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Ribera Arts Review - March 27, 2015

Sunday Movie

“Pride,”  based on a true story about London-based gays and lesbians helping mineworkers on strike in Wales, is the fifth film in this year’s Sunday Afternoon at the Movies series, sponsored by the Lake Chapala Chapter of Democrats Abroad Mexico.

Showtime is 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 29 at Cinemas del Lago, Theater #1, Bugambilias Plaza, Ajijic.  Tickets are 50 pesos at the box office.  The public is welcome.  A post-movie discussion is led by Elizabeth Katz and Ralph Jennings.

Net proceeds help fund the sponsoring organization’s voter registration program for all U.S. expats living at Lakeside, regardless of political affiliation.

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Galeria Sol

A new multi-media exhibit at Galeria Sol Mexicano, up until Wednesday, April 15, is a colorful collection of oil and pastel work by lakeside artists Anita Lee and Isabel Deblanc, plus the Raku style of pottery by ceramicists Frank Howell and Rob Miller.

During the show’s opening on Friday, March 27, the ceramicists will demonstrate Raku kiln firing sometime between 5 and 6 p.m.  All pieces fired during these demonstrations will be available for sale by Sunday, March 29. 

The public is urged to join the exhibit launch and artist reception from 4 to 7 p.m.  Sol Mexicano Galeria del Arte is at Colón 13 in Ajijic. Call (376) 766-0734 for information. 

Photo Classes

Local photographer Jill Flyer is announcing a Basic Photography and a Basic Photoshop course for amateurs.

The series of photography classes at 550 pesos include sessions on how to operate cameras automatically or manually, how to create light in the camera, compositional exercises and photographing people, a review and critique session and a history of photography slides how.

The fee for the two Photoshop classes is 300 pesos. They include basic adjustment tools to adjust photos: delete, crop, modify, change color, adjust brightness and contrast, correct skin blemishes, convert to black and white.

Flyer offers a package discount for those who sign up for both series of classes. Classes begin Wednesday, April 1, 2 p.m. in Mirasol. For information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call (376) 766-3025. Also visit www.mexploration.net.

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