Saturday, February 28, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, February 28, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight on the eve of the 450th anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro, more than twenty of the biggest names in Brazilian music will perform live, presenting songs that celebrate the city through musical styles ranging from bossa nova to MPB to samba to hip-hop to rock. The […]

Friday, February 27, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday, February 27, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Espaço Acústica in Centro will present the Pop n’ Roll party. It will be a special mega edition to bid farewell to Carnival with confetti and streamers released from the stage throughout the night. Carnival masks and gifts will be distributed and those arriving in costume will pay only […]

Rio 450th Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off in March

Rio 450th Anniversary Celebrations Kick Off in March

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Founded on March 1, 1565, the city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary this year with over 200 events ranging from concerts to openings to activities including marathons, installations and more taking place throughout the city. With this weekend marking the […]

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the Veneno party tonight at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. For over ten years the weekly events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped start weekends early in Rio. Tonight will be no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista will spin the best of […]

Museu do Amanhã Scheduled to Open in Rio March 1st

Museu do Amanhã Scheduled to Open in Rio March 1st

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After numerous setbacks, the Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) is scheduled to officially open on Sunday, March 1st in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Portuária (Port Zone). The opening will be part of the city’s year-long celebrations of its 450th anniversary. Promising to be […]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of choro, samba and bossanova tonight as the instrumental sextet Taruira returns to start the night off at Centro’s Rio Scenarium beginning at 7:30PM. Additionally, singer and musician Alessandra Crispin returns to deliver the best of samba and Brazilian rhythms. Well known for her appearances […]

Ringo Starr to Perform in Rio de Janeiro on February 27th

Ringo Starr to Perform in Rio de Janeiro on February 27th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band will perform live in Rio de Janeiro at Vivo Rio in Flamengo on Friday, February 27th. The former Beatles drummer will showcase songs from his solo career, as well as from the time with the popular band. Previously […]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Blue Agave in Copcabana will host a special belated Valentine’s Day edition of Quiz Night Rio. The special night named, The Love Quiz, will feature four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge with teams of two to six players competing for a prize. […]

Nearly One Million Tourists Attended the 2015 Rio Carnival

Nearly One Million Tourists Attended the 2015 Rio Carnival

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During the 2015 Carnival celebrations the city of Rio de Janeiro welcomed approximately 977,000 tourists, according to the Secretaria Municipal de Turismo, known as Riotur. The data released on Sunday, February 22nd, showed that the visitors generated US$782 million in revenue for the city. […]

Monday, February 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Monday, February 23, 2015 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 […]

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