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La bossa-nova en deuil de baden powell. Une partie de la mémoire des «años dourados» (années dorées) de Rio a disparu avec Baden Powell.

la bossa-nova en deuil de baden powell

C'était l'époque des cabarets de Lapa et de Copacabana, quand, au tournant des années 60, une bande de compositeurs et de musiciens (Baden Powell, João Gilberto, Tom Jobim, Vinicius de Moraes...) réinvente la musique et découvre la bossa-nova, rythme symbole d'une douceur de vivre à la brésilienne. Baden Powell commence alors sa carrière de «meilleur guitariste du monde», selon la Folha, quotidien de São Paulo. Il est l'auteur de plus de 600 musiques populaires comme Prelúdio, Samba da Benção, Tem Dó, Berimbau et Carta ao To, écrites avec Vinicius de Moraes, ou Lapinha, Quá-Quá-Rá-Quá-Quá, Aviso aos Navegantes, avec son complice Paulo Cesar Pinheiro. Tradition familiale. Né en 1937 dans un village près de Rio, Baden Powell était son prénom, donné par son père en hommage au fondateur des scouts. Sa carrière commence à 12 ans, dans les bars et les cabarets de Rio. Renom international. Stew over loss of michelin star.

The world of French fine dining has become embroiled in yet another ratings row due to the removal of the three-star Michelin ranking from renowned chef Paul Bocuse’s restaurant, almost two years after his death.

stew over loss of michelin star

The Auberge du Pont de Collonges, situated near the gastronomic capital of Lyon in south-east France, was the oldest three-starred restaurant in the world, having held the ranking without interruption since 1965. In a rare move, the Michelin boss, Gwendal Poullennec, visited the restaurant on Thursday to deliver the news that the rating had been lowered after 55 years. The decision prompted anger and dismay from Bocuse’s peers. Poullennec told France Inter radio: “I understand the team’s emotion. 24MEUR Cimabue artwork found in kitchen. France has blocked the export of a tiny early Renaissance masterpiece found in a French woman’s kitchen that fetched more than €24m (£20.5m) at auction and became the most expensive medieval painting ever sold.

24MEUR Cimabue artwork found in kitchen

Christ Mocked, by the 13th-century Florentine painter Cimabue, had hung for decades above a cooking hotplate in the kitchen of a 1960s house near Compiègne, north of Paris, before it was spotted by an auctioneer who had come to value furniture for a house move. But after the unsigned work was bought at auction in October by US-based private collectors, the French state this week classified the painting as a “national treasure” and refused it an export certificate. The move gives the French state 30 months to attempt to find funding to acquire the picture itself. New futuristic library in china. China recently opened a new futuristic library that contains a staggering 1.2 million books.

new futuristic library in china

If you enjoy architectural photography, Dutch photographer Ossip van Duivenbode‘s images of the library will be a feast for your eyes. The new Tianjin Binhai Library in Tianjin, China, was designed by the Dutch architectural firm MVRDV to look like a giant eye. The five-story, 360,000-square-foot library features shelves spanning from the floor to ceiling — many of the shelves double as stairs and seats in the beautifully designed space.

Nam myoho renge kyo. [© Natsuo Ikegami/Getty Images] The essence of Buddhism is the conviction that we have within us at each moment the ability to overcome any problem or difficulty that we may encounter in life; a capacity to transform any suffering.

nam myoho renge kyo

Our lives possess this power because they are inseparable from the fundamental law that underlies the workings of all life and the universe. Brazil museum blaze blamed on austerity. Funding cuts and inadequate maintenance have been blamed for a devastating fire that tore through Brazil’s oldest and most important historical and scientific museum, and is feared to have destroyed much of its archive of 20m items.

brazil museum blaze blamed on austerity

The blaze at the 200-year-old National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro began at about 7.30pm local time and raged into the night. There were no reports of injuries, but senior staff have described the loss to Brazilian science, history and culture as incalculable. Fréquence moderne. «On te fait des gros bisous.

fréquence moderne

The anti rapper of our time. It had been a hot summer day in South Los Angeles, and the festival kids lining up inside the L.A.

the anti rapper of our time

Coliseum, for day one of F.Y.F., appeared to have left their flower crowns at home. Salvator mundi. Media playback is unsupported on your device A 500-year-old painting of Christ believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in New York for a record $450m (£341m).

salvator mundi

The painting is known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World). It is the highest auction price for any work of art and brought cheers and applause at the packed Christie's auction room. Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519 and there are fewer than 20 of his paintings in existence. Depardieu chante barbara. Le comédien a triomphé hier, 9 février, lors de la première de son spectacle sur Barbara, dont il fut l'un des plus proches amis.

depardieu chante barbara

A la fois colossal et fragile, toujours juste, il la chante, il la dit. Le résultat est inespéré. Synesthesia music. EmailEmail. HK in the fifties. Fan Ho est un photographe chinois qui a décidé de rendre hommage au passé glorieux de sa ville natale. A travers de somptueux clichés en noir et blanc, l’artiste propose un voyage dans le temps au coeur du Hong Kong des années 1950. Des scènes immortalisées qui vous emmèneront dans une autre époque… Le talent de Fan Ho n’est plus à démontrer.