Alto Vidigal to Host HeartBeatz Party with Seth Schwarz September 10th

Alto Vidigal to Host HeartBeatz Party with Seth Schwarz September 10th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On September 10th, the bar and hostel, Alto Vidigal will host the Heartbeatz party, a special event with profits going to social projects in Rio de Janeiro. The party will feature two DJs spinning during the night: Jody King , a British DJ and […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, August 26, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to celebrate the virgin as the Festa do Signos (Signs Party) returns to Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight with a special Virgo edition. Astrological stickers and horoscope cards will be given out to help attendees proudly display their astrological signs and to look for compatible signs to party […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, August 24, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, August 24, 2016

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Combining the best of Brasil and bass the Brass party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana for its second edition tonight. During the party, DJs Thai, Schlaepfer, and Rodrigo S. will spin the best of trap, global bass, EDM, and funk in the subsolo (basement) while MrzN and HTPNTS and […]

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Runs in Rio August 25th – 31st

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Runs in Rio August 25th – 31st

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating contemporary Italian audiovisual productions, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Rio de Janeiro will present the ‎8½ Festa do Cinema Italiano (The 8½ Festival of Italian Cinema) from Thursady, August 25th through Wednesday, August 31rd. The festival will feature the screenings of seven […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of salsa, reggaeton, cumbia, and bacata tonight as New Mariuzinn Copacabana hosts La Fiesta Latina. Beers and caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and there will be two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, and tropical drinks all night long. Additionally, DJ Guga Fernandes will join the […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Canta a Democracia will present “A Farsa” live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Directed by Ernesto Piccolo, Luciana Sérvulo da Cunha, and Amir Haddad, the event will alternate between musical acts and circus performances that present their take on the recent political turmoil in the country. Performers will include […]

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Close with Party at Maracanã

Rio 2016 Olympic Games Close with Party at Maracanã

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Following sixteen days of competition which featured over 11,000 athletes from over two hundred countries and the historic Refugee Olympic team, the final event of the 2016 Rio Olympics Games, the Cerimônia de Encerramento (Closing Ceremony), took place in the iconic Maracanã stadium on […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, August 22, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, August 22,  2016

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for a lively roda de samba as vocalist Rixxa returns to Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight. During the night, Rixxa will perform for three lively hours while accompanied by members of the Zeca Pagodinho band. Memebers of the band include Válter Silva on classic guitar; Márcio Almeida […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, August 21, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, August 21, 2016

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the 2016 Rio Olympic Games will officially end as Maracanã Stadium hosts the closing ceremony beginning at 8PM local time. The ceremony is expected to last approximately four hours. It will include the extinguishing of the Olympic flame and the passing of the torch to Tokyo, Japan, the host […]

Luis Buñuel Retrospective to Run in Rio through September 4th

Luis Buñuel Retrospective to Run in Rio through September 4th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – CAIXA Cultural Rio de Janeiro will present a retrospective of the works of Spanish filmmaker Luis Buñuel from Tuesday, August 23rd through Sunday, September 4th. In addition to the screenings of Buñuel’s works, there will be a debate and also a masterclass with Buñuel’s […]

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