“The Art of Mixing” Exhibition Opens at Galeria Homegrown Ipanema

“The Art of Mixing” Exhibition Opens at Galeria Homegrown Ipanema

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Combining the visual styles of Japan and Brazil, “The Art of Mixing” exhibition will open in Galeria Homegrown Ipanema on August 4th and remain on display through August 31st. The exhibition celebrates the global launch of the Japanese sports brand, Onitsuka Tiger’s “The Art […]

Olympic Houses Take Over Rio During the 2016 Olympics

Olympic Houses Take Over Rio During the 2016 Olympics

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While five billion people across the globe are expected to watch the 2016 Rio Olympics in less than two weeks, only the lucky visitors on the ground in Rio will be able to take advantage of the Olympic Hospitality Houses sprinkled in prime locations throughout […]

Bruno Big Exhibition Opens at Galeria Homegrown Ipanema

Bruno Big Exhibition Opens at Galeria Homegrown Ipanema

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games less than a month away, a new exhibition “Tudo é Movimento” (All is Movement), by Bruno Big celebrates the beauty of movement in non-Olympic sports and in everyday life in the city. Opened on July 7th in the […]

Olympic TALKS Series by The Rio Times Set for Thursday, June 9th

Olympic TALKS Series by The Rio Times Set for Thursday, June 9th

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, June 9th, The Rio Times is hosting their second “TALKS” speaker series event, bringing together a panel of experts in three essential areas regarding the Olympics for foreigners in Rio: the organization of the games including tickets and transportation, the tourism opportunities for […]

Rio’s Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz Park Reopens in Ipanema

Rio’s Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz Park Reopens in Ipanema

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Saturday morning, May 28th, after years of construction due to the new Metro line 4 extension, the Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz (Our Lady of Peace Park) reopened in Ipanema. The gates of the square, which was delivered as directed by the Institute Rio […]

Rio de Janeiro Metro Line 4 Extension is Delayed

Rio de Janeiro Metro Line 4 Extension is Delayed

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The opening of the metro (subway) line that was promised as part of the bid to host the Rio 2016 Olympics, has been delayed quietly yesterday, on Friday, May 14th. New plans have the metro Linha 4 (Line 4) extension connecting Ipanema to Barra da […]

Atos de Fala Festival Returns to Rio May 13th through 22nd

Atos de Fala Festival Returns to Rio May 13th through 22nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The third edition of the Atos de Fala (Acts of Speech) festival will take place at Rio de Janeiro’s Oi Futuro Ipanema and the Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR) from May 13th through 22nd. The festival, which is known for exploring the relationships […]

Casa Mosquito Set to Host The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party

Casa Mosquito Set to Host The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Rio Times 7-Year Anniversary Party will be held on Saturday, May 7th, from 3PM to 10PM in Ipanema, and already has over three hundred people interested in attending. This is no doubt in part because of the amazing location at Casa Mosquito, the boutique […]

Residents and Students Tour Rio’s New Ipanema Metro Station

Residents and Students Tour Rio’s New Ipanema Metro Station

By Jay Forte and Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As the Rio 2016 Olympic Games loom closer, the anxiously awaited completion of the new Metro (subway) Line 4 is now 93 percent finished, according to authorities. Last Sunday, the State Secretary of Transportation, Rodrigo Vieira, took a group of sixty residents […]

Celebrating Easter 2016 in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

Celebrating Easter 2016 in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrations of Easter in Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, a country home to one of the largest Catholic populations in the world and an increasing evangelical population, often center around religion, family, and friends. Known as Páscoa in Portuguese, the holiday of Easter falls […]

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