Famous Olympic Mascots in Rio

Famous Olympic Mascots in Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday, November 22nd, Olympic mascots from previous games visited Rio’s Maracanã in anticipation of the unveiling of the official mascots for the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. While the visit was cut short due to the heat combined with the heavy costumes, […]

CADEG’s 2nd Annual Bacalhau Food Festival in Rio’s Zona Norte

CADEG’s 2nd Annual Bacalhau Food Festival in Rio’s Zona Norte

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the success of the first culinary festival in 2013, the Centro de Abastecimento do Estado da Guanabara, better known simply as CADEG, is back and again celebrating bacalhau (salted cod) dishes during its second edition. Located in the Benfica neighborhood in Zona Norte […]

Juana Molina Performs in Rio on November 21st and 22nd

Juana Molina Performs in Rio on November 21st and 22nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd, Argentinian electronic musician Juana Molina will take to Rio de Janeiro’s Oi Futuro Ipanema stage to perform as part of the ongoing 2014 Sonoridades Music Festival. Singing mostly in her native Spanish, Molina is a former […]

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Nigerian singer-songwriter and gutarist Keziah Jones returns to Rio to perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Jones was last in Rio as a performer during the Back2Black festival in November of last year. He is well known for his muscial style that blends blues, funk, and rock. Jones […]

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, November 20, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – British indie-pop band Metronomy returns to Rio’s Circo Voador tonight to play live. Metronomy first played Circo Voador in September 2011 and they arrive in the city tonight thanks to the help of Queremos, a Rio based crowdfunded kickstarter, that connects musicians, agents, fans and venues. The group, known for […]

Friday, November 21, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, November 21, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –Tonight Cais da Imperatriz in Saúde hosts the Gop Tun party with very special guests Floating Points and Four Tet. During his career, British electronic musician Kieran Hebden, better known in the music world by his stage name Four Tet, has released multiple studio albums and remixes. Additionally he has collaborated […]

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, November 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Argentinian singer-songwriter and electronic musician Juana Molina returns to Oi Futuro Ipanema tonight for a second live performance as part of the ongoing fourth edition of the Sonoridades Music Festival. Molina entered the Argentinian mainstream in 1988 as an actress and comedian but in the mid 90s followed her heart […]

Sunday, November 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  November 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – End your weekend with house and electro pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The twelve-hour party begins at 5PM and continues in the chic indoor/outdoor venue until 5AM. Things usually get started on the outdoor deck with DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni and then gradually shift inside […]

Monday, November 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, November 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Rio Boat Club cruises again. Dubbed the “The Best Boat Party Ever,” things get started every Monday night beginning at 11PM with Happy Hour on deck of the party boat docked in the Marina da Glória.Promotions include dose dupla (two for one) drinks for men and free drinks […]

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Quiz Night Rio is taking place on a new night and at a new location. Now also taking place at the Lapa Irish Pub on Tuesdays following the venue’s weekly language exchange events (see below), the quiz nights are fashioned after Irish and English bar social events. The quiz […]

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