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Pan Am Games to bring cultural jamboree

Preliminary details have been released regarding the massive cultural program planned in conjunction with the October 14-30 Pan American Games in Guadalajara.

Georgian dancers come out for free

Fresh from their vibrant appearance at the Teatro Diana this week, the Georgian National Ballet will give a free show at the Plaza del Bicentenario (Periferico y Parres Arias) on Sunday, September 11, 6 p.m.

The performance is being sponsored by Zapopan city hall.

Make sure to check the skies before you leave. Last weekend’s concert by the Vienna Boy’s Choir was affected by rain – and malfunctioning equipment – although the crowd of some 800 gave the young singers a standing ovation.

Spectacular Fandango show launches in Guadalajara

Following a successful season in Puerto Vallarta and a one-off performance at the city’s Teatro Diana, the popular Fandango theater show has arrived for good in the Guadalajara suburb of Santa Anita.

‘Live from the Met’ returns in October

The New York Metropolitan Opera’s 2011-12 season of live Saturday midday transmissions starts October 15 at Guadalajara’s Teatro Diana. The sixth season features 11 live HD broadcasts. Tickets run from 80 to 275 pesos. You can buy a season ticket for all 11 shows (including five in 2012) and pay for ten. For purchasing information see the box to the left.

Here is a list of the six operas scheduled in 2011.

‘Mariachi Gringo’ to hit screens

Film fans south of the border are eagerly awaiting the debut feature of director Tom Gustafson, “Mariachi Gringo,” which stars Shawn Ashmore (he played Iceman in two X-Men movies), Martha Higareda and Kate Burton.