Samba fans can enjoy two live performances at the Museu de Arte (Museum of Art) next Friday, April 13th. Samba Que Elas Querem are determined to promote female representation in music and will perform and re-imagine samba classics from legendary artists:
The 18th edition of Rio’s Restaurant Week festival began March 16th and ends April 8th–it’s the kind of ‘long’ week we can appreciate! Sixty restaurants are offering three-course standard, plus and premium meal options inspired by 2018 World Cup’s participant countries:
From next Tuesday, March 6th, to Sunday, March 18th, you can enjoy the film exhibit “O Cinema de Margarethe Von Trotta” (The Cinema of Margarethe Von Trotta) in Caixa Cultural, in Centro. The exhibit will run during the week of International Women’s Day, almost certainly a nod to Trotta’s skill at filtering 20th century German politics through the perspective of female characters:
Cultural center Oi Futuro is hosting the first edition of Rio’s “Bienal de Arte Digital” and will continue through March 18th. Read on for more about this exhibition of 27 artists from around the world expressing their take on the relationship between art and technology:
If it isn’t already, Copacabana’s 2018 New Year’s Eve party should definitely be on your bucket list. The program for the celebration has already been released and boasts 10 musical features and 17 minutes of fireworks!
Rio Mayor, Marcelo Crivella attended Rio’s first Jewish street festival this past Sunday, celebrating the Jewish community and tolerance along with 9,000 Jews and non-Jews. If you missed this year’s event, which included music, dance, cinema, literature, science, food and more, be sure to check it out in 2018!
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Hey, how’s Monday treating you? Check out today’s featured article about the Southern Explorations five-day tour of Brazil. A full day is dedicated to the Sambradrome. Yep, this is the building where the magic of Carnival goes down! If you like the sound of this, as well as walking tours of RIO’s beautiful neighborhoods, a visit to the Christ the Redeemer statue, and stunning views of Sugar Loaf Mountain, this may be the tour for you!
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RIO’s Transcarioca trail, a 180-kilometer path, offers adventure within the city limits. To walk the entire path from Pão de Açúcar to Barra de Guaratiba would take 12 days, but there are shorter options among the 25 different stretches included in what is now the largest Latin American trail inside an urban area.
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