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arte coreSaturday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The second edition of the urban art festival, Art Core, begins at 10AM today at Rio’s Museum of Modern Art (MAM).

The festival returns to the museum for two days, today and tomorrow, October 19th, and will feature the biggest names in street art from Rio, cities throughout Brazil and the world. Additionally, DJs will spin during both days and there will be live skateboarding.

The art includes panels by Combone, Marina Zumi, Flip Yung, and Japanese Atsuo Nakagawa. There will also be installations by Marcelo Ment, João Lelo, Bruno Big, and Meton, among others.

DJs will begin spinning on both days at noon with today’s schedule featuring Bangarang Sound System from 12PM to 2PM; and Ambassodors, DJ Abud, DJ Machintal, DJ Tamenpi, DJ PG, and Elo da Corrente following one after the other with approximately one-hour long sets.

Additionally, following the close of the festival today at MAM, there will be an Official Arte Core party at Clube Santa Luzia with DJs Gustavo MM, Pedro Piu, Tamenpi, SSP, Tucho and Rodrigo S. spinning late into the night.


Arte Core 2014 and Festa Official Arte Core (Parque do Flamengo)
Arte Core, returns to Rio’s Museum of Modern Art (MAM) located in Parque do Flamengo for its second edition today and tomorrow. The festival celebrates urban art and culture and will feature the works of Brazilian and International artists, as well as, live DJs and skateboarding demos. Centro’s Clube Santa Luzia will host an after party tonight following the festival.
00 (Art Core 2014) and Festa Official Arte Core – 10AM-8PM (Saturday and Sunday). The after party begins at 8PM.
MAM, Av. Infante Dom Henrique 85, Parque do Flamengo – Tel: (21) 2240-4944
Clube Santa Luzia, Avenida Almirante Sílvio Noronha 300, Centro – (21) 2220-8580
Entrance: FREE, R$40-R$50 for the Festa Official Arte Core after party tonight.


Concorrência (Botafogo)
Tonight the second edition of the Concorrência party will bring the best of pop, rock, hip-hop, indie, soul, funk and trap to Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. DJs Guta, Erika Ferreira and special guest Henrique Caixeiro will spin on the first floor, while DJs Sal, Claudio Macedo and Rafael Vaz with special guest Miga_ZZ will spin on the second floor of the venue. The first fifty people to arrive will be considered VIP for the night and the first two hundred to arrive will receive personalized gifts. Additional promotions during the night will include two for one caipivodka and Sex on the Beach.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Storm (Gávea)
Beginning at 9PM tonight, it’s time for hip-hop, house and deep house as Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the second edition of the Storm party. DJs Flávia Xexéo, D-Groov, Nana Torres and Fella will spin.
00 – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 78963242
Entrance: R$20-R$40

NIGGΔ HIGH AS SH!T (Copacabana)
Tonight the NIGGΔ HIGH AS SH!T party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox with DJs again spinning the best of rap, trap and hip-hop.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Ressaca do Orem (Lagoa)
Tonight Souza Marques, Unigranrio, José Cuervo and 2V present the Ressaca do Orem party at Lagoa’s Praia Club. MC Britney will perform her brand of funk live and DJs RV, PL Project, Raphael de Luca and Mendez will spin the best of hip-hop, house, and deep house during the party.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Dance Floor (Glória)
Tonigh La Passion Club in Glória will host the Dance Floor event with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Orelha spinning various beats. There will be an open bar until 12AM with beer, Sex on the Beach, Caipirinha, and water. Additionally, beers, tequilia, Sex on the Beach and Vodka Nacional will be dose dupla (two for one) all night long.
La Passion Club – 10PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$30-R$40

Raul Mendes, Giovannetti and Carol Legally (Lagoa)
Tonight DJs Raul Mendes, Giovannetti and Carol Legally will spin the best of EDM and house as the posh Lagoa venue Miroir hosts their preview Halloween party.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Ana Costa and Nelso Felix (Lapa)
Nelson Felix starts off the night at Carioca da Gema at 9:30PM and singer Ana Costa will follow at 11:30PM. Costa is known for reinvigorating the sounds of old samba and will perform a lively repertoire, including songs from her 3rd album entitled, Today is the Best Place.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM and 11:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$30

Sertãofulô, Samba da Arruda and Roberta Espinosa (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer Roberta Espinosa will get things started at Rio Scenarium by performing specially arranged songs by pianist Rodrigo de Marsillac, along with bassist Berval Moraes and drummer Emile Saubole. Then at 11PM, the nine-member group Samba da Arruda will deliver their reintepretations of samba classics. Finally beginning at 2:30 AM, the group Sertãofulô returns to play some of the best forró you can hear any in the city tonight. The trio of musicians is known for their lively shows and their reinterpretations of the works of Luiz Gonzaga, Jackson do pandeiro, Dominguinhos, Sivuca, and João do Vale, among others.
Rio Scenarium – 8PM and 11PM and 2:30AM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$ 25- R$40

Festa Eclipse (Lapa)
Tonight Leviano bar presents Festa Eclipse with bands Runaway and Licor do Canavial playing live on the first floor, with the band Johnnys performing their covers of the best of Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Beatles and Bob Marley on the second floor.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$20-R$30


Café Irlanda – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight it’s time again for traditional Irish music as the band Café Irlanda returns to play live 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 – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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