Rio Police Arrests 26 in Complexo do Alemão: Daily

Rio Police Arrests 26 in Complexo do Alemão: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, September 18th, Rio Civil Police apprehended 26 members of an alleged drug gang said to be responsible for vandalism of several buses and the death of six Military Police officers including, the Captain of the Nova Brasília Pacifying Police Unit (UPP), Uanderson […]

Three Shows to See This Week in Rio de Janeiro

Three Shows to See This Week in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Three international acts; Michael Bublé, Farnaz Jahanbin and Teenage Bottlerocket, will perform live in Rio between Wednesday, September 17th and Sunday, September 21st and their concerts will bring a variety of music to the Cidade Maravilhosa this week, including everything from big-band crooning to […]

Première Brasil Selections for Festival do Rio 2014

Première Brasil Selections for Festival do Rio 2014

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The selections for Première Brasil, the competitive section the Festival do Rio 2014, the Rio International Film Festival, feature some of the brightest stars and most noteworthy productions from the growing Brazilian film industry. With films ranging from a dramatic western, “El Ardor,” set […]

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Grammy-Award-winner Michael Bublé returns to Rio to play live at Barra da Tijuca’s HSBC Arena. Bublé was last in Brazil playing sold-out shows during 2012. As a live performer, he is well known for making female audience members swoon with his pop and classical crossover hits and for keeping […]

Thursday, September 18, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, September 18, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight for the fourth edition of its tenth season, Festival Multiplicidade presents the Jakob Bro Trio, Taragana Pyjarama and Dmtr.org live at Oi Futuro Flamengo. Beginning at 7PM in the venue’s theater, Danish guitarist Jakob Bro will perform live experimental jazz in a trio that includes musicians; AC on bass […]

Friday, September 19, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, September 19, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Cave club in Copacabana presents a special edition of the popular Brazilian Wax party with eight DJs spinning in celebration of Marcela Moura’s birthday. Moura is a producer who has worked in the industry for over ten years and who recently became a memeber of the Rio Me […]

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After his show as part of Festival Multiplicidade on Thursday night, Danish electronic musician Nick Eriksen, better known as Taragana Pyjarama, will spin live as part of the Pasta Base party tonight at Centro’s La Paz club. Also during the night BoTECOeletro, Omulu, and Pedro Piu will spin the best […]

Sunday, September 21, 2014 Nightlife

Sunday,  September 21, 2014 Nightlife

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for punk rock tonight at Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia as the American quartet Teenage Bottlerocket performs live for the first time in Rio. Influenced musically by bands including The Ramones, Misfits, and Screeching Weasel, Teenage Bottlerocket was formed in 2001 in Laramie, Wyoming by twin brothers Ray and Brandon […]

Monday, September 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, September 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – On Monday nights in September the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Radio Reggae project. Nights begin with Fayah Riddims performing on the first floor, joined by a special guest each week. Radio Rua will spin during show breaks. On the second floor of the venue, bands Bangarang and […]

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Live rock‘n’roll is back and going strong 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, one of the oldest music venues in Rio, and now they are back to help […]

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