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Local ‘mythical’ group to play intimate venue

El Personal, a Guadalajara reggae band that is described as “very melodic” and that boasts name recognition dating back to the 1970s, is slated to perform Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at the small but well established El Rojo Cafe in Guadalajara’s Colonia Americana.


Status Quo concert called off

British rock band Status Quo’s concert in Guadalajara on April 25 has been cancelled for “logistical reasons” (i.e. poor ticket sales).


Celebrated UK ensemble to play at Diana

Britten Sinfonia, an acclaimed ensemble from Great Britain, are undertaking a four-concert tour of Mexico later this month, including one presentation at Guadalajara’s Teatro Diana on Thursday, March 21, 8 p.m. 


Popular Toronto and San Francisco entertainers at El Piano Rojo

When 13-year-old Kevin Levesque performed his first Broadway-style number in his parent’s living room, he knew he had found his calling. 


Film festival primed for Nordic invasion

Guadalajara’s 28th International Film Festival (FICG28) gets underway on Friday, March 1 with the Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as this year’s special guests.


Artist on the rise

Local artist Susana Hubert opened a new solo exhibition Wednesday at the Galeria de Juristas in the Jalisco Congress building, located on the Plaza Liberacion, to one side of the Degollado Theater in downtown Guadalajara.


Orchestra kicks off season with all-Mexican program, acclaimed US director

Although hobbled by two incomplete and rocky transitions — of state governors and artistic directors — the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra has embarked on its first season of 2013.


Dance company on the edge

The future of the Compañia Estatal de Danza Clasica y Neoclasica hangs in the balance with the incoming administration unclear about how to manage Jalisco’s only professional state-funded dance company.


Orchestra in a pickle but some see sweeter times ahead

With the abrupt exit of Alondra de La Parra after only 10 months as artistic director of the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, and the imminent installation of new state politicians to control the orchestra, changes are whizzing around as fast as the jet that took the acclaimed young director to Europe the day after she stepped down last week.


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