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improMonday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Rio Night Live presents a live performance by the improv group, Impro Brasil at Beco Das Garrafas in Copacabana.

The event titled, Monday Night Live- Improv Night, marks the group’s return to Rio following several shows abroad.

Impro Brasil was created in 2013 by Victor Soares following an invitation from Second City`s Amy Roeder to perform at the Chicago Improv Festival. Since their formation, members of the team have performed at various comedy festivals around the world.


Latin Rhythm Workshop with Roberto Rutigliano (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botago will host a Latin Rhythm workshop with special guest, percussionist and drummer Roberto Rutigilano. For three hours, Rutigliano will disucuss drumming and percussion techniques and the creation of beats including rumba, cha-cha and additional Cuban, Uruguayian, African, Argentinian rhythms.
Audio Rebel – 7PM -10PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$80


Monday Night Live – Improv Night (Copacabana)
Tonight the improv group, Impro Brasil returns to Rio to perform live at Beco Das Garrafas in Copacabana.
Beco Das Garrafas – 8:30PM
Rua Duvivier 37, Copacabana – Tel: (21)2543-2962/(21) 96800-8683
Entrance: See venue for details.


I Hate Mondays (Arpoador)
Tonight the I Hate Mondays party returns to the CAVE club in Aproador for its 34th edition. During the night, DJs Yasmin, Schlaepfer, Leo Justi, and Tesfon will spin. Additionally Oli and Artista will spin back-to-back.
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 rum will be distributed from the stage. Additionally there will be body shots with Barbara Sampol, cachaça brigadeiros, a lesson in twerking, and the venue promises 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 througout the night.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$40

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 their 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)

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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 with a special guest singer and guitarist starting 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


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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