Entertainment

Arts Centre in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Nuovo Cinema Palazzo

Students, artists and activists are breathing new life into San Lorenzo's former Palace Cinema with a bevy of exciting creative happenings: think film screenings, theatre performances, DJs, concerts, live music, bre…
Opera in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Rome's premier opera house boasts a plush gilt interior, a Fascist 1920s exterior and an impressive history: it premiered Puccini's Tosca, and Maria Callas once sang here. Opera and ballet performances are staged be…
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Black Market

A bit outside the main Monti hub, this charming, living-room-style bar filled with eclectic vintage furniture is a small but rambling place, great for sitting back on mismatched armchairs and having a leisurely, con…
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Charity Café

Think narrow space, spindly tables, dim lighting and laid-back vibe: this is a place to snuggle down and listen to some slinky live jazz and blues. Civilised, relaxed, untouristy and very Monti. Gigs usually take pl…
Theatre in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Teatro Ambra Jovinelli

A home away from home for many famous Italian actors, the Ambra Jovinelli is a historic venue for alternative comedians and satirists. Nowadays, its program runs the gamut, ranging from stand-up comedy and musicals …
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Wishlist

A black door marks the entrance to this eternally popular music club, in a low-lying building on one of San Lorenzo's grungiest streets. Gigs cover all sounds, and kick off at 9.30pm or 10.30pm.
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti

The IUC organises a season of concerts in the Aula Magna of La Sapienza University, including many visiting international artists and orchestras. Performances cover a wide range of musical genres, including baroque,…
Live Music in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Esc Atelier

This left-wing alternative arts centre, tucked down a grungy San Lorenzo street, hosts live gigs and club nights: expect electronica DJ sets, discussions, exhibitions, political events and more. Check its Facebook p…
Cinema in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Space Cinema Moderno

Film premieres are often held at this multiplex, which screens blockbusters from Hollywood (both in English and Italian) and major-release Italian films.
Booking Service in Monti, Esquilino & San Lorenzo

Orbis

Books tickets for concerts, live music and theatrical performances.