Biometric Voting During Brazilian Runoff Elections

Biometric Voting During Brazilian Runoff Elections

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On the eve of the weekend of the 2014 Brazilian runoff elections, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) verified the biometric identification systems to be used in many Brazilian polling stations. On Sunday, October 26th, the biometrics machines once again will identity many voters by […]

Additional Security in Rio to Insure Peaceful Elections

Additional Security in Rio to Insure Peaceful Elections

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – To guarantee security during Sunday’s election, Rio de Janeiro state officials have announced that five thousand extra police agents will be patrolling streets during the second round of elections. Starting on Friday afternoon 35,000 police officers will guard the streets including 455 military police […]

Halloween Movie Screenings Start at the Gringo Café

Halloween Movie Screenings Start at the Gringo Café

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In celebration of Halloween, the American diner and gathering point, Gringo Café in Ipanema will screen holiday-themed movies every night from Friday, October 24th through Saturday, November 1st as part of the premiere edition of the Gringo Halloween event series. “We are making the […]

Live the Colonial Dream at The Mansion in Rio

Live the Colonial Dream at The Mansion in Rio

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Time spent in Santa Teresa always evokes the splendor of Rio’s colonial past, but now it can be experienced in full luxury for a day or long weekend. On October 1st, Andrew Harding and Jean Christophe Marois, co-partners behind The Mansion, reopened the Portuguese […]

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The weekly In.Box party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight. Presented by Bem Brasil Entretenimento, the party, features DJ Haron Dufau and guests spinning the best of hip-hop and house. Since 2007, the people behind Bem Brasil Entretenimento have gained the reputation of being entertainment experts in Rio. In addition […]

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight, the popular Wobble party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox and will present very special guest DJ, Slugabed. Slugabed is 23 year-old Greg Feldwick, a UK DJ well known for his distinctive and complex blends of dubstep, trap and hip-hop. He has successfully remixed works by Starkey, Eprom and Roots Manuva, […]

Friday, October 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday, October 24, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the mashups return to Copacabana’s Fosfobox as the venue hosts the Bootie Rio party, Favela Trap edition with special guest Pesadão Tropical. Direct from Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Pesadão Tropical is a group of three DJs; Thiago Salvador, Nycksés (aka Guilherme Niches) and Tr1p (Henrique Janelli). The trio […]

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time for tech, deep house and minimal tech, as Mansão Do Joá in São Conrado hosts the second edition of the Collective Connection. DJs Eclectic, Alok, Bad Boss, Plastic Robots and Alex Stein will spin during this event that aims to connect and unit all who come out […]

Sunday, October 26, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday,  October 26, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – End your weekend with house and electro pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The twelve-hour party begins at 5PM and continues in the chic indoor/outdoor venue until 5AM. Things usually get started on the outdoor deck with DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni and then gradually shifts inside […]

Monday, October 27, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday, October 27, 2014 Nightlife Guide

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick -It’s time for the best of reggae, as the Leviano Bar in Lapa will host the Radio Reggae party tonight. The band Fayah Riddims will start the night off by performing with special guests on the first floor. Then, either the group Bangarang or Interferência Sistema de Som will perform on […]

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