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Sex Tape HalloweenFriday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s time to begin your Halloween celebrations early as the SexTape party presents a special Noite de Halloween (Night of Halloween) edition at Espaço Acústica.

Black vodka shots are back this year and they will be distributed along with Chocolates Eróticos to the first party-goers to arrive to event. During the night, vodka gummy worms and black jello shots will also be distributed. Additionally there will be bodyshots and a mega Budweiser beerbong.

DJs Grazzia, SaJoão, and special guest Ingrid Gründig will spin pop, electronic, hip-hop and funk on the pop stage, while DJs Ivy and Polly will throw down the best of indie rock, metal and national rock on the Terrace decks.


DOOM (Gávea)
The sounds of rap, hip-hop, trap, 2-step, and future beats will make Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) come alive tonight as the venue hosts the eleventh edition of the popular DOOM party. DJs Bertoletti, Bevilaqua, Donnie Jay, CESRV and Abub will spin.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: $R30-R$50

Brotherhood (Copacabana)
The Brotherhood party returns tonight, bringing the best of tech and deep house to Copacabana’s Fosfobox.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$60

Cocktails and House (Vidigal)
Tonight Bar Alto VDG presents a night of Cocktails and House with DJs Es Clé, Calif and Vehemenz der Visionare spinning. Entrance to the event is free.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM – 10:30PM – 6:00AM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance- FREE

TeKiller (Lapa)
It’s once again time for the popular TeKiller party at Lapa’s Teatro Odisséia. There will be shots of tequila, tequila sunrises, margaritas, mojitos and the party’s trademark drink, the TeKiller Bomb, made with tequila, Red Bull and Jägermeister. Tequila Wars will return, as will the Moshboat and the Beerbong of Desperados. There will also be bodyshots on stage with Anninha Wolff. DJs Roberto Cruz, Fernando Prado, Thiago Halleck and Renato Lima will spin on the first floor, while DJs Arlei Hey Hey, Larissa Conforto and Ian Gar6 spinning on the second floor.
Teatro Odisséia – 11PM
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / 2224-6367 / 9374-7562
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Popland + Machina Rock [Rock Video Clip Party] (Botafogo)
Tonight Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz and Paranoid Android present the Festa PopLand and the Machina Rock parties. The Machina Rock, a rock video clip party, will take place on the first floor with VJs Buba, Bgolls Incrível and Igor Boechat playing videos from AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Cure, The Hives, The Strokes, Paramore, Arctic Monkeys and more. On the second floor as part of the Festa PopLand, DJs Buba and Igor Boechat will spin pop, hip-hop, rap and rock, paying special tribute to Iggy Azalea.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$35

Shine On Bitch (Lagoa)
Women are VIP tonight as the black light party, Shine On Bitch returns to Lagoa’s Praia Club. Fluorescent pens and paints will be distributed and DJs Lucas Lins, Wally, Jokerz and Raphael de Lucca will spin the best of house and funk during the party.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: FREE for Women and R$40 for Men

SexTape – Night of Halloween (Centro)
Tonight the SexTape party presents a special Night of Halloween edition at Espaço Acústica.
Espaço Acústica – 11PM
Praça Tiradentes, 2, Centro– (21) 2232-1299
Entrance: R$25-R$40

All Inclusive (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the All Inclusive party tonight with an open bar and music provided by DJs Roger Lyra, Sandro Valente and Rodrigo Mattos.. The open bar will be open until 4AM and will featureNational Vodka, Bacardi, beer, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre, Blue Lagoon, sodas and rounds of tequila. Additionally, the open bar will serve Red Bull until midnight and sparkling wine for women until midnight. Japanese cuisine will also be provided by Temakeria.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$10-R$70

Giovannetii and John Faily (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Giovannetii and John Faily will spin the best of EDM and house at Lagoa’s posh venue Miroir.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Moyseis Marques, Elisa Addor and Juliana Zanardi (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema, Juliana Zanardi will start things off at 8PM and Elisa Addor will follow at 9:30PM. Then at 11PM, singer-songwriter Moyseis Marques will perform his own compositions, as well as, his reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Carlos da Vila, Martinho da Vila, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM, 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Roberta Espinosa, Jorginho do Império and Sertãofulô (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Roberta Espinosa will get things started by performing the best of jazz, funk, and samba at Rio Scenarium. Then at 11PM the singer Jorginho do Império will perform his hits ” Imperador,” “Água no Feijão,” “Na Beira do Mar,” “Folha Desabada,” “Tá delicia,” and other samba favorites. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Sertãofulô a will play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight. The trio of musicians is known for their lively shows and their reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Gonzaga, Jackson do pandeiro, Dominguinhos, Sivuca, and João do Vale, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40

Baile do Black with Sandro Black and Guests (Lapa)
Tonight in Lapa the Leviano bar will host Baile do Black with singer/DJ/presenter Sandro Black and guests. Singer Marcelle Motta will start off the night and Sandro Black will perform his reinterpretations of the works of Tim Maia, Seu Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others. Additionally, DJ Aílton Areas will spin the best of funk, hip-hop and electronic.
Leviano – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Black Track – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for classic rock as the band Black Track performs tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub . If you are up for some great live music with quality imported beers in a welcoming environment, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mud Bug (Copacabana)
With two locations in Copacabana, Mud Bug provides a great selection of beers and food. There isn’t much missing from this American-style staple where, at times, you can hear live jazz, blues, MPB and rock.
Mud Bug – 5PM
Rua Rudolpho Dantas 16, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2543-5052
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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