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Thursday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Tonight is the opening night of Apéro, a new installation at Restaurant Mira, located in The Casa Daros museum in Botafogo. This new event will feature music by Diogo Reis from the famed Moo parties, alongside DJ Lincoln Otoni and Taciana Abreu.

The Restaurant Mira inside Casa Daros is headed up by the trio of Roberta Ciasca, Danni Camilo and Steph Quinquis, the owners of Miam Miam and Oui Oui, two other very popular and well known restaurants also located in Botafogo.

Casa Daros is an institution of Daros Latinamerica, and houses one of the most comprehensive collections of Latin American contemporary art, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. The Daros Latinamerica Collection has about 1,200 artworks, including paintings, photographs, videos, sculptures and installations, by more than 117 artists, and is constantly expanding.


Arpex Party (Ipanema)
Arpex returns for their Thursday night weekly dominance, with DJ Bruno Lima playing top hits of house, world music, funk and reggaeton. Get there early while the bar serves up 40L of free frozen caipirinhas! Come enjoy the environment, music and drinks with the assortment of beautiful in attendance.
Studio RJ – 11PM
Av. Vieira Souto, 110, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 7872-2748
Entrance: R$25

Apéro (Botafogo)
Apéro premiers tonight at the Mira Cafe, located in The Casa Daros, a historic mansion of the nineteenth century which houses one of the most comprehensive collections of Latin American art. Tonight will open up with DJs Diogo Reis from Moo, plus Lincoln Otoni and Taciana Abreu.
Restaurante Mira – 10PM
Rua General Severiano, 159 – Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2138-0850
Entrance: R$30

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


Bossa, jazz and More (Leblon)
You can expect to hear only the best in bossa nova, jazz and much much more at Vizta in the Marina Palace Hotel in Leblon.
Vizta – 10PM
Avenida Delfim Moreira, 630, Leblon (Marina Palace Hotel) Leblon – Tel: (21) 3206-5050
Entrance: Free until 9:15 PM, R$40 after

Mano a Mano e Moyseis Marques e Forró Quinteto (Lapa)
Thursday nights at Leviano are strictly for those who want to dance to quality music! The night will feature the best of salsa, forrogroovejazz, samba and more!
Leviano – 10PM
Mem de Sá, 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$25


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 – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$25 after 8PM

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Some of the best Mexican food — and the best margarita — in Rio, plus live American and European sports on TV. They also have the original location in Ipanema.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21C, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 3592-9271
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
The new American-owned beachfront restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food and drinks to kick off Saturday night.
Restaurante Mab’s – 9AM
Avenida Atlantica, 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
If you are up for some Irish beer and a nice environment to drink it in, this is the place to go. With its trendy decor, this pub attracts many different kinds of people and offers London Pride and Heineken on draft.
Lapa Irish Pub – 5PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$20

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