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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When one thinks of all the amazing things that Rio de Janeiro has to offer, stand up comedy in English isn’t exactly first on the list. However, for a group...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fans of classic MPB (Música popular brasileira – a style of post-bossa nova Brazilian pop) will be in for a treat this weekend as Brazilian superstar Gal Costa plays two...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Anyone walking around the streets of the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ can’t help but notice the mysterious presence of ‘patinete elétrico’ (electric scooters) intermittently dispersed outside hotels, shops and street corners. Rentable...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cirque du Soleil’s spectacular ‘Ovo’ show has been spellbinding carioca audiences since it arrived at the Jeunesse Arena in Barra da Tijuca last Thursday, March 21st. This weekend will be...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – When people usually think of Rio de Janeiro, they often picture the gorgeous sun-drenched sands and blue skies that make it onto the postcards and promotional material for the city,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carnival is such a huge event in the calendar of Rio de Janeiro that it takes a long time to say goodbye. This weekend, there are still plenty of Carnival...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Carnival ‘ressaca’ (hangover) is starting to wear off and there’s yet another week of indulgence lined-up, with Saint Patrick's Day just around the corner on Sunday, March 17th. Here...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Some say Carnival is officially over, but the ‘blocos’ (Carnival street parties) don’t seem to have received the message. Though traditionally the festivities end on Ash Wednesday, there are many...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - ‘Mundo Lingo’ is a new language exchange group that recently launched in Rio de Janeiro, and which aims to attract expatriates and Cariocas alike. The format is fun and relaxed,...

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