Last updateFri, 18 Jan 2019 11am

Large sacred art museum opens in rear of Guadalajara cathedral

You won’t find any Titians, Rembrandts or Rubens, except for a copy of one Rubens oil painting, but a visit to the new Museo de Arte Sacro [Museum of Sacred Art] in Guadalajara’s city center, is nevertheless enjoyable and a pleasant respite from downtown hubbub.

A Quebec festival on city streets

Stand by for a veritable feast of circus arts when Quebec brings some of its finest performers to Guadalajara for this year’s May Cultural Festival.

Dynamic New Yorker picks up JPO baton

Local business leaders are ready to chip in and help pay part of the salary of Alondra de la Parra, the 31-year-old New York-born conductor who was named the new music director of the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) just before Easter.

Malkovich advocates free theater

In words that may strike a chord with those unpaid thespians who take part in lakeside productions, acclaimed actor John Malkovich declared that theater should be free, ahead of his performance in Guadalajara this week.

Artistic pair leave their mark on Guadalajara streets and hearts

How is it that a Canadian couple breeze into Guadalajara for a one-week visit, are initially overwhelmed by this buzzing city, but end up staying for two months and canceling their around-the-world travel plans so they can embark on an artistic project aimed at humanizing the people who sell gum and wash windows on city streets, and then miraculously manage to get their project exhibited in a coveted public venue?

TlaquepArte a hit - once again

The TlaquepArte crafts extravaganza keeps getting better and better and more popular than ever with the foreign community.