Studio SP is a well thought club in city's night scene. The spacious house is attended by modern good looking people that wants to listen to alive music.
September 18th at 1 a.m.
R$ 25 per person.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
The creative pop rock influenced by Brazilian Popular Music of Mombojó band will be shown at Studio SP on September 18th. They are from Pernambuco State (Brazilian northeast) and recorded their last CD in 2006. They are known of Brazilian public and critics becouse of their good music. It is a great oportunity to get to know Brazilian contemporary music.
Studio SP is a well thought club in city's night scene. The spacious house is attended by modern good looking people that wants to listen to alive music.
September 18th at 1 a.m.
R$ 25 per person.
Under a Tropical Sky
The collective exhibition Under a Tropical Sky will be shown till September 26th. The show gathers pieces from big names of Brazilian art as Di Cavalcante, Tarsila do Amaral, Antonio Gomide, Ismael Nery, Flávio de Carvalho, Portinari, Cícero Dias, Mira Schendel, Leon Ferrari and Vik Muniz. Their paintings are exposed at James Lisboa Escritório de Arte's gallery. The entrance is free and it is opened to every age public.
From all artists in the exhibiton, Tarsila do Amaral (1987-1976) was the pioneering. The painter registered in her works many elements from varied cultural movements. However, she did not forgot the view and colors of a typical and idealized Brazil.
Vik Muniz, the only one is still alive among artists in the show, was born in Brazil in 1961 and lives in United States now-a-days. He became famous around the world by using materials as peanuts butter to reproduce Monalisa.
James Lisboa Escritório de Arte
Dr. Melo Alves Street, 397
From Mon. to Fri. from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sat. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. till September 26th.
Thursday, February 7, 2008
The exhibition Realist Segall is based on Mário de Andrade’s affirmation that segallist production is the biggest proof that artists linked to European vanguards had left experimentalism to return to realism. The 150 pieces in show are under Tadeu Chiarelli – one of the main specialists in Brazilian modern art – curatorship. Expressive part of the exhibition is composed by significant works from
The show does not try to exhibit Lasar Segall works as the recurring fitting of historical expressionism but to see it inside the complex scene of Brazilian and international painting during the period between world wars. In the period that the artist work reached ripening, influences coming from the most varied stylistics sources assumed as a common denominator in maintenance of apparent real. In show the public might watch as Segall goes through this line common to many fundamental artists in the period, always trying to find an proper articulation in this obligation with reality.
Centro Cultural Fiesp
Gilberto Freyre - Brazil's Interpreter
Museu da Língua Portuguesa (Portuguese Language Museum) is now showing Gilberto Freyre – Brazil’s Interpreter. The exhibition shows to public various faces and the creative process of the writer and political scientist. Gilberto Freyre was born in
Museu da Língua Portuguesa
The exhibition Traveler Tarsila is the artist first individual exposition in Pinacoteca. Tasila do Amaral inspired Anthropophagic Manifest, of Oswald de Andrade, when presented him Abaporu painting. The Manifest commemorates 80 years old and Tarsila was not fixed only at this piece or this movement.
Third six pieces and more than a hundred drawings are in the exhibition under Regina Teixeira de Barros curatory. The event is divided in six parts: years in formation, modernists essays, “discovery” of
The show intends to reveal new approaches of Tarsila’s artistic expression through travels she made in
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Marilyn Monroe – The Myth
During three days and three nights of work, the photographer Bert Stern realized a photographic rehearsal of the blond and charming actress, sensuality icon during the sixties, Marilyn Monroe. It was spring of
A little part of this remarkable moment can be seen in the exhibition Marilyn Monroe – The Myth. The public confer 62 photos of Sten’s heap. Some pictures where also exhibited in
A new theatre and dance company for São Paulo
A new theatre will be built in the building of the old bus terminal in Luz neighborhood, in city centre, and it will be directed to dance spectacles. The State will invest R$ 49,6 millions in the project. Besides the theatre, there will be formed São Paulo Dance Company, composed by 40 dancers. The group responsible is the artist director Iracy Cardoso.
Future of the Present
The carioca (from
Composed of seventeen selected artists by curators Agnaldo Farias and Cristiana Tejo, the collective show intend to provoke the public. Amélia Toledo, Cildo Meireles and Nelson Leiner are some of the artists that throw a look upon tomorrow.
