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Street Art in South America

Over the past several years, the street art scene in South America has emerged in areas like Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Medellín and Bogotá with these cities becoming street art havens.

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Red Hot + Rio 2

Red Hot Organization is a non-profit organization that strives to raise money for AIDS through the medium of pop culture.

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Favela Art

What is art? We here at Oasis are not entirely sure, but we do know that it can transcend mediums and is entirely subjective. So why not use houses as your canvas? This is what two imaginative guys from the Netherlands did while on a productive vacation. It all started when they made a documentary on hip […]

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Sao Paulo’s Buena Vista Social Club

When you think of Sao Paulo or “Sampa” as it is known more colloquially, the first thoughts that spring to your mind are the stunning skyscrapers, amazing architecture and its fascinating history. But what should be, and what soon will be your first thought, is its nightlife. We recommend Vila Olimpia in particular, by day […]

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What to do in Rio de Janeiro?

Looking for something to do in Rio de Janiero? Look no further. Whether you’re into taking it easy at the best beaches in the world, shopping around the city or exploring the natural side of things – Rio de Janiero has got it all. BBC gives you the top 10 attractions for this amazing city. Check […]

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Millesime Sao Paulo: Eat the Best of Brazil

With Sao Paulo Fashion Week done and over with, it’s time to celebrate the ever-progressing gastronomy of the Brazilian city.  Behold Millesime Sao Paulo, a culinary conference and fair taking place March 22nd-24th.  The three days are sure wet the appetites of any fine cuisine enthusiasts, with showcases, workshops, and exclusive dinners held by some of Spain and Brazil’s […]

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Black Gods: Paris to Brazil

Photo/culture blog American Suburb X brings us some info on the interesting life of French photographer Pierre Verger. Taken in by the beauty of Brazil, he relocated himself there for 50 years exploring African culture in Brazil and its link to Africa and the Caribbean through dance, music, architecture, art and cuisine. See a few of his […]

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Get It While It’s Hot

Rumor has it Brazil is in the top travel destinations for the coming years—The Wall Street Journal has named the country one of its twelve up-and-coming hot spots.  With all eyes on it after being chosen host to the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, now is the time to beat the crowds!

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