Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Odisséia Paratodos event will celebrate its one-year anniversary tonight at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa.
Additionally there will be exhibitions of works by photographers Gabriela Perez, Tainá Felix, and Vinicius Giffoni and drawings, paintings and tye-dye works by Amanda Richard, Ananda Muylaert, Camila do Rosário, Dado Oliveira, Geogre Nascimento, Joana Uchoa, Mila carneiro de Moras, Nuno Ramalho, and Pê Mendes.
There will also be a mini-fair with Abraxas selling t-shirts, posters, and CDs; Cora Marinho selling clothing; Informal Discos selling vinyl records; and Radio Libertá selling t-shirts.
Iara Rennó (Botafogo)
Tonight São Paulo singer Iara Rennó will perform the classic Maria Bethânia album, Drama, live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. During the show Rennó will be accompanied by drummer Leo Monteiro, guitarist Felipe Fernandes and bassist Bruno Di Lullo.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Odisséia Paratodos (Lapa)
Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Odisséia Paratodos event tonight with bands Folks and Limusine Carioca performing live. Additionally, there will be art and photography exhibitions and vendors.
Teatro Odisséia – 9PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: R$10 – R$15
O Club Workout (Arpoador)
The O Club Workout (the Workout Club) returns to Rio’s Cave club in Arpoador tonight for another special AfroVibe edition with Maryam Kaba. The Club Workout originated in NYC and arrived in Rio following the success of classes in São Paulo. The event is an aerobic twerk class inspired by pop diva choreography. The class will last approximately one hour.
CAVE – 8PM – 9PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$40 per class, package of five classes (valid for 2 months) R$180
Local Beatz (Copacabana)
Bem Brasil’s Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
The weekly Karaokê Indie party returns to Casa da Matriz in Botafogo tonight with eight hours of singing and promotions including two-for-one specials on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre. Additionally, shots of Chuva cachaça and snacks will be distributed from the stage throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus, and Jo will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 11PM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$30
Breaking Rules with Carol Ramiro (Lagoa)
It’s time for the best of rap, hip hop, deep house and trap as the weekly Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir. DJs Lorão, Mondraga, Nicko and Roffer will spin throughout the night.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: See venue for details.
Parents and Children – Generations Meet with Gabriel Versiane and Claudio Jorge (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema will host the Parents and Children – Generations meet event, a project that aims to present generations of related musicians performing together live. Tonight, Gabriel Versiane, Claudio Jorge and guests will perform.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Baile do Eletronaipe (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in October, the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Baile do Eletronaipe. The event features the group Eletronaipe and its nine musicians performing the best of pop, funk, rock, and jazz live throughout the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Tempero D’vó and Gafieira na Surdina (Centro)
The group Gafieira na Surdina will start off the night at Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of samba, choro and more. The group Tempero D’vó will follow at 11PM with more of the best of samba plus lively MPB.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 11PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Lapa Irish Pub is celebrating Halloween all week and costumes are welcome each night.Tonight, like every Wednesday at the Pub, is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night. 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
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30 PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. 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 in the morning
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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