carnival

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Teacher Arrested for Cramming His Kid Inside a Claw Machine to Rob It

Middle school teacher Anthony Helinski is now facing a string of criminal charges, including child endangerment and theft.
River Donaghey
9.21.18
carnival

These Artists Are Battling the Dilution of Caribbean Sound System Culture

GAIKA's 'SYSTEM' exhibit in London and the New York-set film 'Mas Fuerte' show how gentrification could change Carnival if we're not careful.
Kamila Rymajdo
8.21.18
Notting HIll Carnival

Why Notting Hill Carnival Matters More than Usual in 2018

After this year's Windrush deportation scandal, we speak to Brits of Afro-Caribbean descent about the build-up to this annual celebration.
Precious Adesina
8.20.18
Photography

Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'

No helmets, no roll cage, and 60 miles per hour.
Andrea Au
5.24.18
Comics!

'A Midnight Ride to Coney Island,' Today's Comic by Rosa Arango

Ghosts and ghouls take over a theme park in this dream-like comic by Rosa Arango.
Rosa Arango
4.3.18
Photo

Rowdy Photos of the Surreal Party in New Orleans During Mardi Gras

An intoxicating, non-stop party envelops the Big Easy during the Carnival season leading up to Fat Tuesday.
VICE Staff
2.19.18
Broadly

Photos of the Plus-Size Dancers Bringing Carnival Back to Its Inclusive Roots

“Back in the day, the Carnival wasn’t about a stereotypical body [type] or look. This is something new that came from the media and from marketing"
Débora Lopes
2.16.18
LGBTQ

The Trans Trailblazer Dancing Samba at This Year's Rio Carnival

Marcelly Morena is one of the first transgender women to perform at Brazil's annual blowout—and one day, she hopes to be samba queen.
Clara Hernanz
2.13.18
Photos

Lost Photos of Brazil's Wild Carnivals

These rare images of Fortaleza during the 50s and 60s were almost lost forever.
Débora Lopes
2.9.18
jouvert

Brooklyn's Street Masquerade Is Now a 'Police Parade'

Thousands of Brooklynites who attended J'ouvert found themselves getting hassled by the NYPD.
Wilbert L. Cooper
9.5.17
Wild Rides

I Went to the Country’s Biggest Fair to Watch the Eclipse From a Ferris Wheel

Sure, the path of totality will be amazing, but will people there be able to see the eclipse, then buy a corndog, and throw it up on a spinning cups ride?
Jacob Dubé
8.21.17
thump exclusive video

See in the Summer with Roska and Serocee's Ferocious "In My Zone"

Here's what happens when UK Funky, dancehall, and a ton of blue paint meet for a massive party.
THUMP Staff
3.30.17
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