JAZZ AND CABARET IN PARIS
Au Due des Lombards, 42 r. des Lombards, ler (01 42 33 22 88; www.jazzval-ley.comduc). M: Chatelet. Still the best in French jazz, with occasional American soloists, and hot items in world music. Three sets each night. Cover 12-23. Beer 5-8. Mixed drinks 9. Music 9:30pm-l:30am. Open M-Sa 8pm-2am. MCV.
AuxTrois Mailletz, 56 r. Galande, 5eme (01 43 54 00 79; before 5pm 01 43 25 96 86). M: St-Michel. Basement houses a crowded cafe featuring world music and jazz vocals. Upper floor is packed with a mix of well-dressed students and forty-somethings. 12.20-19 cover for club on weekends; no cover for bar. Grog 9 at bar. Mixed drinks 12.50. Bar open daily 5pm-dawn; cave lOpm-dawn.
Au Lapin Agile, 22 r. des Saules, 18eme (01 46 06 85 87). M: Lamarck-Coulaincourt. Picasso, Verlaine, and Renoir; now audiences crowd in for comical poems and songs. Open Tu-Su 9pm-2am. Cover 25; includes 1 drink. Su-F students 18.