Live Music in Belém

Casa do Gilson

Come here for Belém’s best live music. Opened in 1987, Gilson’s draws intellectuals and hipsters alike with first-rate samba, choro (improvised samba-like music) and other music, and terrific food and atmosphere to …
Dance in Belém

Element Club

Throbbing music, flowing drink and a young nattily dressed crowd keep this club hopping into the wee hours. Mostly popular dance music, with occasional theme-nights, like Hawaiian or Samba.
Cinema in Belém

Cine Olimpia

For art-house fare, Cine Olimpia is the most convenient to the center. It shows Brazilian and international art films on weekends. It hosts international film festivals.
Cinema in Belém

Cine Estação

Cine Estação has month-long runs of Brazilian and international art films, typically with screenings twice-nightly on three or four days per week.
Cinema in Belém


Cinépolis is a megatheater located in a megamall, with seven screens, including one for 3D films, and supercomfy stadium seating. Weekends can be extremely crowded.