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language exchangeTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Tuesday night, the Lapa Irish Pub is hosting the Language Exchange.

Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner.

Following the Language Exchange, there will be a live session of traditional Irish music.

LIVE:

Tacy de Campos (Botafogo)
Tonight singer/songwriter and multi-intstrumentalist Tacy de Campos will present her show “Manifesto da canção” (“Manifesto of the song”) live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Known for her repertoire that ranges for rock to country to punk to blues to jazz to pop, Campos will be accompanied by guitarist Diogo Viola, drummer Mauricio Brage, and bassist Miguel Dias during the show. Additionally, guitarist Toni Costa will perform during the night.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20 (cash only)

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CLUBS:

Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Ipanema)
The Bem Brasil party will once again take place at Miroir in Ipanema tonight. It will include live samba from the band Pretensão and DJs Luciano Roffer and Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight.
Miroir – 11PM
Av. Epitácio Pessoa, 1484 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2513-3898
Entrance: R$40 +. See venue for more information.

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Késía Estácio (Lapa)
Tonight singer Késia Estácio returns to perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa. Estácio cites influences including Elis Regina, Djavan, and Chico Buarque, among others, and tonight she will perform the best of MPB, samba, soul and pop.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Brassil Melody Band (Lapa)
Tonight the Brassil Melody Band will perform live at the Leviano bar in Lapa.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 (Cash only)

Roda de Samba @ Trapiche Gamboa (Gamboa)
On Tuesday nights in May, Trapiche Gamboa is hosting rodas de sambas with Paulao de 7 cordas and guests.
Trapiche Gamboa – 8:30 PM.
Rua Sacadura Cabral, 155, Gamboa– Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$15

Samba de Donanna and Leandro Fregonesi (Centro)
Singer-songwriter Leandro Fregonesi will start the night at Rio Scenarium tonight at 7:30PM and the group Samba de Donanna will follow at 11:30PM with the best of samba and MPB.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

PUBS & BARS:

Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Portuguese/English Language Exchange returns to Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night. Following the Language Exchange, there will be a live session of traditional Irish music.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10 to stay for the show.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English. Make sure to check out the original Blue Agave in Copacabana.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Games Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s time to play darts, chess, and FIFA 2014 on XBOX 360, as the Lord Jim Pub hosts the weekly Games Night event tonight. Promotions include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager until 12AM. There will also be live rock’n’roll.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

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.

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 – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know 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.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Additionally, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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