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Ribera Arts Review - July10, 2021

Women in art and culture

Aerial dance, contemporary dance, art, music, wine and more will be on tap at the Antigua Presidencia in Chapala for the third and final Mujeres a Través del Arte y la Cultura event, Saturday, July 10, 6:30 p.m.

pg12cThe 70-peso entrance ticket includes a glass of wine and canapes. Musician and singer Esteban Oettling will entertain.

Live Theatre

Bravo! Theatre presents “The Epic of Gilgamesh,” in English, presented by the 5th grade class of My Land School, Friday, July 9, 6 p.m. and Saturday, July 10, noon. These young thespians explore the themes of friendship, animosity, love, death, immortality and the nature of relationships between mortal and the divine. This is a benefit for both the school and the theater. Reservations: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or from My Land School or It’s Kinda Bazar.


The Iron Horse Saloon in Riberas del Pilar is holding a fundraiser for Claudia Valenzuela, Saturday, July 10, 3 p.m. Daniel Cordero and the Tequila Blues will entertain. A silent auction, 50-50 raffle will also be held Cover is 100 pesos.

Bastille Day

Restaurant Oui Oui in Ajijic celebrates Bastille Day, Wednesday, July 14, beginning 3 p.m. Call 333-131-7349 for reservations.

Ajijic Writers

The Ajijic Writers’ Group  holds its first meeting of the year, Friday, July 16, noon in the garden of La Nueva Posada. Contact 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..">.


Art Auction

An art auction to benefit the cultural project Colores Que Dan Vida (colors that give life), will be held Saturday, July 17, at Restaurant Viva Mexico, in San Juan Cosala.

Work by 39 local artists will be sold under the gavel of Luis Pinedo. The auction will be held at two times: 1:30 p.m., with music by Lola la Tequilera, and again at 5:30 p.m., with music by the International School String Orchestra.

Colores Que Dan Vida is an art project for children, which began in 2019 but had to shut down during the pandemic. The program is gearing up again to give classes to up to 20 economically challenged children in San Juan Cosala.

Theater at LLT

Lakeside Little Theatre’s Ajijic Readers Theatre (ART) presents “Light Sensitive,” written by Jim Geoghan and directed by Dave McIntosh, Friday to Sunday, July 16-18. All performances are at 4 p.m. on The Angel Terrace.


Ken Yakiwchuk, Brian Fuqua, Liz O’Neill are the cast of this funny, honest, poignant, pertinent, bittersweet comedy that follows two lost souls who meet in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.

Concerts in the Park

Tickets, 150 pesos, are available at lakesidelittletheatre.com; at LLT’s box office on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon; or one hour before show time on performance days.

Roy Cruz performs the Freddie Mercury Story: “I Want It All” airs at the Lake Chapala Society (LCS) Sunday, July 25, with shows at 3:30 and 6 p.m. Sing along with Queen’s greatest hits, such as “I Want to Break Free,” “The Show Must Go On,” Bohemian Rhapsody,” and many more.

On the horizon are The Crooners Tribute on August 22 and Showgirl staring Christine Deaver on August 29.

Tickets available at the LCS office or via the LakeChapalaSociety.com.

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