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Ribera Arts Review - May 25, 2024

Film

• The Chapala Indie Film Festival will screen a selection of locally produced movie shorts on the Ajijic Malecon, Saturday, May 25, 7 p.m. Bring your blanket, tarp or pillow to enjoy the flicks under the stars.

• The BRAVO Theatre is reprising its “Mamma Mia!” sing-a-long movie nights Friday to Sunday, May 31, June 1 and 2, 4 p.m. Roy Haynes will host each evening in a different surprise character. A costume contest, dancing in the aisles, special props and an Aegean Sea drink will keep things fun. Tickets, 300 pesos, available at Mia’s Boutique and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Tablao Flamenco

Cordoba, Spain native Ana Latorre joins Rodrigo Robles, Fernando Martinez, Santiago Maisterra and Emilia Galvez in a Tablao Flamenco performance at La Cochera Cultural, Sunday, May 26, 7 p.m. Tickets, 350 pesos, are available at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">.

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Sculptor brunch

The Garden of Dreams is holding an al fresco brunch buffet with master ceramist Macario Covarrubias, Sunday, May 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in their beautiful gardens. The former director of the Tonala Regional Museum will present a special exhibition of his high temperature ceramics, which are also on sale. Cost is 850 pesos per person. RSVP: 315-104-8325.

Art in the Plaza

Centro Laguna Mall will hold its monthly art in the plaza event, Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find organic food, arts and crafts and a shopping bazaar.

Narrator wanted

The Lake Chapala Orchestra will hold auditions Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m. at Lakeside Presbyterian Church for a narrator (male or female) for its performances of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” with rehearsals and the concert in November. Theater experience and an ability to bring to life the various characters in the work are essential. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book an audition time and receive the script.

Enjoy the show!

A special Steve Balfour 70th Birthday Concert at the Lake Chapala Society to benefit finishing construction of the Cruz Roja Chapala building, featuring the music of Freddie Mercury and Lady Gaga, will be held Sunday, June 9, 5 p.m. Tickets, 500 pesos VIP and 350 pesos general, available at the LCS office or LakeChapalaSociety.com.

Choir to perform

Las Voces del Lago will perform its “Sing, Sing, Sing” concert June 13, 14 and 15, 3 p.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church, San Jorge 250, Riberas del Pilar. The choir will present a pops concert featuring music from the Big Band era to famous hits throughout the decades.

For reservations, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tickets are 300 pesos. There are 15 free children’s tickets (age 12 and under) available for the Thursday, June 13 concert. First come, first served.

LLT stage

“Facing East,” a drama by Carol Lynn Person and directed by Collette Clavadetscher, will take to the stage Friday, June 21, 7:30 p.m. and also Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 with matinees at 4 p.m. This is a special one-act play lasting 80 minutes, staring Debra Bowers, David Ellison and Wayne Waterman, and will benefit the charity Ajijic Cares.

An upstanding Mormon couple confront the suicide of their gay son and a reassessment of their faith. An open grave, a mother who is relieved her son is now free from his “sin of homosexuality,” a father who will not leave the cemetery until an honest funeral has been given for the son who took his own life in a flower bed beside the Salt Lake Mormon temple, a grieving partner who arrives at the grave and has his first encounter with the parents of the man he loved. What went wrong? Who is to blame? And where in all of this is God?

Tickets, 350 pesos, are available at LakesideLittleTheatre.com and at the box office, June 19 and 20, 10 a.m. to noon and one hour before each show. You can also reserve your tickets at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Concert cancelled

The Anton and Megan Joy Belov concert at The BRAVO! Theatre has been cancelled due to illness.

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