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Last updateFri, 18 Aug 2017 6pm

Operatic couple to perform in Ajijic

Ernesto Ramirez, who has gone on from an early musical education at the University of Guadalajara to become an internationally acclaimed tenor, and his wife, distinguished Canadian mezzo-soprano Michèle Bogdanowicz, will present a selection of beloved opera and show music in Ajijic, Thursday, August 24, 4 p.m., in the large Auditorio de la Ribera in La Floresta.

Heads up on offbeat art show

Original paintings by Jorge Eduardo “Churro” Beltrán Aceves and his faithful canine companion Tigrillo will be featured in an unorthodox art show opening/street party

Centro Cultural González Gallo management changes hands

After 11 years at the helm María Elena Ramirez Aguilar has stepped down as administrator of the Centro Cultural González Gallo (CCGG), housed in Chapala’s former railway station. Named to fill her shoes is María de la Luz (Lucy) Mendoza Huerta, a local kindergarten teacher who brings past experience as a public servant to her new position.

Stepping out this weekend

Friday, May 12

Pianist Roberto Ortiz plays at La Mision in West Ajijic, 6:30 p.m.; Jimmy Barto and Paco Casas play Manix, 7-9 p.m.;

Chapala Bird Fest ready to take flight

The sixth annual Festival de las Aves del Lago de Chapala gets underway this weekend, with a full agenda of special activities planned to celebrate the vast number of migratory birds that find temporary refuge at Mexico’s largest lake.