Sunday, May 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  May 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today the sixth edition of the Dia da Rua festival will take place in Rio, with nine live shows taking place on eight stages located in and between the neighborhoods of Leblon and Arpoador. All shows are free with the hope that the public will take advantage of the open […]

Circo Voador Hosts a Night of Brass in Rio on May 23rd

Circo Voador Hosts a Night of Brass in Rio on May 23rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Circo Voador venue located in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Lapa will be filled with blaring horns and blasting percussion as the American group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, and the Rio de Janeiro brass bloco (Carnival group) Orquestra Voadora perform live tonight, Saturday, […]

Saturday, May 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, May 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Get ready for a night of blaring horns and blasting percussion as the American group Hypnotic Brass Ensemble and the Rio de Janeiro brass bloco (Carnival group) Orquestra Voadora perform live at Circo Voador in Lapa. An eight-piece based in Chicago, the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is known from their wide-ranging […]

Friday, May 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday, May 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight African reggae artist Alpha Blondy returns to Rio de Janeiro to launch his nineteenth album, Positive Energy, live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Known for his politically conscious lyrics, Blondy has been referred to as the “Bob Marley of Africa” and the “The African Rasta.” His hit songs include […]

Olympic Rings Unveiled in Rio de Janeiro

Olympic Rings Unveiled in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, May 20th, officials unveiled the Olympic rings structure in Madureira Park located in the Zona Norte (North Zone) neighborhood of Madureira in Rio de Janeiro. The park will be one of three future sites where the public will be able to view, […]

Thursday, May 21, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, May 21, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the very best of trap, twerk, bass, deep house and techno as the Porn party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Bernardo De Marsillac Romeiro Neto will serve as Master of Ceremonies and DJs Erik Skratch, Nobru Black, WC Beats, and Rodrigo S Pinheiro will spin in […]

Alpha Blondy Returns to Rio de Janeiro on May 22nd

Alpha Blondy Returns to Rio de Janeiro on May 22nd

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – African reggae artist Alpha Blondy returns to Rio de Janeiro on Friday, May 22nd to launch his nineteenth album, Positive Energy, live at Circo Voador in Lapa. The show will be the fourth stop on his current tour of Brazil, he began in São Paulo on May 14th, then performed […]

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Singer Ava Rocha returns to the Audio Rebel music store in Botafogo tonight for a second live performance. Presented by Quintavant Qtv, the show will feature Rocha accompanied by musicians Eduardo Manso, Felipe Zenícola, Thomas Harres and Marcos Campello. Together, they will perform works from Rocha’s new album entitled, Ava […]

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time again for the Bem Brasil Rio Hostel Party. For over five years, the event has been going strong and gaining popularity. Held at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) with its indoor/outdoor arrangement, the Bem Brasil Rio Hostel Party is a weekly meeting […]

International Day Against Homophobia Raises Issues in Brazil

International Day Against Homophobia Raises Issues in Brazil

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Sunday May 17th, the International Day Against Homophobia, in addition to other celebrations and observances in Brazil, caused issues to resurface concerning obstacles currently faced by the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community in the country. The International Day Against Homophobia marks […]

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