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Sunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Festival Circo Digital winds down its 5 day event roster with the final day of expositions, demonstrations and performances. The Rio+20 connected event is sure to produce a lot of interest, providing in depth looks at art, technology and sustainability.


Festival Circo Digital (Lapa)
In its third year and running a parallel program with the Rio+20, The Festival Circo Digital brings together people from all walks of live to present and discuss art, technology and sustainability. Along with various expositions and demonstrations, musical guests include Brazilian musician Mahmundi, DJ Lencinho and Carnaval 2012 revelation the Super Mario Bloco.
Circo Voador – 10pm
Rua dos Arcos, 1, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: Check with venue


After the Beach (Vidigal)
Relax to the tunes of mellow deep house and lounge music while drinking a cocktail and looking at the view that reaches all the way until Niteroi. Alto Vidigal winds down the week with After the Beach sessions, providing food, drinks and an amazing view.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 11PM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima, 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: Free

Café Del Mar (Copacabana)
This lounge-like setting at one of the most famous beaches in the world serves tapas while in a laid back ambiance overlooking the ocean. Café Del Mar is known for keeping the beaches of Copa alive, even on a Sunday.
Café Del Mar – 6PM
Av Atlântica 1910, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3649-9658
Entrance: Not available at time of press

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Rogê (Lapa)
Rogê is back at Carioca da Gema to play his mix of rock and samba. With a truly inspired sound, come hear a true Brazilian singer perform.
Carioca da Gema – 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá, 79 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$20

Roda de Forró (Lapa)
Whoever likes forró will surely enjoy themselves tonight as Roda de Forró blends the classic sounds of forró with reggae to create a unique night of music.
Centro Cultural Carioca – 9PM
Rua do Teatro, 37 – Lapa – Tel: (21) 2252.6468
Entrance: R$22


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 establishment has been a hit since 1939.
Bar Urca – 11PM
Rua Cândido Gaffrée, 205, Urca – Tel: (21) 2295-8744
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
Shenanigan’s is always a good choice, with live music, all the sports games and all sorts of pub games such as darts and the only pool table in Ipanema.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 4PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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