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Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

Taking the Time to Remember the Magic of Museums

By Melanie Pineda, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Culture, International, Opinion

In light of the tragic loss of Brazil's National Museum, we must take the time to appreciate the crucial historical and cultural contributions of institutions like these.

MoMA Welcomes Paintings by Tarsila do Amaral

MoMA Welcomes Paintings by Tarsila do Amaral

By Eugenia Cardinale, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

An exhibit focusing on Brazilian painter Tarsila do Amaral’s life and career opened at The Museum of Modern Art on Feb. 11.

In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Director Roberto Berliner’s quietly scrutinizing camera brings the life of famed psychiatrist Dr. Nise da Silveira — a pioneer in moving away from ice-pick lobotomies to more humane, expressive therapies — to life in "Nise: The Heart of Madness."

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

High Fashion Can Inspire Rather Than Exploit

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

While art schemes are supposed to bring fresh perspectives to the table, this should not turn into an excuse for stylists to act disdainfully cool and above it all.

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

Brazilian Machismo Still Running Rampant Post-Impeachment

By Cara Zambrano, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

From the moment Rousseff reached the presidency, her decisions were always influenced by men.

Kids These Days: A Chat with Declan McKenna

Kids These Days: A Chat with Declan McKenna

By Hannah Shulman, Multimedia Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

Check out our interview with Declan McKenna at South by Southwest.

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

NYU Langone Says Hosting Olympics in Brazil Is Irresponsible

By Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Langone professors advise postponing the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro due to the Zika virus outbreak.

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

‘Trash’ is Brazil’s ‘Slumdog Billionaire’

By Patrick Pauley, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The light-hearted and family-friendly tones in "Trash" are not far from a deeper discussion about the slums of Brazil.

TiA CiBANi Spring/Summer 2016

TiA CiBANi Spring/Summer 2016

By Katherine Halpern, Contributing Writer

September 9, 2015


Filed under Fashion Week

TiA CiBANi Spring/Summer 2016

Daniel Silverstain Spring/Summer 2015

Daniel Silverstain Spring/Summer 2015

By Anjali Jain, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2014


Filed under Fashion Week

Emerging Israeli designer Daniel Silverstain transported spectators to Brazil with a Spring/Summer 2015 presentation set in his private Chelsea-Garment District atelier.  Each of his stylish looks modernly bridged the cultural gap between the 1960s and the future. Silverstain’s previous designs...

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

Predicting World Cup results: Who will come out on top?

December 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Sports

  This draw for the World Cup is quite conservative by most standards, leaving the teams with the four best odds in the semifinals. Selecting two finalists is never easy. Odds put Brazil (4-1) and Argentina (5-2) in the finals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 13. I see Germany and Argentina instead, a rematch of multiple cu...