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Ribera Arts Review - March 106, 2021

Painting

Oil and watercolor works by internationally recognized artist Glenda Rogers will be on display at Yves’ Restaurant, Friday, March 12, through Monday, March 15. The artist will be on hand daily, between 1 and 3 p.m.

pg20aA native of North Carolina, Rogers studied photography at Southern Methodist University. She was the featured artist in the 2011 Boulder County Art Walk in Longmont, Colorado.

Since moving to Mexico, she has continued to hone her skills under the masterful tutelage of Efren Gonzalez. The colors, images and passions of 55 countries she has taken in during her travels influence her content and style. Glenda lives full time in Ajijic with her two “crazy dogs” and “even crazier” husband.

Learn to paint

Efren Gonzalez offers a live oil painting workshop Tuesday, April 13 to 16, 9 to 3:30 p.m. One painting each day is the goal of the class. Limited to 12 students. Call 331-703-3942 to sign up.

Centro Cultural

Sunday, March 28, marks the 15th anniversary of the opening of Chapala’s Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo, formerly the town’s railway station.

Singer Andres Aguilar and pianist Fernando Palomar kick off the festivities with a concert on Friday, March 5, 6 p.m.

pg20bThe concert, titled Navigatoren Liederkreis, will feature a tradition of German songs from the 19th century, focusing on the art of navigation.

Says the Center: “In this case the songs will be a mix of word play and song fragments alluding to a form of life that is almost extinct on Lake Chapala and only lives on in the sporting events of urban sailors. The vernacular tradition of this past can’t be rescued in its totality, but will be explored by music.”

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Storytelling

Do you want to be part of a new theater experience? Auditions are to be held in a beautiful fresh air studio in Chula Vista Norte, near the new hospital. Required distancing will be respected.

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Auditions are scheduled Monday to Friday, from noon. Come prepared with a five- to seven-minute true story based on a real event or adventure. No script. No written notes. Tell the story as you experienced it.

Call 376-766-3202 for directions and information, and RSVP your time slot.

LLT Readers Theatre

Lakeside Little Theatre’s rescheduled production of “It’s My Party (And I’ll Die If I Want To)” will take place Friday to Sunday, March 12, 13 and 14, with open-air seating on the Angel Terrace.

Covid-19 precautions will be in place for the performances.  All shows are at 4 p.m. Tickets are 150 pesos. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 376-766-0954. Leave a message and LLT will get back to you.

The LLT box office is open from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and one hour before each show.

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