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Mult2Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Today the Festival Multiplicidade begins the closing weekend of its 10th edition in Rio de Janeiro.

Running the 27th through the 30th, the grand finale of the festival will feature more than thirtty artists, VJs, DJs and electronic musicians performing live at the Fundação Planetário (Planetarium) in Gávea and at the School of Visual Arts (EAV) in Parque Lage in Jardim Botânico.

Tonight things begin at 6PM at Fundação Planetário in Gávea with a panel discussion, Passado e Futuro do Fulldome with Spetto, Zaz and Roger S., held in the Carl Sagan cúpula. Also at 6PM in the outdoor area, there will by a performance, Traga Seu Projetor with Video Ataq Byob.

Then at 7PM the will be a film exhibition in the Carl Sagan cúpula. Canadian Herman Kolgen will then perform in the cúpula beginning at 9PM. Jodele Larcher and Guigga Tomaz will follow with a performance at 10PM, also in the cúpula. Finally, United VJs Spetto, Zaz and Rodrigo S. will perform beginning at 11PM to close out the night in the cúpula with live video projections.


Thanksgiving in Rio 2014 (Ipanema)
Celebrate Thanksgiving at the Gringo Café all weekend, from Thursday, November 27th through Sunday, November30th. There will be roasted turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry sauce. Additionally for dessert they will be offering pumpkin pie, apple pie, and red velvet cake.
Gringo Café – Call for reservations and best times.
Barao Da Torre 240, 22411-002 Ipanema– Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Entrance is free. Drink and meal prices vary.

Festival Multiplicidade 2014 Closing Weekend (Gávea)

The 2014 Festival Multiplicade begins the closing weekend of its tenth year with panel discussions, film screenings, VJs and live perfomances tonight at the Fundação Planetário in Gávea.
Fundação Planetário – 6PM
Rua Vice-Governador Rúbens Berardo 100, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2274-0046
Entrance: See venue for details.


Hamilton de Holanda, Baile do Almeidinha (Lapa)
Hamilton de Holanda returns with his orchestra to Lapa’s Circo Voador for the Baile do Almeidinha. Tonight, along with special guests Xande de Pilares and Marcos Suzano, they will pay tribute to the works of Silas de Oliveira. Roberta Espinosa will open and DJ Lencinho will also spin during the night.
Circo Voador– 8:30PM
Rua dos Arcos, S/N, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2533-0354
Entrance: R$30- R$60

IN-SONE (Botafogo)
Tonight Quintavant presents the launch of IN-SONE’s new self-titled album. The experimental rock trio with guitarists Flávio Abbes and Gilberto Fortes, and drummer Leo Monteiro, will perform live beginning at 8PM at the Botafogo music store, Audio Rebel.
Audio Rebel – 8PM
Rua Visconde de Silva 55, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 3435-2692
Entrance: R$15


Hip-Hop Club (Copacabana)
Tonight its time for old school rap, new school rap, battles and turntables, as Fosfobox in Copacabana hosts the Hip-Hop Club. DJs Kymbo, Tony (Mv Bill), Mondraga and Drope will take to the decks during the night and Mc Dom Negrone will provide the old school rap while Mc Ghetto ZN will school the crowd about what’s new and good. It will be a night not to be missed for true hip-hop fans. Entrance for women will be free until 1AM.
Fosfobox – 11PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$20-R$30. Free for women until 1AM.

Old is Black (Gávea)
Gávea’s chic club 00 (Zero Zero) hosts the Old is Black event again tonight with DJs 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

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, Beto Artista and special guest DJ Lucas Rizzotto will jump start the party by spinning pop and rock anthems on the first floor while the first edition of the Hot Stuff party will fill the second floor with the sounds of pop, soul, electro swing and the best of dance.
Casa da Matriz – 11PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$16-R$28

Yes! We Love Passion (Glória)
Tonight La Passion Club in Glória will host the Yes! We Love Passion party featuring an open bar until 4AM and DJs Rodrigo Mattos and Raphael de Luca spinning the best of house, hip hop, and funk. The open bar will feature 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.
La Passion Club – 9PM
Avenida Augusto Severo 200, Glória – Tel: (21) 2222-0667
Entrance: R$10-R$60

Preview Réveillon P. Del with Andrew Gracie (Lagoa)
Tonight the posh Lagoa venue Miroir hosts the Preview Réveillon (New Year’s Eve celebrations) P. Del with Andrew Gracie.
Miroir – 11PM
Avenida Epitácio Pessoa, 1484, Lagoa– Tel:(21) 2513-3898
Entrance- See venue for details.

The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nightlife, Bars, Club


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

Coisa Nossa and Pixin Bodega (Centro)
At 7:30PM the group Pixin Bodega will start off the night at Rio Scenarium will the best of chorro and classic samba. Then at 10:30PM, the group Coisa Nossa will deliver the best of samba as part of a lively repetoire that is sure to keep the crowd dancing.
Rio Scenarium -7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
It’s time again for live classic rock 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

Happy Hour at Leviano (Lapa)
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

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

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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