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Established in 1948, Teatro Procópio Ferreira is one of the cultural spots that the locals love going. Offering a range of shows that appeal to all ages, the theater has undergone many changes, not only in terms of structure but in its programs as well. Revamped with modern technology, it is home to musicals, dramas and children's theater.
CineSESC is a cinema hall which is part of the larger organization SESC. Located at the intersection of Rua Augusta and Alameda Itu, the movie theater screens the latest films. In-built coffee and bar space is an added advantage of the movie hall. For movie schedule and ticket bookings please have a look at their website.
Museu de Arte de São Paulo is one of country's most iconic cultural institutions. Built in 1968, the structure exemplifies the Brutalist school of architecture. It is renowned for its significant role in reviving art post World War II, and encompasses an impressive collection from across the globe. Browse through Asian and African work as well as local paintings and artifacts showcased. The Grande Auditório, located within the premises, boasts state-of-the-art acoustics and plays host to some of the best musical acts and performing arts. From orchestras and concerts to recitals and musicals, a fine array of cultural events have graced its stage, making it Brazil's premium music venue.
Great food and great jazz, this pretty much sums up the mission of Tom Jazz. Neither the music nor the food are more important at this venue, both harmoniously come together to provide visitors with a superb experience. So whether you are looking to hobnob with great musicians or provide a gustatory treat for your tongue, Tom Jazz is the place to visit.
Located within the Centro Cultural Fiesp, the Galeria de Arte do Sesi is a contemporary space where locals artists often showcase their works. Thanks to its great facilities, the gallery is loved by art buffs who come here regularly to check out local as well as foreign art work. Most of the work displayed here speak of the rich cultural attributes of the city. Some of the works on display here have included 80 - The Stage of Diversity, the Modern Design in Brazil and The Imaginary José de Guimarães. Besides exhibitions, the gallery is also open for private functions, presentations and also conducts guided tours and educational trips for students, corporate houses and others. Check the website or contact the gallery for more details.
The Teatro do Sesi is one of Sao Paulo's prime cultural hub. The venue is mainly dedicated to the performing arts. Established in 1977, this entertainment venue has introduced the finest talents to the theater world through their own productions as well as showcasing works of other theater companies. It truly is a pleasurable experience watching a performance here, as they host shows and events for every age group.
Viga Espaço Cênico is a vibrant cultural center in the city. It plays host to an array of cultural events and activities including theater, dance, concerts and visual arts. They rent out various spaces to theater groups and other organizations. With an eclectic program of events throughout the year, the space is a great platform for upcoming local talent.
Estádio do Pacaembu or Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho opened in 1940 and was the home of the famous Corinthians, one of the best clubs in Brazil till 2013. This multifaceted, beautiful stadium has a sports complex which includes a swimming pool, gyms and a tennis court. Located under its grandstands is the Museu do Futebol (Museum of Football) which is all about Brazilian football history. The stadium has held many concerts in the past such as Avril Lavigne, Iron Maiden and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
Teatro Commune is a small theater that has a seating capacity of 83. This intimate theater also stages several experimental and off-beat plays. Besides plays, it also conducts workshops and hosts other literary events. The venue is used for concerts as well and features a breakfast bar. It is available on rent for events.
The Comedians Comedy Club as the name suggests is a club where stand-up comic performances take place. Located in the charming neighborhood of Jardim Paulista, this club has regular events and a huge fan following. For their upcoming shows and events, log on to their website. Reservations can also be done online.
Teatro Augusta has been hosting performances in its premises since its inception in 1973. After hosting some of the most influential plays of its time, the theater had to shut down owing to the financial crisis. However, in 1997, the theater was revived to its former glory when it was refurbished and re-opened in 1999. Today, apart from the regular dramas and musicals, it also hosts literary events like talks and discussions.
Located inside the Federation of Trade of the State of São Paulo, Teatro Raul Cortez was named after a popular theater artist and has a pictures of him on stage in their lobby. The proscenium stage offers audience a good view of the performances from any seat while the top-notch acoustics and lighting makes every show a delight to watch.