For a look at Brazil's rich folkloric dances, book a ticket to an evening performance of Ginga Tropical. Some 16 different dance styles are represented, including a somewhat spooky orixás performance, lightning-fast…
This nicely located theater shows a mix of drama, cutting-edge and children's performances on three different stages. In front of the same complex is an assortment of lively eating and drinking spots.
Located across from Ipanema Beach, this small center stages plays and hosts classical and other live-music styles. It also has art exhibition openings and an atrium cafe.
Across from the beach in Ipanema, this small center stages plays, screens films and hosts art exhibitions. The atrium cafe is a pleasant spot for a bite.
On the ground floor of a tiny shopping complex in Ipanema, this two-screen cinema shows popular contemporary films from Brazil and abroad.