Six Military Police Arrested After UPP Operation

Six Military Police Arrested After UPP Operation

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Early on Sunday, July 27th, Rio de Janeiro civil police arrested six military police officers under suspicion of falsifying acts of resistance during a Police Pacifying Unit (UPP) operation in Morro do Fogueteiro favela community that had resulted in two deaths on the previous […]

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram, Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows. “Radiogram is a rock-blues album, with the emphasis on the songs, more than just […]

Rio International School, Fourteen Years of Christian Education

Rio International School, Fourteen Years of Christian Education

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Founded as a home-based school in the Rio de Janeiro Zona Oeste (West Zone) neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca in 2000, the Rio International School has grown in the past fourteen years into a highly praised private international Christian school with a preschool through […]

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo and in addition to karaoke tonight, the California 021 party will take place on the second floor. For the special party, DJs Alexandre Brandão and Ricardo Abrahin will spin the best of Californian rock including surf rock, punk, hardcore, […]

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of rap and hip hop as the ever-popular DOOM party returns to take over Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight. Six DJs; Akin, Bruno X, Pachu, Bertoletti, Bevilaqua and Fábio Heinz will spin rap, hip hop, trap, two step, future beats, and more, to keep the party […]

Friday, August 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, August 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Brazilian Wax will again bring the best of bass, as the popular Rio party celebrates its fourth anniversary at the Cave club in Copacabana. Special guest DJ Victor Muñoz will lead the lineup for the night. A São Paulo native, Muñoz is considered by many to be one of […]

Saturday, August 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, August 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s a celebration of urban culture as Copacabana’s Espaço Rampa hosts the C’est La Vie party with four DJs spinning, graffiti artists painting live, pop art exhibitions, and video projections. Wobble party DJ Rodrigo S. and Wonka party DJ Bruno Ambrozi will join resident DJs Erika and Newton to […]

Sunday, August 3, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  August 3, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Leblon’s Clube Monte Líbano hosts the second day of the popular monthly Rio fair known as Babilonia Feira Hype. In addition to showcasing the best new fashion, art, design and music in Rio, this month the fair is holding a special Father’s Day and Winter Clearance edition, complete with a […]

Monday, August 4, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, August 4, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – If you are looking for an authentic roda de samba experience in Rio, Pedra do Sal is considered to be one of the best anywhere in the city. A weekly Monday night live music party, the event has taken place in the same location of the Gamboa area in Centro […]

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick -Live rock ‘n’ roll is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz on Tuesday nights with ‘Matriz Live Sessions.’ The weekly events were originally one of the first musical programs held at Casa da Matriz and they are back to help bring some rock’n’roll to a usually somewhat inactive weeknight. The event’s […]

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