The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties

We have the top three picks for this Tuesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Mundo Lingo @ Jungle Garden Pub (Ipanema) – This Tuesday is the grand opening of Mundo Lingo. They call themselves a ‘huge community of locals and internationals that meet every week to chat, meet new people, and practice speaking other languages.’

‘There will be flag stickers from over 150 countries and regions. Your native language goes at the top. The rest follow below in order or ability towards the weakest at the bottom. It’s open to all nationalities and languages and you can talk about anything you like. You don´t have to be an advanced speaker, or even speak a second language – its for all levels!’

Happy Hour is from 7-9PM with a two-for-one offer on caipirinhas. This event is free and starts at 7PM.

Mundo Lingo – Rua Martins Ferreira 48 – Botafogo

For more information, go to the event page.

Pra Gira Girar @ Teatro Ipanema (Ipanema) – This evening there is also a celebration of the music of ‘Os Tincoãs,’ a Bahian group from the sixties and seventies who were famous for bringing an African influence to Brazilian pop music.

Alan de Deus, Alvaro Lancellotti, Michele Leal and Zé Manoel have immersed themselves in the music of Os Tincoãs, reconstructing vocal arrangements of great beauty. They are joined by Pedro Costa on guitar, who rearranged the music for each of the songs, while Diogo Gomes will play trumpet and Ana Magalhães and Zero Telles are to provide the percussion. Together, they will present re-imagined songs from the group’s four albums for a celebration of both the past and the present.

Tickets are between R$10-R$20 and the show is set to begin at 9PM.

Pra Gira Girar – Rua Prudente de Morais, 824 – Ipanema

For more information, check out the event page.

Roda Cultural De Botafogo @ Praia de Botafogo (Botafogo) – This evening, the final of the Liga ZS rap championship will take place on the atmospheric ‘praia de Botafogo’ (Botafogo beach).

Alongside the MCs will be DJs Arthurzao and DJ Clayton. And there will also be live shows from Tifli Cam Cam, DJ Negralha, Sapinn, and Suav.

This promises to be a great evening of Brazilian hip-hop, and drinks and snacks should be available from assorted vendors. There is no charge for entry and the music should begin at around 6PM.

Roda Cultural De Botafogo – Praia de Botafogo – Botafogo

For more information, head to the event page.

The Rio Times, Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Clubs, Parties


Comuna (Botafogo)
Botafogo’s favorite bar for undergrad students and hispters. Comuna is famous for its homemade burgers and variety of beer labels.
Comuna – 7PM
Rua Sorocaba, 582 – Tel: (21) 3579-6175
Entrance: FREE

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

Blue Agave (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.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 1PM
Vinicus de Moraes 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Dida Bar e Restaurante (Tijuca)
Specialized in Afro-Brazilian and African food, Bar da Dida is a great option for authentic, soulful food one cannot find in any corner. Make sure to try one of its finger food that have already participated in the “Comida di Boteco” contest.
Bar da Dida – 12PM
Rua Barão de Iguatemi, 408 – Tijuca – Tel: (21) 2504-0841
Entrance: Free

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