Quality Hotel Bordeaux Centre
27 rue du Parlement
Phone: (33) 5 56819512
Fax: (33) 5 56445051
A theater that regularly welcomes one man shows as well as magic acts, lecture evenings (Tuesday nights) and cabaret nights. A joyous ambience and an agreeable clientèle for spectators who are looking to laugh. Every year, this theater organizes "Festi-Femmes", in honor of the journey of the woman, where L'onyx presents a week of humor with four honored comediennes. But year-round, great French humorists make reguar stops in the oldest cafe-theater in the province.
What used to be the St-Siméon church, is today a cinema hall Cinéma Utopia, showcasing films. The special architecture of this building just adds a unique touch to the movie viewing experience. Enjoy auteur films, apart from the latest art and commercial successes. So what are you waiting for, book your tickets in this exclusive setting.
Built by Victor Louis between 1773 and 1780, the Grand Théâtre is considered as one of the most beautiful 18th-century buildings in Europe. Well-known companies, such as the National Orchestra of Bordeaux Aquitaine, perform here, but the program delights opera and ballet lovers as well. This superb theater was renovated in 1990 and 1991 in shades of blue, enhanced with gilt. The Grand Café welcomes spectators and visitors wishing to have a coffee or lunch. Tours are also run here giving visitors an insight into the history of the Grand Théâtre. See the website for further information.
Théâtre des Tafurs is a theater that stages a number of different performance styles. Theatre, dance, music and other forms of art magic and circus acts and other performances find themselves pulling in audiences. Do visit their website to get details.
Foyer du Grand Théâtre is the foyer located in Bordeaux's most distinguished architectural wonder from several centuries ago, Le Grand Theatre. Ensconced between a regal two-winged staircase and a stunning cupola, this foyer has had the privilege of hosting some of France's most distinguished personalities. Check the website for more details.
Locals come from all around Bordeaux to attend the various performances offered by Théâtre Fémina. From one-man shows to operettas, plays and concerts, this theater is certainly not to be missed when you visit the region. Built in 1921, it became a movie theater during the 30's and turned back into a theater in 1976. The building itself is very much of interest as it looks like an Italian comedy theater, due to its dome.
With a convenient location in the commercial center of Bordeaux, Athénée Municipal is a popular entertainment venue which regularly hosts cultural events, dramas, concerts and more. The interiors are well-decorated and the amenities are good enough to please the most fastidious performer or event organizer. Call for details on upcoming events.
This former cinema stages an amazing selection of cultural events. At Molière Scène d'Aquitaine, not only can you attend a theater performances, but dance or music productions as well. With special attention to local amateur theater groups, Molière Scène also presents acting troops from all over France. A successful renovation has made Molière Scène one of the finest amateur theaters in the eyes of Bordeaux residents. The theater is managed by the artistic office of the Aquitaine region, which works to promote the development of all kinds of artistic expression.
Instituto Cervantes de Bordeaux is the hub of Spanish art and culture in Bordeaux's prized district of 'Golden Triangle'. The center is housed in a grand old 18th century building, that was once inhabited by legendary Spanish painter Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. Like all outlets of Instituto Cervantes, it is devoted to the cause of disseminating Spanish language and Hispanic culture in various regions of the world. Besides conducting cultural workshops, teaching programs and related seminars, Instituto Cervantes also hosts exhibitions which put Spanish photographs and other art works on display. Do check out the fantastic Bibliothèque Antonio Buero Vallejo at the center. Visit website for more information.
Chez Soi, 'at home' or ‘your place,’ is an innovative concept for an event location. The place can be rented for a group or just one, for professional meetings, a party with friends, or exhibitions and other gatherings. The location includes a kitchen, a living room and a Japanese garden, all very well-equipped (TV, internet, coffee machine etc.). Chez Soi offers a relaxed atmosphere in a modern designed space, ready and functional for every use. The space can be rented for half a day, with evenings for a group, and for individual guests hourly ratings are offered, as well as subscriptions. The principle matter for Chez Soi is that you feel at home.
Among the oldest and popular venues in the city, Palais des Sports is one of the most significant structures in Bordeaux. Apart from an engaging architectural beauty and history backing it, this is a venue for concerts especially ones featuring classical music. Decent lighting, acoustics and good seating area promise a comfortable time during events and shows.
The Cour Mably was originally part of a Dominican convent in the 18th Century. During the French Revolution, it saw many important figures of the French Revolution pass through. Today the Cour Mably, which was restored in 1994, has become an event space and hosts all kinds of cultural exhibitions and art performances. Call la Délégation à la Diffusion Artistique for further information.