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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Carnival has been a very special one for Yorkshire-based jazz group ‘New York Brass Band.’ For the first time in the band’s history they have flown over at the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Tonight, (Thursday, November 29th) the Mississippi Delta Blues bar in Gamboa will be kicking off its second annual ‘Gamboa in Blues’ festival which will run through Saturday (December 1st) -...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Situated around twenty minutes ride away on the VLT from central Rio’s Cinelândia station, the ‘Cemitério dos Ingleses’ (English Cemetery) in Gamboa is a true hidden gem that holds many...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Legendary Louisiana Bluesman Lil’ Jimmy Reed arrives in Rio on Wednesday, July 18th, to play the Mississippi Delta Blues Bar in Gamboa. At eighty years of age, Lil’ Jimmy Reed...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa has gained a new blues venue: this month, the Mississippi Delta Blues Bar officially opened its Carioca location in Gamboa, Centro. Originally from Caxias do Sul, in...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those looking to downsize in Rio, organize their home, reduce clutter, move or travel for some time, or are just in need of a place to store important belongings,...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new art exhibition, "Mãe Preta" (Black Mother) opened on Saturday, July 23rd at the Galeira Pretos Novos de Arte Contemporânea in Gamboa. Continuing through September 25th the...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Opened on June 11th, the Pensão Artística (Artistic Pension) exhibition explores the ongoing renovation of Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Portuária (Port Zone) through the eyes of four artists. Part...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – During a live ceremony held on Friday, November 15th at the Cidade do Samba in Gamboa, a jury selected Wilson Dias da Costa Neto as the Rei Momo...

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