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We have top three picks for this Saturday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option.

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Samba do Engenho Velho (Centro) – This afternoon, Pedra do Sal hosts group Samba do Engenho Velho, starting at 3PM.

The group will play the best samba compositions in a lively “roda de samba” until 10PM.

Pedra do Sal – Largo João da Baiana, Gamboa – Centro

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Carimbloco (Aterro do Flamengo) – Carnival bloco Carimbloco rehearses for Carnival 2018 this afternoon, at Aterro do Flamengo, at 4PM.

The bloco plays traditional rhythms from Brazil’s North, especially the Carimbó.

Aterro do Flamengo – Flamengo

Check the event for further details.

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Baile do Gigantes da Lira (Centro) – One of the most beautiful Carnival blocos in Rio, Gigantes da Lira performs this afternoon at Museu de Arte do Rio, in Centro.

The show starts at 3PM, and will draw the audience into the joy and playful atmosphere of Rio’s Carnival.

Museu de Arte do Rio – Praça Mauá, 5 – Centro

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Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
Entrance: FREE

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With 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 Thursdays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 6PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs) – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a wide choice of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its trendy atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42, Loja B – Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas in a relaxed, trendy setting.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Yndú Lounge (Leblon)
With chilled out vibes during the week and a selection of top DJs playing shows at the weekends, the newly-opened Yndú Lounge in Ipanema is a great option to kick back. With a selection of drinks and tapas, the bar is quickly becoming one of Leblon’s best watering holes.
Yndú Lounge – 6PM
Rua Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321 – Leblon – Tel: (21) 3083-6486
Entrance: FREE

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