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Puppet Fest sends Tapatios back to an unplugged era

Rejoice, ye who yearn for a time when fun was held together by wooden joints, metal screws and twine: The ninth annual Puppet Festival (Festin de las Muñecas) will grace Guadalajara with its charmingly analog presence, Wednesday-Sunday, November 1-5.

City’s newest cultural space opens with a flourish

In front of an pumped-up full house (tickets sold out with days of the concert being announced), Spanish tenor Placido Domingo sprinkled superstar gold dust on the opening of the University of Guadalajara’s latest cultural space, the Conjunto de Artes Escenicas.

Norwegian opera ‘Peer Gynt’ to grace Degollado stage

Opera lovers can rejoice at the news that a production of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s “Peer Gynt” (music by Ibsen’s countryman Edvard Grieg) will be mounted at Guadalajara’s Teatro Degollado the first weekend of November, letting loose a bracing gust of Scandinavian culture sure to raise goosebumps on the extremities of the city’s culture vultures.

Entertainment Guide - October 21, 2017

Ballet de Jalisco

The state’s only full-time professional classical dance troupe gives six open-air presentations on consecutive weekends of the world-famous ballet, Swan Lake, in the city’s most popular and largest park.

Centro Historico to host major Dia de los Muertos parade Oct. 28

Saturday, October 28, the centuries-old, graceful stone facades of Guadalajara’s city center will echo with the sounds of flamboyantly-costumed Day of the Dead celebrants as they strut their stuff down the hot pavements of the late afternoon into the relative cool of the evening.