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C'est La VieSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight it’s a celebration of urban culture as Copacabana’s Espaço Rampa hosts the C’est La Vie party with four DJs spinning, graffiti artists painting live, pop art exhibitions, and video projections.

Wobble party DJ Rodrigo S. and Wonka party DJ Bruno Ambrozi will join resident DJs Erika and Newton to throw down the best of the best of dubstep, trap, rock, pop, indie, 90s and funk during the party and São Paulo’s VJ Gugga will provide video projections.

There will also be dose dupla (two for one) national and imported Vodka until 12:30AM and a free Budweiser beerbong.

As usual the venue will also offer a boat trip around the bay during the party for only R$5.


Babilônia Feira Hype (Leblon)
The popular monthly Rio fair, Babilônia Feira Hype returns to Leblon’s Clube Monte Líbano today for the first of two days with a special Father’s Day and Winter Clearance edition complete with a special edition of the Vinyl Fair. Additionally, DJ Tuta Discotecario of the Vinil é Arte collective will spin from 6PM to 7PM.
Clube Monte Líbano – 2PM – 10PM
Av Borges de Medeiros 701, Leblon – Tel:(21) 2239-2399
Entrance: R$5-R$10

Anima Mundi 2014(Lapa)
The 22nd edition of the competitive international animated film festival known as Anima Mundi continues today with screenings and events at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso. For the complete list of films and screening times, see the Anima Mundi website here.
Fundição Progresso – Screening times vary.
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$5-R$10 per screening. Prices for masterclasses and other programs vary.


Bangarang and Dub Ataque (Centro)
Centro’s La Paz will host Bangarang Sound System and Dub Ataque on two stages tonight starting at 10PM. Radiola Cultural Visto Rasta will open for the night.
La Paz – 10PM
Rua do Rezende 82, Centro – Tel: (21) 2509-2403
Entrance: R$20-R$30

TRIO (Copacabana)
Tonight the TRIO party returns to Copacabana’s Cave for its third edition. Veteran DJs MauMau, Meme, and Felipe Venancio, will again spin the best of techno and house.
Cave– 11PM
Rua Francisco Otaviano 20, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3576-8024
Entrance: R$50-R$70

C’est La Vie (Copacabana)
Celebrate urban culture with DJs Rodrigo S., Bruno Ambrozi, Erika and Newton, live graffiti artists, pop art exhibitions, video projections, a boat ride and two for one vodka, as Espaço Rampa hosts the C’est La Vie party tonight.
Espaço Rampa– 11PM
Rua Sá Ferreira, 202, Copacabana- Tel: (21) 3796-7307
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Royal #1 (Lagoa)
Tonight Lagoa’s Praia Club hosts the Royal #1 event with an open bar of sparkling wine until midnight. Raphael De Lucca, Bê Lima, Tucho, John Ferrys and Felipe Rosa will be the MCs for the event.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Wake Up (Copacabana)
It’s time again for the best of pop, indie and hits as the Wake Up party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$60

Rock of My Life (Gávea)
00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Rock of My Life party tonight beginning at 9PM. DJs JR Mahr, Mateus, Simões, Rapha Lima and Fabs Mondego will spin at the chic indoor/outdoor venue in Gávea during the event.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Dance Floor- Ana Paula Minerato Sexy (Glória)
La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event with a special launch of Sexy, with Ana Paula Minerato edition. DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Kymbo will spin house, hip hop, hip-house and various beats. Open bar of Sex on the Beach, caipirinha, Red Bull and sparkling wine until midnight. Dose dupla (two for one) promotions on Budweiser, Stella, Sex on the Beach, Belvedere Vodka and tequila, all night long. Additionally there will be a super promotion of three Red Bulls for $R50.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Bernn and Junior Campos (Lagoa)
DJs Bernn and Junior Campos will spin the best of EDM and house tonight at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Claudinho Guimarães and JP Silva (Lapa)
JP Silva starts off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:39 PM with singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Claudinho Guimarães following at 11:30PM. Guimarães released his first album entitled, A Luz do Criador in 2009 and is well known for his lively performances.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Aninha Portal and Rapacua (Centro)
Aninha Portal starts things off tonight at Rio Scenarium beginning at 11PM. Then at 2:30AM delivering some of the best Forró Pé de Serra that can be heard anywhere in Rio, the group Rapacua will perform until sunrise for the Forró na Madrugada segment of the night.
Rio Scenarium – 11PM, and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25-R$40


Enio Vieira Winchester – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time for some blues rock as the band Enio Vieira Winchester plays live tonight at the Lapa Irish Pub. Located beside Lapa’s famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches), this pub is known to draw a fun and energetic crowd and tonight should be no exception. They offer a wide selection of quality imported beers and the decor with its welcoming and familiar feel makes it a great place to drink them in while enjoying some quality live music.
Lapa Irish Pub – 9PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10- R$20

Saloon 79 (Botafogo)
Saloon 79 provides a unique environment for drinking, eating and rocking out. The fun indoor decor creates a great vibe and this original rocker bar gets loud at night with live bands.
Saloon 79 – 7PM
Rua Pinheiro Guimarães 79, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 7544-5151
Entrance: R$20

Academia da Cachaça (Leblon)
For all things cachaça go here; it’s their specialty. They offer great caipifrutas and caipirinhas.
Academia da Cachaça – 9PM
R. Conde Bernadotte 26, Leblon – (21) 2239-1542
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
This is the oldest pub in Rio and it’s well known for its live music and happy hour.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off the night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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