Last updateFri, 15 Mar 2019 3pm

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.

No dampened spirits at Film Fest

As the 27th Guadalajara Film Festival bore down on its close this week, Friday’s narco blockades threw some confusion on the event. Visitors wondered whether Saturday’s closing ceremony would go on as scheduled, with a few Friday night red carpet and party events suspended. However, when the Saturday sun broke, the festival went forward unabated.