Monthly Archives: February 2017

CARNAVAL!

Originally posted on Wegener's Wanderlust:
Samba! Feathers! Glitter! Streamers! Confetti! — Carnaval has officially begun in Brazil! A little bit of history Did you know that the word carnaval is believed to derive from the Latin phrase carnem levare which…

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It’s Gnocchi Friday (& More) in Verona!

Originally posted on lisa loves to travel:
Carnevale Parade in Verona If you are looking for an alternative to the carnevale crowds in Viareggio and Venice, Verona may hold the ticket. Gnocchi Friday in Verona is kind of like Fat…

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People Watching… (You are not Alone)

So let’s talk about this right here… and why I think its beautiful This series is one of the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen and everything I ever wanted. henWhen  When I first watched this video, I was expecting…

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Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

As Brazil prepares for Carnival, DMovies remembers Black Orpheus, the Oscar and cordial racism in Brazilian cinema and beyond Source: Oscar’s too white, Carnival’s too black – DMovies – your platform for thought-provoking cinema

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Carnival in A Rio Neighborhood

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Racial inequality in the education system: The modern day slavery that Brazil insists it doesn’t see

Black Women Of Brazil Note from BW of Brazil: Can we be real about this? Inequalities in access to quality education should be considered a crime. How can any government claim it seeks equality, or “progress”  when it does nothing … Continue reading

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From-Moscow-With-Love: How This Pretty Russian Model Plans To Change Samba In Rio.

Meziesblog Juliana Titaeva, a pretty Russian model, has told tales of how she plans to samba herself to stardom all the way from Moscow to Rio in Brazil. She says anyone can do the same, if they put their hearts … Continue reading

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‘Brazil: Carnival in a time of crisis’

Originally posted on mister Soemo:
Summary news: They are having to find cheaper ways to celebrate the traditional Carnival (at minute 9:00)

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The Daily Mail and the Power of Words

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Tennyson – Like What (Official Video)

Tennyson said, “We asked Nikita to listen to the song “Like What” by Tennyson, and to describe what came to mind as she listened. Afterwards, we filmed everything she described. Nikita has been blind since birth. This film is a … Continue reading

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