Clube Orgânico: Organic Food Club in Rio

Clube Orgânico: Organic Food Club in Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On April 6th the Clube Orgânico will officially launch in Rio de Janeiro. The organic food club will offer weekly delivery of organic food baskets, directly connecting health conscious consumers and organic producers. Created by Victor Piranda and Eduardo Boorhem, the pilot of the […]

Monday, March 30, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Monday, March 30, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Stand-up comedy is back with a new day and location. Presented by Improbable Comedy, the events are now taking place on Mondays every two weeks at Bottle’s Bar in Copacabana. Tonight, two Americans and four Brazilian comedians will perform. Fans of Amy Bibeau should make sure to attend, as it […]

Sunday, March 29, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  March 29, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The O Cluster fair returns to Botafogo today from 1PM to 9PM with the best of up and coming fashion, design, art, music, and food. The first edition of O Cluster was held in November of 2012 and it has since become an established outlet for artists in the city. […]

Even Without Rain São Paulo Cantareira Water Supply Rises

Even Without Rain São Paulo Cantareira Water Supply Rises

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite recent rain in Rio de Janeiro state, water levels remain critically low in the Southeast of Brazil. However the level of the Cantareira System, the largest supply source of the metropolitan region of São Paulo, reached the 21st consecutive day high. Even without rain […]

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, March 28, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the very best of electronic and hip-hop tonight as Estação Leopoldina hosts the second edition of the Base party with very special guest, Spanish DJ German Brigante. Known for groovy tech house and infectious basslines, tonight will mark Brigante’s debut in Rio. He will spin on the […]

Brazil Beat France 3-1 in International Friendly in Paris

Brazil Beat France 3-1 in International Friendly in Paris

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian national football (soccer) team took home a convincing victory in last night’s friendly game against the French national side in Paris. The Brazilian goals were scored by Oscar, Luiz Gustavo and once more Neymar. The French national team opened the score with a […]

Friday, March 27, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday, March 27, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight American indie pop trio, Foster the People will perform live at Citibank Hall in Barra da Tijuca. British rock band Bastille will open the night. Foster the People are known for their hits: “Pumped Up Kicks“, “Helena Beat” and “Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)”, while Bastille’s single “Pompeii,” […]

Controversy Over Olympic Golf Course Continues in Rio

Controversy Over Olympic Golf Course Continues in Rio

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Controversies about the construction of the Olympic golf course, part of which lies in an environmentally protected area in Barra da Tijuca, continue to spark amid a presentation of Rio’s Prefeitura (city hall) of the new course on Wednesday, March 25th, where details about the […]

Foster the People and Bastille in Rio on March 27th

Foster the People and Bastille in Rio on March 27th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Before they play as part of the São Paulo Lollapalooza music festival lineup on March 28th and March 29th, Amercian indie pop trio Foster the People and English rock band Bastille will perform live at Rio de Janeiro’s Citibank Hall on Friday, March 27th. […]

Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, March 26, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight The Rio Times proudly present its 6-Year Anniversary Party. The event will take place at an Ipanema penthouse location, provided by generous party partner and co-host Rio Exclusive. During the event, live music will be provided by The Rio Times’s long-time friend, Rio-based DJ and music producer Mary Byker. […]

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