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Merida Events: Ballet & Music

Merida Events: Ballet & Music

12 October 2015 Events 0

What a week this is going to be! The variety of events is pretty staggering... everything from Trova to World Wide Wrestling! From the Guitar concerts to Ballet from Cuba and modern dance from Korea. There is the opening of FICMaya, the international festival celebrating the Maya Culture. Be sure to catch the art opening at Soho Galleries that is part of FICMaya!

Events

  • Film Club Sandwich

    • Wed October 14th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    A single mother feels separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son -- her best friend -- falls in love with a girl his own age. Released in Mexico in 2013. In Spanish. more »

  • Film The Internet's Own Boy

    • Wed October 14th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    The story of Aaron Schwartz, a brilliant programmer who took his life at 26 years old. Schwartz helped create standards, like Redditt, RSS and Creative Commons Licensing, which are still used on the i more »

  • Film David Wants to Fly

    • Thu October 15th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    In search of enlightenment young David follows his idol David Lynch and uncovers the billion-dollar industry behind Transcendental Meditation. In English. more »

  • Lecture The Benefits of Birding

    • Thu October 15th 2015
    • 7:30 pm
    • $50 pesos
    • Palapa Xoco Loco at Casa Hamaca MAP »

    The Yucatan Peninsula is considered a hot spot for birding aficionados, with over 550 different species residing here throughout the year. Collen Shaffner with Filippo Aureli will be discussing their more »

  • Film Los Ausentes

    • Thu October 15th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    A poor man in his mid seventies lives alone in a house near the beach in Mexico. He doesn't have the land deed, so he ends up losing the property and his house gets demolished. From Mexico in 2014. P more »

  • Fairs & Expos International Festival of Maya Culture (FICMaya) 2015

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 12:00 am
    • Free
    • Various locations around Merida, Yucatan MAP »

    Cuba is the guest country to the International Festival of Maya Culture (FICMaya) 2015 to be held in various locations in the Mexican state of Yucatan from October 16 to 25, it was announced here this more »

  • Film The Internets Own Boy

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    Filmmaker Brian Knappenberger explores the life and work of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. In English. more »

  • Art The Voice of Water: Oil and Watercolor Paintings

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • La Galeria Eskalera MAP »

    Opening of this watercolor and oil painting exhibit. more »

  • Film Samson vs the Vampire Women

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (United States 1962). Director: Alfonso Corona Blake. Starring: Santo, Lorena Velazquez, and Maria Duval. A professor recruits a professional wrestler to protect his daughter from vampires intent on k more »

  • Miscellaneous WWE Live Event starring The Undertaker

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Starts at $250 MXN
    • Coliseo Yucatan MAP »

    It’s not known at this time if The Undertaker will wrestle at another PPV this year other than SummerSlam. A match at Survivor Series would be intriguing because that’s the event where he debuted more »

  • Music Gala of Mexican Music: Duo Aleph

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto MAP »

    This is an opening gala for the FICMaya Festival. It features Duo Aleph (Gustavo Camacho Gomez and Eric Trejo y Santiago). They will be presenting both contemporary and traditional Mexican music. more »

  • Film Cartel Land

    • Fri October 16th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as "El Doctor," leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has w more »

  • Art Artists Without Borders

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Soho Galleries MAP »

    Art exhibit featuring artists from Cuba, the FICMAYA Guest Country, as well as Mexico, USA, France, India, Croatia and Canada. The opening will feature coffee and brunch snacks. This exhibit opening i more »

  • Film Ciclo

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    In 1956 brothers Arturo and Gustavo Martinez made a bicycle trip from Mexico City to Toronto, in Canada. They were the first to accomplish this feat, and it changed their lives forever. 53 years later more »

  • Music Piano Recital and Presentation of New CD

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • At the Olimpo MAP »

    This is a piano recital by Mario Luciano Pech Rivero, in conjunction with the presentation of his new CD "My Soul." He is a pianist, composer and professor from Quintana Roo. more »

  • Film Los Dioses Rotos (Fallen Gods)

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 5:00 pm
    • Free
    • Cinema Sala 6 at Siglo XXI Convention Center MAP »

