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Owner of Horta Gallery wants to close passage to Central Station

If the owner of the Horta Gallery gets his way, rail passengers will no longer be able to use the underground walkway to get from Central Station to Place d’Espagne (and vice-versa). Anthony Huerta wants to open a permanent attraction in the Gallery that would require the entrance to the space from...

Wolves find each other, pups could follow

As expected, August and Noella have found each other. Based on nocturnal footage recorded by the Flemish Agency for Nature and Woods, the two wolves have paired up. The male August has been roaming Limburg for about 18 months and had previously paired with Naya. The latter made headlines in 2018...

duplex apartment in Ixelles

Two-bedroomed duplex in Ixelles, Chaussee de Waterloo (between rue de l´Abbaye and Bascule), 130m2, bel etage, in house with small yard.  Fully furnished including washing machine, dryer and dishwasher.  Open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen, separate WC, bathroom and shower ensuite.  1200 euros + 85 euros charges. Available February 2020. Call Lucienne on 0032472816164

Lo Còr de la Plana

Lo Còr de la Plana (pronounce “Loh cor deh la plahna”) is a gritty romp, matching five male a cappella voices with the stomping, clapping beat of a variety of hand drums, that accompany this French ensemble. Sung in the little-known ancient language of “Occitan,” the group transcends translation with wit, tenacity, and above all, intricate harmonies that soar between dissonant and sacred. Ripe with passion and Mediterranean roots, flavors of Arabic, African and parts of Gregorian chant, the group takes you on a European journey that stirs the soul.

Munnely & McGowan (IRL)

Shane mc Gowan and Dave Munnelly have played together in the David Munnelly Band for years and now coming together as a duo. Playing a mix of traditional Irish Music with a fresh blend of new compositions.

What’s on this week: 17-23 January

Witness the very first production of the new Greta Koetz Collective, where graduates of the Liège Royal Conservatory come together to produce theatre along the themes of emancipation and freedom. On est sauvage comme on peut puts a group of friends around a dinner table and moves them from small...

First ID cards with fingerprints issued this week

Belgium is rolling out new identity cards that include the cardholder’s fingerprints. Everyone getting a new card or renewing it will have to provide a print of each finger on a special device that is being installed in administrative offices. The fingerprints will be recorded on the card’s chip,...

Timo Hissa and Rune Snellman "Maybe time doesn't even exist" and Philippe Leduc "The Roads of the world"

Two Finnish photographers show the beauty of life and nature as if time did not exist. This series is completed by photos by Philippe Leduc from several journeys through different parts of the world.

Open Wed, Fri and Sat from 2 to 6pm, Sunday from 10.30 to 1pm.

Opening on 28/01 as from 6pm

Brussels: Stop Smoking in less than 3 hours

Give me 3 hours, and I can help you stop smoking. Take a look at the link below, and I'll show you how easy it can be.

I am a qualified Hypnotherapist, and for the 5th year, I will be bringing my evidenced-based hypnosis sessions back to Brussels.

Book before 31/01/20 and bring a friend/family member for free!
Limited appointments available.

Stop Smoking Before It Stops You!

Three new paths to connect canal cycle route

Cycling or walking along the Brussels canal will be made easier and safer, with the construction of three new paths underneath busy road bridges. The Brussels government has hired an architectural firm to design and build new pathways at Van Praet, Jules De Trooz and Sainctelette. At each bridge,...