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‘Big draw’ operatic group returns to Open Circle

A favorite in recent years at Ajijic’s Sunday morning event, the Compañía de Ópera de Jalisco, founded in 2013, returns February 16, 10:30 a.m., for a performance of art songs of Mexico and Latin America, which is expected to once again leave the audience “in a haze of euphoria,” according to Lake Chapala Society organizer Margaret Van Every. 

Smart cookies triumph at Niños Trivia Quiz

Twenty-six eight-member teams and one four-member team competed in the 11th Trivia Quizzes event organized through Niños Incapacitados and held at the Hotel Real de Chapala January 14.

Carnaval merrymaking

Ajijic’s Carnaval celebrations kick off this weekend with the first of the local rodeos to be held on three consecutive Sundays, February 2, 9 and 16, 4:30 p.m., at the Lienzo Charro arena, Calle Revolución a block south of the highway.

Juno Award nominee to give violin concert

Celtic and jazz violinist Miranda Mulholland and harpist Tara Minton perform at the Auditorio de la Ribera Monday, February 10, 7:30 p.m., as part of the Northern Lights Festival de Febrero.

The cello & guitar: a ‘great combination’

Ajijic’s acoustically superior Auditorio de la Ribera del Lago is the venue for an intimate concert of guitar and cello on January 18 entitled “From Bach to Jobim,” which will benefit the educational organization Opera Guanajuato and bring together the worlds of classical and Latin music.