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copafunkWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – The Copa Funk Party returns to Fosfobox in Copacabana tonight.

This weekly event at the venue is produced by Bem Brasil Entretenimento and features DJs Haron Dufau and Dorly spinning best of funk, hip-hop, and latin rhythms.

Promotions during the night include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM to 12AM and two for one beers until midnight.


Find the Funny (Gávea)
The Rio International Culture Exchange (RICE) hosts the second edition of its Comedy Writers Meetup to again “Find the Funny.” The purpose of the event is to write comedy and tonight each attendee in encouraged to come prepared with a “list of five people Brazilian or International and their worst possible New Year’s resolution,” as a way to help focus the discussion.
Bunda de Fora – 7PM
Republica do Peru 212, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: Free entry. Food and drink prices vary.


IV Quartas (Gávea)
Tonight the IV Quartas party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs Luca Lins, Wally, and Raphael Fernandes spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 9PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Entrance: R$20-R$40

Copa Funk Party (Copacabana)
The Copa Funk Party returns to Copacabana’s Fosfobox tonight with DJs Haron Dufau and Dorly spinning the best of funk, hip-hop, and latin rhythms. Event promotions include unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM to 12AM and two for one beers until midnight.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Karaokê Indie is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz tonight with a special Rave edition. For the event there will be black lights and glow sticks, glow-in-the-dark bracelets, necklaces, and rings that will be distributed. Also during the night the Green Apple party with DJs Abrahin and Hannickel will take place on the second floor. Promotions for the event include two for one on five drinks: caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-Fi, Cuba Livre and mojito.
Casa da Matriz – 9PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$15-R$35

Tô Apaixonado Nessa Quarta (Lagoa)
Tonight for the Tô Apaixonado Nessa Quarta party, Lagoa’s Praia Club presents Mr. Catra and MC Smith performing live. Additionally, DJs Alex Moura and Rapheal de Lucca will spin. Budweiser will be two for one until 1AM and entrance to the party is free for women all night.
Praia Club – 11PM
Avenida Borges de Medeiros 1426, Lagoa – Tel: (21) 3798-0552
Entrance: Free for women and R$30 for men.

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


Nilze Carvalho and Julieta Brandão (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, singer Julieta Brandão will get things started at Rio Scenarium with the best of modern and classic samba. Then at At 10:30 PM, singer-songwriter and mandolinist Nilze Carvalho will follow with classic samba and a performance of works from her album, Que É Meu.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40

Nelson Felix and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Nina Rosa will start things off tonight at 8:30 PM at Carioca da Gema and singer Nelson Felix will follow at 10:30 PM with his lively samba sounds.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Baile Da Tchuguderia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in January the Baile Da Tchuguderia party at Lapa’s Leviano bar is celebrating new music in Rio. Event week Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa of the band Gabriel Pensador will play live and welcome a special guest. Additionally, DJ Chicote will spin during the night.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15


RockOKÊ – Lapa Irish Pub (Lapa)
Every Wednesday is RockOKÊ (Karaokê Rock) night at Lapa Irish Pub. If you are up for quality imported beer and a nice environment to drink it in before, during and after belting out some classic rock tunes, this is the place to be tonight.
Lapa Irish Pub – 8PM
Rua Evaristo da Veiga 147, Lapa – Tel (21) 2221-7236
Entrance: R$10

Gringo Cafe (Ipanema)
The Gringo Cafe brings all things great about America to Ipanema, including beers, food and atmosphere. Go there to enjoy pancakes, real bagels, sliders, and more.
Gringo Cafe – 8:30 AM to 3PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

Mekong (Leblon)
Those in search of the finest Asian fusion cuisine and some of the tastiest drinks in Rio, need look no further than Leblon’s Mekong.
Mekong – 7PM
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
Entrance: Free

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