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zombie walkMonday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today is Dia de Finados (Day of the Dead) and that means the dead will walk among us as the Zombie Walk returns to Rio.

This will be the walk’s 9th edition. It’s a public event and all are welcome. Make sure to dress as a zombie and come hungry for brains.

The group will meet at 2PM in front of Copacabana Palace. At 3PM the walk will begin and the undead will make their way to the beach in Arpoador.


Antibandeira Experimental Fest (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will host the Antibandeira Experimental Fest. Natural Nihilism, Jesus Cremoso, Al revés, A Espiral de Bukowski, and Cadu Tenório will perform live.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


Zombie Walk RJ 2015 (Glória)
The ninth edition of the Zombie Walk returns to Rio today beginning at 2PM.
Zombie Walk – 2PM
Starting point in front of Copacabana Palace.
Entrance: FREE

Bem Brasil


Rio Boat Club (Lapa)
The one and only Rio Boat Club is back tonight will a special Halloween/Dia de Finados edition. Presented every Monday by Bem Brasil Entretenimento, the boat party is one of the most traditional in the city. The night will begin at 11PM with a happy hour that lasts until midnight. During happy hour drinks are free for women and there will be two-for-one specials for men. The boat will then leave the Marina at 12:30 AM. DJs Ricardo Martins and Bruno Lima will spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, Brazilan funk and reggation as the boat makes its way around the Bay with beautiful views of o Pão de Açucar, Cristo, Museu de Arte Contemporânea and the Rio-Niterói bridge.
Marina da Glória – Boarding and happy hour begins at 11PM. Boat departs at 12:30 AM.
Marina Da Glória– Tel: (21) 7872-2748 – Bem Brasil
Entrance: Reservations are required. See above link for more information.


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 9:30 PM with vocalist Rixxa, accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band, providing three hours of lively samba.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in November, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with the 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)

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Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
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 – 7:00 PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave Copa (Copacabana)
In addition to great drinks and authentic Mexican food, the Blue Agave bar in Copacabana is one of the best places to watch live sports including NFL games. Make sure to check out the original Blue Agave located in Ipanema also.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM to 4AM in the morning
Rua Aires Saldanha 21C – Copacabana– Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy waffles, pancakes, BBQ, real bagels, sliders, great cakes and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

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 – 11:30 AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
Entrance: Free

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