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Tag: Pedra do Sal

By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This past Monday, July 3rd, Pedra do Sal, one of the most traditional "roda de samba" in Rio, canceled its free weekly event citing weather but also fear of a...
By Ciara Long, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO – Coming into full swing Rio in time for Rio de Janeiro's summer, Pedra do Sal (Salt Rock) will once again host weekly, free jazz performances on Tuesday evenings. The event starts at 7PM...
By Sarah Brown, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This weekend Rio de Janeiro will celebrate 100 years of samba with Batuque da Boa, an event which sees ten rodas de samba (live samba bands) playing the best of...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While there will be many official and special shows/concerts during the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics, visitors and locals can find performances of live music from multiple genres in...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Monday and Friday evenings throughout Rio’s summer, some of the city’s best samba players gather to put on a free, live, al fresco performance in the historical heart...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Pedra do Sal will fill with celebrations of Afro-Brazilian culture this Saturday, April 12th, as the Baile Black Bom (Good Black Party) holds its seventh edition. Taking place every...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The very name of Rio conjures images of its famous tourist attractions and landmarks; Christ the Redeemer, Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf), the Carnival Sambódromo, and of course the beaches of...
By Felicity Clarke, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The samba schools are currently starting the final intense period of preparations for the spectacular samba extravaganza that is Carnival. However while the sensational Sambodrome showdown is but an...

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