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Entertainment Guide - November 4, 2017

Isaac Hernandez

Two presentations at the new University of Guadalajara cultural complex by the Tapatio ballet dancer who has risen to great fame and acclaim and is now a principal with the English National Ballet.

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.