Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – ArtRio 2016 is back in Rio de Janeiro. After the success of last year’s event, ArtRio has established itself as one of the world’s most important events in the art scene. This year it will bring together more than two thousand artists and approximately eighty galleries, representing both Brazilian and international art.
The exhibition starts today and will continue until Sunday, October 2nd. There will be both established and new artists’ work to check out as well as a garden of sculptures.
ArtRio 2016 (Centro)
ArtRio 2016 is back in Rio in its sixth edition. One of the most important art events in the world, ArtRio 2016 will reunite two thousand artists and around eighty art galleries to showcase both international and national art, representing both new and established artists. The exhibition begins today and continues until Sunday, October 2nd.
ArtRio – 1PM
Rua: Rodrigues Alves, 10 – Centro
Entrance: R$15 – R$30
Art Rua 2016 (Santo Cristo)
Art Rua is back to present 42 artists and thirteen galleries in this art exhibition that celebrates urban art. There will be food trucks, drinks, talks and speeches as well as living painting sessions.
Art Rua 2016 – 2PM
Avenida Professor Pereira Reis, 76, Santo Cristo
Maria Rezende, Mihay and Benjão (Botafogo)
Tonight, poet Maria Rezende will bring a show that combines live and videopoems. Mihay will sing from new album Gravador e Amor. Benjão will present a surprise that the venue have kept under wraps.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Throwback Thursday (Gavea)
Palaphita Gavea will host tonight the Throwback Thursday party. Promotions will include two for one on Heinekens. There will also be plenty of funk, hip hop and house all night.
Palaphita Gavea – 9PM
Av. Bartolomeu Mitre, 1314 – Gavea – Tel: (21) 99982-9195
Entrance: Before midnight, women FREE, men R$50 (with names on the list)
Girls Night Out (Copacabana)
Tonight, it’s time for the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. From 11PM until 12AM, there will be an open bar for women with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, Blue Lagoon, ScrewDriver, Cuba Libre. Caipirinhas will be free for men until 12AM. During the party, DJ Guga Fernandes will spin the best of house, deep house, trap, hip hop, funk chic, Latin Rhythms and World Music.
New Mariuzinn Copacabana – 11PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora 435, Copacabana– Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Ronaldo Gonçalves, Nelson Felix and Marcello (Centro)
Beginning at 7:30 PM at Rio Scenarium, Ronaldo Gonçalves will perform the best of classic samba. Following at 10:30PM is Nelson Felix bringing more lively samba beats. At midnight, Marcello will be spinning the best of Brazilian dance music.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM, 10:30 PM and 12AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PartidoA3 will perform live tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa bringing the best of samba.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Salsa and Forró Leviano (Lapa)
The Salsa and Forró party is back at Lapa’s Leviano bar tonight and that means it’s time to dance. The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM on the first floor with their reinterpretations of works by Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Rubén Bládes, Ismael Rivera, Eddie Palmieri and Buena Vista Social Clube. On the second floor during the night, the group Xaxado Novo will perform the best forró. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Darvyn Orlan will spin forró during show intervals.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15 – R$30 (Cash only)
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Zuza Zapata @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of Zuza Zapata tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub. For a fun night with a good selection of imported beers and hearty snacks, this is the spot to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 96633-9140
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Known for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.
Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.
Bar 48 (Ipanema)
Located in the heart of the Ipanema neighborhood, Bar 48 (Quarenta e Oito) is one of the hottest new bars in the city. Owned and operated by French expats, the bar is making a name for itself by hosting live music, DJ sets and by offering a nice atmosphere and great mixed drinks including caipirinhas.
Bar 48 – 11AM – 3PM and 6PM – 3AM 48
Rua Teixeira de Melo – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: See venue for details.
Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the mostly English-speaking crowd which frequents the establishment. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.
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