Echo and the Bunnymen Return to Rio Saturday Night

Echo and the Bunnymen Return to Rio Saturday Night

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the most influential groups of the post-punk era, British band Echo and the Bunnymen return to Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, November 1st to play live at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso. Before a São Paulo show on Sunday, November 2nd, the band returns […]

Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Centre Gaining Ground

Rio 2016 Olympic Tennis Centre Gaining Ground

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Construction on the Olympic Tennis Centre, the 10,000-seat centre court arena has moved into the next stage as the structure starts to take shape, and organizers report work is progressing well on the other courts, with foundations completed and the base levels that sit under […]

Halloween 2014 Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro

Halloween 2014 Celebrations in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While Halloween celebrations in Brazil remain less elaborate than those in others locations around the world, Dia das Bruxas (Day of Witches), as the holiday is also known here, is gaining in popularity. With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, many venues, both […]

Challenges Faced by Brazil’s Rousseff in 2nd Term

Challenges Faced by Brazil’s Rousseff in 2nd Term

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The incumbent President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, won Sunday’s election by a very small margin, leading some political analysts to believe that she will have a difficult time in approving in Congress austerity reforms needed to restore international credibility while still trying to meet demands […]

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –The premiere edition of Gringo Halloween continues at Gringo Café. Tonight through November 1st, the American bar and diner is showing two Halloween-themed movies each night. The family-friendlly film, “Vampire Dog” will start things off at 7PM tonight, followed by the 1982 horror classic, “Poltergeist,” at 9PM. The Gringo Café is […]

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, October 30, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor. Additionally, the […]

Friday, October 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, October 31, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Halloween and that means there will be parties throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro. One very special event is the InterNations Rio de Janeiro’s HALLOWEEN ROCK n HORROR party at Casarão Ameno Reseda in Catate. Beginning at 7PM, the event will feature two bands, Head Blues and The […]

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick –British rock band Echo and the Bunnymen will play live at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso tonight. One of the most important rock bands of the post-punk era, they found commerical and critical success through hits that include, “The Killing Moon,” and “Lips Like Sugar,” and built up a worldwide cult following during […]

Sunday, November 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  November 2, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today the Hype Free Market returns to Barra da Tijuca for its second edition. Hosting vendors of both the best new fashions and brands in Rio, as well as, vendors and private sellers of quality vintage and used goods, the market will run from 11AM to 10PM on the second […]

Monday, November 3, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, November 3, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick -Tonight the Rio Boat Club cruises again. Dubbed the “The Best Boat Party Ever,” things get started every Monday night beginning at 11PM with Happy Hour on deck of the party boat docked in the Marina da Glória.Promotions include dose dupla (two for one) drinks for men and free drinks for […]

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