Rio 2 Animated Film Opens Worldwide

Rio 2 Animated Film Opens Worldwide

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The big screen is again celebrating Brazil and its varied and diverse culture as “Rio 2,” the follow up to 2011′s hit 3D animated film “Rio,” is in theaters worldwide. Directed by the Rio born and raised Carlos Saldanha, the film is drawing audiences […]

Juvenilia Popfest with Sebadoh, Thursday, April 24th

Juvenilia Popfest with Sebadoh, Thursday, April 24th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Thursday, April 24th, Lapa’s Circo Voador will host the music festival, Juvenilia Popfest. Celebrating lo-fi indie rock, the lineup for the night features Rio band The John Candy, São Paulo natives Single Parents and very special guests, American lo-fi pioneers Sebadoh. The night […]

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – To celebrate its ten year anniversary, the ever popular Fosfobox club in Copacabana has been hosting seven nights of celebrations. Tonight a special edition of the weekly house/hip-hop In.Box party ends the week of events with a bang. Beginning at 10PM DJ Haron Dufau will provide hip-hop at the fosfobar […]

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday,  April 24th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Lapa’s Circo Voador will rumble with fuzzed-out power chords produced on down tuned guitars and other distorted sounds of lo-fi indie rock as the venue hosts the Juvenilia Popfest. Rio’s The John Candy will be on hand as will São Paulo natives Single Parents, but the highlight of the […]

Friday, April 25th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday,  April 25th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Manie Dansante present their ninth edition, bringing the best of electro-swing, swing, new jazz and new rhythms to Cais da Imperatriz in Saúde. An extended version of the event, it will feature over eleven hours of dancing in downtown Rio. DJs Juca and Rodrigo Esper will start things off […]

Saturday, April 26th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday,  April 26th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Paradiso, Nugrooves Rio and the La Paz Club present very special guest, DJ Andy Smith, formerly of Portishead. Known as one of the biggest names on the British underground scene and one of the most knowledgeable DJs around, Smith’s mixes feature a wide range of music including works from […]

Sunday, April 27th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  April 27th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Going strong for over seven years, the weekly Duo party is back again tonight at 00 (Zero Zero). The well known twelve-hour party event begins at 5PM and will go through the night with some of the most established DJs in the Rio scene spinning until 5AM. DJs Fabiano Pax […]

Monday, April 28th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday,  April 28th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Monday in Barra da Tijua, the Flashback Party helps to get the week started with the sounds of disco, pop, dance, and house. Tonight DJ Renato Alexander will spin with resident DJ Bernard Casteja also providing the best of pop and disco classics from the 70s, 80s and 90s. […]

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time again for the Bem Brasil Rio Hostel Party with its free caipirinhas from 10PM to 12AM. 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 […]

Brazil to Fund Uruguay Port, Reports Say: Daily

Brazil to Fund Uruguay Port, Reports Say: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As talks about Brazilian financing for the Uruguayan deep-water port of Rocha continue, concerns grow among Brazilian port operators, who worry that the super port could compete with the country’s own national interests in the future. Slated for construction in Rocha, located approximately 180km […]

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