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By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio lost a precious part of its musical history last Monday, October 16th, when Centro Cultural Estudantina Musical (or Gafieira Estudantina) closed its doors after almost ninety...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend, October 14th and 15th, the cultural event "Rio Sabor & Arte" (Rio Flavour & Art) returns to Zona Sul. The fourth edition of the free cultural fair will...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, October 8th, the Feira das Yabás returns to the Paulo da Portela Square, in Oswaldo Cruz, Zona Norte. One of the most authentic Afro Brazilian culture's celebrations, the...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Wednesday, August 2nd, SESI cultural center in Centro opens the free exhibit "MUSICA BRASILIS - 5 séculos de música” (Musica Brasilis - 5 centuries of music). Through August 9th...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On July 9th, the Valongo Wharf, in Rio's Port Zone, was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Being the largest entry point for African slaves in the Americas, "Cais...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This Sunday, July 16th, Renascença Clube in Tijuca in Zona Norte (North Zone) hosts the "FliSamba", the literary festival dedicated to the most Brazilian of all music genres. The second...
Tuesday's Rio Nightlife Pick - Tonight is an opportunity to appreciate a special show with Alma Thomas, a soulful jazz and blues singer from New York, at Teto Solar venue in Botafogo at 8:30 PM. Having participated in...
By Beatriz Miranda - Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Through Sunday (June 18th), Rio de Janeiro hosts the international festival of urban dances Rio H2K, the biggest of the category in Latin America. Taking place at Cidade das...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week, Brazil sees the Dia Nacional de Choro (National Choro Day), celebrating one of its most iconic musical genres. Joining in with festivities, Rio will revive its party train...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Sunday’s sunset on Ipanema beach will be a slightly different experience to the usual experience of watching the sun slowly dip down behind Dois Irmãos. Instead, Brazilian musical icon...
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