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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – O Globo's annual end-of-summer festival Fica Verão (Stay, Summer) lands at Morro da Urca (Urca Hill) this Thursday, kickstarting four days of live music and Carnival festivities at one of...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The classic ‘Fla-Flu’ encounter between rival football (soccer) teams Flamengo and Fluminense filled the iconic Maracanã with plenty of incident this past Saturday, April 6th, ending in a 1-1 draw...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This first weekend of the month, the city comes out onto the streets with plenty of markets popping up in every neighborhood. Here is the low-down on a couple of...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th, the ‘Instituto Moreira Salles’ (Moreira Salles Institute) in Gávea will be showing films from the critically-acclaimed L.A. Rebellion film movement, sometimes also...
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 – 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 – This weekend saw all four of Rio’s major football (soccer) teams competing in the third round of the Taça Guanabara, with a 2-1 victory for Flamengo over local rivals Botafogo...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Friday, January 25th, to Sunday, January 27th, Riocentro events center, in Barra da Tijuca, will be awash with all the trappings of Japanese culture as the second edition of...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From Carnival to the World Cup and Olympics, the Cidade Maravilhosa is no stranger to hosting unforgettable events. Now with this year’s famous ‘Reveillon’ (New Year’s Eve) celebrations falling...

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