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Thirty Seconds to MarsSunday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight the band Thirty Seconds to Mars returns to play a second night at Lapa’s Fundição Progresso.

The American rock band is fronted by Oscar Award winner Jared Leto, who co-created the band in 1998 in Los Angeles, California with his brother Shannon Leto. Shannon plays drums, Jared sings and plays guitar and bassist/ guitarist Tomo Miličević rounds out the band’s current lineup.

The three have four studio albums, with 2013’s Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams, as their most recent release.

Before their show last night, the trio last performed in the city during Rock in Rio 2013.

While tickets for Saturday’s night show sold out early, seats are still available here. for the extra show tonight.


Thirty Seconds to Mars(Lapa)
Tonight Lapa’s Fundição Progresso hosts a second night of Thirty Seconds to Mars. Tickets are still available online here for the extra show tonight.
Fundição Progresso – Gates Open at 6PM
Rua dos Arcos 24, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2220-5070
Entrance: R$70-R$440


Arte Core 2014 and Festa Official Arte Core (Parque do Flamengo)
Arte Core, returns to Parque do Flamengo’s Museum of Modern Art (MAM) forthe second and final day of the festival’s second edition. Celebrating urban art and culture, the festival features the works of Brazilian and International artists, as well as, live DJs and skateboarding demos. Centro’s Clube Santa Luzia will again host an after party following day’s festival at 8PM.
00 (Art Core 2014) and Festa Official Arte Core – 10AM-8PM (Saturday and Sunday). The after parties begin 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: See MAM for details, R$40-R$50 for the Festa Official Arte Core


Duo (Gávea)
End your weekend with house and electro pop at Duo in Gávea’s 00 (Zero Zero). The party begins at 5PM and continues in the chic indoor/outdoor venue until 5AM. Things usually get started on the outdoor deck with DJs Fabiano Pax and Marcia Bertonni and then gradually shifts inside where DJs Mor Rafael Calvente and Dri Toscano usually spin. The weekly event is also known to host special guest DJs.
00 (Zero Zero) – 5PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$30

Nêga + Drag-se (Copacabana)
Tonight Copacabana’s Fosfobox hosts the Nêga and Drag-se party. DJs Rafa Maia, Eduardo Castelo, Leandro Buenno, Daniel Vieira will spin the best of hip-hop, rap, soul and funk in the venue’s subsolo (basement).
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$25-R$35

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Rogê (Lapa)
It’s time to dance as singer-songwriter Rogê returns for his weekly show at Lapa’s Carioca de Gema. The lively up-and-coming performer will present his own compositions as well as covers of works by Jorge, Djavan, and Jorge Benjor, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 9:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

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 the venue plays live games on their screens 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 – 7PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$20


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 – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free


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