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We have top three picks for this Wednesday, and below a list of bars that are always a good option.

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Ensaio Que Pena Amor + Truque do Desejo (Centro) – This evening, two great Carnival blocos will be rehearsing at Gafieira Elite, in Centro, at 7PM.

Group “Que Pena, Amor” opens the night paying homage to Carioca pagode band “Raça Negra” in the rhythm of Carnival “marchinhas”, while “Truque do Desejo” plays at 10PM, making everyone dance with pagode hits from the 1990s.

Gafieira Elite – Rua Frei Caneca, 4 – Centro

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Pede Teresa (Centro)– The lively “samba de roda” Pede Teresa is back to Arco do Teles tonight, starting from 6PM.

The group will make everyone have the greatest time with the best of samba classics and contemporary hits.

Arco do Teles – Praça XV, Centro

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Piano, Voz e Jobim (Lagoa) – Tonight, the Blue Note Rio hosts the show “Piano, Voz e Jobim”, at 8PM.

Musicians Augusto Martins and Paulo Malaguti Pauleira will be paying tribute to renowned composer Tom Jobim; the show will include the special participation of João Donato.

Blue Note Rio – Avenida Borges de Medeiros, 1424 – Lagoa

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Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
This is the place to be tonight for belting out rock classics in a lively environment whilst drinking imported beer.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147 – Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Pavão Azul (Copacabana)
Pavão Azul is a lively bar in Copacabana, famous for its exceptionally cold beers and prawn pastels. It gets crowded there every night, making every day of the week seem like the weekend.
Pavão Azul – 6:30 PM – 1AM
Rua Hilário de Gouvêia, 71 – Copacabana – (21) 2236-2381
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 (Ipanema)
Blue Agave Ipanema is a great place for good Mexican food, drinks and live sports. It also has English-speaking staff and is a popular expat hangout. Be sure to check out Blue Agave in Copacabana also for a great night out.
Blue Agave Ipanema – 9PM
Rua Vinicius de Moraes, 68 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3592-92717544-5151
Entrance: FREE. Food and drink prices vary.

Flashback (Ipanema)
Flashback is a wonderful high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7PM and 9PM the restaurant will serve a happy hour with two for one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with either lime, strawberry or passionfruit as well as additional herbs added in for a taste explosion.
Flashback – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
Entrance: FREE

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