Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Bem Brasil Entretenimento will once again present the Girls Night Out party at the New Mariuzinn Copacabana. From 11PM to 3AM there will be an open bar for all with SKYY vodka, beer, tropical drinks, sparkling wine, soda, water caipirinha, and additional mixed drinks including Sex on the Beach, […]

Armed Forces Patrol Streets in Brazil Before Olympics

Armed Forces Patrol Streets in Brazil Before Olympics

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More than 47,000 security agents are at hand in Rio de Janeiro, occupying strategic points in the city to make sure that athletes and visitors alike coming to the 2016 Olympics are safe, guarantee city officials. “It is time to put into practice all […]

Audiovisual Sports Exhibition Opens in Rio de Janeiro

Audiovisual Sports Exhibition Opens in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exploring 120 years of sports through film and archival footage, the “Memórias do Esporte” (Memory of Sport) audiovisual exhibition will be open to the public July 28th through September 25th in the Centro Cultural Correios RJ. The opening ceremony will take place today, on […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time again for the best of of hip hop, trap, house, funk, deep house, and rap as the Breaking Rules party returns to the chic Miroir club in Lagoa tonight. During this edition, DJs Mondraga, Molla, Dinho Porto, Zimba, and Lorão will spin throughout the night. Caipirinhas will be […]

Rio’s Olympics Expected to Run 43 Percent Over Budget

Rio’s Olympics Expected to Run 43 Percent Over Budget

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After years of planning and implementing new infrastructure works, Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games. The Games, according to the latest estimates, cost at least 43 percent more than initially budgeted and although the mega sports events may increase retail […]

Olympic Houses Take Over Rio During the 2016 Olympics

Olympic Houses Take Over Rio During the 2016 Olympics

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While five billion people across the globe are expected to watch the 2016 Rio Olympics in less than two weeks, only the lucky visitors on the ground in Rio will be able to take advantage of the Olympic Hospitality Houses sprinkled in prime locations throughout […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of hip hop, rap, trap, and deep house tonight as the CAVE club in Arpoador hosts the second edition of the second season of the Inside party. Tonight special guests Shock O QXÓ and Card Principal will join DJs Feijão, Chaloub, Igor Kelner, and Vitor […]

Usain Bolt Proves Ready for 2016 Rio Olympic Showdown

Usain Bolt Proves Ready for 2016 Rio Olympic Showdown

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Friday, July 22nd, the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, proved any news of his demise was premature. Coming off a hamstring injury that sidelined the Jamaican superstar sprinter for one month, Bolt stormed back into the Rio Olympics’ gold medal conversation winning […]

Mãe Preta (Black Mother) Exhibition Opens in Rio de Janeiro

Mãe Preta (Black Mother) Exhibition Opens in Rio de Janeiro

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new art exhibition, “Mãe Preta” (Black Mother) opened on Saturday, July 23rd at the Galeira Pretos Novos de Arte Contemporânea in Gamboa. Continuing through September 25th the works of the exhibition by artists and researchers Isabel Löfgren and Patricia Gouvêa explore issues faced […]

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