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forrósalsaThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time to dance to the best of salsa, merengue and forró as the Leviano Bar hosts the weekly Forró and Salsa Leviano party.

The group Mano a Mano will start things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso performing live with special guests.

Additionally during the night, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.

OTHER:

Laraaji (Jardim Botânico)
This morning, Laraaji will present his well known Laughter Meditation Workshop at the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage in Jardim Botânico. The workshop will take place as part of the ongoing 2014 edition of the experimental music festival Novas Frequências.
Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage – 10AM-12PM
R. Jardim Botânico 414, Jardim Botânico- Tel: (21) 3257-1800
Entrance: R$50

Close Up Magic Show with William Mandell (Ipanema)
Tonight American illusionist William Mandell returns to the Gringo Café in Ipanama from 8PM to 11PM for a Close up Magic Show that promises to amaze all in attendance.
Gringo Cafe – 8PM-11PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free. Food and drinks prices vary.

LIVE:

Laraaji (Ipanema)
Laraaji will perform live again tonight, this time at Oi Futuro Ipanema. This performance is also part of the ongoing 2014 edition of the experimental music festival Novas Frequências.
Oi Futuro Ipanema– 9PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 54, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3131-9333
Entrance: R$10-R$20

CLUBS:

Dog Days are Over (Copacabana)
Tonight it’s time for the best of EDM, pop, indie and funk as Copacabana’s Fosfobox presents the Dog Days Are Over party. Tomás Tróia, Ayman, Felipe Rosa and D-Groov will spin in the venue’s subsolo (basement), while DJs Vinicius Correa and Gui Guieros will spin at the Fosfobar.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Old is Black (Gávea)
The Old is Black party is back tonight at Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero). DJs RV, Vinelli, Lulinha, and Farinha will spin the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio, Beto Artista and special guest DJ, Lucas Rizzotto will jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Yes! We Love Passion (Glória)
Tonight La Passion Club in Glória will host the Yes! We Love Passion party featuring an open bar until 4AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. The open bar will feature beer, vodka, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu Pine Apple, Sex On The Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and Sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$10-R$50

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club

MÚSICA BRASILEIRA:

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso performing live with special guests. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25

Tempero Carioca and Allende (Lapa)
Allende, the winner of the Novos Bambas 2014 contest, will start off the night at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8:30PM. Tempero Carioca will follow at 10:30PM with their lively and authentic samba sounds.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Gafieira Popular Brasileira and Simone Lial (Centro)
At 7:30PM singer Simone Lial will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the best of samba, MPB and jazz.Then at 10:30PM, the group Gafieira Popular Brasileira will perform.
Rio Scenarium -7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

PUBS & BARS:

Quiz Night Rio & Navar and Friends Band @ Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Quiz Night Rio is now taking place on Thursday nights at the Lapa Irish Pub in addition to its other nights and locations.The program will feature four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge with teams of two to six players competing for a weekly prize. Charge is R$10 per person to play. Following Quiz Night, it will be time again for traditional Irish music complete with fiddle and pipes, as the Navar and Friends Band return to perform live tonight. If you are looking for a great night out in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, quality imported beers, fun and live music this is the place to go tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub –9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday-Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and 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.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM


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