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bailebomblackSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the very best of hip hop, classic funk, 70s flashbacks and charme as the Baile Black Bom party returns for its fifth edition at Praça XV today.

The band Consciencia Tranquila will perform live and DJs Flash and Julio Rodrigues will spin the best of charme and hip hop.

Additionally during the event there will be a fair featuring vendors offering fashion, crafts, books and more. Botacara Produções will also provide visuals during the event.


Live Cinema (Jardim Botânico)
Following his presentation of his newest project “Lumière II” last night at Cine Odeon, German composer, musician, artist, engineer and programmer Robert Henke will discuss his creative process live at Parque Lage today. In addition to his art intstallations, Henke is one of the main creators of the the popular Ableteon Live music software. This will be the final event of the 2015 edition of the Live Cinema festival.
Parque Lage – 10AM
Rua Jardim Botânico 414, Jardim Botânico – Tel: (21) 3257-1800
Entrance: FREE


Festival Honk! Rio 2015 (Botafogo)
The free Honk! Rio 2015 festival continues today with its fourth of five days. The festival is one of the major international festivals of brass bands and it is taking place in Rio de Janeiro for the first time this week. Today and tonight, the events will take place at five locations; Quinta da Boa Vista, Teatro Popular Oscar Niemeyer (Niterói), Praça XV, Complexo do Alemão, and Arpoador. Fanfarra Black Clube and Ataque Brasil will perform at Quinta da Boa Vista at 11AM. Beginning at 10AM, Oficina da Sinfônica Ambulante will hold a workshop at the Teatro Popular Oscar Niemeyer in Niterói and groups Sinfônica Ambulante and Environmental Encroachment will follow with live performances at 11AM and 12PM, respectively. The group Mission Delirium will perform at Praça XV beginning at 1PM. Groups Os Biquínis de Ogodô with Sungas de Odara and Hey Ho Brass Band will perform at Complexo do Alemão beginning at 11AM. Finally at Arpoador, the group Orquestra Voadora will perform at 7:30PM followed by RIM BAM BUM at 9PM. Bagunço Móvel will play at 8:30PM and Os Siderais will follow with a performance at 9PM. The group Environmental Encroachment will close the stage with a peformance beginng at 9:30PM.
Honk Rio 2015 – Various times and locations. (See above link for schedule and addresses)
Entrance: FREE

Baile Black Bom (Centro)
Today the Baile Black Bom party will return to Praça XV with the best of hip hop, charme, and 70s flashbank and classic funk. Band Consciencia Tranquila will perform live and DJs Flash and Julio Rodrigues will spin. Additionally, there will be a black cultural fair with the best of fashion, crafts, literature, and videos.
Praça XV – 5PM
Praça XV, Centro
Entrance: FREE


Big Up! (Praça da Bandeira)
It’s time for the best of Jamaican culture today and tonight as Porto Pirata presents the second edition of the Big Up! party. The event will feature original Jamaican jerk food, art, graffiti, dancing and DJs Nitcho, Bives, Selecta, and Kaja Man of the ISS team spinning the best of dancehall and reggae.
Porto Pirata – 2PM-11PM
Rua Lópes de Sousa 24, Praça da Bandeira. – Tel: (21) 2520-2754
Entrance: See venue for details.

Duo (Gávea)
It’s time once again for the best of house, electro, and pop as the twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club. DJ Dani Vieira will start the party around 5PM by spinning on the deck and DJs Lis Amaral, Pako, and Felipe Marr will follow, spinning inside throughout the night until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Free from 5PM to 8PM, R$20 – R$40 after 8PM.

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Roda de Samba and Football with Ballet 2 Passistas (Football) (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM the venue plays live games on their screens with a live performance following the matches. Tonight the group Samba Di Buteco will play classic samba including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 5PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)

Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


Arpex Party (Ipanema)
The Arpex Party returns to Barzin Bar and Restaurant in Ipanema tonight with DJ Daniel Faria spinning funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin performing live. Additionally caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$30 – R$50

Sambombom @ OMG Lounge (Leblon)
On Sunday nights the OMG Lounge in Leblon is hosting the Sambombom party, a lively a roda da samba that is a great way to end your weekend. Promotions include two caipirinhas for R$25.50. Since opening in March, the OMG Lounge has been attracting both locals and tourists alike. In addition to offering an intimate atmosphere and new varieties of food and drinks, the venue is hosting events on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
OMG Lounge – 6PM – 12AM
Avenida Ataulfo de Paiva, 1321, Leblon – Tel:(21) 3083-6486
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Every Sunday, promotions include two for one Sol beer, caipirinha and caipivodka. Pizza Pub is also only R$10.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
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

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 1AM. 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

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