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E.T. Vivo Open AirSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – A screening of the 1982 Steven Spielberg science film “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” will close out this year’s edition of the Vivo Open Air festival tonight at Rio’s Marina da Gloriá.

It’s a great event for the whole family as the venue will also host a special place for the kids. The children’ s recreational area will open at 6PM.



BMW Jazz Festival with Kenny Garrett, Snarky Puppy and Ahmad Jamal (Flamengo)
Performing tonight to close out the 2014 BMW Jazz Festival at Vivo Rio will be Grammy Awarding-winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett and his quintet; innovative Brooklyn-based jazz fusion band Snarky Puppy and American Ahmad Jamal, former pianist for jazz legend Miles Davis.
Vivo Rio – 9PM
Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85, Parque do Flamengo- Tel: (21) 2272-2919
Entrance: R$25-R$180

Angra (Lapa)
Brazilian metal band Angra is back at Circo Voador tonight to release their new DVD, “Angels Cry 20th Anniversary Tour”.
Circo Voador– 7:30 PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$70-R$140

Animal Hospital (Botafogo)
Tonight at Comuna in Botafogo, American musician Kevin Emil Micka, under the stage name Animal Hospital, will perform his experimental works that layer acoustic, electronic and vocal elements to create hypnotic soundscapes. His works pull from influences ranging from the genres of classical to jazz to ambient to indie rock. DJ Nuno will spin before and after the show.
Comuna – 6PM
Rua Sorocaba 585, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2225 – 0362
Entrance: R$10


Duo (Gávea)
End your weekend at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The twelve-hour party starts at 5PM and continues in the chic indoor/outdoor venue until dawn. DJs Fabiano Pax, Marcia Bertonni, Dri Toscano and Rafael Calvente will spin the best of house, deep hose, electro and pop.
00 – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

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Open Air Film Screening- E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Glória)
The screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” will bring this year’s Vivo Open Air festival in Rio to a close tonight.
Vivo Open Air– 7:30 PM
Marina da Glória, Av. Infante Dom Henrique,s/n,a Glória
Entrance: R$25-R$50


Roda de Samba, Soccer (Football) and Ballet 2 (Lapa)
Sundays are all about samba and soccer at Lapa’s Leviano bar. Every week beginning at 5PM they broadcast live games with samba dancers following the matches and the group Ballet 2 playing classics of the genre, including works by Arlindo Cruz, Zeca Pagodinho and João Nogueira, among others.
Leviano – 5PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20

Rogê (Lapa)
Brazilian singer-songwriter Rogê returns to Carioca da Gema tonight for his weekly show at 9:30 PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers and a great environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub –7PM
Av. Atlântica 3056, Copacabana, – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Bar Urca (Urca)
If you have never have been to Bar Urca on a Sunday afternoon to drink beers and eat salgados while watching the sunset, you are missing a big part of what it means to be a Carioca. This simple establishment on the bayside has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11AM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks.
Restaurante Mab’s – 5PM
Av. Atlântica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free


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