes | G1

Prefeitura de Sao Paulo anuncia projeto para reabrir o Cinema Belas Artes | G1 | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Espaço encerrou as atividades em 2011, após perder patrocinadores.
Tradicional cinema no Centro de SP deve voltar a funcionar em maio.
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São Paulo: the City and its Protest - a global challenge for urban spaces governors

São Paulo: the City and its Protest - a global challenge for urban spaces governors | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it

While last year’s protests in São Paulo involved a cross-section of society, it was the young and peripheral who dominated the demonstrations. According to Teresa Caldeira, their power highlighted the growing inability of established organizations and institutions to govern urban spaces effectively.

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In Manhattan, Alex Atala Offers a Sense of São Paulo | NYT

In Manhattan, Alex Atala Offers a Sense of São Paulo | NYT | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Cooking in New York, the Brazilian chef juggles ingredients from the United States and his homeland.
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"liberdade, dinheiro, neutralidade" The New Deal of Internet in Brazil | TerraMagazine [in Portuguese]

"liberdade, dinheiro, neutralidade" The New Deal of Internet in Brazil | TerraMagazine [in Portuguese] | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Leia isso: “Não estamos falando de liberdade, mas sim do velho e bom dinheiro, de modelo de negócios”. sabe quem disse? o vice-presidente da TIM. sabe do que ele está falando?… de neutralidade de rede.
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#Brazil Post Shopping Era - Beneath the soft and seductive surface | NYT

#Brazil Post Shopping Era - Beneath the soft and seductive surface | NYT | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it

“There is a widespread discomfort, principally in big cities, that has emerged as the product of an insensitive occupation of urban space with little or no infrastructure and a low quality of life for a fast-growing population. Chaotic access to transport, deficient water supply, and poor services (education, health and security) fall well short of people’s growing demands.”

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Rioting protesters return to the streets, angry over youth's death | São Paulo

Rioting protesters return to the streets, angry over youth's death | São Paulo | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Officials blame an anarchist group called Black Bloc but critics say the official contention doesn't add up to the full story behind the latest violence, which is rooted in public discontent over many issues.
 
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Globo media organisation apologises for supporting Brazilian dictatorship (1964-1985) | The Independent

Globo media organisation apologises for supporting Brazilian dictatorship (1964-1985)  | The Independent | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Globo, the biggest media organisation in South America, has publicly apologised in an editorial for acting as the propaganda arm of Brazil’s military dictatorship between 1964 and 1985.
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Paulo Lins : "Le Brésil ne s'est jamais si bien porté" [French]

Paulo Lins : "Le Brésil ne s'est jamais si bien porté" [French] | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Paulo Lins, l'auteur de "La cité de Dieu" qui décrivait un Brésil en proie à une violence redoutable, estime néanmoins qu'"il faut faire confiance" à son pays. "Les responsables politiques sont élus démocratiquement", explique-t-il. "Il y a de la "corruption" dans leurs rangs certes, mais le pouvoir judiciaire désormais les poursuit. Et même "économiquement", poursuit-il, "le Brésil vient de résister à deux des crises les plus graves de ces dernières décennies".
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The Sao Paulo drug district... by himself | VICE Brasil

The Sao Paulo drug district... by himself | VICE Brasil | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Os olhos de Índio Badaróss e a idéia de Gabriel Uchida nos trouxeram as lindas e breves imagens da região mais temida e cercada de preconceitos de São Paulo.
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Walk Inside A Giant Wooden Maze, with Henrique Oliveira | FastCo.Design, SãoPaulo

Walk Inside A Giant Wooden Maze, with Henrique Oliveira | FastCo.Design, SãoPaulo | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it

Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira turns the ubiquitous wood of the favelas into strikingly powerful, large-scale conceptual art.

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L’avenir de l’art dans l’espace public : entretien avec Baixo Ribeiro, fondateur de Choque Cultural

L’avenir de l’art dans l’espace public : entretien avec Baixo Ribeiro, fondateur de Choque Cultural | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
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Protesting Skateboarder Shreds for Riot Police in Brazil - NBC News

Protesting Skateboarder Shreds for Riot Police in Brazil - NBC News | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
A skateboarder performs a trick in front of military police during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in São Paulo on Thursday. Protesters are angry that b...
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Transgender Models Prosper in Brazil Where Carnival and Faith Reign

Transgender Models Prosper in Brazil Where Carnival and Faith Reign | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — As a young boy in Brazil’s heartland, Carol Marra watched her parents politely correct strangers who said what a pretty daughter they had. In her teenage years, she coveted the boyfriends of her female classmates and tried out androgynous outfits, dutifully changing back into a young man’s clothes in her car before returning home.

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The Monorail Gets a Second Life in São Paulo | Autopia | Wired.com

The Monorail Gets a Second Life in São Paulo | Autopia | Wired.com | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Just in time for the 2014 World Cup, the Brazilian city of São Paulo will have a working monorail.
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São Paulo city as seen by the leading Brazilian graffiters | YouTube video

São Paulo city as seen by the leading Brazilian graffiters | YouTube video | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Trailer de lançamento - Cidade Cinza o Filme. 22 de novembro nos cinemas. Verifique classificação indicativa. Mais informações em: http://facebook.com/cidade...
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About Internet New Deal in Brazil - Nov. 2013

Preocupante? Saiba mais sobre as liberdades na rede e envolva-se via: www.freenetfilm.org @freenetfilm http://www.facebook.com/freenetfilm
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In Rio and São Paulo, to escape, Go North!

In Rio and São Paulo, to escape, Go North! | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
The generally ignored north sides of both Brazilian cities offer rewards that range from the cultural to the culinary.
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Le Jardin Botanique de São Paulo, (re)vu par Jean Paul Ganem

Sao Paulo est une ville dynamique mais aussi extrêmement polluée : Pollution des sols, pollution atmosphérique, visuelle mais aussi pollution de l'eau. Ses n...
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What does Brazil look like? in Photography

What does Brazil look like? in Photography | The Bright Side of Sao Paulo | Scoop.it
Claire Rigby discusses, with Folha arts writer Silas Martí, the difficulty of cutting through visual stereotypes in Brazil, a country which is often too photogenic for its own good.
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