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Exhibition - Sir Benjamin Stone: Observations in Brazil, 1893
12 September - 7 November 2014 | 11am - 5pm (weekdays)
Embassy of Brazil, 14-16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL
The Embassy of Brazil and Lucid-ly Productions are delighted to present a rare collection of 50 photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone. Part of the Library of Birmingham Archive, this unpublished collection will be on public display for the first time from 12 September at the Embassy of Brazil. Curated by Rodrigo Orrantia and Pete James from the Stone archive at the Library of Birmingham, the photographs were taken during a Royal Astronomical Society expedition set out to observe a full solar eclipse in the Brazilian Amazon in 1893. Stone also documented his journey by sea to Brazil, photographing the people and places he discovered upon arrival.
CASA 2014 - Latin American Theatre Festival
10 - 19 October 2014
Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
CASA Latin American Theatre Festival is the only UK event entirely dedicated to bringing the best of Latin American theatre. Founded in 2007, CASA has quickly grown into a popular and acclaimed arts festival of national and international repute. In both 2012 and 2013, CASA won the prestigious LUKAS (Latin UK Awards) for Best Arts Festival in the UK. In 2014, CASA will bring 10 days of brilliant Latin American Theatre to London, enriched with Latin American art, music and food, all presented in a spirit of celebration, inclusiveness and exchange for all members of the family. Moreover, the complementary programme includes talks, workshops, our Scratch Night –which is a way to support Latin American artists resident in the UK-, and our community day that offers the chance to everyone to let their inner artist shine.
Red Like Embers: Contemporary Voices from Brazil
28 October - 1 November 2014 | 7.45pm
Theatre503 at The Latchmere, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW
Brazil: the home of the carnival and a hot-bed of political protest, a land of natural beauty with a history of brutality. Theatre503 and CAL Arts present a festival of plays, talks and performance from the sensual heartland of Latin America. Erupting from a diverse cultural heritage, these vibrant and often violent stories, a blend of religion, sexuality and politics will showcase the work of a many playwrights, both new and established, that have never been seen outside of their homeland.
PABLO ROSSI PIANO RECITAL
28 October 2014 | 6.30pm
EMBASSY OF BRAZIL (SALA BRASIL), 14-16 Cockspur Street, London SW1Y 5BL
Pablo Rossi, winner of the first Nelson Freire National Competition for New Brazilian Talents in 2003, has been building a brilliant musical and artistic career. He won his first musical competition at the age of seven. Since then, he has won numerous competitions, including the Magda Tagliaferro Competition (1998), the Encuentro Internacional de Jóvenes Músicos (Córdoba / Argentina 2001) and the International Competition ‘Ciutat de Carlet’ (Carlet / Spain, 2002).