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Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Australian electronic music duo Empire of the Sun will perform live tonight at Fundição Progresso in Lapa.

Empire of the Sun was born from a collaboration between Luke Steele of rock band The Sleepy Jackson and Nick Littlemore of electronic group Pnau. The duo first received international recognition with their debut album, Walking on a Dream and it’s title track, and the single “We Are the People.”

In 2013, they released their follow-up album Ice on the Dune. Its singles included “Alive“, “DNA”, and “Celebrate.”

Fundição Progresso’s doors will open at 6:30 PM. The group Make U Sweat will perform to open the night beginning at 7PM and Empires of the Sun is scheduled to begin at 10:30 PM.


Festival Multiplicidade (Jardim Botânico)
The final weekend of the 2015 edition of Festival Multiplicidade will draw to a close today at Escola de Artes Visuais (EAV) in Parque Lage in Jardim Botânico. Cyril Hernandez will return to start the day with the “Mobila Som” installation. Then Gui Marmota will peform followed by Triboelétrica with Pedro Pagy. Additionally during the day, Brazilians Ricardo Garcia, André Thitcho, Felipe Vilasanchez, and Giu Nunez, Peruvian composer and pianist Daniel Valle-Riestra, and French DJ Aleqs Notal will perform. Additionally IN-SONE and Søren Kjaergaard will return to perform. Brazilian band Meia Banda will perform at 7PM and beginning at 8PM Brazilian band Camerata Monoaural will perform to close out the night and the festival.
Escola de Artes Visuais (EAV) – 10AM – 9PM
Parque Lage | Escola de Artes Visuais, Rua Jardim Botânico – Jardim Botânico
Entrance: FREE


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Empire of the Sun (Lapa)
Known for their songs “Walking on a Dream”, “We are the People,”and “Alive,” Australian electronic duo Empire of the Sun will perform live at Fundição Progresso tonight. The group Make U Sweat will open the night.
Fundição Progresso – Doors open at 6:30PM. Make U Sweat will perform at 7PM and Empire of the Sun is schedule to begin at 10:30PM.
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$180 – R$360

Jazz no Morro (Cantagalo)
Today and tonight, the weekly Jazz no Morro event returns to Gilda in Cantagalo. The groups ALLBRAZZ and Dezmeia Onzemeia will perform live and DJ João Santiago will spin during show intervals.
Gilda – 4PM – 11:59 PM
Morro do Cantagalo – Tel: (21) 97101-8040
Entrance: R$15 – R$30

Tangolomango (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will present the 20th edition of Tangolomango, the International Festival of Cultural Diversity.Both foreign and local artists will perform as part of the event.
Circo Voador – 6PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See Venue for more information.

Sararás Livres(Botafogo)
Tonight the group Sararás Livres will perform live at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Consisting of Daniel Wainer, Felipe Arêas, Juko Lessa and Pedro Fonte, Sararás Livres will perform the songs from their debut album for the first time tonight. Additionally, the group Vizinhos do Som with Bruno and Pedro Mibielli and Danilo Andrade, will perform to open the night.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$10


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. DJs Julius Diniz and Sabrina Tomé will start the party around 5PM by spinning on the deck until midnight and DJs Miss Klauss and Leonardo Gattuso will spin inside beginning at 10PM continuing throughout the night until 5AM Monday morning.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: See venue for more information.

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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 samba dancers following the matches and the group Ballet 2 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)

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 – 9:30 PM
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$20 – R$50

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 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

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