Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Rio Times MixUp is back, this time aimed at writers, authors, screenwriters, journalists, publishers and film producers. Hosted at the popular eatery, the Gringo Café, the Rio Writer MixUp is a great opportunity for like minded people to get together and discuss the status of the industry, share interests, talk about the writing process, as well as help navigate the business in both Rio and internationally.
The event will be attended by a group of successful authors, producers and journalists, including local film production company Greengo Films, who took home the Best Actress award from the 2012 Rio International Film Festival for their film “Eden”. There will be specials on wine and drinks as well as music from DJ Slim.
Arpex Party (Ipanema)
Arpex returns for their Thursday night weekly dominance, with DJ Bruno Lima playing top hits of house, world music, funk and reggaeton. Get there early while the bar serves up 40L of free frozen caipirinhas! Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance.
Studio RJ – 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
For seven years Veneno anticipates the start of your weekend in the best possible way: lots of good music and beautiful people gathered at Casa da Matriz. Resident DJs Tulio and Newton, drop pop and rock for all ages.
Casa da Matriz – 10PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes, 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16 with guest list, R$28 without
Glauco Zulo + G5 (Lapa)
Time for a change of pace for Brazilian music. Glauco Zulo + G5 will play a great selection of classic radio hits and pop sertanejo as well as impress the audience with their strong stage presence.
Lapa 40º – 11:59 PM
Rua do Riachuelo, 97, Lapa – Tel: (21) 3147-9005
Mano a Mano e Moyseis Marques e Forró Quinteto (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
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The Rio Times Writer MixUp @ The Gringo Café (Ipanema)
Tonight is a special gathering of authors, journalists, screenwriters and enthusiasts at The Rio Times Writer MixUp. After the success of the Rio DJ MixUp, tonight is expected to be a great social opportunity for the writing industry. Drink specials and music plus the full array of the Gringo Café menu.
Gringo Café – 7PM
Rua Barão da Torre, 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM
Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
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