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GildaSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s Dia dos Namorados (Brazilian Valentine’s Day) today and that means many Rio de Janeiro clubs, restaurants, and venues will host themed events and offered themed promotions.

Tonight in Morro do Cantagalo, Gilda no Cantagalo will host a special holiday-themed edition of Jazz no Morro.

The Abel Ribeiro trio will perform the best of classic jazz and modern reinterpretations during the night and during show intervals, and there will be Brazilian music and the best of pop.

During the night, there will be special deals for couples and for singles in search of love including a promotion of one bottle of Chandon Rosé at a 20% discount that comes with a special holiday kit with surprises.

Make sure to arrive early to catch a beautiful view of the sun setting over the city.

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Baile dos Namorados with Reconquista (Botafogo)
Tonight Audio Rebel in Botafogo will celebrate Dia dos Namorados by hosting Baile dos Namorados with Reconquista. The musicians of Reconquista are known for preforming Portuguese versions of American standards, Italian music, French song and rock hits produced between in the 50s, 60s, and 70s.
Audio Rebel – 6PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10 – R$20

Funk ‘In (Lapa)
Teatro Odisséia in Lapa will host a special Dia dos Namorados edition of the Funk ‘In party with Consciencia performing live and DJ Flash spinning during the night. Admission will be free throughout the night.
Teatro Odisséia – 7PM.
Avenida Mem de Sá 66, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2226-9691
Entrance: FREE

Jazz no Morro with the Abel Ribeiro Trio (Cantagalo)
Tonight the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with a special Dia dos Namorados edition. The Abel Ribeiro Trio will perform live and during show intervals, DJs will spin the best of Brazilian music and pop. There will be special deals for couples and for singles in search of love including a promotion of one bottle of Chandon Rosé at a 20% discount that comes with a special holiday kit with surprises.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15-R$35

Praça (Lapa)
The Praça event returns to Circo Voador tonight with the group Comanches launching their album Sambas Elétricos live, the Baile Convulsão, Haicu, Acrobacia Aérea As Voadoras (flying acrobats), and the OBSS – Original Black Sound System with DJ Juelz and Marcelo Natty spinning live. There will also be vendors and exhibitions.
Circo Voador –Gates open at 4:20PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$10 – R$20


Duo (Gávea)
The twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with a special Dia dos Namorados edition. Bia Sabino, Letícia Belucio, Paula Pedroza, and Projeto Bliss will spin and perform on the deck beginning at 5PM to start the night and beginning at 11PM, Andressa Fleming and Ale Vidal will follow, spinning inside until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Samba do Humaitá @ Cabaret (Botafogo)
Tonight Cabaret Lounge in Botafogo will host Samba do Humaitá, Samba do Amor edition. The group Doce Veneno will perform the best of samba and retro pagode live and DJ Haron Dufau will spin the best of classic fun, house, hip hop, pop, sertanejo and more during the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 5PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$20 – R$40

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 samba dancers following the matches and the group Samba Di Buteco playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others. Additionally, DJ Mukato will spin during show intervals.
Leviano – 4PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20 (Cash Only)

Dudu Oliveira and Andrea Dutra (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema Dudu Oliveira and Andrea Dutra will perform live.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 10:30PM
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. DJ Ricardo Martins will spin funk, house, hip hop and reggaeton and saxophonist Marcelo Cebukin will perform live. Additionally, caipivodkas will be free until 12AM.
Barzin – 11PM
Rua Vinícius de Moraes 75, Ipanema
Entrance: R$20 – R$70

Karaokê – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
Tonight the regular sunday night Karaokê nights event returns to the Lord Jim Pub. Promotions during the night include two-for-one specials on Sol Premium until 10PM.
Lord Jim Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$25

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 burgers, hot dogs, waffles, pancakes, French toast, real bagels, buttermilk biscuits, great cakes, muffins, 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. Additionally, different guest musicians will be performing live every Sunday in June from 6PM to 10PM.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
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.

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