We have the top three picks for this Wednesday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.
Nando Reis @ Km De Vantagens Hall (Barra da Tijuca) – Come and see one of Brazil’s musical greats playing classics from his own songbook and that of Roberto Carlos.
Expect to hear plenty of love songs today in commemoration of “Dia dos Namorados” (Brazilian Valentine’s Day), such as Reis’ classic compositions “O Segundo Sol”, “Luz dos Olhos”, “Relicário”, and “All Star.”
Tickets are available from R$48 and the performance should begin at 9:30 PM.
Nando Reis – Avenida Ayrton Senna, 3000 – Barra da Tijuca
For more information, try the event page.
Disney On Ice @ Jeunesse Arena (Barra da Tijuca) – Bring the whole family along to “Disney On Ice: Em Busca dos Sonhos” (Disney On Ice: In Search of Dreams) for a spectacular evening of music, dance and color.
You’ll see many of the classic Disney stories brought to life, such as Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and Frozen, among others.
This evening begins at 7:30 PM and tickets are available from R$40.
Disney On Ice – Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401 – Barra da Tijuca
For more information, head to the event page.
Latin Party @ Pub Kriok (Lapa) – Funk, funk, and more funk at tonight’s Latin Party in Lapa, which is also a special “Noite dos Solteiros” (Single’s Night) for all those singletons out there still looking for love.
This is an international party, so all residents of planet earth are invited, come for the open bar of caipirinhas and beers until midnight, and stay for the “tequila cupid” — whatever that may be.
Entry to this party, which starts at 11 PM, varies from free up to R$20 all depending on whether you get your name on the event page wall.
Latin Party – Avenida Mem de Sá, 65 – Lapa
For more information, consult the event page.
LOUNGES, BARS & PUBS:
Casa Momus (Lapa)
Run by two Italian expats, Momus is worth the visit for its interior design alone. Among this fancy bar’s highlights are its classic Bloody Mary (R$27), Pisco Sour (R$28), and Negroni (R$28).
Casa Momus – 11:30 AM
Rua do Lavradio, 11 – Lapa – Tel (21) 3852-8250
Mama Shelter (Santa Teresa)
Straight out of Paris, this boutique hostel and bar has the perfect atmosphere for eating and drinking in style.
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno, 5 – Santa Teresa – Tel: (21) 3980-0300
Flashback is a high-end restaurant with plenty of classical music and photos decorating the walls. Tonight, between 7 PM and 9 PM, the restaurant will offer a happy hour with two-for-one on caipivodkas and Stella Artois. The caipivodkas are made fresh with lime, strawberries, or passionfruit as well as additional herbs for extra taste.
Flashback – 7 PM
Rua Paul Redfern, 33 – Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2274-7657
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