New year concert
Acclaimed Ukrainian violinist Anastasiya Petryshak, 27, will perform with the Orquesta Sinfonica Sinaloa de las Artes at a special start-of-year concert scheduled Saturday, January 8, 7:30 p.m. at the Conjunto de las Artes, located just off Guadalajara’s northern periferico (beltway).
In her early years Petryshak won numerous competitions, and made her debut as a soloist in Italy at age 15. She has performed with many major orchestras and has worked frequently with famed tenor Andrea Bocelli.
Police handout toys
In their 15th and biggest-ever Christmas toy distribution campaign, Guadalajara municipal police handed out 35,000 toys to local children, December 18 through 21. The toys were donated by members of the public and businesses, as well as Guadalajara police force officers.
'No Way Home' breaks Mexico record
Released December 18, “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster, raked in $US32.4 million, the biggest opening weekend haul ever recorded for a film in Mexico. The movie earned $US253 million in the United States, placing it third-highest in the pandemic-era rankings.