Saturday, April 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time to celebrate the best of Green Day, Blink 182, Avril Lavigne, Pink and more as the Fanatka party returns to Espaço Acústica in Centro. DJs Felipe Malfoy, Gabriel Gazzaneo, Bruno Ambrozi, Dave Avigdor will spin on the first stage and the band Radioativa will perform live. On […]

Lapalê Literary Festival in Rio de Janeiro on April 25th and 26th

Lapalê Literary Festival in Rio de Janeiro on April 25th and 26th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In addition to celebrating Brazilian literature, the inaugural edition of the Lapalê Festival will commemorate the previous 100 years of the Lapa neighborhood and the 450th anniversary of the city of Rio de Janeiro by presenting a book fair, debates, a literary tour, live […]

Friday, April 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday, April 24, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Fosfobox club in Copacabana continues to celebrate its 11th anniversary tonight as the Bootleg party returns with very special guest Phonique. Michael Vater, AKA Phonique , is a German DJ and producer who is well known for his deep house sets. He is also the founder of the Ladies […]

Casa do Choro to Open in Rio’s Centro on Saturday, April 25th

Casa do Choro to Open in Rio’s Centro on Saturday, April 25th

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the music-rich culture of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil, the genre of choro, often called chorinho (“little cry” or “little lament”), has been recognized with The National Choro Day (April 23rd), and this year will be celebrated with the opening of the Casa do […]

Thursday, April 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday, April 23, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight legendary British heavy metal band Juda Priest will return to the city to perform live at Vivo Rio. The band is lead by singer Rob Halford, with current members also including Ian Hill, Glenn Tipton, Scott Travis, and Richie Faulkner. Formed in 1969 in Birmingham, England, Judas Priest has […]

Judas Priest Will Return to Rio de Janeiro April 23rd

Judas Priest Will Return to Rio de Janeiro April 23rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With sales of their seventeen studio album releases reaching over 45 million worldwide and a career spanning almost five decades with no current signs of slowing down, legendary English heavy metal band Judas Priest will return to Rio de Janeiro to perform live on […]

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Nightlife Guide

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The popular weekly Karaokê Indie party is back at Casa da Matriz tonight with a special Batidão and Rave edition. The eight-hour party will include the best of karaoke on the first floor and with menus featuring thousands of songs including everything from pop to rock to classics to indie, […]

For Rent: Duplex in Townhouse, One Block from Post 9, Ipanema

For Rent: Duplex in Townhouse, One Block from Post 9, Ipanema

FOR RENT : ELEGANT IPANEMA DUPLEX located in gated private mews townhouse one block from beach (Posto 9). Beautifully furnished designer living/dining room plus fully equipped kitchen on ground floor. Graceful staircase leads to upper floor with spacious master bedroom / dressing room & large tiled shower room. 2247-7079 / 99855-7079 or email candidabotafogo@hotmail.com.

Brazil Ranks Highest in Killing of Land and Environmental Activists

Brazil Ranks Highest in Killing of Land and Environmental Activists

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a report released yesterday (April 20th) by a UK-based NGO/non-profit organization, Global Witness, Brazil leads the list of countries with the highest number of activists murdered for defending the environment and land rights in 2014. The study found that in Brazil there were […]

NBA Returns to Rio with Orlando Magic Facing Flamengo

NBA Returns to Rio with Orlando Magic Facing Flamengo

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – NBA Brasil officials recently announced that American basketball will return to Rio with the Orlando Magic playing the three-time champions of the Novo Basquete Brasil (NBB) league, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Scheduled for October 17th at the HSBC Arena, located in the neighborhood […]

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