Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sala de Recepção

Originally posted on Lyrical Brazil:
Lyrics from “Sala de Recepção” by Cartola (early 1940s, recorded on Cartola II [1976]) — Inhabited by people so simple and so poor Who have only the sun for shelter How can you sing, Mangueira? (response)…

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10 songs to understand Samba

Originally posted on Rio Then:
The following list, which I translated below, comes from the Portal Geledés (via a Brazilian news site). The songs below demonstrate the beginnings of samba and how it progressed over the first few decades. If…

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Supermarket butcher pranks customers into believing that he’s making sausages from live pigs

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Brazil’s role in developing an HIV vaccine – BBC TV report

Originally posted on Ben Tavener:
BBC World News SÃO PAULO — Despite 25 years of research, a vaccine against HIV remains stubbornly out of scientists’ reach. There are, however, around 30 HIV vaccines in clinic trials around the world, and many others at…

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Brazil

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Film View: Into It. Over It. “The Shaking of Leaves”

Originally posted on the secret keeper :
Into It. Over It. “The Shaking of Leaves” Directed by John Komar & Reza Iman Post Friday 28th November 2014 Let Us Be Thankful & Reach for Peace Film View by Jennifer Kiley Made…

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Behind the Fanciful Creatures and Wide-Eyed Waifs

Originally posted on Dark Matters :
This film going inside Studio Ghibli opens Friday, November 28. The animator Hayao Miyazaki working on “The Wind Rises” in the documentary “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness.” Credit Gkids

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Nightime in Manchester

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Ferguson Cop Darren Wilson Will Never Police Again, His Lawyer Says

Originally posted on TIME:
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in August, setting off months of protests, will likely never be a law enforcement officer again, his lawyer said in an interview with…

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Brazilian Soccer Legend Pelé Is ‘Doing Fine’ in Hospital

Originally posted on TIME:
Brazilian soccer star Pelé says he is “doing fine” after he was transferred to a special care unit on Thursday for monitoring after being treated for a urinary infection. Earlier reports indicated the three-time World Cup…

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