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A FarsaTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight Canta a Democracia will present “A Farsa” live at Circo Voador in Lapa. Directed by Ernesto Piccolo, Luciana Sérvulo da Cunha, and Amir Haddad, the event will alternate between musical acts and circus performances that present their take on the recent political turmoil in the country.

Performers will include Alice Caymmi, Alunos de Teatro Martins Pena, Amir Haddad, Antonio Pitanga, André Abujamra, André Whoong, As Marias da Graça, Barbantinho Cheiroso, Bemvindo Sequeira, Bete Mendes, Blackyva, Catarina Abdala, Carla Cristina Cardoso, Chico César, Cristina Pereira, Edgard Scandurra, Eduardo Tornaghi, Ernesto Piccolo, Flávio Renegado, Geraldo Azevedo, Gregório Duvivier, Inez Viana, Leoni, Letícia Sabatella, Luciana Sérvulo da Cunha, Maracatu Baque Mulher, Marcus Caffé, Naná Rizinni, Osmar Prado, Otto, Pietá, Pequeno Cidadão, Silvero Pereira, Stella Rabello,Thadeu Leal, Teatro pela Democracia,Tico Santa Cruz, Tonico Pereira, and Trap’in.


Idriss Boudrioua Base and Brass (Botafogo)
Idriss Boudrioua Base and Brass will return to perform live at Audio Rebel tonight.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$25


A Farsa (Lapa)
Tonight Circo Voador in Lapa will host “A Farsa.” Presented by Canta a Democracia and directed by Ernesto Piccolo, Luciana Sérvulo da Cunha, and Amir Haddad, the event will alternate between musical acts and circus performances that present their take on the recent political turmoil in the country.
Circo Voador – 6PM
R. dos Arcos, s/n – Centro – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: See venue for more information.


Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party ( Gávea )
The Bem Brasil party will return to 00 (Zero Zero) in Gávea tonight with Bruno Lima followed by DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, and kuduro throughout the night. Promotions will include free caipirinhas from 10PM until midnight.
00 – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca, 240 – Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$40 +. See venue for more information.

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Samba do Mercado (Lapa)
Tonight the group Samba do Mercado will perform live at Carioca da Gema in Lapa.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Terças Di Som (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar in Lapa will host Terças Di Som with the group Eletronaipe performing live and DJ Chicote spinning during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 – R$20 (Cash only)

Nilze Carvalho (Centro)
Singer, songwriter and bandolinist Nilze Carvalho will perform the best of classic samba live tonight at Rio Scenarium.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM, 8:30PM, and 11:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$35


Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight the Portuguese/English Language Exchange returns to Lapa Irish Pub. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speakers at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night. Following the Language Exchange tonight, the Pub will host PROJECT 16 with Clashing Clouds Unplugged.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10 to stay for the show.

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, Tony Boka will be playing at Mab’s Mondays through Saturdays from 6PM to 10PM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM to 4AM everyday.
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: See venue for more information.

The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub (Copacabana)
Know for its cold, specialty beers, and great atmosphere, The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub also hosts live music every night of the week except for Wednesdays.
The Lucky Screw American Irish Pub – 5PM – 2AM
Av. Atlântica, 3056, Loja B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 98317-5258
Entrance: See venue for more information.

Canastra Bar (Ipanema)
The Canastra Wine Bar in Ipanema offers a great selection of wines and cheeses and is quickly becoming known for its nice atmosphere and friendly service.
Canastra – 6:30PM – 1AM
Rua Jangadeiros, 42 – Loja B, Ipanema – (21) 99656-1960
Entrance: See venue for details.

Shenanigan’s (Ipanema)
With classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: See venue for details.

Blue Agave Ipanema (Ipanema)
Located just around the corner from Posto 9, Blue Agave in Ipanema is well known for great Mexican food, drinks and for broadcasting live sports. Additionally, most of the wait staff and crowd speak English. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM – 3AM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Games Night – Lord Jim Pub (Ipanema)
It’s time to play darts, chess, and FIFA 2014 on XBOX 360, as the Lord Jim Pub hosts the weekly Games Night event tonight. Promotions include two-for-one specials on Jim’s Lager until 12AM. There will also be live rock’n’roll.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: R$10

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