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

feelleblonTuesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The weekly Feel Leblon party returns to Sette Leblon tonight with its unique blend of live music, drinks and dancing.

During the night, DJs Guga Fernandez, Matheus, and Dani Fontenelle will spin the best of Brazilian and international electronic music, house, reggaeton, hip-hop, and funk.

Caipirinhas are free until 12AM and beers are two for one for R$15 all night long. Entry fee for women is also free until 12AM.


Exhibition Opening: Uma paixão francesa/A French Passion (Centro)
Opening today at 10AM at the Museu de Arte do Rio is the exhibition Uma paixão francesa/A French Passion. Featured in the exhibition will be seventy-five photos and videos by artists and photographers including French artists Raymond Depardon and Vincent Rosenblatt, Brazilians Marc Ferrez, Augusto Malta and Oiticica, Moroccan Bruno Barbey and Romanian Ghérasim Luca. The pieces arrive in Rio on loan from French institutions including Centre Georges Pompidou, Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MPE), Société Française de la Photographie and Musée Nièpce. Following the opening today, the exhibition will remain on display through August 9th. It is part of the series of events taking place in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Rio de Janeiro.
Museu de Arte do Rio – 10AM
Praça Mauá 5, Centro – Tel: (21) 3031-2741
Entrance: See Venue for details.

Kurt Klagsbrunn Exhibition Opening (Centro)
Also opening tonight at the Museu de Arte do Rio is the exhibition, Um fotógrafo humanista no Rio/a humanist photographer in Rio (1940-1960). The exhibition, which will open at 10PM, includes approximately 200 photos taken by Austrian artist Kurt Klagsbrunn. Considered one of the greatest foreign photographers of the city, Klagsbrunn, born of Jewish descent, arrived in Rio in 1939 seeking refuge from the Nazis. Following the opening tonight, the exhibition will remain open through August 9th and is part of the year-long schedule of events being held in celebration of the 450th anniversary of the city.
Museu de Arte do Rio – 10PM
Praça Mauá 5, Centro – Tel: (21) 3031-2741
Entrance: See Venue for details.


Bem Brasil – The Rio Hostels Party (Gávea)
The Bem Brasil party returns to 00 tonight with DJ Haron Dufau spinning the best of Latin rhythms, reggaeton, cumbia, kuduro and hip-hop. Promotions include free caipirinhas from 11PM until midnight. This weekly party is always a great opportunity to mix and mingle with visitors to the city, locals and expats in one of the chicest venues in Rio.
00 (Zero Zero) – 11PM
Av. Padre Leonel França 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 7896-3242
Entrance: R$25 before midnight

Feel Leblon (Leblon)
The weekly Feel Leblon party is back at Sette Leblon bar and lounge tonight. Promotions include all you can drink caipirinhas until midnight and two for one beers for R$15 all night long. DJs Guga Fernandez, Matheus, and Dani Fontenelle will spin the best of world music, funk, trap, reggaeton, house, pop and hip-hop.
Sette Leblon – 11PM
Avenida General San Martin 1011, Leblon– Tel: 21-32981941
Entrance: FREE for women until 12AM, R$15 after 12AM. R$25 for men until 12AM, R$30 after 12AM.

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Augusto Martins (Lapa)
Singer-songwriter Augusto Martins will present the SPB (Brazilian Popular Samba) project live tonight at Carioca da Gema in Lapa tonight beginning at 9PM. Created by Martins and journalist Braulio Neto, the SPB project features live performances of great songs with syncopated two by four (2/4) rhythms, with Augusto Martins providing vocals accompanied by seven-string guitars, tambourines, and other instruments.
Carioca da Gema – 9PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$23

Jazz Leviano (Lapa)
Every Tuesday the Leviano bar in Lapa is opening its doors for free jazz nights. Guga Pellicciotti and his trio will perform tonight and Rádio Rua will spin during breaks.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: FREE

Papagaio Sabido and Ana Costa (Centro)
At 7:30PM, singer-songwriter and guitarist Ana Costa will start off the night at Rio Scenarium by performing the best of samba and works from her third album. The group Papagaio Sabido will follow at 10:30PM with a performance of their repertoire filled with lively, crowd-pleasing national songs.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


Language Exchange – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Tonight at Lapa Irish Pub, it’s time again for the Portuguese/English Language Exchange. Set up like speed dating, native English speakers will be paired with native Portuguese speaker at tables. The pairs will then speak English for five minutes followed by Portuguese for five minutes. After those ten minutes, each speaker will move on to a new table and conversation partner. It’s both a fun and educational night and the R$10 entrance cost includes free food.
Lapa Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Blue Agave (Copacabana)
Check out Blue Agave for some of the best Mexican food and the best margaritas in Rio. They also stream American and European sports live.
Blue Agave – 5PM
Rua Aires Saldanha, 21, Copacabana – Tel:(21) 2235-0747
Entrance: Free

Lord Jim’s Pub (Ipanema)
Lord Jim’s Pub is the oldest pub in Rio and its well known for live music and promotional specials. During Happy Hours (6PM to 8PM) on Mondays through Fridays, the pub offers two for one draft beer. This is also a great place to watch live sports.
Lord Jim’s Pub – 7PM
Rua Paul Redfern 44, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2249-4881
Entrance: Free

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
This American-owned restaurant and bar on Copacabana Beach is a great place for food, drinks and entertainment. Every night, Tony Boka is performing live from 8PM until midnight. Boka is known for his varied repertoire that always pleases the crowd.
Restaurante Mab’s –Monday-Thursday 8AM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 24 hours
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

Shenanigan’s Live Music (Ipanema)
With 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. Additionally, tacos are half-price on Tuesdays. This is another great place to watch live streaming sports.
Shenanigan’s Irish Pub – 7PM
Rua Visconde de Pirajá 122A (Upstairs), Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2267-5860
Entrance: R$10 after 8PM

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