Rio’s Flamengo Pushing to Play in Deodoro in October

Rio’s Flamengo Pushing to Play in Deodoro in October

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week, Brazil’s Ministry of Sports confirmed that Rio’s Flamengo football (soccer) club formally requested permission to play in Deodoro Stadium in Rio’s Zona Oeste (West Zone). Due to the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, both Maracanã and Engenhão stadiums have been unavailable for several […]

Grêmio, Corinthians, Palmeiras Advance in Copa do Brasil

Grêmio, Corinthians, Palmeiras Advance in Copa do Brasil

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It was a busy day in 2016 Copa do Brasil (Brazil Cup) action on Wednesday, September 21st, as several top teams punched their tickets to the Quarterfinals. While Grêmio and Corinthians won (Grêmio on penalty kicks) to advance, Palmeiras, the current leader in the Campeonato […]

Top of Brasileirão Collide as Rio’s Flamengo Battles Palmeiras

Top of Brasileirão Collide as Rio’s Flamengo Battles Palmeiras

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the popular Rio 2016 Paralympics nearing its conclusion, Brazilian sports fans turned their attention momentarily Wednesday (September 14th) night to the showdown in the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A between the leagues top two teams, as number one Palmeiras faced off against number two, […]

The Sisters of Mercy Perform in Rio on Sunday, September 18th

The Sisters of Mercy Perform in Rio on Sunday, September 18th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – English post-punk band, The Sisters of Mercy will perform live at Vivo Rio in Flamengo on Sunday, September 18th. Best known for their songs “Lucretia, My Reflection”, “Temple of Love”, and “This Corrosion”, the group has only released three studio albums in their almost […]

Rio Hotel Occupancy for Paralympics Less Than 50%

Rio Hotel Occupancy for Paralympics Less Than 50%

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday, August 29th, the Brazilian Association of the Rio de Janeiro Hotels Industry (ABIH-RJ) released the results of its latest survey showing that for the upcoming 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, the occupancy rate of Rio de Janeiro hotels stands at a tepid 49 percent. […]

Flamengo Surges to Second Place in Brasileirão Week 22

Flamengo Surges to Second Place in Brasileirão Week 22

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the 2016 Rio Olympics now concluded, the Brazilian sports world turns its attention back to the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A. On Sunday, August 28th, two local teams took the pitch in pivotal match-ups for G-4 (top four) positioning, with Flamengo defeating Chapecoense […]

Corinthians Rout Rio’s Flamengo 4-0 in Brasileirão

Corinthians Rout Rio’s Flamengo 4-0 in Brasileirão

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The top football clubs in Brazil took the pitch on Saturday (July 2nd) and Sunday (July 3rd), for Round Thirteen of the 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A. Of Rio’s big three clubs in this year’s Série A, only Botafogo was able to earn a […]

“Como Habitar Abismos” Exhibition Opens in Flamengo

“Como Habitar Abismos” Exhibition Opens in Flamengo

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exploring, through the use of embroidery, the themes of intimacy, female eroticism, and the ambiguities of home, the exhibition “Como Habitar Abismos” (How to Inhabit Gaps) will open on July 2nd in Castelinho do Flamengo – Centro Cultural Oduvaldo Vianna Filho. Continuing through September […]

Lost Opportunity For Rio’s Flamengo FC in the Brasileirão

Lost Opportunity For Rio’s Flamengo FC in the Brasileirão

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Writer RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This past weekend, the Campeonato Brasileiro (Brasileirão) Série A entered round nine as the top twenty football clubs in Brazil took the pitch on Saturday, June 18h, and Sunday, June 19th for round nine of the 38 round tournament. With a number of game-saving plays […]

Vinyl Fair Rio de Janeiro Returns to Flamengo on June 19th

Vinyl Fair Rio de Janeiro Returns to Flamengo on June 19th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Feira do Vinil do Rio (Vinyl Fair Rio de Janeiro) will return to the Instituto Bennett in Flamengo on Sunday, June 19th from 11AM to 8PM for its first edition of 2016 in Rio’s Zona Sul (South Zone). Vendors include Rio stores, Tropicália, […]

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