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breakingrulesWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – It’s time for the best of hip hop, trap and funk as the Breaking Rules party returns to the Lagoa club, Miroir.

The party has been going strong for over three years and currently Miroir is hosting the event weekly on Wednesday nights.

Tonight DJs ИICKØ, Lorao, Mondraga, and Rapha Castro will spin.

The party’s are produced by Fred Viana and the Breaking Rules Team also includes Ana Paula Schuch Dias, Aryany Camara, Affonso Junior, Gabriel Goulart, Guilherme Benedictis, Igor Medeiros, Luciano Rodrigues, and Thiago Pinho.


Cine Daros no Pátio, “My Neighbor Totoro” (Botafogo)
The free animated film screening series Cine Daros no Pátio begins at the Casa Daros museum tonight with a screening of the 1988 Japanese film, “My Neighbor Totoro.” Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the film tells the story of two sisters and their encounters with forest spirits and woodland creatures following a move to rural Japan after the war. The film will be shown in its original language (Japanese) with subtitles in Portuguese. All films featured in the Cine Daros no Pátio series are being screened in their original language with Portuguese subtitles.
Casa Daros – 7PM
R. Gen. Severiano 159, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 2138-0850
Entrance: FREE


Marcos Campello and Felipe Zenícola (Botafogo)
Two musicians, Marcos Campello and Felipe Zenícola, will launch their newest solo works live tonight at Audio Rebel in Botafogo. Both musicians are known for the live improvisations and are members of the group Chinese Cookie Poets. Tonight Felipe Zenícola will present, Arcanos, while Marcos Campbello will present, Bamsa.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo– Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$20


Local Beatz (Copacabana)
The Local Beatz party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of hip hop, funk, and Latin rhythms. Caipifrutas will be all you can drink from 11PM to 12AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz continues its week-long 15th-anniversary celebrations tonight with a special edition of Karaokê Indie. In addition to eight hours of singing on the first floor, it will be a debutant-themed party complete with decorations, punch and DJs on the second floor spinning sets back-to-back sets. Promotions will include two-for-one special on five drinks; caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$35-R$50

Latin Party Rio (Copacabana)
Tonight the weekly Latin Party Rio returns to Guimo’s Pub in Copacabana. During the party DJs Mateus, Jo, and special guests will spin the best of reggaeton, merengue, salsa, pop, house, and hits. Caipirinhas will be free until 11PM and beer will be unlimited until midnight.
Guimo’s Pub – 10PM – 4AM
Av. Nossa senhora de Copacabana 1077, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$10 – R$40

Breaking Rules (Lagoa)
Tonight the Breaking Rules party returns to the posh Lagoa nightclub, Miroir. DJs Rapha Castro, Lorão Mondraga, Nicko, and Luciano Roffer will spin during the party.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898, Whatsapp: (21) 97577-2525
Entrance: $20 – R$60

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Gafieira Popular Brasileira and the Daniela Spielmann Quartet with Silvério Pontes (Centro)
Tonight the Daniela Spielmann quartet with special guest Silvério Pontes will perform the best of jazz infused with Brazilian rhythms live to start off the night at Rio Scenarium beginning at 7:30PM. The group Gafieira Popular Brasileira will follow at 10:30PM with the best of MPB and samba.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25 – R$40

João de Aquino 70 and Cristina Bhering (Lapa)
Singer and guitarist Cristina Bhering will start the night at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight at 7:30PM and João de Aquino, Gabriel de Aquino and band will follow at 9:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 7:30PM and 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Roda de Samba’n’Roll (Lapa)
Tonight the Leviano bar in Lapa will present Roda de Samba’n’Roll. During the event, performers will mix the best of samba with the best of pop rock.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you’re looking for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Rock & Groove @ Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Tonight Saloon 79 will present Rock & Groove with the band Johnny’s performing live and DJ Andrei Yurievitch spinning during the event. Additionally VJ Raton will provide visuals during the night.
Saloon 79 – House opens at 7PM and the shows will begin at 9PM.
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
With Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings, Ferro e Farinha in Catete is a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Saturday, 7PM to 11:30 PM, Sunday 6:30PM – 11PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete, RJ
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until 1AM. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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