Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, February 6, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, February 6, 2016

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of pop, indie, hits, and costumes as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the Wake Up party, fantasia edition tonight. DJs Beto Artista, Schlaepfer, Fl3sh Disco, Kendi$hop, Anne Duarte, Paula Queiroz, Matheus Gonçalves, Ingrid Nepomuceno, Henri, Lorrainy, and Pedro W. will spin during the night and VJ […]

Going to the Sambódromo for Carnival 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

Going to the Sambódromo for Carnival 2016 in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Over one million tourists are expected to attend the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Carnival festivities and hundreds of thousands of those visitors will make their way to the competitive samba school parades that will take place on February 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 13th […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, February 5, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today as Carnival kicks off in earnest, an estimated ten thousand people will join the Carmelitas bloco parade as it makes it’s way from Rua Dias De Barros to Largo Dos Guimarães in Santa Teresa starting at 3PM. This bloco on the slopes of Santa Teresa has developed as a […]

Theatro Municipal Celebrates History of Rio Carnival

Theatro Municipal Celebrates History of Rio Carnival

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In anticipation of this year’s Carnival celebrations, Rio de Janeiro’s historic Theatro Municipal is hosting specially-themed guided tours that explore the history of Carnival in the city since the end of the 19th century. Theatro Municipal’s guided tours are part of the venue’s regular […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, February 4, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, February 4, 2016

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular CAVE club in Arpoador will celebrate the best of the Eighties tonight. The venue will host the Dope party, highlighting everything from the birth of raves to the rise of electronic music, house, techno and more. During the party, DJs D-Groov, Simonetti, Jaybolt, Datsound, and Cereja will spin […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a special Batidão de Carnaval edition. In addition to eight hours of singing, thirty liters of Batida will be distributed throughout the night. Additionally drink promotions will include two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, mojito, and Cuba […]

One Million Tourists Expected to Attend 2016 Rio Carnival Festivities

One Million Tourists Expected to Attend 2016 Rio Carnival Festivities

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite economic turmoil and concerns rising over the Zika virus, officials estimate that approximately one million tourists will visit the city of Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Carnival. The holiday will take place this year from February 5th through to the 9th. The […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Billed by organizers, as “The Best Tuesday Party,” the weekly Feel Leblon event is back at Club Sette in Leblon tonight. The venue features a bar and lounge on the first floor and a dance floor and club area on the second floor. Spinning the best of world music, funk, […]

Mangueira Samba School Will Close Rio’s 2016 Carnival

Mangueira Samba School Will Close Rio’s 2016 Carnival

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Samba school Estação Primeira de Mangueira, best known simply as Mangueira, will be the last school to enter Rio’s famed Sambódromo on February 8th to parade in the Grupo Especial (Special Group) competition during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Well known by the […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, February 1, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, February 1, 2016

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Roda de Samba is back at Pedra do Sal tonight. Group members Rogerinho Familia, Walmir Pimentel, Pc Correa, Wando Azevedo, Juninho Silva, Peterson Vieira, and Junior Travassos host the event every Monday night, weather permitting, beginning at 6PM. The Roda de Samba or samba circle takes place on Pedra […]

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