Entertainment

Jazz in Bologna

Cantina Bentivoglio

Bologna's top jazz joint, the Bentivoglio is a jack of all trades. Part wine bar (choose from over 500 labels), part restaurant and part jazz club (there's live music six nights a week most of the year), this much-l…
Live Music in Bologna

Bravo Caffè

Hosting the university district's most dependable and varied mix of live music, Bravo begins nightly operations as a resto-bar with homemade Bolognese specialities and a 300-label wine cellar, then moves into club m…
Live Music in Bologna

Villa Serena

Three floors of film screenings and music, live and canned, plus a garden for outdoor chilling.
Live Music in Bologna

Oratorio di Santa Cecilia

The annual San Giacomo Festival brings regular free chamber-music recitals to this lovely space. Check the website or the board outside for upcoming events.
Theatre in Bologna

Teatro Comunale

This venerable theatre, where Wagner's works were heard for the first time in Italy, is still Bologna's leading opera and classical music venue.
Cinema in Bologna

Cinema Chaplin

Screens films in English from September through May. The normal €8 admission fee is discounted to €5 on Mondays and Wednesdays.