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Ribera Arts Review - October 16, 2021


The Ajijic Society of the Arts returns with its popular Garden Show at the Lake Chapala Society, Saturday, October 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Featured artists include Garr, Drew Kirsch, Diane Lea, Patrick Sykes, Lorraine Lewis, Jesus Lopez Vega, Enddy Rodrigo, Belva Velazquez, Joie Wessendorf and the LCS Children’s Art Program.


National Theatre Live productions have returned to Lakeside Little Theatre with Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge,” directed by Ivo van Hove and staring Mark Strong, Nicola Walker and Phoebe Fox.

The play is screened Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, 4 p.m.

Tickets, 250 pesos, are available at the box office Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon and one hour before screening or at lakesidelittletheatre.com.

Auditions for “Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson and directed by Suki O’Brien are Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22. O’Brien is looking for four women and one man. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. fore script information.

pg16dConcert in the Park

The Beatles Tribute, a performance by Garden Fete is next up at The Lake Chapala Society Concert in the Park Series. Two performances are scheduled in the LCS Garden on Sunday, October 24, 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. General admission tickets (seats arranged in rows) cost 350 pesos, VIP table tickets are 500 pesos, available at the LCS website.

Opera Guild

Howard Willis, president of the Lake Chapala Opera Guild, is looking for advance ticket sales in order to schedule ten MET Opera Live screenings at Movie Space Cinemas in Ajijic beginning December 4. He needs 200 ticket sales to make this happen and so far has about 30 percent of what is needed. For more information, email him at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 333-686-0832.

Art auction for flood relief

Artist Efren González is collaborating with the Centro Cultural de Ajijic to organize an art auction to raise relief funds for the people of the Ajijic area who were badly affected by last week’s flooding and landslides. Many are recovering from severe damage to their homes and the loss of their furnishings and belongings. A collection of nearly 50 pieces by local artists will be on the block to help them get back on their feet. The event is scheduled for Thursday, October 28, on the north side of the Ajijic plaza. The Folkloric Ballet Axixic performs at 3:30 p.m., followed by the auction, 4 p.m.

pg17aBravo! Theatre

“Afterplay” is Brien Friel’s brilliantly droll take on what would happen if two characters from different plays meet in a cafe by chance some 20 years later for what becomes another play entirely! Will this playwright allow them to fulfill their hopes and dreams? Should they reveal their true selves or reinvent themselves in order to be more attractive to each other? This one-act play will be presented at The BRAVO! Theatre starring Roseann and Anthony Wilshere, directed by Bernadette Jones, starting Friday November 5. Shows are November 5, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 3 p.m., with one evening performance Saturday, November 6, at 7 p.m. Tickets, 350 pesos, are available at It’s Kinda Bazar...and Mia’s Boutique or by email at 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..

Exhibit collective

Ten local artists hold a Día de Muertos art collective show at Galeria de Arte Axixic at Rio Zula and Ocampo, opening Tuesday, Nov. 2, 4 to 7 p.m.

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