Newsletter No.4

After the plethora of events in May and June, the American Society took a well-earned break in July and is now pleased to announce several events in the coming months:


1) Happy Hour in Black and White

Date: Thursday, August 3rd, 7 pm 

Location: Private Condominium in Flamengo 

Free admission. Cash bar. Cool venue. RSVP essential:

An art exhibition in black and white accompanies this event. The artist, Peter Palashevsky, presents us with a unique view of the world of contemporary art: a landscape of intellect, money, glamour, and commerce that raises questions about value, meaning, memory and fame.


2) Panel Discussion: Can Brazilian politicians pull Brazil out of its economic and political crisis? If not, what's the solution?

Peter Prengaman, Director, Associated Press

Mac Margolis, Bloomberg View

Vinod Sreeharsha, Freelance Foreign Correspondent

Moderated by Julia Michaels, Bilingual Blogger and Author.  

Date: Thursday, August 17th, 7-9 pm

Location: Sociedade Germania, Rua Antenor Rangel, 210, Gávea.

Listen to foreign journalists present their views on how to resolve the current crisis and join the discussion. Visit the Sociedade Germania bar and restaurant before or after.

Cost: R$10 AmSoc and Germania members; R$20 others.


3) Yacht Club Happy Hour

Date: Thursday September 14th, 6-8 pm

Location: Rio Yacht Club, Av. Pasteur, 333


Event is open to members only until September 7th, after which it will be open to our supporters, until the 30-guest limit is reached.

Free Admission. Cash bar.


4) Speaker Binka Le Breton, Director, Iracambi Rainforest Research Center

Topic: TBA (To be announced)

Date: Thursday, September 21st, 7-9 pm

Location: TBA


5) Thanksgiving Dinner and Centennial Celebration

Date: Thursday, November 23rd, 7-11 pm

Location: Marriott Hotel, Wayana Ballroom, Av. Atlantica 2600, Copacabana.

This Thanksgiving dinner is going to be very special as it is also where we will be celebrating our 100th birthday. Don’t miss it!


In addition, we are finalizing plans for a pancake breakfast and additional speakers in October and November.


All events, along with their details and flyers, are listed on our events calendar on our site: We hope you visit the site frequently. Suggestions to improve the site are very welcome.


Best wishes,

Mateen Thobani



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