Skolbeats and Virada Cultural: Sao Paulo

Posted on May 3, 2007 Under Music

New York may be known as the city that never sleeps, but this weekend, Sao Paulo will truly own that heavyweight title. I'm going to need to do some serious caffeination this weekend to keep up with it all. First…

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Matramba: Sao Paulo

Posted on April 30, 2007 Under Fashion

Those of us used to navigating the concrete jungle in our cities know we've gotta be equipped with the right carry-all to get us through an entire day- sometimes, a backpack just isn't going to cut it when you've got…

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Munny Exhibit: Sao Paulo

Posted on April 26, 2007 Under Design

Sao Paulo's equivalent to Kid Robot is Plastik, which houses a toy heaven for adults. Besides being ground zero for the toys we've come to adore and obsess over (plus a few more not known outside the country yet), the…

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50 Graus Installation: Sao Paulo

Posted on April 23, 2007 Under Life

Marco Monteiro in Sao Paulo pointed us to a clever guerilla campaign by environmental group 50 Graus that happened over the weekend in the city's popular Ibirapuera Park. The group "installed" ice sculptures of penguins on the grass to call…

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Escola Sao Paulo

Posted on April 23, 2007 Under Life

One of the newer, more young-spirited cultural spaces in Sao Paulo, Escola Sao Paulo fills a niche that's important to a city whose artists have been gaining more worldwide attention in the last few years. It's an informal school that…

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Introducing: Phuong-Cac Nguyen, Live from Sao Paulo

Posted on April 20, 2007 Under Life

I think by now everyone has probably noticed the incredible coverage coming out of Sao Paulo from our newest on-the-ground correspondent and site contributor, Phuong-Cac. Phuong-Cac Nguyen is a Los Angeles transplant currently calling dynamic Sao Paulo, Brazil, her new…

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Supernovas: Sao Paulo

Posted on April 19, 2007 Under Music

Just like everywhere else, corporate sponsorship in Sao Paulo isn't unusual when it comes to cultural events. But when you throw in the fact that they're often oil companies and major banks putting up a large part of the funds,…

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NovaS/B: Zero-Emissions Marketing Co.

Posted on April 19, 2007 Under Life

When you walk down Avenida Gabriel Monteiro da Silva in the Jardim area of Sao Paulo, you'll see a place that at first looks like a construction site, with high walls made more attractive with a lush forest image on…

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Tartarugas Ninja!

Posted on April 11, 2007 Under Life

Brazilian agency Ginga Interactive did an amazing job making Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles even cooler when they projected this intense scene directly onto a 25-story building in Sao Paulo. Created as promo for the upcoming Brazilian release of TMNT, this…

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King 55: Sao Paulo

Posted on April 9, 2007 Under Fashion

When I stumbled upon Sao Paulo-based store and eponymous clothing label King 55 in the boho, artsy neighborhood of Vila Madalena last year, I kept coming back to check out the awesome goods and hang out with the friendly staff…

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