Lakeside Little Theatre (LLT) presents “Proof” by David Auburn and directed by Randy Warren, October 19-28.
“Proof” is a captivating and compassionate drama about scientists whose science matters less than their humanity; a mystery about an important mathematical proof, overlaid with the enigma of genius, and the toll it takes on friends, family and colleagues.
The cast includes Devin Van Domelin, Tony Wilshere, Collette Clavadetscher and Wayne Waterman.
Youth orchestra fundraiser
Perry’s Pizza in Ajijic will host a fundraiser concert for the youth orchestra in San Juan Cosala, as the school is in desperate need of a new roof.
The “Raise the Roof” event is on Friday October 19, 4 p.m., and includes a concert with a variety of music groups, as well as all-you-can-eat pizza for 300 pesos. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the school.
Groups performing include the youth orchestra, Mariachi Real Axixic, La Pura Pina and Aloha Rock, along with special guest appearances.
Spotlight Club events
Les Femmes des Serge, a Guadalajara-based group featuring a fresh take on French music classics and some songs of their own, give a performance Friday, October 19, 7 p.m. at the Spotlight Club in San Antonio.
Big Band Rafael Terriquez will get you out on the dance floor Saturday, October 20, 7 p.m.
The show by Sexteto – The Power of Cuban Music on Sunday, October 21, 7 p.m., has sold out.
Los Cantantes del Lago presents Showstoppers 17, Sunday, October 21, 4 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Riberas del Pilar. This concert features members of the choir singing solos, duets and trios by many favorite local performers. Also in the show are Ricardo Lavín – a professional baritone from Guadalajara, ukulele by Tim Tillman, trumpet by the fabulous Jimmy Barto and piano by the inimitable Timothy G. Ruff Welch. A local treasure, this popular concert fills quickly, so get your tickets, 250 pesos, from any Los Cantantes member, at Diane Pearl, Mia’s Boutique or loscantantesdellago.com. The bar opens at 3 p.m.
Fall Viva bus trips
Viva la Musica sponsors trips to performances by the Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO), the Ballet de Jalisco and a live opera presentation.
October 25: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 (JPO); November 4: Mahler’s Symphony No. 7 (JPO); November 27: Live opera, “Turandot” by Puccini, featuring Oksana Kramereva, Riccardo Massi and the Zapopan Municipal Choir and JPO; December 9: JPO puts on a Baroque Fest with music by Vivaldi, Geminiani, Gabrieli, Bach and Lully; December 13: Ballet de Jalisco performs the “Nutcracker.”
Information on times and ticket prices available at the LCS ticket area, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon, or by calling Rosemary Keeling, (376) 766-1801.
Viva also goes to “Live at the Met” bus trips to see opera on the big screen at the Teatro Diana Saturdays in Guadalajara.
November 3: “Samson and Delilah” by Saint Saens; and December 15: “La Traviata” (The Fallen Woman) by Verdi.
Tickets, 450 pesos for members, 550 pesos non-members, are available at the LCS ticket area, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon or by calling (376) 766-1801.
Lake Chapala Society members can take advantage of Film Aficionados screenings each Thursday, 2 p.m. On October 25, “Hichki” (2018, India) will be screened. An inspiring story about a woman who turns what others see as a great weakness into her greatest strength as she seeks a position as a teacher even though she’s handicapped. (113 minutes).
Frankie Dino and his Tribute Show Band will perform a dinner show at Roberto’s Restaurant, Saturday, October 27. Dinner is at 6 p.m.; the show begins at 7 p.m. and dancing goes from 9 p.m. until closing. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes (optional). Tickets, 350 pesos, are available at Roberto’s. Call 766-1616.
Maestros del Arte
The Feria Maestros del Arte will be held November 9-11 this year at the Chapala Yacht Club, Paseo Ramon Corona and the lake in Chapala.
Dozens of Mexico’s top folk art craftsmen will be displaying and selling their finished pieces. Many of the artisans also work on new pieces at the fair.
The Feria supports local charities including the LCS Children’s Art program, Operation Feed and the Women’s Prison Doll Project.