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Brussels Rhythm and Blues Club

Paul Garner Band plus Jive

BRBC is delighted to welcome back the Paul Garner Band from London, a trio playing the best, most original and exciting new blues music you will hear anywhere. Individually and collectively the band exhibit the highest standards of musicianship, with New Zealander Paul Garner on guitar and vocals, Claudio Corona on Hammond organ and Jason Ribeiro on drums.

Brussels taxi protest called for 26 November

Brussels taxi drivers are planning to disrupt traffic in the city centre on 26 November with a go-slow protest against "unfair competition". Four unions representing the taxi sector have announced the joint strike action, including a procession setting off from Brussels North station at 9.30. Taxi...

Payments declined as Axa Bank accidentally cancels 80,000 cards

Some 80,000 Axa Bank customers in Belgium have been unable to pay for their shopping - after the bank accidentally disactivated their cards. Customers whose debit and credit cards are due to expire at the end of December 2019 found on Tuesday that their payments were declined. "We advise customers...

Reopened Cirque Royal attracts 125,000 concert-goers

Brussels' Cirque Royal concert venue attracted 125,000 spectators in its first year since reopening following major upgrades, the City of Brussels has announced. Kylie Minogue, Hooverphonic and Slash were among the artists to perform at the newly renovated concert hall, which was shut down in...

Children's book by Belgian author on New York Times top 10

Monkey on the Run by Flemish children’s book author Leo Timmers has won a New York Times’ Best Illustrated Children’s Books Award. Every year the legendary newspaper compiles a top 10 list of best picture books in collaboration with the New York Public Library. “Warning, Leo Timmers’s Monkey on the...

ACB: Thanksgiving Dinner

Come join us for one of the American Club’s most popular events: a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, consisting of roast turkey with all the trimmings, followed by an assortment of real American pies. This very American event will be held onThanksgivingitself, i.e., on Thursday,November 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Marriott Brussels Grand Place Hotel.

Rapper Zwangere Guy wins Brusseleer of the Year

Rapper Zwangere Guy is Brusseleir van ’t Joêr (Brusseleer of the Year) for 2019. The honour is bestowed every year during Weik van ’t Brussels. Weik van ’t Brussels (Brussels Dialect Week) is hosted every year by be.Brusseleir , an organisation supported by the Brussels and Flemish regions to...

Lessons in Love: English/French Theatre

ETCetera – European Theatre Club

Presents a French/English Production



One Spectacle - 2 Plays!

Devised and Produced by Peter Willis


La Leçon by Eugène Ionesco

Directed by Alexandre Diaconu

In French. Surtitles in English
Une jeune étudiante, enthousiaste et de bonne humeur, arrive chez son nouveau professeur. Elle est impressionnée, lui aussi. Au cours de la leçon, les relations évoluent, d’une manière inattendue…

Twice-weekly mail deliveries from March 2020

Bpost has confirmed that it will only deliver "non-priority" mail twice a week from next year. Registered letters, newspapers, magazines and parcels will still be delivered daily, as will letters with a more expensive "priority" stamp. "The new system will be implemented from March 2020," said...

De Lijn drivers in Brussels suburbs call sudden strike

An unplanned strike by bus drivers is disrupting several De Lijn routes on the outskirts of Brussels. Drivers called the sudden strike on Tuesday morning. "We are awaiting official confirmation from the trade unions," a De Lijn spokeswoman said. "We are currently making a list of the lines that are...