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Ribera Arts Review - April 27, 2024

Film shows

The Chapala Indie Film Festival will show the second of four screenings Saturday, April 27, 7 p.m. on the San Antonio Tlayacapan Malecon.

Other screenings will take place on the last Saturday of May and June, on the Ajijic and San Juan Cosala malecons, also at 7 p.m.

Live Music

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SATURDAY

• Traveler plays Torcello restaurant in San Antonio 6 to 8 p.m.

• Traficantes Rock’n’Latin is on at Scallion Bistro 7 p.m.

• The Romeos are at El BarCo, 3 p.m.

• Brian Mathers on piano and Amaranta Santos on vocals at La Estacion in Riberas del Pilar.

SUNDAY

• Guitarist RAfael Rivera will give a recital a the Centro Cultural Gonzalez Gallo in Chapala, 12:30 p.m. Free admitance.

• Raul Alfonso is on at La Bodega, 6:30 p.m.

Black Sapphire Jazz plays at Finca Madero in front of the Chapala Plaza, 10 a.m.

• Elizze Music plays Baja Norte from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Mozart

The Lake Chapala Orchestra brings an afternoon of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Lakeside on Saturday, May 4. The orchestra will feature two of his best loved works, the Symphony No. 29 and the Sinfonia Concertante for solo violin and viola. Chris Wilshere, artistic director of the Festival de Febrero, and Luis Barrios, the orchestra’s principal viola, will be the soloists.

The orchestra will be joined by the young students of Violines de la Casa from Tzipan performing a new work by British composer Dan Blackford called “The Oak and the Ash.”

There are two performances at 2 and 4.30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. The venue is Lakeside  Presbyterian Church, San Jorge 250, Riberas. Tickets are 350 pesos and can be reserved 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..

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Opera

Lakeside Little Theatre hosts the Met Live screening of La Rondine, Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, at 4 p.m. Puccini’s bittersweet love story is presented with soprano Angel Blue starring as the French courtesan Magda, opposite tenor Jonathan Tetelman in his company debut as Ruggero, an idealistic young man who offers her an alternative to her life of excess. Maestro Speranza Scappucci conducts Nicolas Joël’s Art Deco–inspired staging, which transports audiences from the heart of Parisian nightlife to a dreamy vision of the French Riviera. Soprano Emily Pogorelc and tenor Bekhzod Davronov—both making their Met debuts—complete the cast as Lisette and Prunier. Time: 4 hours.

Acting workshop

Bare Stage Theatre presents Acting Without Acting in May, led by Roxanne Rosenblatt. Learn how to find your character, your character’s objectives, physicality and the acting techniques used in the Readers Theatre form. During six three-hour sessions you will build on discoveries for all theatre forms. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or you have a lot of experience, it’s always a plus to learn or refresh your craft.

Dates are May 14, 16, 17, 21, 23 and 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is 1,800 pesos or 1,500 pesos if you pay before May 1. Classes will be held at the new theater location, at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Riberas del Pilar, San Lucas 19, one block south of the Catholic Church.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions and reservations.

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