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Merida Events for the Week

Merida Events for the Week

11 January 2016 Events 0

This week, the Merida Fest continues to celebrate Merida's birthday... lots of great events. Culture everywhere!! If you want to get some exercise, consider going to one of the contra dance events and bring your dancing shoes!! Joseph Kurhajec's exhibit opens this week at the Galeria Eskalera in Santiago, and the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra is also performing. Lots to do and see!!

Events

  • Miscellaneous Chinese Food Celebration

    • Thu January 14th 2016
    • 12:30 pm
    • Free
    • Patio at Olimpo MAP »

    As part of Merida Fest's celebration of all things Chinese, there will be a Chinese food tasting of Szechuan food. more »

  • Music International String Quartet

    • Thu January 14th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • $200 pesos
    • Casa Piedra at Hacienda Xcanatun MAP »

    Hear the music of Dittersdorf and Alberic Magnard [NEVER before heard in Yucatan and I am sure in all of Mexico.] Hear the String Quartet in e minor op. 16 by this amazing French romantic composer... more »

  • Film Double Feature: Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Municipal Archives MAP »

    The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Spain-France-Italy, 1972). Director: Luis Buñuel. Starring: Fernando Rey, Delphine Seyrig, and Paul Frankeur. A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams ce more »

  • Art Opening: Joseph Kurhajec

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Galeria Eskalera MAP »

    Want to see Joseph Kurhajec's most recent works? Attend the opening at Galeria Eskalera and meet the artist himself. Read more about Joseph here: http://www.yucatanliving.com/art/joseph-dreams-in-mer more »

  • Music The Whims of Paganini

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Auditorium of the Olimpo MAP »

    This event is a concert by the internationally acclaimed violinist Elena Mikhallova. more »

  • Music Paradigms of Reality

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque de Santa Lucia MAP »

    This concert is by Los Victoria. If you love blues and jazz, this is for you. This is the first of two concerts in this park tonight. more »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 1

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • TBD
    • Teatro Peon Contreras MAP »

    Obertura Orfeo en el Inframundo / Jacques Offenbach Suite No. 2 de La Arlesiana / Georges Bizet Obertura La Bella Galatea / Franz von Suppé Júbilo Vienés / Franz von Suppé. Vals Emperador / Jo more »

  • Film Second Feature: Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free (Adults Only)
    • Municipal Archives MAP »

    The Venus in Furs (Italy 2013). Director: Roman Polanski. Venus in Fur (French: La Vénus à la fourrure) is a 2013 French drama film directed byRoman Polanski. It is based on the play of the same na more »

  • Music Roots and Flowers Collective

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 10:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque de Santa Lucia MAP »

    Roots and Flowers plays Contemporary Caribbean music, so come on out to hear what's happening today in this genre. more »

  • Music Copy/Paste and Los Twangs

    • Fri January 15th 2016
    • 10:30 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Irish Bar MAP »

    Come enjoy live music for the weekend at Hennessy's! more »

  • Film Double Feature: Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Municipal Archives MAP »

    My Son, the Hero (Mexico 1961). Director: Ismael Rodriguez. Starring: Antonio Aguilar, Julio Aleman, and Columba Dominguez. Reynaldo and Martin Iron are witnesses of the murder of their father by Pas more »

  • Dance Contra Dance

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Cultural Carlos Acereto MAP »

    Come enjoy some fun dancing! Linda Leslie, bilingual caller from New Bedford and Falmouth, MA, is known for her resonant voice, clear teaching, and most especially for her enthusiasm. She has called more »

  • Music Jazz Night

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque Santa Ana MAP »

    This great Jazz event is three concerts in a row, all in Parque Santa Ana. Concert 1: 8:00 PM: The MAP Trio (jazz of the world) and a concert by Mizael Manrique (contemporary jazz in southeastern Mex more »

  • Music Two Light and Sound Shows

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Plaza Grande Merida MAP »

    The first of these shows begins with "Dialogues of the Conqueror." The performance is by the Folkloric Ballet of the City of Merida, with principal dancer Tanicho, and light and sound provided by the more »

  • Dance Contra Dance Week: Opening Dance

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 8:30 pm
    • free
    • Centro Cultural Carlos Acereto MAP »

    Guest caller and musicians from Massachusetts. Linda Leslie, caller, Amy Larkin, fiddle and Linda Henry, piano more »

  • Film Second Feature: Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Municipal Archives MAP »

    The Last Metro (France 1980). Director: Francois Truffaut. Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Gerard Depardieu, and Jean Poiret. In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep hi more »

  • Music Concert: Tribute to Yuri Buenaventura

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • At the Head of Paseo Montejo MAP »

    Performing tonight will be Kab Jahl. more »

  • Music The Whims of Paganini

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 9:30 pm
    • Free
    • Esplanade of the Cathedral, Merida Yucatan MAP »

    This event is a concert by the internationally acclaimed violinist Elena Mikhallova. more »

  • Music Copy/Paste and Los Twangs

    • Sat January 16th 2016
    • 10:30 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Irish Bar MAP »

    Come enjoy live music for the weekend at Hennessy's! more »

  • Music Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Program 1 (Sun)

    • Sun January 17th 2016
    • 12:00 pm
    • TBD
    • Teatro Peon Contreras MAP »

    Obertura Orfeo en el Inframundo / Jacques Offenbach Suite No. 2 de La Arlesiana / Georges Bizet Obertura La Bella Galatea / Franz von Suppé Júbilo Vienés / Franz von Suppé. Vals Emperador / Jo more »

  • Music Concert: Monsters: #SuresteSuena

    • Sun January 17th 2016
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Acoustic Shell of Parque de Las Americas MAP »

    This event features Ridrigo Espinosa in Concert. more »

  • Music Copy/Paste and Los Twangs

    • Sun January 17th 2016
    • 9:30 pm
    • Free
    • Hennessy's Irish Bar MAP »

    Come enjoy live music for the weekend at Hennessy's! more »

  • Dance Contra Dance Merida Fest

    • Tue January 19th 2016
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Municipal de Danza MAP »

    Come enjoy some fun dancing! Linda Leslie, bilingual caller from New Bedford and Falmouth, MA, is known for her resonant voice, clear teaching, and most especially for her enthusiasm. She has called more »

 

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