Last updateFri, 29 Apr 2016 3pm

Two acclaimed string musicians to hit town for winter festival

Violinist Benjamin Bowman and cellist Joel Noyes, among the most distinguished of the 27 musicians in this year’s Northern Lights Festival de Febrero, are set to arrive from New York in mid-February and be billeted in Ajijic homes for the duration of the series, which runs February 20 to March 5.

Northern Lights Festival packages available, tickets on sale soon

While the generous Cultura Jalisco grant has kept the Northern Lights Festival’s engine churning, there still remains a large shortfall that organizers hope can be recovered by further local donations, sponsors and partners and its enthusiastic group of festival members, devotees and music lovers.

Carnaval to crank up 12 days of commotion

Chapala’s annual Carnaval festivities pump up Friday, January 29, leading in to a 12-day program of special events promising to live up to the 2016 slogan “Hagamos Ruido!” (Let’s Make Noise!).

Ukulele maestros return to Ajijic

An enjoyable evening is guaranteed when renowned musicians and music educators Daniel Ward and Heidi Swedberg take the stage of the Ajijic Cultural Center on Wednesday, January 27, 7 p.m. 

Actors shine in LLT's touching tribute to South Boston

Lakeside Little Theatre’s “Good People” is a poignant, brave and almost subversive play that focuses on what it really means to be down on your luck. 

At the core of the play is a long pondered moral dilemma: Is it strength of character or just a few lucky breaks that determines a person’s fate? 

Director Lynn Phelan’s clear-sighted interpretation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s tribute to his old South Boston neighborhood empowered the actors to perform with an almost aching authenticity.