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

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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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