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Ribera Arts Review - February 16, 2013

Northern Lights

In spite of many rumors to the contrary, the principal concerts of the Scotia Bank Northern Lights Festival series will be held at the Auditorio de la Ribera del Lago in La Floresta.

Ribera Arts Review - February 9, 2013

Open studios

Enter the world of local artists when the Ajijic Society of the Arts (ASA)  holds its second annual Open Studios Tour on Saturday and Sunday, February 9 and 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - November 24, 2012


Members of the Perspective Group and Photography Gallery from the Chicago area will show their work at an exhibition at the Ajijic Cultural Center, opening on Saturday, December 1, 6 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - February 2, 2013

Mariachi gala
Well-known singer Dina Buendia and her musicians will headline a mariachi gala at the Hotel Real de Chapala on Friday, February 8, 7 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - November 17, 2012

Arts & crafts

Make sure you visit the fabulous Feria Maestros del Arte this weekend, when 65 of the best folk art artisans from various corners of Mexico will be showing their exquisite creations and selling them at prices you would only get if you visited their home studios.

Ribera Arts Review - January 26, 2013

Theater tour

Now’s your chance to get behind the curtain for a glimpse inside a working community theater company.

Ribera Arts Review - November 10, 2012

Collective show

Galeria de Axixic, in conjunction with artist Jesus Lopez Vega, opens its second annual collective art show on Saturday, November 10, 4-8 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - January 19, 2013


To celebrate new and renewing members, VIVA la Musica holds its annual “Membership Gala” party on Sunday, January 20, with the membership meeting at 3 p.m. and the gala beginning at 4 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - November 3, 2012

Coming up

The well-known and popular musical “The Fantasticks” opens at the Plaza de la Ribera (formerly Sol y Luna) on Friday, November 23.

Ribera Arts Review - January 12, 2013


Three artists share the limelight when Centro Cultural Ajijic opens a new show with a reception on Saturday, January 12, 4-8 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - October 27, 2012


Canadian playwright Peter Colley, who penned “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” opening at Lakeside Little Theatre (LLT) on Saturday, November 3, will visit the theater during the run of the show and will probably appear at the cast party on the last day of the performances.

Ribera Arts Review - January 5, 2013


Well-known conductor Leonardo Gasparini, the newly appointed artistic director of the Palacio de la Cultura y la Comunicacion in Guadalajara, will speak to the Canadian Club of Lake Chapala at their meeting on Wednesday, January 9 at Hotel La Nueva Posada (Donato Guerra 9, Ajijic.)

Ribera Arts Review - October 20, 2012

Calendar girls

The Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 7 is holding a photo contest to find material for their 2014 calendar.

Ribera Arts Review - December 29, 2012

Film festival

The Lake Chapala Jewish Congregation presents the fourth annual Jewish Film Festival, with screenings every Sunday at 3 p.m. from January 6 to February 10.

Ribera Arts Review - October 13, 2012

Concert trips

VIVA la Musica has planned seven bus trips to Guadalajara’s  Teatro Degollado for the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra’s fall/winter season of concerts. The Friday concerts begin at 8:30 p.m.; Sunday’s are scheduled for 12:30 a.m. The trip dates and concert highlights are:

Ribera Arts Review - December 22, 2012

Christmas bazaar

More than 30 artists, designers and chefs from Lakeside and Guadalajara will gather for a Christmas bazaar on Saturday and Sunday, December 22 and 23, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the La Huerta events center in west Ajijic. These artists will present their very best creations in jewelry, home décor, prepared foods, art, and all things holiday related.

Ribera Arts Review - October 6, 2012

Special appeal

VIVA la Musica is on the lookout for no-longer used musical instruments that can be refurbished and passed on to young and aspiring musicians at Lakeside.

Ribera Arts Review - December 8, 2012

Membership meeting

Roseann and Tony Wilshere open their home for the VIVA la Musica! annual general meeting and membership gala on January 20, 3 p.m.

Ribera Arts Review - September 29, 2012


Coloratura soprano Katia Iran can be heard in concert  at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church on Sunday, October 21, 4 p.m., in an event staged by My, My, How Nice Productions.

Ribera Arts Review - December 1, 2012

One day only

Don’t miss the One-Day-Only Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hole-in-One Restaurant in Chula Vista. Local artists will be selling creations of many kinds. Make sure to take a look at the special Christmas jewelry starting at 50 pesos. The variety is terrific and the quality is grand. You won’t be disappointed.

Ribera Arts Review - September 22, 2012

Hooray for VIVA!

A truly international quintet – clarinetist Xochitl Garcia and volinist Julio Serna of Mexico, cellist Laila Kannina of Latvia, violist Robert Nelson of the United States and violinist Robert Markus of Slovakia – did more than simple justice to the evening’s musical fare at the VIVA la Musica concert held last week at the Gonzalez Gallo Cultural Center in Chapala.

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