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City Living - April 21, 2012

Jazz nights

Café Andre Breton has weekly lineups for live jazz. Every Tuesday, it’s “Bourbon St.” with Lalo Melgar on guitar and Christian Jimenez playing keyboards. Then on Wednesdays it’s time for the Jazz Jam Sessions with Willy Zavala, from 9.30 p.m. Entry is free to both events. The Smoke Rings Quartet will also be playing this Saturday, from 9.30 p.m. Entry is 30 pesos. The Café Andre Breton is on Juan Manuel 175 in the Centro Historico. For reservations call 3345-2194.

National Theatre broadcast

Oliver Goldmsith’s 1773 classic play, “She Stoops to Conquer,” will be broadcast digitally from London’s National Theatre to the Teatro Diana on Tuesday, April 24, 8 p.m. It is an intelligent, funny and chaotic love story based around a dysfunctional 18th century family.

Marking the end of the third season of National Theatre broadcasts, the three-hour play will be performed in English, with Spanish subtitles. Tickets are available from the Teatro Diana or from

Children’s art workshop

Kids aged between 4 and 17 will exhibit 50 works inspired by the life and art of surrealist Spanish painter Joan Miro at an annual art workshop. The event has been running for nine years. Entitled “Dreaming of Miro,” this year it takes place Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. at Avenida Chapultepec 198. Entry is free.

Bubble show

Don’t forget the Gazillion Bubble Show at the Trompo Magico museum on Sunday, April 29.

The show’s star and creator Fan Yang currently holds 16 Guinness World Records – most recently for having put 108 people inside a single bubble.

There are three show times: 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at the Trompo Magico, Galeria del Calzado (Av. Mexico and Juan Palomar y Arias), Plaza del Angel (Lopez Mateos and Cubilete) and branches of Pastelerias OK on Av. Mexico, Av. Patria and in Plaza Patria.

The Trompo Magico is located in Zapopan at Avenida Central 750, Fraccionamiento Residencial Poniente, tel: (33) 3030-0030.


Upcoming events for the general public at Expo Guadalajara, the city’s main trade show center, include:

- Free Woman (Mujer Libre) Expo. May 5-6. Exhibition and sale of female health, beauty and fashion products.

- House and Land Expo. May 5-6. Promotion of land and real estate.

- Franchise Expo. May 24-25. Exhibition of franchises and business opportunities.

- Your Wedding Expo. May 26-27. Wedding-related products and services.

- Children’s Party Expo. May 26-27. Find everything you need to plan your kid’s party.

Soccer games

Chivas vs. Atlas (Estadio Omnilife) Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m.

Estudiantes Tecos vs. Queretaro (Estadio Tres de Marzo) Friday, April 27, 8.10 p.m.

Atlas vs. Santos Laguna (Estadio Jalisco) Saturday, April 28, 8.45 p.m.

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