For an evening of cool jazz, head to Madeleine, a lovely café in Vila Madalena. The intimate main room features a stage by the large front window that's framed with red velvet curtains, while candles cast a warm glow on the exposed brick walls and stone floor. The small square tables scattered throughout the room offer great views of the musicians. Doors open at 7pm, and performances usually kick off around 9:30. Artists include local jazz musicians as well as foreign artists, jazz quartets, and Latin-inspired jazz bands. Pass the time with an excellent bottle of wine from the well-stocked bodega, or a glass of Scottish IPA. To nibble, order a hand-made pizza, baked in a wood-burning oven.