"Arena Carioca" is cultural venue based on a multi-purpose theater (inspired by ancient theater tipologies, specially the Globe Theater) with other educational uses possibilities associated. It is a new kind of architecture design aiming to foster local cultural life and community bonds. It was plan to became a new paradigma to the suburbs from Rio de Janeiro.
The first Arena - Jovelina Pérola Negra - is located at Pavuna neighborhood, in West Zone of Rio. There are three other Arenas: Madureira, Penha and Guaratiba.