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Star Wars fandom alive & well in Mexico

The staying power of the Star Wars franchise is second to none.  While boomers will no doubt insist on the superiority of the original trilogy of films (1977, 1980, 1983), subsequent generations have been captivated by a succession of follow-ups: the prequel trilogy (1999, 2002, 2005) and the sequel trilogy (2015, 2017, 2019), plus two stand-alone films (2016, 2018) and an animated feature.

A truly Mexican spectacle

The equestrian part of Encuentro Internacional del Mariachi y la Charreria is scheduled for Saturday, August 26, at the Lienzo Los Tres Potrillos, located on the highway  midway between Guadalajara and Chapala.

Mexico’s top-rated folk dance troupe is back on stage

Expats who live in these parts for an extended length of time will at some stage surely get to see the renowned Ballet Folclórico de la Universidad de Guadalajara (UdG), which opens a month-long season of presentations at the Conjunto Santander de las Artes on September 2.

Ground-breaking contemporary dance

Belgian choreographer Wim Vandekeybus presents “Traces,” a contemporary dance show that seeks to expose human cruelty and how animals’ habitats are invaded. 

What’s on city’s August cultural agenda

Harp & voice

Free spirit and Guadalajara native Luis Ku, a popular trova singer and harpist, celebrates his long musical career and presents his latest album, “Dejando Huella,” along with invited guest Paco Padilla.