Artifacts Recovered from Scorched National Museum

Pieces of the 11,500-year-old Luzia skull, one of the most prized possessions of the Brazil National Museum, were discovered last week among the debris.  Since a devastating blaze destroyed the museum on September 2nd, recovery experts have been searching for any artifacts that can be salvaged.  Read on for details:

PIECES OF ANCIENT LUZIA SKULL RECOVERED FROM SCORCHED BRAZILIAN MUSEUM

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Insider Tips to the Best Destinations in Rio

Did you know that Santa Teresa is home to the largest public collection of work by influential Brazilian artist, Modernist Cândido Portinari?  Or that the Theatro Municipal offers tickets for just BRL 1 on most Sunday mornings? Today’s featured post not only reveals the best things to do in Rio, but offers insider tips as well.  Read on!

THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN RIO DE JANEIRO

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Top Halloween Spots in Rio This Weekend

From pure terror and zombie funk, to a more refined brand of fright, if you’re in search of the Halloween party to beat all Halloween parties this year, Rio has you covered.  Read on for the best places to celebrate Halloween in Rio this weekend, including a midnight showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cine Odeon in Rio tonight!

THE BEST PLACES TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN THIS WEEKEND IN RIO

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Branching Out: Day Trips to Explore Near Rio

Read on for 4 destinations near Rio that make for amazing day trips. Niterói, Petrópolis, Teresópolis, and Ilha de Paquetá are each within a 2-hour trek (via car or public transportation) from Rio and each city offers something different.  From an artsy metropolitan vibe to the idyllic mountain scene, from the great outdoors to an island retreat–you’re bound to find a destination you’ll love!

GREAT DAY TRIPS TO EXPLORE WITHIN TWO HOURS FROM RIO

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Rio’s Museum of Art Transforms into a ‘Lugar de Criança’

Each weekend during the month of October, Rio’s Museum of Art is transforming itself into a ‘lugar de criança’ (place for children).  Read on to find out how you and the little ones you love can experience and explore pint-sized exhibitions, including the Creation Laboratory and special programming for children with hearing impairments:

RIO’S MUSEUM OF ART BECOMES ‘A PLACE FOR CHILDREN’ THIS WEEKEND

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Evolution Dance Theater Performs at Rio’s Theatro Municipal

On Wednesday, October 17th, dance troupe Evolution Dance Theater will perform ‘Night Garden’ at Rio’s Theatro Municipal.  The company has been amazing audiences with its fusion of art, science, acrobatics and illusion for seven years.  Read on here:

EVOLUTION DANCE THEATER’S ‘NIGHT GARDEN’ TO VISIT RIO’S THEATRO MUNICIPAL

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