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Your experience at the dinner cabaret at the Casino Ruhl will be one you will never forget! You can enjoy a superb show and a delicious meal for prices that won't break the bank. The cabaret is on Friday and Saturday nights and, either beforehand or afterwards, why not visit the casino next door? With such a popular show, it's best to reserve at least a week in advance. For more information, call after 6p.
Located in the charming Albert I Gardens, by the famed Promenade des Anglais, Théâtre de Verdure is an open-air performance space. In the warmer months, from May to September, the theater stages concerts and other cultural events. Look on the website or call for a schedule and ticketing information.
The casino at Palais de la Mediterranee was the original attraction for the guests. Decorated in the Art Deco style, it features all the regular classic games like slot machines and a games room as they used to be in the 1930s. There are 17 tables featuring American roulette, blackjack and French roulette too. The casino is also a venue for private concerts and meeting. It has two rooms, the Salon Ventian which holds over a 1000 people and Espace Mediterranee that can hold around 200.
In the centre of Nice, this cinema, with its retro exterior, welcomes you to its seven screens with all comforts. The main theatre can hold up to 500 people, and has a giant curved screen as well as THX DTS digital sound. The schedule (which changes every Wednesday) generally follows the box office hits.
Visitors and locals alike come to gawk at the colorful, eye-catching procession of floats filled with people in fancy dress, and get showered in confetti and flowers as it passes by. The astounding festivities are animated by brass bands, majorettes, clowns on stilts and grosses têtes (carnival-goers dressed as fun figures wearing huge papier mâché heads). This historical carnival is held annually in the month of February, and ends on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday).
Located just outside Nice, this cinema hall is the source of entertainment for all movie buffs in the small town of Vence. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call.
In a little-frequented street close to Thiers train station, the Théâtre de la Cité under the direction of Meyer Cohen brings life to the district by hosting shows of every imaginable variety. The packed programme features first-time productions, classic pieces and cabaret style shows (the comedian Noëlle Perna who started at the Bar des Oiseaux sometimes performs here), as well as concerts, dance and puppet shows (children's shows 2pm Wed). A range of reductions and special discounts are available. The theatre also offers drama lessons for both children and adults.
Head to this local theatre to catch your favorite flicks. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call the cinema. It sure is worth the visit considering the many renovations that the place has undergone since 1950s.
This is the most popular and most modern cinema in the heart of the city, despite the fact that most of the films are dubbed in French. From time to time, French film previews are organized, presented by their directors. As Pathé Masséna has become quite a success, you may have to wait in line, or find seats sold out. Show times vary. Check website for more details.
Going at least once to a performance at the Opéra de Nice is a must, even if it's just to admire the fairy tale-like theater and its enormous chandelier. Each year, the Opéra de Nice comes up with an interesting schedule of events and concerts. The productions are always of very high caliber. Good seats need to be reserved in advance for the operas. Concert tickets can be booked easily. Check website for the upcoming events and performances.
Salle Michel Simon is a stylish concert hall located within the Théâtre National de Nice, one of the premier event spaces in the heart of the city. Music concerts, comedy performances, live gigs and plethora of other events galore at Salle Michel Simon. The Théâtre National de Nice also houses other auditoriums and performance spaces. Visit website for more information.
Le Bocal is a modern art space set up in 2006 to give performing art lovers a chance to explore creativity, theater and performing art. The home company here, produces some of the best on stage acts. A much loved space among theater lovers, Le Bocal also hold workshops and creative camps for children and adults; giving them a great platform to showcase their talent. Call ahead to know more.