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feirarosenbaumWednesday’s Rio Nightlife Pick – Showcasing the best new designs in jewelry, clothing, accessories and home decor, the Feira na Rosenbaum arrives in Rio for its first edition. It will run from today, November 5th, through the 8th at Espaço Redentor in Ipanema.

Organized by Crisitiane Rosenbaum, the event has successfully taken place in São Paulo for two years and was hosted last month in the city of Belo Horizonte.

Curated by well known Brazilian designers Cristiane Rosenbaum and Marcelo Rosenbaum, the exhibtors will also include Zizi Carderalli, Sergio Matos, Mercatto Casa, Heloisa Galvão, Cynthia Gavião, Evelyn Tannus, Fetiche Design, Oferenda Objetos, and Paula Mourão, among others.


Panorama Festival 2014 (Centro)
Today Galpão do Dirceu will present “RaSHa Rua” at 5PM at Oi Futuro Flamengo and Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker will present her work “Drumming” at 9PM at Cidade das Artes as part of the ongoing Panorama Festival 2014.
Panorama Festival 2014 – 5PM and 9PM
Oi Futuro Flamengo, Rua Dois de Dezembro 63, Flamengo and Cidade das Artes, Av. das Américas 5.300, Barra da Tijuca
Entrance: R$30 (Some events are free).

Curta Cinema 2014
The Curta Cinema 2014 festvial begins today and will run through November 12th. The festival features free screenings of over 250 films from 31 countries. The screenings will take place throughout the city in venues including Estação Botafogo, Centro Cultural Justiça Federal (CCJF), Cinemaison and Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage. The films “Shadow,” “Fish,” “Al-Kora,” “A Delusion of Granduer,” and “The Lady That Wouldn’t Stop Drinking Passion Fruit” will screen tonight at Cine Estação Botafogo 1 beginning at 9PM.
Cine Estação Botafogo 1 – 9PM
Rua Voluntários da Pátria 88, Botafogo – Tel: (21) 2226 1988
Entrance: Free

Feira na Rosenbaum (Ipanema)
Exhibitors of the finest jewelry, clothing, accessories and home decor in Brazil arrive at the Espaço Redentor today to begin the first edition of the Feira na Rosenbaum in the city. Curated by famous Brazilian designers, Cristiane Rosenbaum and Marcelo Rosenbaum, fair exhibitors will also include Zizi Carderalli, Sergio Matos, Mercatto Casa, Heloisa Galvão, Cynthia Gavião, Evelyn Tannus, Fetiche Design, Oferenda Objetos, and Paula Mourão, among others.
Espaço Redentor – 11AM-8PM
Rua Redentor 64, Ipanema – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
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 in one of Rio’s most popular clubs.
Fosfobox – 10PM
Rua Siqueira Campos 143, Copacabana – Tel: (21) 2548-7498
Entrance: R$30-R$50

Karaokê 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 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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Baile da Tchuguederia (Lapa)
On Wednesday nights in November, the Leviano bar in Lapa is hosting the Baile da Tchuguederia. Each party features Angelo B, Udi Fagundes and Cláudio Costa, all three members of the band Gabriel Pensador, performing live.
Leviano – 9PM
Mem de Sá 47, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2507-5779
Entrance: R$10-R$15

Nelson Felix and Igor Morares (Lapa)
Igor Morares will start things off tonight at Lapa’s Carioca da Gema at 8PM. Then, beginning at 10PM, Nelson Felix will present his samba repertoire that includes his reinterpretations of the works of Caetano Veloso, Paulinho da Viola, and Chico Buarque, among others.
Carioca da Gema – 8PM and 10PM
Av. Mem de Sá 79, Lapa – Tel: (21) 2221-0043
Entrance: R$25

Alex Ribeiro and Jhonson de Almeida (Centro)
At 7:30PM trombonist Jhonson de Almeida will start things off tonight at Rio Scenarium by performing pieces from his lastest album as well as his reinterpretations of works by Chico Buarque, João Donato, Geraldo Pereira, and Luiz Carlos da Vila, among others. Singer Alex Ribeiro will follow at 10:30PM will his reinterpretations of classic sambas.
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

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 Café (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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