Toronto International BrazilFest 2018

Canada’s Largest Brazilian Cultural Event – BrazilFest will complete its 15th Annual Expression on the Sunday July 22nd 2018 at the Earlscourt Park Toronto from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Continue reading Toronto International BrazilFest 2018

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Brazilian Nightclub Attempting To Redesign The Clubbing Experience

In the UK our nightclubs follow a pretty similar formula: a dark space burrowed underground, giving little visual stimulus beyond lasers and flashing screens. We expect little more than a set of stairs leading into a crowded space — which is fantastic for those wanting to lose themselves within the music — but not for those wanting to observe impressive architecture.​  Continue reading Brazilian Nightclub Attempting To Redesign The Clubbing Experience

A Fabric Bank Is Trying To Turn Brazilian Fashion Accountable And Sustainable

In textiles and fashion, reuse may be applied to materials, enhancing their durability or extending their life, as well as products, taking into account adaptability to different users along their life cycle. It may also be done as service design, connecting users through shared consumption, as in the examples of fashion libraries Lena, in Amsterdam (Lena, 2017), and House of Bubbles, in São Paulo (House of All, 2017) — both initiatives provide fashion products upon maintenance fees, defining rules for their use and conservation. Continue reading A Fabric Bank Is Trying To Turn Brazilian Fashion Accountable And Sustainable

The Bahia region of Brazil is the focus of Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: The Popular Art of Northeast Brazil

Did you know that 10 times more Africans were brought in bondage into Brazil than into the United States? Did you know that the Northeast of Brazil has the largest population of those of African descent outside Africa? Do you know how deeply the African heritage has influenced the culture of present-day Brazil? Continue reading The Bahia region of Brazil is the focus of Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: The Popular Art of Northeast Brazil