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Top Choice Jazz in Latin Quarter

Café Universel

Café Universel hosts a brilliant array of live concerts with everything from bebop and Latin sounds to vocal jazz sessions. Plenty of freedom is given to young producers and artists, and its convivial, relaxed atmos…
Jazz in Latin Quarter

Caveau de la Huchette

Housed in a medieval caveau (cellar) used as a courtroom and torture chamber during the Revolution, this club is where virtually all the jazz greats (Georges Brassens, Thibault…) have played since the end of WWII. I…
Jazz in Latin Quarter

Le Petit Journal St-Michel

Classic jazz concerts kick off at 9.15pm in the atmospheric downstairs cellar of this sophisticated jazz venue across from the Jardin du Luxembourg. Everything ranging from Dixieland and vocals to big band and swing…
Cinema in Latin Quarter

Le Champo

This is one of the most popular of the many Latin Quarter cinemas, featuring classics and retrospectives looking at the films of such actors and directors as Alfred Hitchcock, Jacques Tati, Alain Resnais, Frank Capr…
Cinema in Latin Quarter

L’Epée de Bois

Even locals find it easy to miss the small doorway leading to rue Mouffetard’s little two-screen cinema, which shows art-house flicks such as Julie Delpy–directed films, as well as major new releases. Show times are…
Classical Music in Latin Quarter

Église St-Julien le Pauvre

Piano recitals (Chopin, Liszt) are staged at least two evenings a week in one of the oldest churches in Paris. Higher-priced tickets directly face the stage. Payment is by cash only at the door.
Cinema in Latin Quarter

Le Grand Action

Cult films screen in their original languages at this cinephiles' favourite.
Spectator Sport in Latin Quarter

La Lucha Libre

On the first and third Friday of the month at 10.30pm this high-spirited Mexican-themed bar really comes into its own when its vaulted cellar hosts masked-and-costumed Mexican pro-wrestling shows, which are as enter…
Cinema in Latin Quarter

Studio Galande

Do the time warp again at this cult cinema, which, since the early 1980s, has screened The Rocky Horror Picture Show (in English) without interruption every Friday and Saturday night from 10pm (BYO costumes and prop…