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

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Rio Maracatu (Lapa) – This evening, bloco Rio Maracatu will rehearse for Carnival 2018 in Lapa, starting from 6PM.

Mainly dedicated to the maracatu, traditional music genre and dance from Pernambuco, Brazil’s Northeast, Rio Maracatu will fascinate everyone for its colorful costumes and performative show.

Fundição Progresso – Rua dos Arcos, s/n – Lapa

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Se não quiser me dar me empresta (Ipanema) – This afternoon, the bloco “Se não quiser me dar me empresta” will be parading at the Ipanema beach, starting from 12PM.

Eclectic, the bloco plays all music genres, from Bahian axé to rock, in the rhythm of “marchinha” until 7PM.

Praia de Ipanema – Posto 8

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Samba do Zeca (Jardim Botânico) – Great samba singer and composer Zeca Pagodinho will be starting this afternoon at Jockey Club, in Jardim Botânico, at 4PM.

The “roda de samba” will include attractions like Zeca Pagodinho, Roberta Sá, Mariana Aydar, Marcelo D2, Diogo Nogueira, Xande de Pilares, among others.

Jockey Club – Praça Santos Dumont, 31 – Gávea

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Bar Urca (Urca)
Sunday afternoon drinking whilst eating salgadinhos and watching the sunset at Bar Urca is a regular pastime in Rio de Janeiro. 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

NFL SUPER BOWL LII Party @Blue Agave (Ipanema)
Just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave Ipanema is also known for its mostly English-speaking staff and the international crowd which frequents the establishment. Tonight is Super Bowl LII and the Patriots and Eagles will face off at 9:30 PM (in Rio time).
Blue Agave Ipanema – 2PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

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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