Looks like we’re having a weekend with unstable weather in front of us, the temperatures suggest that summer already is here.
The league has ended with Cruzeiro as champions, while Botafogo went down Vasco are back in the top division again. Next up for Rio football fans are the state cups who starts in the beginning of February.
The buses that normally would run on Rua Visconde de Pirajá are temporarily running on the beach avenue Vieira Souto, there is no clear available schedule, sometimes there are changes so you have to make sure at the time you want to catch the bus. The next one or two years traffic in the center of Rio will be complicated during rush hours, big constructions in the port area are the main reasons.
The best nightlife guide in English is The Rio Times Nightlife Guide, just click the link.
Music Festival – Novas Frequências:
This international music event offers a diverse agenda with shows in six different venues. It brings together the avantgarde with new trends in popular music. All the info you need you have on this link. It starts on Monday the 1st of December and ends on Sunday the 14th.
Fruits of the week:
Pineapples, mangoes, plums, kiwis, apples, passion fruit, tangerines, peaches and all types of melon should be tasty and affordable this time of the year.
A fun and interesting exhibition is “40 Anos Playmobil” (40 years of Playmobil) which tells the story of these famous toys, it is organized by a Brazilian organization and takes place in Museu Histórico Nacional (MHN) on Praça Marechal Âncora in Centro. It will go on until the 14th of December and is open Tue to Fri 10h until 17:30h, Sat, Sun and holidays 14h until 18h. Entrance 8 R$. >Click here for the MHN site.
An interesting art exhibition in Casa Daros shows works by South American artists, the theme is illusions. It is open Wed to Saturday 11h until 19h, Sundays and holidays 11h until 18h, Mondays closed. The end date is the 8th of February 2015. Entrance is 14 R$, free on Wednesdays. Casa Daros is located on Rua General Severiano 159 in Botafogo, click here for site.
There is an exhibition of street-art in Caixa Cultural in Centro. Banksy, Jef Aerosol and Nunca are artists on exhibit. Different styles and techniques are explained. It is open Tue to Sunday 10h until 21h, the end date is the 15th of February 2015. Caixa Cultural is located on Avenida Almirante Barroso 25 in Centro.
Bom fim de semana!