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Time Out says
The Bellevilloise is the latest incarnation of a building that once housed the capital's very first workers' co-operative. Now it competently multitasks as a bar, restaurant, club and exhibition space, hosting regular film and music festivals on the top level (where there's a fake lawn with deckchairs and a massage area). Enjoy brunch in the Halle aux Oliviers or decent views of the quartier from the charming terrace; downstairs the club-cum-concert venue has launched some of Paris's most exciting new bands, and on '80s nights you can hardly move for the thirtysomethings living it up like they were 20 again. Live jazz music at the Sunday brunch.
What's on at La Bellevilloise
House, techno and electro
As you'd expect from a night curated by musical adventurer Gilles Peterson, The Dancing Machine promises an embarrassment of DJs and styles: the arab-flavoured acid house of Acid Arab, the tropicalia-tinged grooves of RKK, the soulful house of Franck...