Located beside the famous Arcos da Lapa (Lapa Arches) and seconds away from Circo Voador, Fundição Progresso and the Selaron Steps, the Lapa Irish Pub is known for its wide variety of imported beers and for its welcoming environment.
So, if you are looking to belt out some classic rock tunes with friends, check out this popular weekly event tonight.
Kandinsky: Tudo Começa num Ponto (Centro)
The Kandinsky exhibition, “Kandinsky: Tudo Começa num Ponto” (Kandinsky: All Begins at a Point) opens today in CCBB Rio de Janeiro in Centro. Curated by Evgenia Petrova and Joseph Kiblitsky, the exhibition traces the life and work of Russian artist Wassily Kandinsky through paintings, photographs, and various other objects. The exhibition will remain open until March 30th.
CCBB Rio de Janeiro – 9AM-9PM
Rua Primeiro de Março 66, Centro – Tel: (21) 3808-2020
Karaokê Indie (Botafogo)
Tonight Karaokê Indie is back at Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz with another summer edition of the weekly party. In addition to karaoke with menus that include thousands of choices, two hundred kidoguinhos will be distributed to those waiting in line to enter and inside, thirty liters Oswaldo and a variety of jelly shots will be distributed throughout the party. Also during the night, the Festa Dirrty will take place on the second floor with DJs Suirá Abrahin and Andrea Mafer spinning the best of pop. As always, promotions for the weekly karaoke night 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
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 beer until midnight.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
IV Quartas (Gávea)
Tonight the IV Quartas party returns to Gávea’s chic indoor/outdoor venue 00 (Zero Zero) with DJs Wally, Lucas Lins and Rapha Fernandes spinning throughout the night.
00 (Zero Zero) – 10PM
Av. Padre Leonel Franca 240, Gávea – Tel: (21) 2540-8041
Nilze Carvalho and Jhonson de Almeida (Centro)
At 7:30 PM, trombonist Jhonson de Almeida will get things started at Rio Scenarium. Then 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 (What is mine).
Rio Scenarium – 7:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Rua do Lavradio 20 Casa, Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Nelson Felix and Nina Rosa (Lapa)
Singer Nina Rosa will start things off tonight at 8:30 PM at Carioca da Gema and Nelson Felix will follow at 10:30 PM with the best of samba and MPB.
Carioca da Gema – 8:30 PM and 10:30 PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
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. DJ Chicote will also spin during the night.
Leviano – 5PM-9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
PUBS & BARS:
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
Ferro e Farinha (Catete)
New Yorker and Pizza Chef Sei Shiroma has moved his mobile oven into a permanent restaurant in Catete and it’s a great place to drop in before heading out for a night on the town. Ferro e Farinha is quickly gaining popularity in Rio with Shiroma’s Neapolitan-style gourmet pizza finished off with unique toppings that have included spicy honey, grana padano, zucchini, salt-cured eggplant, beets, watercress, orange balsamic vinaigrette lemon, and caramelized onions.
Ferro e Farinha – Wednesday through Sunday, 7PM to 11:30 PM (hours may be subject to change)
Rua Andrade Pertence 42D, Catete
Entrance: Free. Food and drink prices vary.
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 11PM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
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. Tuesdays through Fridays the Almoço Executivo (Business Lunch Special) is only R$25.90 from 12PM to 4PM and Happy Hour is from 6PM to 8PM. Happy Hour promotions include buy one drink get the second half price and four caipirinhas for the price of three.
Rua General Urquiza 188A, Leblon – Tel: (21) 2243-1040 / (21) 2529-212
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