The special night named, The Love Quiz, will feature four to ten rounds of questions about Brazilian and International general knowledge with teams of two to six players competing for a prize.
Entrance is half price, R$5, tonight and this will be the only edition of the quiz in February. So, gather your teams together and get ready for some knowledge-filled bi-lingual fun.
Antenna and La Guerra (Botafogo)
Bands Antenna and La Guerra will perform live tonight at Casa da Matriz in Botafogo as part of the weekly Matriz Live Sessions.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Quiz Night Rio – Belated St Valentines Special – The Love Quiz! (Copacabana)
Quiz Night Rio is back tonight at Blue Agave in Copacabana with a special belated Valentine’s Special edition, The Love Quiz. Entry tonight is half price.
Blue Agave Copa – 8PM
Rua Aires Saldanha 21, Copacabana – Tel (21) 2235-0747
Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party returns to 00 tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro and hip-hop and the group Bom Batuque performing live samba. Caipirinhas are free until midnight. This weekly party is a great opportunity to mix and mingle in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight
Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers all night long. DJs will keep the party going until 4AM as they spin the best of pop, house, reggaeton, hip-hop and more.
Sette Leblon – 11PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3298-1941
Encerramento do Carnaval (Lapa)
Tonight Carioca da Gema, will host the Encerramento do Carnaval with special guests Luiza Dionízio and Marina Iris.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Tuesday nights are all about jazz at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week, special guests perform there live.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Alessandra Crispin and Taruira (Centro)
The instrumental sextet Taruira will start the night at Centro’s Rio Scenarium at 7:30 PM with the best of with the best of choro, samba and bossanova. Singer and musician Alessandra Crispin, who appeared on the show, “The Voice Brazil,” will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba and Brazilian rhythms.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
PUBS & BARS:
Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English 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. It’s both fun and educational and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food. Following the Language Exchange tonight, it’s time for the best of jazz as the Adaury Jr Trio performs live.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and is well known for its live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
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 midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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. 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: R$10 after 8PM
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