    (Cuba 2008). Director: Ernesto Daranas. Starring: Silvia Aguila, Carlos Ever Fonseca, and Hector Noas. Fallen Gods is Cuba's official submission to 82nd Academy Award's Foreign Language in 2010. It na more »

  • Music Volvamos los Ojos al Mar

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 5:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Cultural del Nino Yucateco MAP »

    Volvamos los Ojos al Mar (Let us turn our eyes to the sea). This performance features the Choir and Orchestra Esperanza Azteca. more »

  • Film Room 666

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    During the '35th Cannes International Film Festival' (14th-26th May 1982), German director Wim Wenders asked a sample of 15 other international film directors to get, each one at a time, into the same more »

  • Music Canto, Luego Existo Singing, Therefore I Am

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Canton Palace Museum MAP »

    This is a performance by the Coro Voces Claras (Clear Voices Choir) of Centro Estatal de Bellas Artes. The material they have chosen covers everything from Italian baroque to contemporary Mexican. It more »

  • Film Santo and the Blue Demon Against the Monsters

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (Mexico 1970). Director: Gilberto Martinez Solares. Starring: Santo, Blue Demon, and Jorge Rado. To foil his plan for world domination, wrestling superheroes El Santo and Blue Demon battle the mad Dr. more »

  • Music Victor Celis Composer

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Foyer: Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This is a performance by the great man himself: Victor Celis Padron. He is a wonderful guitarist and his music has inspired the growth of both traditional Yucateca trova and jarana music. more »

  • Music Concert: Los Van Van

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Zona Norte / Parque de la Aleman MAP »

    This Cuban group is one of the defining groups in both traditional and contemporary Cuban music. Whether they are playing for a dance or playing with an orchestra, the night is bound to be a success. more »

  • Music Concert: La Golondrina y el Horizonte de Portugal

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    The Golondrina and the Horizon of Portugal This is a performance by Teresa Salgueiro, a Portuguese singer who was also known as the lead singer of the group called Madredeus, until 2007, when she exp more »

  • Dance Amor y Muerte (Love and Death)

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro: Parque Hidalgo MAP »

    This is a performance by Operativo Silla Movil Danza. The purpose is to explore the comfortable relationship between Mexicans and death. more »

  • Dance Laura Alonso's Cuban Ballet

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $100, 50, 25 pesos
    • Teatro José Peón Contreras MAP »

    Amazing ballet by some of the best dancers in the world. Tickets can be purchased at these locations: Teatro Armando Manzanero Teatro José Peón Contreras Teatro Daniel Ayala Teatro Fantasio Gra more »

  • Film Citizen Four

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 pesos students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government's massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sen more »

  • Music Concert: Vocal Sampling of Cuba

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    This a performance of the A Capella Songs of Silvio Rodriguez and other traditional songs of Cuba. It isn't all a capella. There are wonderful trumpets, pianos and percussionists here too! Don't miss more »

  • Music Concert: Arturo Guzman and His Orchestra

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This concert is a tribute to the 33 years of Arturo Guzman's career. During this time, he has been a major part of saving Traditional Music in Yucatan, as well as uplifting the Voces del Sol (Voices o more »

  • Music Concert: Patricio Anabalon

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto MAP »

    Patricip Anabalon is from Chile and brings us the music by Neruda, Mistral and Huidobro. more »

  • Music Bellevue Avenue

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Esplanade of Gran Museo del Mundo Maya de Merida MAP »

    If you love electro-jazz, hip hop and rock, this is the event for you. more »

  • Dance Cuballet: Laura Alonso Ballet of Cuba

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    If you don't make it to any other event this week, be sure to get to this one. It is rare that such a fine ballet is available to anyone outside of Cuba. The ballet will be under the direction of the more »

  • Music A Night at the Tropicana

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 9:30 pm
    • Free
    • Centro: Parque Hidalgo MAP »

    This is a performance by Yucatan's own Voices Without Frontiers Choir, under the direction of Carlos Antonio Tello Martinez. The music is a tribute to Cuba and to the close relationship between Cuba a more »

  • Dance Hispanidad (Spanishness)

    • Sat October 17th 2015
    • 10:30 pm
    • Free
    • Centro: Parque Hidalgo MAP »

    This is a performance by the dance company Esencia Flamenca, under the direction of Raul Salcedo. It contains elements that have been constant in Yucatan's culture since pre-Hispanic days. more »

