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Ribera arts review - February 7, 2014

Jocotepec hosts a Feria Artesanal Indígena from Monday, February 10 through Monday, February 17 in the town’s main plaza. Among the indigenous art and crafts on show and for sale will be pieces from the communities of the Wixarika, Otomí, Tzotzil, Chol, Purépecha, Nahua and Mazahua.

Ribera arts review - January 31, 2014

An exposition by three Jocotepec artists: Anabel Ibarra, Chenlla and Eduardo Xilozochitl opens Friday, January 31, 6 p.m. at the Chapala City Hall.

Ribera arts review - November 23, 2013

Bird Fest events

• Cultural activities wrapped into the 2013 Lake Chapala Bird Festival commence Saturday, November 23, 5 p.m. with the art show “Birds of the Lake” at Galeria Efren Gonzalez (Marcos Castellanos 7, Ajijic).

Ribera arts review - January 24, 2014


Photographer Jill Flyer informs us that the cost of her tours are 100 U.S. dollars with 20 U.S. dollars for each additional person. The cost was incorrectly put in pesos in last week’s column. Flyer stresses that the price is still excellent value for money.

Ribera Arts Review - November 16, 2013

The 12th annual Feria Maestros del Arte runs Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17 at the Chapala Yacht Club.

Ribera arts review - January 17, 2014

Jocotepec city hall’s art and culture department is hosting a collective exhibit this month featuring work by some the town’s most accomplished artists.

Ribera Arts Review - November 9, 2013

Weekend happenings

Art lovers have plenty of options to attend happenings booked for this weekend.

Ribera arts review - January 10, 2014

The fourth play of the Lakeside Little Theatre season, “Blood Relations,” opens on Friday, January 17 and runs through January 26. 

Ribera Arts Review – November 2, 2013

Studio 18

Studio 18 Art Gallery (Colon 18, Ajijic) presents a Day of the Dead ceremony and exhibit on Saturday, November 2, from 4-7 p.m. More than 16 artists will be showing paintings, photographs and sculptures.  An altar erected by Lori Truly will be on display.

Ribera arts review - January 3, 2014

A selection of serigraphs and oils by the late Georg Rauch, one of Lakeside’s most prominent resident expat artists, is currently on display at Ajijic’s Galeria Cuatro, located at Colon 9.

Ribera Arts Review – October 26, 2013

Wonder Woman

There’s still time to catch the final two Wonder Woman shows at El Piano Rojo, both fund-raisers for November’s Feria Maestros del Arte. 

Ribera arts review - December 27, 2013

Tickets for the ever-popular Lip Sync Show to support on-going renovations at the Auditorio de la Ribera will be going on sale as of Thursday, January 2. The price is set at 200 pesos for center section seating, plus a glass of wine or beer, or 150 pesos for a spot in the side sections without a beverage. 

Ribera Arts Review - October 19, 2013

Sweet music will fill the evening air in Chapala on Saturday, October 19 as student troubadours roam the downtown area belting out lively Spanish and Latin American folk songs.

Ribera arts review - December 20, 2013

Jesus Alejandre, the talented young photographer who created the magnificent Spirit of Michoacan collection put on display in conjunction with last weekend’s Purepecha Festival, will be conducting two full-day workshops for local shutterbugs interested in honing their skills.

Ribera Arts Review – October 12, 2013


This Saturday, Galeria Di Paola de Ajijic opens a fascinating photo exhibit focusing on the lives of niñeras or nanas (nannies or women who care for the small children of affluent parents) as seen through the eyes of renowned documentary  photographer Patrica Aridjis.

Ribera arts review - December 13, 2013

Experience the magic of Michoacan during the three-day Fiesta Purépecha going on this weekend at the Ajijic plaza. Holiday shoppers will find visiting vendors offering a great selection of fine crafts from 13 communities.

Ribera Arts Review – October 5, 2013


Unfortunately, the Storytellers event scheduled for Tuesday, October 8 at the Lake Chapala Society has been cancelled.

Ribera arts review - December 6, 2013

Lakeside Little Theatre’s third show of the season opens on Friday, December 6

Ribera Arts Review – September 28, 2013

Naked Stage comedy

The Naked Stage Readers Theater presents “Here on the Flight Plan,” by Norm Foster, for a three-day run Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29 in the events salon located behind Daniel’s Restaurant, Rio Bravo 10 on Ajijic’s west side.

Ribera arts review - November 30, 2013

The third play of the Lakeside Little Theatre season opens Friday, December 6. “Over The River And Through The Woods” is a comedy-drama about an Italian-American family, written by U.S. playwright Joe DiPietro. Directed by Ann Swiston, and with a cast of Georgette Richmond, Ed Tasca, Heather Hunter, Kevin O’Byrne, Kenneth Bridges and Peggy Lord Chilton, the play runs from December 6 through 15. 

Ribera Arts Review – September 21, 2013

Cantantes del Lago

Lakeside’s own community choir, Los Cantantes del Lago, is starting rehearsals on October 1 for its upcoming holiday concerts celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah.