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Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Bologna's Opera House hosts 80 shows per year, more than 70 concerts during the season and many international touring operas; it is an unrivaled temple of high-quality opera and dance. Located on the left-hand side of Piazza Verdi (the center of the University zone), the Teatro Comunale di Bologna adjoins the magnificent Palazzo Bentivoglio. The list of famous artists who have graced the theater includes composer Gioacchino Rossini and performers like Beniamino Gigli, Luciano Pavarotti, Renata Tebaldi and Mirella Freni.

Largo Respighi 1, Bologna, Italy, 40126
Teatro Duse

Inaugurated at carnival time in 1865, Teatro Duse is dedicated to the great Italian actress Eleonora Duse. It was built by Emilio Brunetti, with the help of the engineer Evangelisti. The theater underwent a complete renovation from 1940-42, which gave it a completely different appearance from its original style. The well-known Bolognese theater is still a major city focus today, with a highly regarded program. On performance days, the box office is open from 9a-10p.

Via Cartoleria 42, Bologna, Italy, 40124
Arena del Sole

Arena del Sole is one of the most well-equipped theatres in Italy. It has very innovative technology, and represents an example of modernity without losing the attractiveness and prestige of its history. It is a historical site, and has daily performances, as is stated in the original inscription which is still above the door today. The Arena was first opened on the July 5, 1810. The theatre has had removable coverings since 1916 so that covered shows can take place during the Winter. A cinema screen was added in 1949. Bologna Council bought the theatre in 1984, and it is now run by the Nuoca Scena-Teatro Stabile di Bologna. As well as producing a lot of plays, it also hosts important modern dance shows, classical music, light music, and jazz.

Via dell'Indipendenza 44, Bologna, Italy, 40121
Antoniano Bologna

Antoniano is a very popular event venue where you can catch the latest cultural happenings here. Dedicated to contemporary cultural work, it also partakes in social work for children. Operational since the late 1950's, it has been entertaining people through various genres. It started with a small beginning and grew into a big movement. It now has a cinema and also a theater. The cinema is a 600 seater where films are screened. You can come along with your family for the film season that lasts from September to May. World movies are shown during this period. The theater is the crux of international culture in Bologna. Rental services are available as well. Antoniano also has a Production Center and another initiative that aims to do social work in various fields and across borders.

Via Guido Guinizelli 3, Bologna, Italy, 40125
Locomotiv Club

Thanks to the efforts of a cultural association, this locale was founded in an unused part of Bologna's train yards. Locomotiv hosts many kinds of events: rock concerts, DJs, talk shows, dances, theatre to name a few. It's a destination for many artists and young culture enthusiasts. Check website for event details.

Via Sebastiano Serlio 25/2, Bologna, Italy, 40128
Teatro Europauditorium

The Teatro Europauditorium, designed by the architect Trialdi, first opened in 1983 under the name of Sala Europa. It was renamed as the Europauditorium in 1997 and was dedicated to its first director, Mario Cagli. It can seat 1348 people and has an acoustic room and electro-acoustic equipment to enhance the natural sound. The Europauditorium is one of the largest and most important auditoriums in Emilia-Romagna. Classical music and jazz concerts take place here and involve artists of international importance. Contemporary dance performances also feature in the program. The concert season is organized by the Associazione Bologna Festival and includes a packed program of events from April to June.

Piazza della Costituzione 4, Palazzo della Cultura e Congressi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy, 40128
Estragon Club

Named for the impulsive, uninhibited character in Beckett's Waiting for Godot, Estragon is host to famous acts from the international indie music scene, from dance rockers the Klaxons to the gentler, subdued sounds of Isobel Campbell (of Belle and Sebastian). Not too big, not too small, it's a great place to hear the best of the underground. For further details, please check the website.

Via Stalingrado 83, Bologna, Italy, 40128
Unipol Arena

Located in Casalecchio di Reno just outside Bologna, Unipol Arena was constructed in 1993. Although principally host to basketball games, numerous other types of events takes place here, from trade fairs to concerts to motocross races. Big names such as Sting and Elton John have performed here.

Via Gino Cervi 2, Casalecchio di Reno, Italy, 40033
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