Last updateTue, 19 Jun 2018 1pm

Spanish director receives lifetime achievement award

At the recent Guadalajara International Film Festival, legendary Spanish director Carlos Saura, 86, was the subject of a career retrospective at the University of Guadalajara’s Catedra Julio Cortazar, where he participated in a dialogue with producer Antonio Saura, his son, and received the Mayahuel International award.

Mexico’s largest tech convention lands at Expo Guadalajara

Expo Guadalajara, that most promiscuous of event spaces, is set to host yet another outsize happening, the gargantuan Mexican tech convention known as Talent Land, Tuesday, April 2 to Friday, April 6.

First ever nudist festival coming to GDL

In a Youtube video, a young man named Hector Martinez sits cross-legged in the middle of a white net hammock, naked except for a natty blue-black scarf tied around his neck. 

Water shortages hitting Guadalajara neighborhoods

Water shortages in many zones of the Guadalajara metropolitan area are being put down to increased demand due to the excessively high temperatures, in addition to problems affecting supply via the old Atequiza canal that pumps thousands of gallons of H20 from Lake Chapala to the city every day.

Outcry as three UdG film students abducted in broad daylight in Tonala

A citizenry still reeling from two months of bloody internecine fighting between powerful cartels has been dealt another crushing blow their morale: the abduction in Tonala of three film students, scooped up off the streets after shooting a project for the Universidad de Medios Audiovisuales (CAAV).

City goes green for St. Paddy

The Irish Ambassador to Mexico and the country’s tourism minister took part in an (early) St. Patrick’s Day and Greening Day celebration in Guadalajara Sunday, March 10. 

Lafourcade to give free concert

Zapopan city hall is presenting a free concert featuring the popular Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade, who recently sang at the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, interpreting the “Best Song” for the movie “Coco.”