Franz Ferdinand at Vivo Rio on Thursday, October 2nd

Franz Ferdinand at Vivo Rio on Thursday, October 2nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Scottish quartet, Franz Ferdinand returns to Rio de Janeiro to play at Vivo Rio on Thursday, October 2nd. Well known for their dance-rock/indie rock sounds and artistic music videos, the Glasgow-based band has won multiple awards and released four studio albums, selling millions of […]

Festival do Rio 2014: The Rio International Film Festival

Festival do Rio 2014: The Rio International Film Festival

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Festival do Rio, the Rio International Film Festival, returns on Wednesday, September 24th for its 16th edition. It will run through Monday, October 8th and feature approximately 350 international and national films screening in thirty venues spread throughout the city of Rio de […]

Miley Cyrus Live in Rio Sunday, September 28th

Miley Cyrus Live in Rio Sunday, September 28th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – American pop superstar Miley Cyrus will play live at Rio de Janeiro’s Praça da Apoteose, the scene of the Sambódromo, on Sunday, September 28th as part of her ongoing Bangerz Tour 2014. Cryus will play just two shows in Brazil during The Bangerz Tour […]

Rio’s Light Vehicle on Tracks (VLT) Project in Progress

Rio’s Light Vehicle on Tracks (VLT) Project in Progress

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Expected to integrate and reinvigorate both Rio de Janeiro’s Centro region and the Região Portuária (Port Zone), work on the Veículo Leve sobre Trilhos (the Light Vehicle on Tracks) continues in Rio de Janeiro. Once running it is estimated that 32 trains will eventually […]

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia presents another edition of Odisséia Paratodos, a very special event with live performances to raise funds for disadvantaged educators in Rio. Tonight bands Rosa de Pedra and Feijão Coletivo will fill the theater with the best live music. Additionally the works of artist Pablo Slawinski will […]

Thursday, September 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, September 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight at Largo das Artes in Centro, the final exhibition of the Iran-Rio Art Connection will open at 7PM. The exhibition will feature the works of Iranian artists; Shadi Ghadirian, Farnaz Jahanbin, Amin Aghaei and Ali Zanjani. The four young artists spent a month in residency at Largo das Artes […]

Friday, September 26, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, September 26, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Baile Black Bom party hosts a very special edition as the band Consciência Tranquila release their new single “Sente a Vibe” (Feel the Vibe). The Baile Black Bom (Good Black Party), is an event which celebrates Afro-Brazilian culture with the best of hip-hop, charme and classic funk. The […]

Saturday, September 27, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, September 27, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Cais da Imperatriz and the DOOM party present very special guest, DJ Jazzy Jeff. Well known for his work with actor and rapper Will Smith, aka The Fresh Prince, in the late 1980s and 1990s, DJ Jazzy Jeff has been spinning for over thirty years. He has released multiple […]

Sunday, September 28, 2014 Nightlife

Sunday,  September 28, 2014 Nightlife

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight’s Miley Cyrus’s Bangerz Tour 2014 makes a stop at Rio’s Praça da Apoteose. The venue is a part of the famed Sambódromo, home to the yearly Rio Carnival competitions and Cyrus’s show promises to make it just as colorful. Well known for her controversial appearances and performances, Cyrus is […]

Monday, September 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, September 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the Rio Boat Club sails again. Billed as the “The Best Boat Party Ever,” things get started every Monday night beginning at 11PM with Happy Hour featuring free drinks for woman and two for one drinks for the men. The drinks are served on the deck of the party […]

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