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1,000 drums at Cabañas

Anyone who likes to play the drums is invited take part in a unique event to be held in the explanade of the Cabañas Cultural Institute on Friday, June 21, 6 p.m.


Painting Salon 2013 submissions

Galeria Vertice is calling on painters of all ages, nationalities and skill levels to enter its 2013 Salon de la Pintura.


Cabañas shows work of Fernando Garcia Ponce

An exhibition commemorating 25 years since the death of Mexican artist Fernando Garcia Ponce opens at the Instituto Cultural Cabañas on Friday, May 31.


Famed folk ballet troupe to begin summer season

The internationally acclaimed Ballet Folklorico de la Universidad de Guadalajara kicks off its summer season at the Teatro Degollado in Guadalajara on Sunday, June 23. Shows are held every Sunday at 10 a.m. through September 29 (except September 1 and 8).


Exhibit focuses on child labor in Mexico

Mexico is seeking to reform its federal child labor provisions to raise the minimum working age from 14 to 15.


Cirque du Soleil returns to Guadalajara

Cirque du Soleil returns to Guadalajara in August with Varekai, a touring production that is described as an “acrobatic tribute to the nomadic soul.”


JPO set to perform native son’s composition

Musicians in the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) are excitedly practicing a piece by a Guadalajara-born composer, which is slated for Friday, May 24, in the Teatro Degollado as part of the Festival Cultural de Mayo. That performance of “El Laberinto de la Soledad,” named after the well-known book by Octavio Paz, will mark its debut in Mexico.

“It’s challenging and beautiful,” commented one instrumentalist, “and it really sounds like Guadalajara.”


Well-known Canadian conductor to kick off state orchestra season

Still without a musical director, the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) kicks off its second (summer) season of the year next weekend with a program featuring the works of two Spanish composers.


Dance company gets reprieve

The state-funded Compañía de Danza Clásica y Neoclásica de Jalisco has been given a stay of execution but the troupe will change its name to the Joven Ballet de Jalisco (Young Ballet of Jalisco).


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