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About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at

Marianne North (1830–1890)

Originally posted on many miles to babylon:
By all accounts Marianne North, traveller and naturalist, was an unusual woman for her time (in most respects, anyway – I’ll get to the glaring exception a bit later). Born in 1830, the daughter…

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Brazil Caretas Carnival

Photos by Felipe Dana Far from the glitz and glamour of Rio de Janeiro’s famous Sambadrome parades, people in this northeast Brazilian town put a frown on their Carnival celebration. Source: Brazil Caretas Carnival

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The inspirational Delia Derbyshire

Originally posted on HerArchivist:
It was really exciting and uplifting to attend the event “Archiving Women’s Performance Practice”, run by Delia Derbyshire Day and [DWAN] and hosted at HOME in Manchester. The evening was a mix of talks, performance and discussion…

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London Theatre Producer And New Manchester Arts Venue Announce Major Collaboration

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Originally posted on Bolton Live!:
A national London-based arts producer and Manchester’s newest theatre have announced a major collaboration which will put the venue on the arts map in the North of England. Aria Entertainment has joined forces with Hope Mill…

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Event review: Meet The Bloggers aka Girl Geeks Tea Party #58

From left to right back row: Gill Kiernan, Claire Gowler, Rosie Campbell, Natalie-Claire Luwisha, Claire Sudbury and Sophie, and Zoe Breen (Manchester Girl Geeks) at the front. Blogging is a great way to get your voice out there, connect with…

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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Originally posted on Manchester Life Scientists:
Although red lanterns have decorated the streets of Manchester city centre for a few weeks now, this weekend was when the city really came to life with the celebrations for Chinese New Year. Today…

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The Brazilian Carnaval in Rio / O Carnaval Brasileiro no Rio

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Originally posted on Valentina bling bling:
The greatest spectacle of the World!!!! A wonderful experience, full of colors, music and happiness. Brazil is a massive country and there is carnival in every city, in different formats and forms. There is…

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Carnaval Desires

Source: Carnaval Desires

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Day 1 | The 2016 Rio Carnival | Red Bull TV

Live, 2-day coverage of this annual festival in Rio de Janeiro featuring costumes, parades, dancing and samba. The replay will be available soon. Source: Day 1 | The 2016 Rio Carnival | Red Bull TV

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Samba in Fort-de-France by patricksorrente

Samba in Fort-de-France From 500px

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