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Duo May 18thSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Going strong for over seven years, the weekly Duo event is back again tonight. Beginning early at 5PM and lasting for twelve hours until sunrise, the event is known for hosting notable national and international DJs of the electronic scene.

Tonight DJs will once again bring the best of house, electro and pop to the chic venue 00 (Zero Zero).

Located in the neighborhood of Gàvea, 00 includes both a beautiful outdoor patio deck and chic indoor area. The Duo party usually begins on the deck and gradually makes its way to the indoor space with its dance floor and amazing sound system.


Duo (Gávea)
End your weekend with deep house and pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The party continues in chic indoor/outdoor venue until dawn.
00 – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

After Becah Domingo (Vidigal)
Every Sunday, the Casa Alto Vidigal hostel hosts a free event that begins at 4PM and welcomes tourists and locals. It’s a chance for everyone to get together after a day at the beach and to enjoy the beautiful views of Rio from Vidigal. DJ Chester Cave will spin tonight as the sun sets.
Casa Alto Vidigal – 4PM- 1AM
Rua Armando de Almeida Lima 2, Vidigal – Tel:(21)3322-3034
Entrance: Free

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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 9:30PM.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23


The Clover (Copacabana)
Here you can enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including a great selection of imported beers and a nice environment. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser’s starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub –7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, 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)
This 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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