Top Choice Live Music in Alter do Chão

Epaço Alter do Chão

There's always something worth seeing at this cool music-culture-restaurant space at the east end of the waterfront promenade. There's live carimbó most Saturday nights, and guest bands play rock, forró, samba, regg…
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 …
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.
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.