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Entertainment Guide - August 5, 2017


The Festival de las Artes de Jalisco (FESTA) kicks off with an inaugural concert by Leiden, a 29-year-old Cuban-Mexican folk-rock singer.

Famed local artist accused of plagiarism

A local sculptor is claiming his work has been plagiarized by one of the artists commissioned to create a piece for Guadalajara city hall’s polemic Arte Publica project.

The next Nureyev?

The career of ballet dancer Isaac Hernandez seems to be taking off into the stratosphere. 

Outdoor cultural screenings

Plazas, parks and other public spaces around Mexico are — or soon will be — playing host to a federal program bringing its citizens in contact with their nation’s rich cultural heritage.

Apache dance group to perform

To celebrate the UNESCO-designated International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9), a series of events will take place organized by the state of Jalisco and the U.S. Consulate, two in Guadalajara and one two hours southwest in Tuxpan.