Ronaldinho Led Fluminense to Victory in First Brasileirão Game

Ronaldinho Led Fluminense to Victory in First Brasileirão Game

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Ronaldinho Gaúcho has played his highly anticipated first game for new club Fluminense and led the team to victory when he initiated the play that led to the only goal of the game against Gremio at the Maracanã on Saturday, August 1st. Fluminense is […]

Live Free Jazz/Noise Rock Improvisation in Rio de Janeiro

Live Free Jazz/Noise Rock Improvisation in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian noise jazz quartet Vaso will launch their new album, QTV009, live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo tonight, July 22nd. Known for their radical free jazz, unique soundscapes and live improvisations, Vaso features Alexander Zhemchuzhnikov on tenor sax; Cadu Tenorio on violin, amplified objects, […]

Vasco Wins Against Flu in Rio Clássico in the Brasileirão

Vasco Wins Against Flu in Rio Clássico in the Brasileirão

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Bottom of the table Vasco da Gama won some much needed points against Carioca rival Fluminense in the third Rio clássico of the 2015 Brasileirão. The cruzmaltinos won the game of the 14th round at the Maracanã on Sunday, July 19th with 2-1. Jhon […]

No Victories For Rio de Janeiro’s Serie A Clubs in Brasileirão

No Victories For Rio de Janeiro’s Serie A Clubs in Brasileirão

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – None of Rio’s three clubs in the Série A, Fluminense, Flamengo and Vasco, could win this weekend in the eleventh round of this year’s Brasileirão, throwing Flamengo and Vasco into trouble at the bottom of the league table. Fluminense is confined to the fourth […]

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 […]

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