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brazil 101Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for more of the best stand-up comedy about Brazil in English as the Brazil 101: Comedy for Gringos series continues at Manifesto BCA in Copacabana tonight.

Partnering with the International Club of Rio (IncRio) for tonight’s edition, Brazil 101 will welcome guest comedians Ben Ludmer, Larissa Câmara and Smigol. Additionally, Amitov will serve as Mater of Ceremonies during the night.

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Brazil 101 (Copacabana)
The Brazil 101: Comedy for Gringos series continues tonight at Manifesto BCA with more of the best stand-up comedy about Brazil in English. Partnering with the International Club of Rio (IncRio) for tonight’s edition, Brazil 101 will welcome guest comedians Ben Ludmer, Larissa Câmara and Smigol. Amitov will serve as Mater of Ceremonies during the night.
Manifesto BCA – 8PM, Doors open at 6PM
Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana 22, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2051-1910
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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CLUBS:

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz tonight with a special Welcome to Rio edition. In addition to eight hours of singing, ten liters of Jurupinga will be distributed; promotions will include two-for-one specials on caipirinha; and Ziper will distribute pizzas throughout the night for free. Additionally, DJs Kleber Tuma and Julia Garcia will spin the best of Brazilian rock and classic funk on the second floor during the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35 – R$45

Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau and a special guest spinning the best of hip hop, funk, house, EDM, pop rock, and Latin rhythms in the subsolo (basement) and above at the Fosfobar during the night. Promotions will include all your can drink caipifrutas from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50 +

Happy Hour with Karaokê (Botafogo)
Tonight the Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host the Quarta (Wednesday), Happy Hour with Karaokê party. The band A3 will perform live to accompany karaoke and DJ Mary Dee will spin during the event. Promotions will include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium and sparkling wine from 6:30PM to 9:30PM.
Cabaret Lounge – 6PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: Free for women, R$20

Latin Party (Lapa)
Tonight Pub Kriok will host the Latin party. During the night DJ Angola will spin the best of reggaeton, trap, funk, trap, pop, Latin beats, and house. Caipirinhas and beers will be free until 12AM.
Pub Kriok – 11PM
Rua Mem de Sa 65 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 99772-9338
Entrance: R$10 – R$30

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
The Breaking Rules party returns to Miroir tonight with DJs Heron Love, Lorão, Zimba, and Molla spinning the best of hip hop, trap, house, funk, deep, and rap throughout the night. Caipirinhas will be free for women until 12AM. Entrance fee is free until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: FREE for women with their names on the list until 12:30AM, R$30 – R$60

Substância (Centro)
Tonight La Paz in Centro will host Substância with special guest, French DJ Gildas Hery. Additionally during the night, Sean Diss, Serpa4f, and Gui Toledo will spin and VJ MadDog will provide visuals.
La Paz – 11PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: FREE until 12AM with name on the list, R$15 – R$30

Brota! (Arpoador)
It’s time for the best of funk as the Brota! party returns to the Cave club in Arpoador tonight for it’s third edition. MC TH will perform live and the resident DJ will spin during the event. Admission is free until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list
CAVE – 11:55PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: FREE until 12:30AM for women with their names on the list, R$30+

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Leo Gandelman and Marquinho Osócio (Lapa)
Leo Gandelman will perform live with Marquinho Osócio at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roberta Espinosa, Tropical Nova, Daniela Spielmann and Silverio Pontes (Centro)
Daniela Spielmann and Silverio Pontes will start the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30PM with their reinterpretations of works by Pixinguinha, Severino Araujo, K-ximbinho, Chico Buarque, and Tom Jobim, among others. At 10:30PM Roberta Espinosa will perform the best of classic sambas and works from her album with the Tropical Nova trio.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35

Quartas do Cacique (Lapa)
It’s time for the best of chorinho and samba de raiz as the Leviano bar and lounge hosts Quartas do Cacique tonight. The quartet Choro de Yara will start the night at 7PM and followed by Quinteto Cacique. Additionally, DJ Chicote will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 6PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: FREE until 8PM, R$10

PUBS & BARS:

RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday night is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Karaokê @ Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s also karaoke night at the Lord Jim Pub in Ipanema. During the night there will be promotions on beer and various drinks.
Lord Jim Pub – 8PM to 12AM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$35 for women, R$40 for men

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is always a great place for Mexican food, drinks and live sports. Just around the corner from Posto 9, the bar 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.

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.

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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