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…
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

Villa Serena

Three floors of film screenings and music, live and canned, plus a garden for outdoor chilling.
Disco in Rimini

Blue Line

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.
Theatre in Parma

Teatro Due

Presents the city's top drama.
Theatre in Parma

Teatro Regio

Offers a particularly rich program of music and opera, even by exacting Italian standards.
Theatre in Modena

Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti

It will come as no surprise that the birthplace of Pavarotti has a decent opera house. The Comunale opened in 1841 and has 900 seats and 112 boxes. Following the death of the city's exalted native son in September 2…
Performing Arts in Reggio Emilia

Teatro Municipale Valli

Reggio's splendid neoclassical theatre – recognised as one of the finest in Italy – stages a full season of dance, opera and theatre. It's named after local-born actor Romolo Valli, who starred alongside Burt Lancas…
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.