Brazil: desFocus (The Outside Eye)
Paço das Artes is exposing the photographic exhibition
Besides the works of photographers from
The curatory done by Paulo Herkenhoff and Nessia Leozini detached the particular views of each artist for geographic, architectonic, cultural, anthropologic, social and ethnographic Brazilian details, registered in distinct moments in the last three decades. Curators opted for selecting exclusively foreign works to destabilize a nationalist focus upon
Paço das Artes
Francisco Toledo Engravings
CAIXA Cultural (the cultural project of Brazilian bank CAIXA) and General Consulate of
Monday, January 28, 2008
LaChapelle in MuBE
The photographic show Heaven to Hell: Beauties and Disasters, realized by Eva Grinstein, will be available to public till February 5th in MuBE (
The artist’s photos are always provocative and have been described in many ways. His images are comparable to works of surrealists, pop art, futurist, baroque style and renaissancists artists. In this exhibition, the photographer, ironically, shows in his classical images, contrasted and saturated, a mirror of our times, broaching fame, fashion, pornography and religion.
We Got Two Loves - Our Country and Monaco
The international exhibition We Got Two Loves – Our Country and
The public might confer 43 photos in black and white analogical proceeding by the renowned French professionals Alain Coll, Solange Podell, Jean-Pierre Fernandez and Conceição Praun, the only Brazilian.
Besides it all, there will be exhibited a French movie, with Portuguese subtitles, containing images of
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Street Art - From Grafitti till Painting
From January 17th till February 17th, MAC (
Sgarbi is Italian Street Art Meets the World project’s father, created from the success of Italian grafitti exhibition Street-Art, Sweet-Art, realized in
Among the Brazilians that make part of the show are Boleta, César Profeta, Bugre, Highraff, Prozak, Ndrua, Smael, Tim Tchais, Yá! and Zezão. The Italians are Cano, Kayone, Led, Leo, Filippo, Minelli, Pho, Francesco Pogliaghi, Rae Martini, Verbo and Wany. The criterion adopted for the choice was the diversity of expressive ways (abstract and figurative).
The pieces in exhibition were elaborated upon the conventional painting supports, canvas and wood, those, between four walls, play as public spaces, where those artists usually do their intervention.
MAC USP Ibirapuera – Bienal Pavillion
Monday, December 17, 2007
In order to promote the debate about graffiti and hip hop culture, an exhibition in Parque da Juventude brings 25 panels of graffitists as Chivitz, Guide and Nove. Some works will also be created in front of the spectators.
Parque da Juventude – marquise
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Yoko Ono does performance and exposition in SP
The japanese plastic artist Yoko Ono (the widow of the Beatle John Lennon) will be presenting a retrospective exposition of works of hers career at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB), in the center of São Paulo.
It is starting on October 11th (and runs untill February 3rd) and will have, among other works, "Ceiling Paint", one of the instalations that Lennon most loved.
Before the opening of the exposition, Ono will be doing a new performance on Municipal Theatre on October 8th. "Uma Noite com Yoko" (One Night With Yoko) has been created specially for her trip to São Paulo and uses projections and music to talk about different periods of her life.
this is the second time Yoko is comming to Brazil, and the first she visits São Paulo. The events are part of the CCBB´s program for the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Japanese immigration to the city.
Praça ramos de Azevedo - center of the city
Thursday - 9pm
Tickets from R$60 to R$200
Everyday, from 10am to 9pm
Rua Álvares Penteado, 112 - center of the city
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Slave Ship Exposition
The National Day of Black Conscience, celebrated at November 20th – date of death, in 1695, of the black resistance leader Zumbi – will be set in Estação Ciência (Science Station) by the regressing exposition Slave Ship, which presents a new picture of slavery process, slave-trade and human being commerce, quotidian of slave population, insurrection manners, the fight for identity and now-a-days racial relations, including a presentation about black culture legacy Brazil received.
Slave Ship, initially released in November of 1995, is part of Project All Around Zumbi and was exposed in Estação Ciência before becoming an itinerant show. With its pieces and panels totally recuperated, it is back to Estação Ciência as temporary exposition and might be there till December.
There are 48 panels with pictures and texts, maquettes and drawings in graffiti. The elements try not to detach cruel domination but also recuperate the human aspect involved in question – what take us directly to the aspect of cultural identities formation. There are also presented ethnic groups that were brought from Africa, transport conditions, mechanisms of commerce and the part played by slavery in Brazilian society of the epoch.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
TIM Festival starts friday, with Björk, Arctic Monkeys and jazz bands
If you are in São Paulo this week, from 25th to 29th october and is interested in music, so you can not loose one of the most exciting music festival that happen in the city: TIM Festival.
Sponsored by the mobile phone company, it always brings the most awaited international show to the city since 2000.
This year, the pop and rock fans can dance with shows from Björk, Cat Power, Feist, Hot Chip and Arctic Monkeys, for example. The jazz program will have Cecil Taylor (USA) and Lisa Ekdahl (Sweden), amogn others. The complete schedule follows; note that the best party will happen on sunday, at Anhembi!
Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues
Antony and the Johnsons
Sylvain Luc Quartet
Stefano Di Battista Quartet
Count of Monte Cristal (Hervé) & Sinden
Alexandre Herchcovitch and Johnny Luxo
Joe Lovano Nonet
Joey DeFrancesco Trio and special guest Bobby Hutcherson
Conrad Herwig’s Latin Side
Spank Rock (6:30pm)
Hot Chip (7:30pm)
Juliette and the Licks (11:00pm)
Arctic Monkeys (12:00 am)
The Killers (1:00 am)
'Winona' featuring Craig Armstrong and Scott Fraser
cirKus and Neneh Cherry
Av. Pedro àlvares cabral - Moema
(it has no number, but you have to park your car near the auditorium, a huge white triangle)
Rua Guaicurus, 300 - Lapa
Av. Olavao Fontoura, 1209 - Santana
Monday, October 22, 2007
São Paulo International Film Festival runs until Nov 3rd
The 31st Mostra Internacional de Cinema is São Paulo´s most important international film festival and will be happening in the city till november 3rd.
As usual, the Mostra brings to Brazil the best feature films that are made around the world and its curators, Leon Cakoff and Renata de Almeida, are always worried in making the festival a big showcase of different kinds of worldwide productions.
This year´s highlights are, besides the feature cartoons, are two films about musicians: Anton Corbijn´s "Control" about Joy Division´s Ian Curtis and "About a Son" that tells the story of Nirvana´s Curt Cobain. Among hundred of films you can yet find 19 that are running to be chosen as a nominee for Oscar´s Best Foreign Film Prize.
The complete schedule and informations about screening places and tickets can be found here, on Mostra´s website. Sometimes you may get, accidentally, to a webpage written in Portuguese, but it is not difficult to find all synopsis, days and times there.
Monday, October 15, 2007
Las Palmas restaurant and Mofarrej hotel do Chilean food festival!
If you are around from 24th to 26h October, try not to loose the special gastronomic festival of Chilean food promoted by restaurant Las Palmas and Hotel gran Meliá Mofarrej.
During this four days, the hotel´s restaurant wiil have a special menu with the best tastes of the neighbour country. Of course you can expect for lots of seafood, given the enormous seabord of Chile.
All dinners come together with wines from Concha y Toro, Tamaya, Santa Carolina and Viu Manent, famous chilean brands.
Alameda Santos, 1437 - Bela Vista
55 11 3146-5900 [talk to Luciana to book a table]
The cost is R$78 per each person
Wednesday, October 3, 2007
Chemical Brothers playing in SP in november
The electronica gods Tom Rolands and Ed Simons, who forms the well-known duo Chemical Brothers will be playing a concert in São Paulo, after more than 3 years.
The best news is that this time it will be much easier to actually 'see' them, as the show will not be in huge Pacaembu Stadium, like in 2004. they will be playing in much smaller Credicard Hall and of course the price of the tickets has risen, due to the less tickets available.
The american singer Lily Allen has already bought hers tickets for Chemical Brother´s show as she will be in São Paulo some days before, also giving a concert.
Nações Unidas Avenue, 17955
Wednesday, 7th november - 9:30pm
SPFW 2008 has its dates announced
The two 2008 São Paulo Fashion Week editions have already being announced by the organizers. The autumn/winter shows will happen between 16th and 21st January and the spring/summer collection will be shown between 12th and 18th July.
The labes that will present shows on this most important fashion event in Latin America have not being defined yet, but the local will be the same since many time ago: the Bienial Building at Ibirapuera Park.
See more about São Paulo Fashion Week here.
Thursday, September 27, 2007
Eyes to See, Eyes to Notice
In a retrospective that celebrates her 35 years of carrer, Iolanda Huzad exhibit, till October 14th, in Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), a set of approximately 60 images that represent a little clipping of her ample production as a photographer.
In the exhibition Eyes to See, Eyes to Notice will be contemplated four thematic axis developed by Iolanda during her trajectory. The first of them, Stage, is composed by significative images of theatre and Brazilian popular music.
In the thematic axis Work, Iolanda joined photos that focus the Brazilian workers quotidian, and some of countries as Honduras and Guatemala. In Childhoods, are presented images that builds narratives about Brazilian children. At last, in Popular Culture axis, parties, dances, costumes and Brazilian art are framed by the photographer's lens, as result of her travels around the country.
Museu da Imagem e do Som (MIS)
The Gesture and the Art
The show The Gesture and the Art exhibit art works of Ivald Granato till October 5th Citibank Cultural Space. Many times, looking to Ivald Granato's paintings, you have the impression that they were made rapidly. Some of them may have not taken more than one day to be done. In the last 40 years, the artistic presence of Ivald Granato is a constant power in Brazilian art.
