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January 17, 2011 | Events | Read More
Al Gore is one of the keynote speakers at this year's Campus Party technology fair (Image courtesy: Center for American Progress Action Fund) Campus Party started this morning at the Imigrantes Expo Center six days of presentations, roundtable debates, product launches and demos to urge and applaud...

Paul McCartney, the biggest of big names to hit São Paulo

Paul McCartney, the biggest of big names to hit São Paulo November 17, 2010 | Events | Read More
Paul McCartney will play two shows in SP this weekend (image credit: Paul Vera-Broadbent) Sir Paul McCartney continues the parade of megastar musicians through São Paulo with his weekend arrival. The Beatles rocker will play shows Saturday and Sunday at Estadio do Morumbi (or Estádio Cícero Pompeu...

New stadium, aiport discussed at World Cup meetings in SP

New stadium, aiport discussed at World Cup meetings in SP November 10, 2010 | Events | Read More
A man looks out the window at Cumbica airport in Guarulhos, Sao Paulo Two major construction projects could alter São Paulo’s façade ahead of the 2014 World Cup. Yesterday, Ricardo Teixeira, president of the Confederação Brasileira de Futebol (CBF) met with São Paulo state governor Alberto Goldman...

Nokia Silent Party at Sonique Is a Resounding Success

Nokia Silent Party at Sonique Is a Resounding Success July 21, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The scene last night at Sonique Bar on Rua Bela Cintra (image courtesy of Josh Miller) If a party takes place in São Paulo and nobody hears anything, is it really happening? The answer in the case of the Nokia Silent Club party at Sonique Bar in Consolação is yes. Walking into the semi-frequent boogie...

Hip-Hop in the City

Hip-Hop in the City July 15, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Update: A packed house last night at the Teatro Paulo Autran watched 16 MCs battle for the grand prize of Rs. 1,000 and the production of 500 CDs. Sampa’s own MC Marcelo GUGU emerged victorious. Check video from the show below! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu2cl9Yas6Y[/youtube] Video:...

Weather or Not: Indoors Activities for a Wet SP Weekend

Weather or Not: Indoors Activities for a Wet SP Weekend July 15, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
An ode to classical music, the International Winter Festival in Campos do Jordão, is one way to escape the rain this weekend (image courtesy of The International Winter Festival). The torrential showers soaking São Paulo could stick around to put a literal damper on the weekend, according to local...

9o de Julho Explained

9o de Julho Explained July 9, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
This obelisk memorializes the martyrs of the 9th of July uprising (image courtesy of Josh Miller) Wondering why half of São Paulo seems closed and flocks of Paulistanos are fleeing the city? Since 1997, the Ninth of July has been a holiday in São Paulo state (but nowhere else in Brazil). The feria...

World-class World Cup

World-class World Cup July 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
A young Paulista shows her Brazilian pride (by Beraldo Leal) Outside of South Africa, Brazil likely leads the globe in World Cup craziness this year. The country of Pele already has an unrivaled five World Cup trophies—with potentially a sixth on the way this year—and is on deck to host the 2014...
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