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Casa do Sol

Posted on December 16th, 2002 by gringadmin

The Kundun restaurant is holding an End of Year charity event for the children of Casa do Sol orphanage. The event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 21h00. Cost is R$30 per person, which includes, music, drinks, food etc.Casa do Sol is a shelter for homeless and abandoned children up to the age […]

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Pixies Tribute

Posted on December 6th, 2002 by gringadmin

If you are a Pixies fan then don&rsquot;t miss this show by local band &rsquot;The Book is on the Table&rsquot; at Funhouse on Sunday, Dec. 8. The Pixies 6 years of existence blew a breath of fresh air through both the independent and national charts. From the backwoods of Boston to headlining festivals worldwide, the […]

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New Year&rsquot;s In Bora Bora

Posted on November 29th, 2002 by gringadmin

Looking for somewhere really exciting to spend New Year&rsquot;s? Why not try Bora Bora in Tahiti. A deluxe package with Kangaroo Tours leaves Dec. 28 and returns Jan. 7. Package includes: 09 nights in deluxe hotels – including Bora Bora in overwater bungalows at the Sheraton Nui spa resort. Flights with Lan Chile. All transfers. […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Posted on November 25th, 2002 by gringadmin

The recently inaugurated Grand Hyatt São Paulo will have a special thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28 from 7.30pm to 11pm. The special menu, prepared by Chef Felipe Villela, will be served at the hotel’s Grand Caffe restaurant.Reservations: Call (011) 6838-3203.Price: R$45,00 per personThanksgiving MenuSpiced Chestnut Soup with Hazelnut Biscotti*** Roasted Turkey with Sausage and Fennel […]

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Manon Opera

Posted on November 25th, 2002 by gringadmin

Manon, Massenet&rsquot;s glorious French opera, will run for six nights from Nov. 27 at the Teatro Alfa. Based on the novel &rsquot;Les Aventures du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut&rsquot; by Abbe Prevost, the opera tells the romantic story of Des Grieux and Manon Lescaut, as well as Manon&rsquot;s relationship with her father and […]

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Itau Cultural

Posted on November 11th, 2002 by gringadmin

Between now and Dec. 15 the Itau Cultural center on Paulista will be presenting several projects as part of the &rsquot;Interatividades&rsquot; event aimed at presenting a mix of traditional and the new dance performances.Among the events being presented is work by a French dance group, Mulleras, and their show Minatures, originally created for the Internet, […]

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Carandiru Opened To The Public

Posted on October 11th, 2002 by gringadmin

The former notorious Carandiru prison, inaugurated in 1956 and closed earlier this year, was recently opened to the general public in order to show an important part of the city&rsquot;s history and the harsh realities of prison life. The prison was the largest correctional facility in all of South America, and will be remembered for […]

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Foz do Iguacu

Posted on October 9th, 2002 by gringadmin

One of Brazil’s most popular tourist spots, the awesome Foz do Iguacu waterfalls, situated in a 2,000 square kilometer national park, has to be seen to be appreciated. Over 3 km wide, 80 meters high, Foz do Iguacu is wider than Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara Falls. The falls are divided between Brazil and […]

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Presidential Race

Posted on October 1st, 2002 by gringadmin

Lula, with 46.4% of the votes, was unable to attain a clear majority in Sunday&rsquot;s presidential race, which will now go to a second round dispute on Sunday, Oct. 27. The government-backed candidate Jose Serra, second in the running with 23.2% of the votes, will be Lula&rsquot;s opponent. Third place Garotinho got 17.9% of the […]

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Praia do Rosa – Surfer’s Paradise

Posted on September 18th, 2002 by gringadmin

Praia do Rosa, about 20 minutes north of Imbituba, is one of the region&rsquot;s most spectacular beaches, with perfect waves for surfing, sand dunes, blue-green lagoons, rainforests, crystal white beaches, and a birds eye view of visiting whales and dolphins. This is an ideal place to relax and get in touch with nature. Access is […]

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