A Colonial Mansion in Botafogo to House Urban Art in Rio

A Colonial Mansion in Botafogo to House Urban Art in Rio

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Directly on one of Botafogo’s main roadways, a massive nineteenth century mansion has recently been refurbished to act as the new headquarters for an urban art center, named GaleRio, located at 117 Rua São Clemente. Opened on June 16th by the city government in conjunction […]

Stanley Kubrick Film Retrospective in Rio Until July 2nd

Stanley Kubrick Film Retrospective in Rio Until July 2nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From “Fear and Desire” through “Dr. Stangelove”, “2001: A Space Odyssey”, “The Shining”, and “Full Metal Jacket” to “Eyes Wide Shut,” filmgoers in Rio de Janeiro can embark on a cinematic odyssey during the next seven days as Estação NET Botafogo screens all thirteen […]

Fluminense Win First Rio Clássico of the 2015 Brasileirão

Fluminense Win First Rio Clássico of the 2015 Brasileirão

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Laranjeiras-based football (soccer) club Fluminense won the first Rio clássico of the 2015 Brasileirão Série A season against Flamengo in an emotional game with two red cards at the Maracanã with 3-2. Fellow Rio club Vasco lost 3-0 against Atlético-MG, while Botafogo won their […]

No Victories for Rio’s Clubs in the Brasileirão Série A

No Victories for Rio’s Clubs in the Brasileirão Série A

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The second round of the Série A in the 2015 season of the Brazilian national football (soccer) league, the Brasileirão, wasn’t a lucky one for the three clubs from Rio currently disputing the competition. While Fluminense lost against Atlético-MG, Flamengo and Vasco left their […]

Flu and Fogo Win in First Round of the Brasileirão

Flu and Fogo Win in First Round of the Brasileirão

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio football (soccer) clubs Fluminense and Botafogo both won their respective games 1-0 to kick off this year’s Brasileirão, the Brazilian national football league. In the same round Flamengo lost their game against São Paulo FC, while Vasco drew against Goiás. The Brasileirão kicked […]

Brasileirão National Football to Kick Off This Weekend

Brasileirão National Football to Kick Off This Weekend

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian football (soccer) league, the Campeonato Brasileiro de Futebol or short Brasileirão, will kick off the season this weekend with games on both Saturday, May 9th and Sunday, May 10th. Twenty teams from all over Brazil, with the majority from the South and […]

Vasco Win the 2015 Campeonato Carioca

Vasco Win the 2015 Campeonato Carioca

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio football (soccer) club Vasco da Gama won the 2015 state championship, the Campeonato Carioca, with two victories over Botafogo. The second leg of the final that took place on Sunday, May 3rd at the Maracanã ended with a 2-1 score for the cruz-maltinos. […]

Vasco Win First Leg of 2015 Campeonato Carioca Final

Vasco Win First Leg of 2015 Campeonato Carioca Final

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Football (soccer) club Vasco da Gama beat Botafogo with 1-0 in the first of two games of the Campeonato Carioca final. The only goal was scored by Rafael Silva in the extra time of the second half in Sunday’s game at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã […]

Botafogo and Vasco Qualify for the Campeonato Carioca Final

Botafogo and Vasco Qualify for the Campeonato Carioca Final

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Penalties decided both second legs of the Rio state football (soccer) championship, the Campeonato Carioca, this weekend. While Botafogo disputed a thriller shootout against Fluminense, which the alvinegro won after eleven penalties with 9-8, Vasco scored from the spot in regular time to win 1-0 […]

Flu Wins, While Fla and Vasco Draw in 1st Carioca Semifinals

Flu Wins, While Fla and Vasco Draw in 1st Carioca Semifinals

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the first leg of the Campeonato Carioca semifinals, the state championship in Rio de Janeiro, last minute qualifier Fluminense beat group phase champion Botafogo with 2-1 on Saturday, April 11th, while the game between Flamengo and Vasco remained goalless on Sunday. Taça Guanabara winner […]

1 2 3 41