Monthly Archives: April 2014

Acorn by Madeline Sharafian

Originally posted on Anna Visintainer:
This little beauty is really special. Very inspiring and touching.

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Don’t they know three’s a crowd? Cheltenham couple pose with Banksy on their wedding day

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71-year-old man gets swept into sea, shows up at home a day later needing cash to pay for taxi

Originally posted on SoraNews24 -Japan News-:
Luck comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s the avoidance of disaster and other times it’s the survival of disaster. And other times it’s just the result of being an indomitable bad-ass. Take, for example,…

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Stunning Self-Portraits Make You Think Twice About Interracial Identity In South America

Originally posted on Juandrah's Interests, Information, and Useful Links to Things You Might Like!:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/25/adriana-varejao_n_5208101.html?cps=gravity

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An open invitation to our exhibition launch in July

Originally posted on Chapel Street Community Arts:
All are welcome to come along to the launch of our exhibition Chapel St Then & Now, which takes place 3.30 – 6.30pm on Friday 5th April at Salford Museum and Art Gallery,…

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“The Mocambo: Slave Resistance in the Colonial Bahia,” Stuart Schwartz

Originally posted on Gender in Maroon Societies:
Schwartz, Stuart. “The Mocambo: Slave Resistance in the Colonial Bahia.” From Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. One of the most interesting facets of Schwartz’s…

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With the pound sterling to Brazilian Real exchange rate, 2014 is a great year for British tourists to visit Brazil

Originally posted on Lifestyle, society, death and heart-ache in Modern Brazil:
The Real (pronounced “Hey Eye“) is Brazil’s unit of currency. Last year British tourists would have got three reais to the pound, making Brazil a very expensive place to visit,…

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Brazilian, but not in Brazil—I read an interesting article and figured I’d tell you how I feel about it

Originally posted on Reminds me of You:
Brazilian writer, Vanessa Barbara, wrote a post for the NY Times last week titled, “Life as a Brazilian Woman.”  I read it.  I liked it.  Here’s what I think: 1) I’m glad that…

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“Evermore”: Creative Animation Short Film By Philip Hofmänner With Original Score By Michael Künstle (2012)

Originally posted on Cinematic Poems:
Written and Directed by:  Philip Hofmänner (2011) Original Winning Music Score by:  Michael Künstle (2012) 145 composers from 27 countries submitted a film score to the 6-minute Swiss animation short “Evermore” by Philip Hofmänner. A panel of…

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