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Entertainment Guide – November 21, 2015

Contemporary music

Local bands offer free “jam sessions” in these new Monday evening presentations.

Teatro Alarife Martin Casillas, Mondays, 8 p.m. Free.

Blue Man Group

High-tech vaudeville, performance art group has blossomed into an international organization with 60 “blue men” in the troupe.  Addictive viewing, just to see what novelties they will come up with next. Eight shows are scheduled over five days.

Teatro Diana,  Friday, November 20, 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 21, 6 and 9 p.m.; Sunday, November 22, 5 and 8 p.m. 350-1,400 pesos.


Sun & Sound Festival

The Parque Metropolitano in Zapopan is the venue for this all day music jamboree featuring rock, pop, blues and jazz artists, among others. Two stages will host singers and bands from noon to 11 p.m. See sunandsoundfestival.com for details of bands and times.

Parque Metropolitano, Saturday, November 21, from noon. Free.


Kendrick Scott

U.S.  jazz drummer, bandleader and composer and founder of the World Culture Music Record Company is the invited guest in the final concert of the excellent Jazz at Lincoln Center series sponsored by the University of Guadalajara.  He will be joined by his group, Oracle, with whom he has made several recordings.  He also performed with the Terence Blanchard Quintet on the album “A Tale of God’s Will (A Requiem for Katrina),”  which was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2008. 

Teatro Vivian Blumenthal (Tomas V. Gomez 125), Thursday, November 26, 9 p.m. 250 pesos.


Live from the Met

NEW DATE. Alban Berg’s “Lulu” continues the season of New York Met live simulcasts. Soprano Marlis Petersen has excited audiences around the world with her portrayal of the tour-de-force title role. 

Teatro Diana, Saturday, November 28, 11:30 a.m. 100-250 pesos.


Austin Mahone

Concert with 19-year-old teen pop idol from San Antonio, Texas who began his career by posting videos on YouTube, including a cover of Justin Bieber’s “Mistletoe.”

Auditor Telmex, Saturday, November 28, 9 p.m. 400-1,500 pesos.


Hotel California

Hotel California has been recreating the legendary sound of The Eagles since 1986, and has remained the industry leading substitute for the famed band ever since.   They have shared the stage with such headliners as The Doobie Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Gretchen Wilson and many other international artists.  Hotel California performs such Eagles hits as “Take it to the Limit,” “One of These Nights,” “Desperado,” “Heartache Tonight” and “Hotel California.”

Teatro Diana,  Friday, December 4, 9 p.m. 250-700 pesos.


Snow Queen on Ice

La Reina de las Nieves (Snow Queen on Ice) show with artists/skaters from Moscow.

Teatro Galerias (Lapizlazuli 3445, across from Plaza del Sol), Thursday, December 3, 8 p.m. 200-350 pesos.


Enrique Iglesias

Spanish heartthrob brings “Sex and Love” show to Guadalajara.

Auditorio Telmex, Friday, December 4, 9 p.m. 400-2,300 pesos.


Navidades en Mexico

“Christmases in Mexico” is the title of a folk dance spectacular presented by the excellent Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez, from Mexico City.

Auditor Telmex, Saturday, December 5, 8 p.m. 300-1,400 pesos.


Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra

The final program of the fall/winter season is titled “Por el Amor de Mozart.” Guest director Günter Neuhold is joined by clarinetist Joaquín Valdepeñas. The program features Mozart’s Symphony No. 4 in D major; clarinet concerto in A major, K. 622 and Symphony No. 41 in Do Mayor, KV 551 “Jupiter.”

Teatro Degollado, Sunday, December 6,12:30 p.m. 110-200 pesos.


The Nutcracker

The Russian State Ballet Samara presents this perennial seasonal favorite with 35 dancers on stage.

Teatro Diana,  Wednesday, December 9, 8:30 p.m. 250-550 pesos.


Get Back

Beatles tribute band from the United States make another return trip to the city. Fans can’t get enough of this Fab Four.

Teatro Diana,  Friday, December 11,9 p.m. 300-600 pesos.


The Nutcracker

The Ballet Joven de Jalisco presents the tale by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, with music by Tchaikovsky.

Teatro Degollado, Thursday, December 17,  7 p.m.; Friday, December 18, 8 p.m.; Saturday, December 19, 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 20, 12:30 p.m.

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