Espaço Cultural Citibank
Ethnic of the First Brazil and Always Brazil
In exhibition for unlimited time, the project named as Ethnic of the First and Always Brazil, of the artist Maria Bonomi, starts one of the largest public art works installed in the city in definitive character. The show will occupy the subterranean corridor of interconnection between Barra Funda subway station and Latin America Memorial. The first phase of the panels installation, entirely worked in relief utilizing materials as ceramic, will be inaugurated this month. It is esteemed that it will be finished till the end of the year.
For the entirely execution of this grandiose project, Maria Bonomi installed an atelier in the basement of Marta Traba Gallery of Memorial, where were used more than 10 tons of raw material, worked by qualified artists and people from Krukutu Indian settlement. The material, that tells the story of our country, in sculptures is rounded by mirrors with scenographic illumination, creating an infinite bottom inside a Oscar Niemeyer's building that is under governmental trust.
Memorial América Latina – Galeria Marta Traba
Steel & Lightness
The creativity will be showed once more in the next exhibition of Apsen Cultural Centre, named Steel & Lightness, that will be happening till October 28th. The apparent paradox between steel's rigidity and art's lightness is showed by Cássio Lázaro's pieces, that remit to kneaded paper.
There will be more than 20 pieces, exposed as two-dimensional relief, that interact with the walls, and three-dimensional sculptures, made in oxidized steel. It is all showing that is possible to change a heavy material – as steel – in agreeable pieces as cubes, kneaded or spilled objects, or works of art that do remind tissue (as lace), rind of trees and musical instruments.
Centro Cultural Apsen
The 1° Sand Sculptures Festival of São Paulo
The city receives an event typical from coastal region. The 1° Sand Sculptures Festival of São will be happening till October 21th in a 66 square metres terrain. Intending to bring the beach atmosphere to city, the sculptures of renowned artists as Gisele, Sérgio and Mauro Prata also will help to divulge this type of art.
Three big sculptures will be exposed for 40 days. One of them were named as “Castle”, because it is about a castle up in a hill, sculpted by Mauro Prata. The other two sculptures are “The F1 Circus”, by Sérgio Prata, and “Happiness, Happiness”, by Gisele Prata. With three metres high and 20 thousand kilos of sand, “Castle” sculpture has taken 5 days to be done. “The F1 Circus” is a promenade to Interlagos Racecourse. This piece is composed by three cars and reproduce a cockpit, with six metres extension and 38 thousand kilos of sand.
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Brazilian Food Festival
The restaurants Côtè Jardin, owned by Novotel, are promoting till September 30th the fifth edition of Brazilian Festival. The menu is prepared based on typical ingredients from all the country regions.
With options for entree, hot dish and dessert, the festival detach this year the use of very typical seasonings, as lemon balm, among others, besides typical vegetables – as corn, pumpkin, yam, redroot, piñon and some more – and fishes like piraña, pirarucu (one of the largest fresh-water fishes) and pacu (a sort of snapper of the genus Prochilodus).
The event also has a cultural character: all the recipes comes with an explanation about its original region and its history, in Portuguese and in English.
Monday, September 24, 2007
Some Brazilian Music
A great opportunity to hear some samba (Brazilian typical rhythm) will happen on September 24th and 26th nights. Mart'nália is back for two days of show after a few shows in Angola. The singer, who learned to enjoy music with her father, Martinho da Vila (a very popular samba singer), now sings songs of huge success as Samba é Tudo (Samba is All), Tiro ao Alvaro (Shooting Alvaro) and Girl From Ipanema.
Flowers Market will be build in São Paulo West Zone
Villa Lobo's Park region – located in the west zone of São Paulo city – might seat, till the second semester of 2008, the Flowers Market. The place will be destined to plants commercialization, both in wholesale business as in retail. There will be around 300 boxes of commercial establishments and services, as restaurants, book stores and a post office.
Agreement announces creation of a grove in Park of Tietê
The São Paulo State Sanitation and Energy Bureau signed, this Monday, September 17th, an agreement with the Brazilian Association of Japanese Immigrant for plating the Centenary Grove in Ecological Park of Tietê. The project foresee that in the next two years will be planted more than 100 thousand trees of 60 natives species of Atlantic Forest.
SP seats the first international show of House Art & Design
On September 4th São Paulo became the first international architecture, decoration, design and landscape gardening show’s seat, named CAD Brazil House Art & Design. It was conceived to ally the creative vanguard to the industry and promising names. The event was seated in São Paulo with a view to recuperate significant elements of architectonic and cultural city’s patrimony.
The CAD Brazil House Art & Design takes place in Casa das Rosas, important historic patrimony built in Paulista Avenue in 1928, and is the result of a partnership established with São Paulo State Culture Bureau and Paulista Association of the Friends of Art (APAA). The show might be visited until October 7th.
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