Ipanema

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 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. O Dia newspaper Her model career started when she was 16 years old, Sordos website after she was discovered in the Ipanema neighborhood by Agência Mega. Brenda Costa is placed 23rd


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and tourists use the opportunity to ride bikes, roller skate, skateboard, and walk along the ocean. Ipanema has played its own role in Rio's culture since its beginning. It has universities, art galleries, theaters and cafes. Ipanema holds its own street parade during Carnival festivities, separate from Rio de Janeiro's. Banda de Ipanema attracts up to 50,000 people to the streets of Ipanema for Carnival. Beach The beach of Ipanema is known for its elegant


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nol newsid_8250000 newsid_8250700 8250788.stm?bw bb&mp wm&news 1&nol_storyid 8250788&bbcws 1 "Rio de Janeiro's Beach Culture" Tayfun King, ''Fast Track'', BBC World News (September 11, 2009) such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)), Ipanema, and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer (Christ the Redeemer (statue)) ('Cristo Redentor') atop


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Corcovado mountain, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf (Sugarloaf Mountain (Brazil)) mountain (''Pão de Açúcar'') with its cable car; the ''Sambódromo (Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí)'', a permanent grandstand-lined parade avenue which is used during Carnival; and Maracanã Stadium (Estádio do Maracanã), one of the world's largest football stadiums (List of association football stadia by capacity). The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, which will mark the first time a South American city hosts the event. A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). '''Brenda Costa''' is a Brazilian fashion model (Model (person)) and former swimmer. She was born on November 8, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro. Brenda Costa at AskMen Brenda Costa is 177 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. O Dia newspaper Her model career started when she was 16 years old, Sordos website after she was discovered in the Ipanema neighborhood by Agência Mega. Brenda Costa is placed 23rd in the Models.com Top 25 Sexiest Models. Models.com She was on the cover of the April 2004 French (France) edition of ''ELLE'' magazine. Brenda Costa Profile in the FMD-database. Accessed 2008-09-02. In November 2005 she appeared on an episode of ''Tout le monde en parle''. http: www.imdb.com name nm2076918 Costa, who was born deaf, has a tattoo of an eye on the base of neck which signifies that she is on the lookout for people who mistreat her behind her back.


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Leblon and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song "The Girl from Ipanema" ("''Garota de Ipanema''"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes. Etymology The word "Ipanema" comes from the Tupi language and means "stinky lake", from ''upaba'' ("lake") and ''nem'' ("stinky").

, with music by Jobim (Antônio Carlos Jobim) and Portuguese lyrics by de Moraes (Vinícius de Moraes) with English lyrics written later by Norman Gimbel. Its popularity has seen a resurgence with Diana Krall's song "Boy from Ipanema" released in 2008. Character thumb Works by Brazilian painter Emilia Castellan at the weekly “Hippie Fair” at Ipanema. (Image:Rio ArtFair Rain Kiss.png) Ipanema is adjacent to Copacabana (Rio de

by American jazz musicians in the early 1960s, and song "The Girl from Ipanema" remains probably the best known Brazilian musical export, eventually becoming a kind of jazz standard. On December 31, 2006, The Black Eyed Peas performed at the last stop on the Monkey Business tour, at Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for more than 1 million people, being their biggest concert ever. The Black Eyed Peas performed at the UK leg (Live Earth concert, London) of Live


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, but the most famous are the ones in Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)), Ipanema, Leblon, Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), Jardim Botânico (Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro), and in downtown Rio. Organizers often compose their own music themes that are added to the performance and singing of classic "marchinhas" and samba popular songs. "Cordão do bola preta" ("Polka Dot Bloco"), that goes through the heart of Rio's historical center, and "


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development and its social life. Two mountains called the ''Dois Irmãos'' (Two Brothers) rise at the western end of the beach, which is divided into segments by marks known as ''postos'' (lifeguard towers). Beer is sold everywhere, along with the traditional ''cachaça''. There are always circles of people playing football (association football), volleyball, and footvolley, a locally invented sport that is a combination of volleyball and football. In the winter the Ocean surface wave


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package. Volume 2. p. 18. Critical acclaim One of his most popular creations at the time was the comic strip Chopiniks (from "chope", a Brazilian vernacular for draft beer), which was sketched by Jaguar on scripts (Script (comics)) written by Ivan Lessa. Originally designed as a means to advertise a new brand of beer, the strip was a satirical portrayal of the bohemian 1960s Rio de Janeiro intelligentsia that gathered around the nighbourhood of Ipanema


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and his picture appeared on the front pages of all Brazilian newspapers together with his declarations that he was bisexual. His going to the beach at that spot made it famous throughout the country. It inherited the status of a "cool and alternative" space in Ipanema beach from the area next to a pier that was demolished in the seventies, near Farme de Amoedo Street. It has a long history of pot smoking (illegal in Brazil), police raids, and left-wing, as well as alternative

;) Beach. Arpoador beach, where surfers used to go after its perfect waves, comes in the sequence, followed by the famous borough of Ipanema. The area will be one of the four "Olympic Zones" during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival celebrations, samba, Bossa Nova, balneario beaches

nol newsid_8250000 newsid_8250700 8250788.stm?bw bb&mp wm&news 1&nol_storyid 8250788&bbcws 1 "Rio de Janeiro's Beach Culture" Tayfun King, ''Fast Track'', BBC World News (September 11, 2009) such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacabana (Copacabana (Rio de Janeiro)), Ipanema, and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer (Christ the Redeemer (statue)) ('Cristo Redentor') atop


