On Wednesday, October 17th, dance troupe Evolution Dance Theater will perform ‘Night Garden’ at Rio’s Theatro Municipal. The company has been amazing audiences with its fusion of art, science, acrobatics and illusion for seven years. Read on here:
Today, October 12th, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Bank of Brazil Cultural Center) will open an exhibition featuring more than 80 artistic pieces created by artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Before his untimely death in 1988, Basquiat went from homelessness to ‘art-stardom’ in a matter of a few years. Read on for more on the life and work of Basquiat and details of the exhibition!
Not sure which way to turn for the best street food experience in Rio? We’ve got you covered. Read on–the list includes treats like ‘Pipoca’ (Popcorn), Brazilian doughnuts, and deep-fried balls of beans stuffed with prawns (we’re not kidding):
Today Brazilian citizens have a huge task: Vote for one President, 27 state Governors, 54 federal Senators, 513 federal deputies and thousands of state deputies. If you’re a foreigner, you’ll definitely want to read on for a guide to Brazil’s election system, in which votes are cast by numbers, not names:
From where to go for a tasty Brazilian snack (one great option is Café do Bom Cachaça da Boa) to the hottest nightlife spot (think Espaço Acústica), today’s featured article offers up some great tips and suggestions for exploring Rio’s Centro in the afternoon and evening:
This Saturday, October 6th, the Festa da Alemanha (Festival of Germany) will be held in Santa Teresa’s Parque das Ruinas (Park of Ruins). Participants can expect a gastronomic fair, musical presentations, authentic German cuisine, and more. The event runs from 10am to 6pm. Read on!
As tweeted by David Biller (@DLBiller):Map of #Brazil polarization on Twitter over National Museum fire, via @fgvdapp. Red = blaming Temer for budget cuts; Blue = Blaming Workers’ Party for not maintaining museums; Pink = blaming government in general.
On September 30th, Copacabana Beach will welcome Rio’s 23rd LGBTI Pride Parade. The event begins at midday with three official parties running from 2pm to 7pm and an official post-party parade at Street Lapa. Read on for more:
This Saturday, September 29th from 6pm to 4am, Rio’s Morro da Urca (Urca Hill) will be the backdrop for the Pipoca Festival (Popcorn Festival). Promoting sustainability and responsibility, the event will offer a selection of music, art, and food trucks (with vegan and vegetarian options):