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Vent!Monday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of live storytelling as Monday Night Live presents the inaugral edition of the “Vent! – Telling it Like it Was…Is” event.

Taking place at Beco Das Garrafas in Copacabana, the event will feature five storytellers from the United States, Brazil, and Ireland.

According to organizers, the featured storytellers, Thalya Goldfeld,Julia Michaels, Mike Royster, Mike Kepp and Stephen Garland, will share their personal stories “of the hilarious, the stupid, the naive, luck good and diabolical, of joyous fun, of celebration, of profound happenings, of the dark side, of tragedy, confessional, of guilt and experiences framed in the essence of our shared existence!”

The event promises to be a great night of incredible stories, sharing, connecting and venting. Doors open at 8PM and the show begins at 8:30PM.


Monday Night Live – Vent! (Copacabana)
Tonight Monday Night Live will present the inaugural edition of the Vent! live storytelling event at Beco Das Garrafas in Copacabana.
Beco Das Garrafas – Doors open at 8PM and showtime is at 8:30PM.
Rua Duvivier 37, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Entrance: R$30 with one caipirinha and R$20 without.


I Hate Mondays (Arpoador)
The I Hate Mondays party returns to the CAVE club in Arpoador tonight for its 35th edition with DJs Super Praia, Hick, Schlaepfer, FL3H Disco, Thriftworks, and Fabio Bout spinning during the event.
CAVE – 11:55PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Arpoador – Tel: (21) 3576-8024

Thank God It’s Monday! (Botafogo)
On Mondays in July, Casa da Matriz in Botafogo is hosting the Thank God It’s Monday! party. Shots of caipirinhas will be two-for-one all night and shots of cachaça will be distributed from the stage. Additionally there will be body shots with Barbara Sampol, cachaça brigadeiros, lessons in twerking, and the venue promises that glitter will be everywhere. DJs Barcalla, Viny Moreira, Millah Bass, and Portela will spin the best of hip hop, pop, indie, bass, funk and rock throughout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Rio Moonday Boat Party (Glória)
The Rio Moonday Boat Party is back tonight with neon paint and DJs to help you glow while dancing in the moonlight this Monday. Boarding will begin at 11PM at the Marina da Glória There will be welcome shots for guys until 11:30PM and an open bar of vodka, beer and soft drinks for girls until 12AM, when the boat departs. Then, with DJs Jo and Angola spinning best of trap, world music, funk, house and reggaeton the boat will then make its way around Guanabara Bay for four hours.
Marina da Glória – Boat boards at 11PM and departs at 12AM.
Marina da Glória– Whatsapp: +55 21 99772-9338
Entrance: R$25 – R$50

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Roda de Samba with Rixxa (Lapa)
For more dancing and singing, head to Lapa’s Carioca da Gema tonight. The venue will come alive at 7:30PM as special guest singer and guitarist Pedro Holanda performs live to start off the night. Then at 9:30PM it’s time for three hours of live samba provided by vocalist Rixxa accompanied by brilliant percussionists and members of the Zeca Pagodinho band.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Lunes Sessions @ Leviano (Lapa)
On Monday nights in July, the Leviano bar in Lapa is presenting Lunes Sessions with band Clandestinos, led by singer-songwriter Udi Fagundes, performing their covers of works by Manu Chao, Chico Science, Jorge Benjor, and Bob Marley as well as original arrangements of the best of reggae, dub, ska, and hip-hop.
Leviano Bar – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10- R$20 (Cash only)


Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Monday through Friday, Happy Hour is 6PM to 8PM and Monday is half price steak night starting at 8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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

La Calaca (Leblon)
For gourmet Mexican food and great tequilla and sangria, head to La Calaca restaurant in Leblon. They are also known for their executive lunches with one grilled main dish, three side dishes and dessert for R$32.
La Calaca – 11AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1240, loja B, Leblon – Tel: (21) 3264-2217
Entrance: Free

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