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Living Museums

The ‘secret’ Lavapiรฉs jazz club

8 October 2018

Those hermetic voile curtains are partly to preserve Cafรฉ El Despertar’s clandestine atmosphere, they’re but mostly there to deter the naive walk-in customer. The steely elderly owner, with his enviable beard, is interested only in clientele who are specifically here for his jazz music, and most certainly not the police, who, for good reason, he constantly fears.

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