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Entertainment Guide - November 09, 2019

Monday recitals

November 11: Dúo Sommer, comprised of siblings Rodolfo and Roberto Peña Sommer (piano and violin), interpret works by Beethoven, Debussy and Ravel. 


Apiculturists to the rescue

After a night storm Thursday, October 31, felled a large tree – and its resident hive of bees – a squad of Guadalajara bomberos (firefighters) and apicultoras (apiculturists) showed up the next afternoon to cordon off streets near Avenidas La Paz and Union in Colonia Americana and deal with the tree, which was leaning on an art gallery, and the bees.

Entertainment Guide - October 19, 2019

Monday recitals

Talented musicians of different genres showcased each Monday. October 21: The Orquesta de Cámara Independiente de Guadalajara, directed by Guillermo Salvador. October 28: Greek mezzo-soprano Alexandra Gravas with pianist José Luis González Moya.

Entertainment Guide - October 12, 2019

Opera selections

Croatian mezzosoprano Jelena Kordic, Australian-Mexican tenor Diego Torre and the Zapopan Municipal Choir (under its new director Mireya Ruvalcaba) are joined by the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, led by musical director Jesus Medina, in a program featuring 16 selections from opera greats Puccini, Verdi, Wagner and others.

‘New image’ promised for annual Fiestas de Octubre

The Jalisco state government has plowed more than 25 million pesos ($US1.2 million) into this year’s Fiestas de Octubre to give the annual fair “a new image,” according to Agustín Silva Guerrero, director of the State Entertainment Agency (AEEJ).