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North and South of Rio: From Parati to Buzios

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

There was no cell nor Internet reception, no television -- no distraction period -- and after a week spent aligning my physical and emotional rhythm to the universe's, I was ready to explore Brazil a little.

PHOTOS: The Fishermen Of Copacabana Beach

AP | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Daybreak's glow silhouettes the rainforest-covered mountains nearby while the Atlantic's waters lap at cramped wooden fishing boats....

Barry Manilow's New Musical Based on 'Backstreet Boys of the 1920s'

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

After more than a decade of rewrites, soft starts and business snafus, the pair will open Harmony -- A New Musical, at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre on September 6.

First Nighter: Motown: The Musical Gives the Customers What They Came For

David Finkle | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Maybe Motown: The Musical would have been best off not as part reality-show Dreamgirls but as a straight-out Motortown Revue 2013, which it almost is anyway.

WATCH: Helicopter Crashes Just Off Famous Beach

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.02.2013 | World

Onlookers at Rio de Janeiro's famous Copacabana beach captured a frightening spectacle on video Saturday when a rescue helicopter crashed into the oce...

It's Still Man-ly to Like Manilow, Especially on Barry's Birthday

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 08.17.2012 | Celebrity
Joel Schwartzberg

Would I go to a Barry Manilow concert, sit amidst gaggles of screaming moms and their own mothers, waiting in anticipation for the opening whistles of "Can't Smile Without You" or the Chopin-inspired starting notes of "Could it Be Magic"? Of course. Really?

What I Learned From Born to Run During 2-Mile Copacabana Swim

Steve Kettmann | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books
Steve Kettmann

What is the absolute worst way to try swimming two-plus miles from one end of Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro down to the other, actually making la...

An Unusual Rio de Janeiro: From Favela Babies to Portinari

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karin Badt

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Rio De Janeiro Proposed As UNESCO World Heritage Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- The Brazilian government is proposing that UNESCO name the city of Rio de Janeiro a World Heritage site. The proposal was made by...

The Constitutional Right for Hot Chicks to Party

Doug Lieblich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Lieblich

Several days ago, the United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the right for bars and nightclubs to enact "Ladies Night," a promotional ni...

A Very Brazilian Elvis & Madona Appears on The Festival Circuit

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Though promoted as a unique, fun comedy, Elvis & Madona has prompted controversial reaction from some members of the LGBT crowd. Here, its filmmaker Marcelo Lafitte responds.

The Media's Role in Combating Unilateral Points of View

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The following summarizes the author's comments at a round table this week to launch UNESCO's World Report "Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercu...

Ten Extraordinary Things About Rio, Including a Man Called H

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lea Lane

When in Rio, I sought a place where locals go, and for hours swayed to steady drumbeats. You need stamina and rhythm, but it's so dark and so mesmerizing that once I let go a bit, I got swept into it.

Rio and the 2016 Summer Olympics: Reflections on Brazil and the Marvelous City

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris McGowan

Brazilians would be far better off if its populace refused to tolerate the rogues' gallery that populates its government. But despite its social problems, the Rio Olympics may be the most entertaining Games ever.

Starbucks Puts Sticker Shock on Coffee in Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Ehrmann

Rio -- Brazil's president Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva got free coffee from President Obama at the White House Saturday. But back home he'll pay $20 f...

How to Surf Life: Attorney Turned Surf Guru

Tim Ferriss | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Ferriss

It's not giving up to put your current path on indefinite pause. He could pick up his law career exactly where he left off if he wanted to, but that is the furthest thing from his mind.