Alto Vidigal to Host HeartBeatz Party with Seth Schwarz September 10th

Alto Vidigal to Host HeartBeatz Party with Seth Schwarz September 10th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On September 10th, the bar and hostel, Alto Vidigal will host the Heartbeatz party, a special event with profits going to social projects in Rio de Janeiro. The party will feature two DJs spinning during the night: Jody King , a British DJ and […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, August 26, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time to celebrate the virgin as the Festa do Signos (Signs Party) returns to Teatro Odisséia in Lapa tonight with a special Virgo edition. Astrological stickers and horoscope cards will be given out to help attendees proudly display their astrological signs and to look for compatible signs to party […]

Rio Paralympics Sells Record 133,000 Tickets in One Day

Rio Paralympics Sells Record 133,000 Tickets in One Day

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 24th, the International Paralympic Committee announced it had broken a Paralympic single day sales record with 133,000 tickets sold on Tuesday, August 23rd. With Tuesday’s record-breaking sales, an estimated 600,000 tickets for the 2016 Paralympics have been sold, comprising slightly more than […]

Experience Vietnamese Cooking Classes in Rio de Janeiro

Experience Vietnamese Cooking Classes in Rio de Janeiro

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As an international city that has hosted events like the World Cup and Olympics, Rio de Janeiro has a range of cuisine available at a handful of upscale restaurants; from French and Italian to Mexican and Peruvian and Japanese to Thai. However the global culinary […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, August 24, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, August 24, 2016

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Combining the best of Brasil and bass the Brass party will return to Fosfobox in Copacabana for its second edition tonight. During the party, DJs Thai, Schlaepfer, and Rodrigo S. will spin the best of trap, global bass, EDM, and funk in the subsolo (basement) while MrzN and HTPNTS and […]

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Rio Metro Line 4 Completion to Gávea Remains Uncertain

Rio Metro Line 4 Completion to Gávea Remains Uncertain

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After repeated postponements, the government now says the Line 4 access to Gávea will be ready in 2018, but has not specified what month. Although the funding source for the final stage of the planned subway line is unclear, the state secretary of transportation, Rodrigo […]

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Runs in Rio August 25th – 31st

Italian Contemporary Film Festival Runs in Rio August 25th – 31st

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Celebrating contemporary Italian audiovisual productions, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Rio de Janeiro will present the ‎8½ Festa do Cinema Italiano (The 8½ Festival of Italian Cinema) from Thursady, August 25th through Wednesday, August 31rd. The festival will feature the screenings of seven […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of salsa, reggaeton, cumbia, and bacata tonight as New Mariuzinn Copacabana hosts La Fiesta Latina. Beers and caipirinhas will be free until 12AM and there will be two-for-one specials on beer, caipirinhas, and tropical drinks all night long. Additionally, DJ Guga Fernandes will join the […]

BRT Transolímpica Opens to Public Following Rio Olympics

BRT Transolímpica Opens to Public Following Rio Olympics

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the conclusion of the 2016 Rio Olympics, city officials announced on Monday, August 22nd, that the BRT Transolímpica line would open to the general public on Tuesday, August 23rd. During the Games, the 26km express corridor, which connected the two largest competition venues, Olympic […]

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