  • Theatre Teatro de las Estaciones Danza Espiral

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 11:00 am
    • $25 and $50 pesos
    • Daniel Ayala Theatre MAP »

    The story of a little girl, Carmita, who loses her grandmother and goes to see the world. Theatre, song, puppetry.. lots of entertainment for young and old. Tickets can be purchased at: Teatro Arman more »

  • Music Choir of the City of Merida

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    Start the holidays with this performance of “Latin Music.” more »

  • Music A Night at the Tropicana

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque de las Americas: Concha Acustica MAP »

    This is a performance by Yucatan's own Voices Without Frontiers Choir, under the direction of Carlos Antonio Tello Martinez. The music is a tribute to Cuba and to the close relationship between Cuba a more »

  • Music Concert: Marsh Dondurma from Israel

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    Jazz and Funk with lots of brass and drums. All they really had to say was saxophones and we were there! Great rhythms, new and traditional, from Israel to Yucatan. more »

  • Film Cata: A Hypermedia Story

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Sala Mayamax de Gran Museo de Mundo Maya MAP »

    We don't know anything about the film. But this is the premiere of the Festival Internacional de la Cultura Maya (Ficmaya). The event is free to the public and includes free wine. Should be quite the more »

  • Music Concert: Ensemble Vivaldi

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • The Chapel of Canton Palace Museum MAP »

    This concert points up the Virtuosity of Baroque Cantatas and Sonatas. Performance is by a trio consisting of an organ, a trompet and a soprano, under the direction of Laura Mercedes Chuc Aburto. more »

  • Dance Bereishit Dance: Contemporary Korean Dance

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • From $25 to $100 MXN
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Contemporary Korean dance group performs to music ranging from Baroque to Ray Charles. Not to be missed!! Tickets can be purchased at: Teatro Armando Manzanero. Teatro José Peón Contreras. Teatr more »

  • Dance Music and Dance: History and Transition

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This multidisciplinary performance traces the life and history of Yucateco music and dance through the music of Russel Montanez. The Art Director is Andrey Ramirez Xool, with Russel Montanez Coronado more »

  • Music Duet: On the Streets of Havana

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto MAP »

    This is a concert by one of Yucatan's best loved duets: Sonido Abierto (Rudy Vallado and Veronica Cabrera). Realizing the close ties between the people of Yucatan and Cuba, they reduce the music to it more »

  • Music Recital for Flute and Piano: Small French Jewels

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    This is a recital by the very talented Joaquin Melo and Irina Decheva. Pianist Irina Decheva is Bulgarian, while flutist Joaquin Melo is Colombian. Music is from the French Romantic Period. more »

  • Dance Contemporary Dance of Korea: Balance and Imbalance

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    This is a performance by the Bereishit Dance Company, under the direction of Park Soon-Ho. The focus here is from the viewpoint of a younger generation of Koreans, so look for a little bit of Ray Char more »

  • Music Concert: Ladies Blues

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    This is a concert by three of Yucatan's best loved female voices: Malena Duran, Maria Teresa Gomez, and Gina Osorno. The performance is a tribute to Mexican composers and for everyone who loves the bl more »

  • Music Concert: Adalberto Alvarez and His Son

    • Sun October 18th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Zona Norte: Parque de la Aleman MAP »

    Adalberto Alvarez is a Cuban musician, composer, arranger, and Cuban orchestra director whose sense of rhythm transfers easily right onto the dance floor. This will be a great night in the park for st more »

  • Music Guitar Concerts

    • Tue October 20th 2015
    • 4:30 pm
    • Free
    • Universidad Anahuac MAP »

    All of these performances feature the very talented Ivan Adriano. More information: jhonny.carrillo@merida.gob.mx Location: Carretera Mérida-Progreso KM 15.5 AP 96, Cordemex, 97130 Mérida, Yuc., M more »

  • Music Tuesday of Trova: Trio Trovemia

    • Tue October 20th 2015
    • 8:30 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    These are performances by the signature trova trios in Yucatan. more »

  • Music Guitar Concerts

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 4:00 pm
    • Free
    • Universidad Marista MAP »

    All of these performances feature the very talented Ivan Adriano. More information: jhonny.carrillo@merida.gob.mx more »

 

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