Making-Of Film Festival Runs in Rio de Janeiro May 10th-22nd

Making-Of Film Festival Runs in Rio de Janeiro May 10th-22nd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Running from May 10th to May 22nd in Caixa Cultural Rio de Janeiro in Centro, the Making-Of film festival will explore the production of cinema through a debate and the screening of movies which take a behind the scenes look at the film industry. […]

Vasco Beat Botafogo 1×0 in Campeonato Carioca Finals Match

Vasco Beat Botafogo 1×0 in Campeonato Carioca Finals Match

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In the first of two finals matches for the 2016 Campeonato Carioca championship, Vasco won by 1-0 over Botafogo with a score from Jorge Henrique. The goalkeepers for Vasco and Botafogo had very different days, while Martín Silva made good saves for Vasco, a Jefferson […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, May 2, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Monday, May 2, 2016

Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Every Monday night Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana is hosting the Glow party with black lights, glow sticks, face painting and drinking games, plus free caipirinhas and beer until 12AM. Additional promotions will include two for one specials on beer, caipirinhas, Cuba Libres, and Sex on the Beach throughout the night. […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Sette Leblon will host the Rock Leblon party. It will be the premiere of the event which will be scheduled to take place on the first Sunday of every month. Organizers promise live rock, rap, freestyle battles and open mic jam sessions during each edition. Tonight, 7 Conto, Os […]

Marina Silva Criticizes Trivializing the Term Coup in Brazil

Marina Silva Criticizes Trivializing the Term Coup in Brazil

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Popular former senator in Brazil, Marina Silva, who ran for president in 2014 elections, has criticized the current vice president Michel Temer’s yesterday (April 30), and the casual use of the word golpe (coup). Calling for new elections in the case of a Rousseff impeachment, […]

Rio de Janeiro Police Adopt Social Media to Help Combat Crime

Rio de Janeiro Police Adopt Social Media to Help Combat Crime

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The use of social media has emerged as a vital tool in Rio de Janeiro’s security efforts against crime as well as a public relations tool for the military police (PM). According to government news sources, the new communication channels are way for citizens to […]

José González Live in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, May 6th

José González Live in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, May 6th

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Known for his solo classical guitar playing; soft vocals; and intimate acoustic covers of works by Massive Attack, The Knife, Kylie Minogue, and Bruce Springsteen, among others, Swedish singer-songwriter and guitarist José González will play live in Lapa’s Circo Voador on Friday, May 6th. […]

Opinion: Brazil and the Laws of No Responsibility

Opinion: Brazil and the Laws of No Responsibility

Opinion, by Simon Thomas RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil is chock full of laws, rules, and regulations (LR&Rs). This is a country that in 2018 should pass the one million lawyers mark. That’s a lot of heads to take your feet off to save from drowning, as the joke goes. But no, really, we […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Saturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – After five editions at Fosfobox in Copacabana, the Vinyl United party will move the Cave club in Arpoador tonight. The party features DJs from Opalão76 and Eletrobase spinning only vinyl. Tonight DJs Pachu, Lulinha, Tucho, and Saddam will spin the best of hip hop throughout the night. Currently one of […]

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, April 29, 2016

Rio Nightlife Guide for Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight at Circo Voador, City and Colour will perform live. After last year thrilling fans with their first show in Rio de Janeiro, the City and Colour is back in town with a tour of their newest album “If I Should Go Before You.” Now Dallas Green chose the Circo […]

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