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2013 USA SOCCER FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFYING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted in Fresh Kicks, Origins of the Blog, STADIUM STATUS, The World: To & From with tags , , , , on November 15, 2012 by Alex D.

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Heart Of Samba @ the Brazilian Film Fest in Miami

Posted in Beats, Rhymes & Life, STADIUM STATUS, The Arts, The World: To & From with tags , , , , on August 20, 2012 by Alex D.

The Whispers crew went to check the Brazilian Film Fest at the Miami Beach Cinematheque on Sunday. We checked out a nice little film on the samba school Mangueira. This story about the love of music in Rio’s favelas is amazing. We will be checking out a few other shows for the rest of the week. Schedule and website after the jump Continue reading

Distinção Carioca – Fashion Week Rio de Janeiro

Posted in Fresh Threads, Games, Gadgets & Gear, The Arts, The World: To & From, Winds, Breeze & Hurricanes with tags , , , , , on July 3, 2012 by Alex D.
By: S.D.P.

Rio de Janeiro has never been a place to shy away from the fashion spotlight, in fact it epitomizes seductive summer swimwear more than any other country on earth. This year’s fashion week was a massive undertaking and as always W.O.S. had to be right there to take in the sights and sounds of South America’s must-see fashion event of the year. To truly understand Brazilian style, one needs to appreciate the understated casualness with which everyday cariocas dress themselves with. Simple styles, from linen chino pants to Brazilian fedoras and Havianas are what most people think about when they envision summer fashion, but this week focused on what the upper echelon of trend setters in Rio are rolling out for the summer of 2012. Celebrated Brazilian designers including Tufi Duek, Carlos Miele, Ocimar Versolato, Barbara Casasola and Francisco Costa all presented spectacular runaway shows which will no doubt set the bar for upcoming fashion weeks in other temperate destinations such as Melbourne, Barcelona and Miami

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