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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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CCBB Opens Basquiat Art Exhibit Today

Today, October 12th, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Bank of Brazil Cultural Center) will open an exhibition featuring more than 80 artistic pieces created by artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat.  Before his untimely death in 1988, Basquiat went from homelessness to ‘art-stardom’ in a matter of a few years.  Read on for more on the life and work of Basquiat and details of the exhibition!

JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT EXHIBITION ARRIVES AT RIO’S CCBB THIS FRIDAY

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The Gringo Guide to Brazil’s Election System

Today Brazilian citizens have a huge task: Vote for one President, 27 state Governors, 54 federal Senators, 513 federal deputies and thousands of state deputies.  If you’re a foreigner, you’ll definitely want to read on for a guide to Brazil’s election system, in which votes are cast by numbers, not names:

OPINION: BRAZIL’S ELECTION NUMBERS–A GUIDE FOR GRINGOS

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The Guide to Rio’s Centro: Afternoon and Evening Edition

From where to go for a tasty Brazilian snack (one great option is Café do Bom Cachaça da Boa) to the hottest nightlife spot (think Espaço Acústica), today’s featured article offers up some great tips and suggestions for exploring Rio’s Centro in the afternoon and evening:

TIPS FOR VISITING RIO’S CENTRO IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING

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