Experience Criolo’s New Album “Convoque Seu Buda” in Lapa!

On November 21st, 2011’s biggest new Brazilian artist Criolo returns to Rio to debut his new album live, while ensuring we here some of his original hits from his previous album such as; “Duas de Cinco”, “Coccix-ência”, “Subirusdoistiozin”, and of course his biggest hit “Não Existe Amor em SP”!


Wherel: Rua dos Arcos, 24 – Centro Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Date: 21/11/2014
Time: 22:00
Price: R$30 to R$140
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The 2nd Edition of the Rio Burger Fest Nov. 13-23rd!

After a successful debut in May, the Burger Fest started in São Paulo seems to have made a home in Rio as well! With 21 Restaurants and Bars offering special meals to show off their culinary prowess with burgers we recommend taking the time to pick your best! With classic recommendations such as Via Sete, Coccinelle Bistrô, Miam Miam, and many more, be sure to explore the options available and try a great burger!


This Saturday get your chance to see some of Europe’s most famous garage rock acts of the 2000’s! With the UK’s Arctic Monkeys headlining one of their biggest tours ever, they can count on the support of their recent single R U Mine? and Swedish garage rockers The Hives!

Date: 15 November 2014

Time: 22h

Price: R$ 110 to R$ 380

Place: HSBC Arena
Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401, Próximo ao Autódromo do Rio de Janeiro. – Barra da Tijuca


Chemichal Music Festival Nov. 13 & 14th!

This Saturday & Sunday enjoy some of the biggest names in Brazilian electronic music at Marina da Gloria! With acts such as Kaskade, Amine Edge, Marcelo CIC, Flow and Zeo performing at the Chemical Music Festival, this is expected to be 25 hours of non stop party music.


Address: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, s/n – Glória, Rio de Janeiro – RJ
Date: 15/11/2014 & 16/11/2014





Music Fans check out TribOz in Lapa!

Australian Ex-Pat Mike Ryan has spent the past few decades living in Brazil so that he may be closer to his passion for samba, bossanova, and brazilian national music. A talented composer who moved to Rio a while back, he has graciously opened a Brazil-Australia Cultural Center that can count itself as a fantastic location to catch everything from small music groups to large jazz acts.

Address: Rua Conde de Lages, 19 – Lapa, Rio de Janeiro – RJ

Neighborhood: Lapa
Time: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 20:00 until 01:00

Rio International Short Film Festival Nov. 4-12

From Nov. 4 – 12 Rio de Janeiro is host to the Rio International Short Film Festival!

Featuring 250 films from over 30 countries, the Curta Cinema Festival is sure to feature works anyone can relate to!


Every evening features a different location, however the premier night will be at COMUNA!

The address is Rua Sorocaba, 585 – Botafogo – from 10:00 PM – Free

For more information on locations and programming we refer to you the official site

Sir Paul McCartney LIVE @ HSBC Arena Nov. 12th!

Requiring no introduction (I’m sure) regarding his stellar, expansive, and eternally lauded musical career as part of the songwriting impetus that led the way for popular music post 60’s, Sir Paul will be present at the HSBC arena as a part of his ‘Out There’ worldwide tour.

Address: Avenida Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 3401 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22775-040 ‎

Date: 12/11/2014
Time:  22:00
Price: R$90 a R$900

Gal Costa LIVE at Vivo Rio November 1st!

The famed queen of Brazil’s Tropicalia movement returns to Rio’s “Vivo Rio” is Saturday! Responsible for hits such as “Que Pena” and “Baby” and her numerous contributions on the “Tropicália ou Panis et Circencis” compilation, Gal Costa’s shining career in MPB, Bossa Nova, and Experimental pop draws droves of fans to this day!


21h, November 1 2014


Vivo Rio

Address: Av. Infante Dom Henrique, 85 Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro

Price: R$ 50 to R$ 240

Sawasdee – Thai Cuisine expands to Ipanema!!!

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Sawasdee already has a fantastic reputation for providing a charming fusion of contemporary Brazilian culinary ideas with traditional Thai cuisine. Due to popular support from its patrons Sawasdee found itself expanding from Leblon to Ipanema this past summer! We invite guests to Rio de Janeiro in the mood for Thai cuisine to make Sawasdee their desired stop.

Rua Barao Da Torre 446 Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mon-Thurs – 12h to 24h
Fri-Sat– 12h to 1h
Sunday– 12h to 23h