Comfort Hotel Ibirapuera
Av. Sabia 825
Sao Paulo, 04515-000
Phone: (55) 11 21977200
Fax: (55) 11 21977201
Open for more than 25 years, Citibank Hall has become a fixture in the cultural landscape of São Paulo. This venue plays hosts to events of all kinds. From concerts to business meetings, Citibank Hall has the resources to meet your needs. Up to 3000 people can be accommodated at any one time, and catering facilities are available. So be sure to check out what is happening at Citibank Hall during your time in São Paulo.
Live performances of jazz and blues in true New Orleans style! This club is a point of reference in Brazil for jazz lovers and well-known musicians such as Ray Charles, Betty Carter, and the great B. B. King, who left an autographed guitar behind as a memento. The exceptional acoustic quality of the venue also makes it one of the best places around for live music. The food offered is typical Louisiana Cajun creations which are cooked to perfection! A valet parking service is provided. Please check out their website for show and entry timings.
Designed by Oscar Niemeyer in 1954, this venue is used for temporary exhibitions and events. Located inside the modern Ibirapuera Park, this complex includes the Biennale exhibition pavilion and the Ibirapuera Auditorium.The semi-spherical structure is an eye-catching affair and is a preferred choice for top exhibitions in the city.
The Cinemateca Brasileira is one of the largest video library in Brazil whose sole purpose is to restore various videos, reels and other modes of audio-visual equipment that has captured the evolution of Brazil over time. Whether it is a cartoon or a feature film, you can find them all here, displayed according to the time periods. It is a wondrous place to loose yourself and be transported back to whatever era you would fancy to be in! They have screenings of movies, courses, documentaries and other interesting events held from time to time. For further information on the Cinemateca Brasileira do check their website.
Located in Ibirapuera Park, this futuristic edifice created by famed Brazilian architect Oscar Niemayer hosts all types of musical shows and concerts. The building is typical Niemayer, wide and exposed with idiosyncratic lines throughout; the entrance is marked with a large, red metal structure that exits violently through the slanted roof. Here in São Paulo it is called the Labareda, which means "flame" or "flare," and like many other works by Niemayer, they are usually either received fervently or detested. Inside the auditorium, the wide space for the stage on the first floor provides amazing acoustics and it has a capacity of about 800. In addition to the glorious stage, the auditorium provides a platform for the next best musicians between the ages nine and 18.
If you are a fan of Brazilian country music then Wood's will only delight you, if not just visit the nightclub and experience the euphoria created by local bands and grove to their tunes as part of a cultural experience. The ambiance at Wood's is always great, the place is flooded with interesting people and you can always bond with each over the love for music or drinks. You are advised to arrive here well before time as the club is very popular in the local circuit and tends to draw large numbers of crowd.
Kinoplex is part of a chain of multiplex cinema halls in Brazil. It is located in the plush neighborhood Itiam Bibi and showcases the latest movies. This venue is a popular entertainment destination for local movie buffs and tourists alike. For the movie schedule and ticket booking, do have a look at their website.
Another post-modern piece of architecture, the Via Funchal is a monstrous space, taking its cue from some of the large arenas in the U.S. and Europe. The arena contains state-of-the-art technology and illumination complete with a seating capacity of more than 6000 people. Anyone who is anyone in the music biz has set foot in the Via Funchal, famous artists such as, R.E.M, Charles Aznavour and Bob Dylan are just a few. And with such modernity and versatility, the place also holds events and other functions both public and private, a definite place to go and see a show.
Mozarteum Brasileiro is a premier concert hall in Sao Paulo. It plays host to an array of cultural events including classical music as well as contemporary concerts and educational activities. Host to established artists as well as upcoming local acts, the venue offers a good mix of events throughout the year. An excellent place to check out the local music scene.
This gem of a theater with its own garden, is owned by the city and is a musical spot with regular jazz and blues performances. Despite its quaint look and good programs, Teatro Décio de Almeida Prado is not widely known as it is not publicized well. Visit this theater when in town and check out the schedules for anything that interests you.
Tucked away in between IT businesses and other firms, this theater is known to those who are in the know. Cultura Artística Itaim is an intimate performance venue and is equipped with modern acoustics. Used for concerts, musicals and plays, the theater features comfy seating and great facilities for an enjoyable experience. With a packed schedule of events throughout the year, Cultura Artística Itaim is an important house of culture in the region.
Also known as the Geraldo José de Almeida, the Ginásio do Ibirapuera is a modern state facilty in the heart of Sao Paulo. Home to some of the biggest sporting meets in the city, this venue is often considered as one of the most sophisticated facilities around. A large arena doubles up as a tennis court, a basketball court as well as an ice-hockey rink. Over the years, this stadium has played host to international events like the Gymnastics World Cup, the World Skateboarding Championships, the Brazilian Para Olympic Games and the International Tennis Championships. It also hosts concerts and had Cyndi Lauper and Metallica perform here in the past.