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Cinza em Preto e Branco

Se tivesse sido feito em cores, teria ficado cinza, com certeza. E o que acontece quando o protagonista de um filme is a maior metropole da Amisrica do Sul. Camada apos camada, prisdio apos prisdio, memoria apos memoria, Sao Paulo aparece grande, infinita e sufocante em Obra (2014). Com seus …

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Greyness in Black and White

Had it been made in colour, it would have surely turned out grey. That is what happens when the main character of a movie is South America’s largest metropolis. Layer after layer, building after building, memory after memory, Sao Paulo appears large, endless and suffocating in Obra (2014). With its …

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O caminho para o baile real

Dos trapos e exaustivos servicos domissticos a um palacio, com longos jardins, por onde ela podia caminhar em seus impecaveis sapatos de cristal, ao lado de seu pri­ncipe. O caminho para a realeza is longo e rochoso para uma plebisia, mas, a pesar de todas as dificuldades, Cinderela agarrou-se firme …

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The path to the Royal Ball

From rags and exhausting house chores all the way to a palace, with large gardens where she could wander about in her impeccable crystal shoes, alongside her prince charming. The path to royalty is a long and rocky one for a plebeian, but despite the hardships of her pre-marital life, …

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Expoplaza latina attracts mining execs and protesters alike

“By the end of Expoplaza, we hope you will know Latin America a little better.“ With these words, Latincouver’s executive director Paola Murillo opened the Expoplaza Latina, on April 30, an international business conference that aims to connect Canada and Latin America. Indeed, attendees had the possibility of getting a …

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Expoplaza latina atrai mineradoras e manifestantes

“Ao final da Expoplaza Latina, esperamos que voces conhecam a Amisrica Latina um pouco melhor.“ Com essas palavras, a diretora executiva do Latincouver, Paola Murillo, abriu a Expoplaza Latina, no dia 30 de abril, uma conferencia de negocios internacional cujo objetivo is conectar o Canada e a Amisrica Latina. De …

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ExpoPlaza Latina: O ponto de encontro para negocios nas Amisricas

No dia 30 de abril, o LatinCouver vai transformar o Morris J. Wosk Center for Dialogue da Universidade Simon Fraser, no centro de Vancouver, em um dos maiores eventos de networking do pai­s para negocios entre a Amisrica Latina e o Canada. A edicao desse ano da ExpoPlaza Latina focara …

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Expoplaza Latina: The meeting place for businesses in the Americas

On April 30 LatinCouver will transform Simon Fraser University’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue, in downtown Vancouver, into one of the largest networking events for Canadian and Latin American businesses in the country. This year’s edition of the Expoplaza Latina will have a strong focus on the recently created …

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Embodying Brazil Through Dance

Brazil’s Grupo Corpo brought a ray of bright sunshine to Canada’s dark winter, illuminating a crowded Vancouver Playhouse with graceful lightness, precision and splendor. Twenty-two dancers warmed the hearts of the audience with two astounding pieces presented on February 7 and 8, ending a short and successful tour aroundA NorthAmerica’s …

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Estudando no Canada: A perspectiva de um brasileiro

A pequena senhora discursando energeticamente frente aos estudantes me tirou de um estado de tisdio no fundo da sala e me intrigou repentinamente com a frase “Derrii¨re une langue il y a toujours un langage“. Ao explicar a afirmacao, ela disse que cada idioma carrega um comportamento especi­fico, uma interacao …

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