Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of improvisational comedy as Monday Night Live returns to Beco Das Garrafas, “Botttles Bar” in Copacabana with the improv group, Impro Brasil.
Performing for the comedy troupe tonight will be Victor Soares, José Henrique Couto and a special guest from Rio´s Improv Comunity.
Impro Brasil was created in 2013 by Victor Soares following an invitation from Second City`s Amy Roeder to perform at the Chicago Improv Festival. Since their formation, members of the team have performed at various comedy festivals around the world.
Poesia é Joia with Pedro Verissimo (Copacabana)
It’s time for poetry and live music as Cine Joia in Copacabana presents Poesia é Joia (Joia Poetry) with a live performance by Pedro Verissimo. The event is open mic for poets and spoken word performers. Entry is free.
Cine Joia – 6:30PM
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 680, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 9770-7594
Monday Night Live (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for live improvisational comedy as Monday Night Live returns to Beco Das Garrafas with the improv group, Impro Brasil.
Beco Das Garrafas – Doors open at 8PM and showtime is at 8:30PM.
Rua Duvivier 37, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Entrance: R$20 with caipirinha/ R$30 without
Rio Moonday Boat Party (Glória)
The Rio Moonday Boat Party is back tonight with neon paint and DJs to help you glow while dancing in the moonlight this Monday. Boarding will begin at 11PM at the Marina da Glória There will be welcome shots for guys until 11:30PM and an open bar of vodka, beer and soft drinks for girls until 12AM, when the boat departs. The boat will make its way around Guanabara Bay for four hours with DJs Rodriguinho and Angola spinning best of trap, world music, funk, house and reggaeton.
Marina da Glória – Boat boards at 11PM and departs at 12AM.
Marina da Glória– Whatsapp: +55 21 99772-9338
Entrance: R$25 – R$50
Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For a great night of dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema. The venue will come alive at 7:30PM as singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda performs live. Then at 9:30PM it’s time for three hours of samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in August, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with band Clandestinos, led by singer-songwriter Udi Fagundes, performing their covers of works by Manu Chao, Chico Science, Jorge Benjor, and Bob Marley as well as original arrangements of the best of reggae, dub, ska, and hip-hop.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$20 (Cash only)
PUBS & BARS:
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. They are now serving New York-style pizza and during happy hour from 5PM to 8PM, Monday through Friday petiscos are 50% off and chopp is R$5.50. Additionally, every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy burgers, hot dogs, waffles, pancakes, French toast, real bagels, buttermilk biscuits, great cakes, muffins, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon. They are also known for their executive lunches with one grilled main dish, three side dishes and dessert for R$32.
La Calaca – 11AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
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