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DJ Bruno Lima will start things off by spinning classic house at the fosfobar. Then beginning at midnight, DJ Haron Dufau will spin the best of hip-hop below in Fosfobox’s subsolo (basement).

From 10PM-12AM, the Happy hour features all you can drink caipifrutas and beers are also two for one after midnight.


Curta Cinema 2014
Today marks the final day of the Curta Cinema 2014 festvial. The festival has featured free screenings of over 250 short films from 31 countries. For closing night, the film “Remedial Class” will screen at Cine Estação Botafogo’s first theater at 9PM. Before that, the films “Shadow,” “Fish,” “Al-Kora,” “A Delusion of Grandeur,” and “The Lady That Wouldn’t Stop Drinking Passion Fruit Juice” will screen again in Cine Estação Botafogo’s second theater beginning at 4PM.
Cine Estação Botafogo 1 – 4PM and 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 88, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226 1988
Entrance: Free


In.Box (Copacabana)
DJ Haron Dufau and guests will spin the best of hip-hop and house tonight at Copacabana’s Fosfobox as part of the weekly In.Box party. Arrive early for unlimited caipifrutas from 10PM-12AM and stay for two for one beers after midnight in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaoke Indie (Botafogo)
It’s time again to sing your heart out at Karaokê Indie night in Botafogo’s Casa da Matriz. Shots of Chuva cachaça will be distributed from the stage and five drinks (caipirinha, caipivodka, Hi-fi, Cuba Libre and mojito) will be two for one all night long to help you loosen up to belt out your favorite tunes.
Casa da Matriz – 8PM
Rua Henrique de Novaes 107, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226-9691 / (21) 2266-1014
Entrance: R$20-R$30

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JP Silva and Chutando o Balde (Lapa)
Chutando o Balde will start things off tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8PM as they perform as part of this year’s Novos Bambas contest. Then, beginning at 10PM, JP Silva, one of the finalists of the 2010 Bambas do Velho Samba contest, will perform his lively repertoire.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Mulato Velho e Beatriz Farias and Daniela Spielmann Trio (Centro)
At 7:30PM saxophonist Daniela Spielmann returns to Rio Scenarium with her trio (guitarist Bilinho Teixeira and percussionist Xande Figueiredo) to perform the best of frevo, maracatu, samba, bossa nova and jazz. Then at 10:30PM the group Mulato Velho and Beatriz Farias will celebrate the diversity of Brazilian music through their live performance.
Rio Scenarium – 7:30PM and 10:30PM
Rua do Lavradio, 20 casa – Centro – Tel: (21) 3147-9000
Entrance: R$25- R$40


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

Happy Hour at Leviano (Lapa)
Mondays through Thursdays the Leviano bar in Lapa is now hosting Happy Hour from 5PM to 9PM with live music beginning at 7PM. The Mar César Trio will play MPB, samba, soul and reggae samba on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays and DJ Mateus Angolano will spin salsa on Thursdays. 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 – 5PM-9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10 (optional)

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

Mab’s Restaurant and Bar (Copacabana)
American-owned Mab’s Restaurant is a great place for food and drinks and offers beautiful views with its Copacabana beachfront location.
Restaurante Mab’s – Monday -Thursday 9AM-3AM, Friday – Saturday 9AM-9AM
Avenida Atlantica 1140, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2275-7299
Entrance: Free

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 – 11AM
Rua Barão da Torre 240 Loja A, Ipanema- Tel: (21) 3813-3972
Entrance: Free

The Clover (Copacabana)
Enjoy imported beers in a great environment at Copacabana’s upscale pub, The Clover. Check out “Midnight Happy Hour” with two for one Budweiser starting at midnight!
The Clover Irish Pub – 6PM
Av. Atlântica 3.056 Lj. B, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-8484
Entrance: Free

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