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Yes We Love PassionThursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight La Passion Club in Glória will host the Yes! We Love Passion party with DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk.

There will be an open bar until 4AM featuring beer, vodka, Hi-Fi, Blue Hawaii, Malibu Pine Apple, Sex On The Beach, Cuba Libre, Lagoa Azul, water and sodas. There will also be Red Bull on the open bar until midnight and Sparkling wine for women. Additionally, Temakeria will provide Japanese cuisine.


Surf + Graffiti (Ipanema)
This evening Sandálias Ipanema brings together ten well known Rio arists with ten surfers to transform their boards into works of art. The artists at the Surf + Graffiti event will include SWK, Piá, Di Couto, Pedro Jardim, Nina, Bokel, Peu Mello, BR, Combone and Jou. The surfers will be Betinho, Pedro Scooby, Biju, Caio Vaz, Otavio, John Magrath, Michelle des Bouillons, Trekinho, Cholé Calmon and Rapha.
Casa Ipanema – 6PM
Garcia D’Ávila 77, Ipanema
Entrance: Free

Close Up Magic Show with William Mandell (Ipanema)
Tonight American illusionist William Mandell returns to the Gringo Café in Ipanama from 8PM to 11PM for a Close up Magic Show that promises to amaze all in attendance.
Gringo Cafe – 8PM-11PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free. Food and drinks prices vary.

Panorama Festival 2014 (Centro)
At 6:30PM, choreographer Cristian Duarte will present his work “BioMashup” at Centro de Artes da Maré as part of the ongoing Panorama Festival 2014.
Panorama Festival 2014 – 6:30PM
Centro de Artes da Maré, Rua Bittencourt Sampaio 181, Nova Holanda – Tel: (21) 3105-7265
Entrance: See venue for details.


Veneno (Botafogo)
Casa da Matriz’s weekly Veneno events, filled with good music and beautiful people, have helped weekends start early in Rio for over ten years. Tonight is no exception as DJs Tulio and Beto Artista, jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs RV, Vinelli, Lulinha and Farinha spinning the best of Motown, soul, bambatta, club bangers and trap.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Yes! We Love Passion (Glória)
The Yes! We Love passion party returns to La Passion Club in Glória tonight with an an open bar until 4AM and DJsRodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk.
La Passion Club – 9PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$10-R$50

Giovannetti and Junior Campos (Lagoa)
DJs Giovannetti and Junior Campos will spin the best of house and EDM at the posh Lagoa venue Miroir tonight.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

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Tempero Carioca and Inácio Rios (Lapa)
It’s all about samba tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema as singer Inácio Rios gets things started at 8:30PM and Tempero Carioca follows at 11PM with veterans of the samba genre delivering one of the best rodas de samba in the city tonight.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30PM and 10:30PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Forró and Salsa Leviano (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa’s Leviano bar it’s time to dance, as the group Mano a Mano starts things off at 8PM with salsa and merengue on the first floor, while on the second floor the weekly Forró Leviano party will present Marcelo Mimoso and special guest Roberta do Recife. Additionally, DJ Angolano will spin salsa and DJ Léo Araripe will spin forró during the night.
Also on Mondays through Thursdays the Leviano in bar is now hosting Happy Hour from 5PM to 9PM. Promotions include a bucket of three 600ml beers (Bohemia or orignal) for R$22 and dose dupla (two for one) caipirinha for R$11.90.
Leviano – 8PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$15-R$25

Gustavo Clarão and Gabriel Versiani (Centro)
At 7:30PM singer-songwriter Gabriel Versiani will start off the night at Rio Scenarium by performing the best of samba jazz, bossa nova and classic samba. Then at 10:30PM special guest Gustavo Clarão will deliver more of the very best of samba.
Rio Scenarium -7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Navar and Friends Band at Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for traditional Irish music complete with pipes and fiddle as Navar and Friends Band plays live at Lapa Irish Pub tonight. If you are looking to drink some quality imported beers in a welcoming environment with a friendly crowd, this is the place to go.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221.7236
Entrance: R$10

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

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

The Clover (Copacabana)
Come enjoy the true benefits of an upscale pub including great imported beers in a great environment.
The Clover – 7PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With live music and classic pub games like darts and pool, Ipanema’s Shenanigan’s is always a great spot to visit. Happy Hour is dose dupla (two for one) on Mondays through Fridays 6PM-8PM.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7:00PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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