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O ClusterSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The arts, music, fashion and food fair, O Cluster will return for its fifteenth edition today.

Taking place at Casa da Glória from 1PM – 9PM, the fair will celebrate World Environment Day with a special “Por um planeta mais saudável” (For a Healthier Planet) edition.

The special edition will feature a screening of the 2008 documentary “Food, Inc.” and an urban garden workshop.

Fashion, craft, food, and design brands and vendors participating in the event will include Another Hot Brand, Cofi, Quaint, Lahe, Rue, Guarda, Zsolt, Velt, Flow, Aro, Mesclado, Mash up, Nylow, Think Blue, Gaia, Paolla Falcão, Santa Expedita, Bossa Social, John Bags, Poch, Seiva, Cajuina, and Self +. Food vendors will include Bolo do Amor, Cris Cunha, Namasté, Falafel Falafel, Hagar, o sanduiche, Veg House, B burguer and Espirito de Porco.

Additionally, during the event DJs Andrei Yurevitch, Nado Leal, Saens Peña and Vinicius Tesfon will spin.


Primavera Vegana (Botafogo)
Celebrating healthier food options and vegan and sustainable cuisine, Comuna in Botafogo will host the first edition of the Primavera Vegana (Vegan Spring) event today from 10AM – 4PM. Participants will include Atelier no Jardim, Cake Vegan Cake, Chá Dão, Comuna, Congelados da Dona Regina, Fefa Pimenta, Granola Real, K.Probioticos, Manacá, Mari Marola, No Moo, Paixão Vegan, Prana Vegetariano, Purifica, Slow Bakery, and Umami.
Comuna – 10AM – 4PM
Rua Sorocaba, 585 – Botafogo – (21) 3253-8797
Entrance: FREE, food prices will vary.

O Cluster (Glória)
The arts, music, fashion and food fair, O Cluster will return for its fifteenth edition today. Taking place at Casa da Glória from 1PM – 9PM, the fair will celebrate World Environment Day with a special “Por um planeta mais saudável” (For a Healthier Planet) edition.
Casa da Glória – 1PM – 9PM
Ladeira da Glória, 98 – Glória – (21) 3259-3554
Entrance: FREE

O Mercado (Laranjeiras)
Today O Mercado (The Market) returns for a second day at the Fluminense Football Club in Laranjeiras. The special Dia dos Namorados (Brazilian Valentine`s Day) edition of the fair features approximately eighty brands and vendors of fashion, art, crafts, and decor and there will be twelve gastronomic vendors offering food and drinks that include pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, tamales, risotto, wraps, tea, beer, cakes, candies, and brownies, among other food options. Additionally, DJs Galalau, Tulio Araujo and Chu are spinning during the event.
Fluminense Football Club – 2PM – 9PM
Rua Álvaro Chaves, 41 – Laranjeiras – (21) 3179-7400
Entrance: FREE

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Jazz no Morro with Jazzophilia (Cantagalo)
Tonight the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo with the group Jazzophilia performing a special tribute to Stevie Wonder. Additionally during show intervals, DJs will spin the best of Brazilian music, dance music, and rock.
Gilda – 3PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$16-R$35


Duo (Gávea)
The twelve-hour Duo party returns to Gávea’s chic 00 (Zero Zero) club tonight with DJs beginning the night at 5PM by spinning the best of house, electro, and pop on the deck. More DJs 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. The group Doce Veneno will perform the best of samba and retro pagode live and DJ Haron Dufau will spin the best of house, hip hop, pop, sertanejo, and more during the night.
Cabaret Lounge – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 449, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-4126
Entrance: R$15-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)

Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema Marcos Novatto and Groove Pimenta will perform the best of samba, xote and sambalanço including their reinterpretations of works by Noel Rosa, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben Jor, Seu Jorge, Bebeto, and Luiz Gonzaga, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Roda de Samba with Marcelinho Moreira and Canto do Batuqueiro (Lapa)
Today and tonight Paiol 08 in Lapa will host a roda de samba with Marcelinho Moreira and Canto do Batuqueiro.
Paiol 08 – 4PM – 10PM
Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2524-2950
Entrance: R$15


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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