Random Links

I was looking to make a post this morning when one thing led to another and I ended up jumping around the web and finding a few interesting topics, so I’ll put them all in one post.

Bringing the Beach to Belo (via Street Smart Brazil)

“When at the end of last year, Belo Horizonte’s City Hall published a decree banning events of any nature from taking place at one of the most popular squares in the city, it was certainly not expecting to bring “beach life” to a Brazilian inland mountain town.”

Citizen Samba: The Lost Film (plus the lost soundtrack)

“…south of the equator in Brazil, on the 13th February 1942, there landed Orson Welles with a mission to film two episodes of It’s All True. The first would tell the story of carnival and its influences, such as samba and candomblé; the second would pay homage to four men from the northern state of Ceará…”

Mistura Urbana (for those who like the urban scene, in PT)

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