Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

French-Mexican sculptor showing at Cabañas is a ‘find’

It’s always a pleasure to visit Guadalajara’s Instituto Cultural Cabañas, whether you’re outside taking in the eerily whimsical bronze “chairs” of the renowned Alejandro Colunga, or inside, soaking in the architecture or laying on benches in the chapel and gazing at the crown jewel of the place, the Mexican-Muralist-era frescoes of the luminary Jose Clemente Orozco.

‘Native son’ arrives from New York to conduct state orchestra at Degollado

As the eighth program in its first season of 2016, the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) presents an exceptional concert of music this weekend by Schubert, Ponce and Gomezanda, directed by Guadalajara-born Alejandro Hernandez, who comes from a musically prominent Tapatio family but distinguished himself abroad as a director and pianist.

Entertainment Guide – April 8, 2016

Sleeping Beauty

For the third consecutive year, the Ballet de Jalisco, the state’s only professional troupe, presents this stunning work by Charles Perrault in the glorious setting of the famed Cabañas Institute.  Enhancing the piece will be a multi-media show and fireworks.

Global variety distinguishes city’s May Festival calendar

This year’s 19th Festival Cultural de Mayo (May Cultural Festival) in Guadalajara will not feature a guest country for the first time in many editions.  Instead, organizers are inviting high quality performers from seven nations that have been invited to the festival in recent years.  Artists from Mexico, Germany, Spain, Canada (Quebec), the United Kingdom, France and Hungary have been booked for the month-long festival.