Echo and the Bunnymen Return to Rio

Echo and the Bunnymen Return to Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the most influential groups of the post-punk era, British band Echo and the Bunnymen return to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, November 1st to play live at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso. Well known for their hits that include “Killing Moon,” “Lips Like Sugar,” […]

Halloween 2014 Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro

Halloween 2014 Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Halloween celebrations in Brazil remain less elaborate than those in others locations around the world, Dia das Bruxas (Day of Witches), as the holiday is also known here, is gaining in popularity. With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, many venues, both […]

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –The premiere edition of Gringo Halloween continues at Gringo Café. Tonight through November 1st, the American bar and diner is showing two Halloween-themed movies each night. The family-friendlly film, “Vampire Dog” will start things off at 7PM tonight, followed by the 1982 horror classic, “Poltergeist,” at 9PM. The Gringo Café is […]

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor. Additionally, the […]

Friday, October 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, October 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Halloween and that means there will be parties throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro. One very special event is the InterNations Rio de Janeiro’s HALLOWEEN ROCK n HORROR party at Casarão Ameno Reseda in Catate. Beginning at 7PM, the event will feature two bands, Head Blues and The […]

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –British rock band Echo and the Bunnymen will play live at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso tonight. One of the most important rock bands of the post-punk era, they found commerical and critical success through hits that include, “The Killing Moon,” and “Lips Like Sugar,” and built up a worldwide cult following during […]

Sunday, November 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  November 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today the Hype Free Market returns to Barra da Tijuca for its second edition. Hosting vendors of both the best new fashions and brands in Rio, as well as, vendors and private sellers of quality vintage and used goods, the market will run from 11AM to 10PM on the second […]

Monday, November 3, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, November 3, 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 for […]

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, singer-songwritier and guitarist MarthaV will peform live at The Clover Irish Pub beginning at 9PM. An accomplished musician and songwriter, MarthaV has been honing her skills as a live performer for years. She has performed at Rio venues including Circo Voador, Teatro Odisséia, and Café Teatro Solar de Botafogo, […]

Community Members Fight Closure of Museu da Maré

Community Members Fight Closure of Museu da Maré

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Museu da Maré, a well known museum and cultural center located in Rio’s Complexo da Maré favela, faces possible closure on December 9th and community members joined by supporters from around the world are rallying to save it. Well known throughout the city […]

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