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-9 , pages 278 279 Rio-Cidade, however, was subjected from the outset to criticism regarding what was seen to be poor architectural choices, as in the case of a giant cast iron obelisk Photo at built in Ipanema, together with an elevated causeway that crossed a street, which was never opened to the public Cf. Virtual Tourist site and was eventually razed in 2009 at the locals' behest. "Passarela em frente ao Obelisco de Ipanema será demolida". G1 newssite , 21st. August 2009, available at Polemikos site Rio-Cidade was also seem as a scheme for providing infrastructure for expansion of cable TV networks in wealthy districts Camille Goirand, ''La politique des favélas ''. Paris: Khartala, 2000, ISBN 2-84586-123-0, page 97 Other programs included the construction a mayor urban highway called Linha Amarela, as well as the most important project of urbanization to the favelas as recognized by UNESCO, Favela-Bairro, a project which received a starting credit of 180 million US$ from Inter-American Development Bank. Elisabeth Blum & Peter Neitzke, eds., ''Favelametropolis: Berichte und Projekte aus Rio de Janeiro und São Paulo''. Berlin: Bauverlag, 2004, ISBN 3-7643-7063-7, page 27 Favela-Bairro was a programme concerned mostly with providing basic utilities and public services (sewage systems, sidewalks, etc.) to a number of already existing shanty towns, while at the same time attempting to renovate the dwellings and their surroundings in aesthetical terms, a concern already expressed by Rio-Cidade. Roberto Segre, ''Tres décadas de reflexiones sobre el hábitat latinoamericano''. Bogotá: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2005, ISBN 958-96155-3-8, page 2,023 Favela-Bairro, however, as much as it was presented as a plan for drastic improvement of actual living conditions, was regarded as having failed in one of its chief concerns, that of blurring the boundaries between the "formal" city and the shantytown: in the words of scholar Janice Perlman, "there's still no doubt about where the ''asfalto'' ends and the ''morro'' begins". Perlman, ''Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio De Janeiro''. Oxford University Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-19-536836-9 , page 281 At the same time, by stating that favela residents could have access to proper urbanism if they behaved in an "ordely" fashion, Favela-Bairro perpetiated the stigma long associated to shantytown dwellers. Nezar AlSayyad, ed., ''Consuming tradition, manufacturing heritage'', 286 Finally, Favela-Bairro was also seem as very limited in scope, as it concerned itself with only 27% of all Rio shanty-towns. Rose Compans, ''Empreendedorismo urbano: entre o discurso e a prática''. São Paulo: UNESP, 2005, ISBN 85-7139-570-5, page 239 After the ending of his first mayoral term, in which he was succeeded by one of his associates, the architect Luiz Paulo Conde, Maia chose to distance himself from the legacy of Favela Bairro, as the programme came to be fostered by Conde, who had meanwhile distanced himself from Maia. Edesio Fernandes & Márcio Moraes Valença, eds., ''Brasil Urbano''. Rio de janeiro: MAUAD, 2004, ISBN 85-7478-147-9 , page 205 In the end, Favela Bairro achieved what was called by some as "anecdotal success at best". Regis St. Louis, ''Rio de Janeiro'', Lonely Planet city guide, 2006, ISBN 978-1740599108 , page 46 Similar criticism met many of Maia's other projects, as in the case of Linha Amarela, an express highway that caused the relocation of some 10,000 people in order to make way for a project that intended to foster private automobile traffic between the Barra da Tijuca district and downtown Rio. Rosemere Santos Maia, '"A Produção do Espaço em Áreas de Auto-Segregação: O Caso da Barra daTijuca". ''Anuário do Instituto de Geociências - UFRJ'', Volume 21 1998. Available at 2005, his '' Perfect Remixes Vol. 3 '' compilation was released through Warlock Records, containing ten tracks which were created during the beginning of his career, between those is Junkie XL, Mauro Picotto and The Roc Project (Roc Project). On August 20, 2005, Verwest took ''Tiësto in Concert'' to the US (United States) when he played to 16,000 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena with Cirque du Soleil dancers. A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). A large number of city bus lines have stops at the entrance of University. It is close to Leblon, Ipanema, Jardim Botânico and Lagoa (Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro), which are some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Rio. The subway (Subway (rail)) authority (Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)) has planned expanding its line to a station at the entrance of PUC-Rio, however, while the Gávea station is not built, Metrô (Rio de Janeiro Metro)-branded buses connect the University to the ''General Osório'' station (located in Ipanema) and to ''Botafogo'' station (on Botafogo beach). '''Brenda Costa''' is a Brazilian fashion model (Model (person)) and former swimmer. She was born on November 8, 1982 in Rio de Janeiro. Brenda Costa at AskMen Brenda Costa is 177 cm (5 feet 9.5 inches) tall. O Dia newspaper Her model career started when she was 16 years old, Sordos website after she was discovered in the Ipanema neighborhood by Agência Mega. Brenda Costa is placed 23rd in the Models.com Top 25 Sexiest Models. Models.com She was on the cover of the April 2004 French (France) edition of ''ELLE'' magazine. Brenda Costa Profile in the FMD-database. Accessed 2008-09-02. In November 2005 she appeared on an episode of ''Tout le monde en parle''. http: www.imdb.com name nm2076918 Costa, who was born deaf, has a tattoo of an eye on the base of neck which signifies that she is on the lookout for people who mistreat her behind her back.

Ipanema

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'''Ipanema''' ( ) is a neighborhood located in the South Zone (Rio de Janeiro#South Zone) of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between Leblon (Leblon, Rio de Janeiro) and Arpoador. The beach at Ipanema became widely known by the song "The Girl from Ipanema" ("''Garota de Ipanema''"), written by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes.

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