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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.
Frederick Bernas
5.22.19
Premieres

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.'
Josh Terry
4.12.19
Munchies

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.”
Biju Belinky
3.12.19
Whales

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.
Becky Ferreira
2.26.19
Drugs

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.
JS Rafaeli
2.4.19
brazil

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.
Biju Belinky
1.17.19
hair

The Viral 'Bulletproof' Haircut Started in Prison

First Ariel Franco was in solitary confinement. Then he was Brazil's most sought-after hairstylist.
Julia Reis
1.6.19
politics

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."
Gislene Ramos
11.2.18
Documentary

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
11.1.18
Culture

This VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon

"Awavena" expands the boundaries of what immersive video can do.
Nicole Clark
9.3.18
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
Larissa Zaidan
7.12.18
Sex

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.
Joel Balsam
6.6.18
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