The Teenage Girls Building Their Own Ballet School in a Rio Favela
The crowdfunder set up after the release of the VICE documentary 'Ballet & Bullets: Dancing Out of the Favela' has raised enough money for the Na Ponta dos Pés school to build its own community centre.
Dive into the Playfully Psychedelic World of Boogarins
The Brazilian band shares the excellent new single “Invenção,” another single off their fourth LP 'Sombrou Dúvida.'
How São Paulo Fell in Love with Sushi
“Being a Brazilian chef but a descendant of Japanese immigrants, I try to combine all my cultural references to create my dishes.”
There's a Dead Humpback Whale in the Amazon Jungle and Nobody Knows Why
The calf is estimated to have been one year old, and was found Friday on Marajó Island.
How the Drug War Eats the Poor
According to a new report by the NGO Health Poverty Action, prohibition drives poverty and criminality in places like Brazil and India.
How Cake Became a Form of Resistance Under Brazil’s Military Dictatorship
Seeking a way to evade government censors during the military regime that took power in 1964, journalists inserted subversive cake recipes into the pages of Brazil’s national newspapers.
The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison
First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Young Brazilians Share Their Fears About a Bolsonaro Presidency
"I want a country where black people and LGBTQ individuals can walk freely. As a woman, I want to walk around without being afraid I'll get raped."
Ballet and Bullets: The Favela Dance Class Stuck in the Crossfire
With the election of Jair Bolsonaro, it's more important than ever that this Rio dance class is able to use culture as a force for resistance and change.
Frederick Bernas and Rayan Hindi
This VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon
"Awavena" expands the boundaries of what immersive video can do.
Privacy and Perception Issue
Photos of Young Brazilians Capturing Themselves on Social Media
Photographer Larissa Zaidan took portraits of men and woman on Instagram and off
My Uncomfortable Stay in the BDSM Room of a Brazilian Sex Motel
The pay-per-hour adult playgrounds cater to every fantasy – I just had no fucking idea where to start.