Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Leiden, Saturday June 11, La Candela

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Daily Music Notes and Weekly Activities.

~The Angela Peralta Theater~

(The Angela Peralta is located on Carnaval, in the Plazuela Machado, Centro. The box office is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. For many events expect to pay in pesos, not a credit card. It’s best to call ahead – 982 4446, press #103. Even if an event is free, either in the Angela Peralta or at Casa Haas, you must get a ticket from the box office. Tickets are non-refundable; if you wish to exchange your ticket for an upgrade, it has to be on the same day as you bought it.)

Friday June 10 and Saturday June 11: El Mago de Oz/The Wizard of Oz. Student performance from the ballet school, Escuela de Ballet Clásico de Cultura,and invited dancers from the Sinaloa company, Compañia de Ballet Clásico de Sinaloa all directed by Zoila Fernández and Guillermo Carrillo. 8 p.m., $100 – $200.

Wednesday June 15: Cenizas, creación colectiva: Student performance from the theatre school,Carrera Técnica en Arte Teatral, 8 p.m. $100

Saturday June 18: Student performance from the contemporary dance school, EPDM, 8 p.m. $100

Friday July 1: Student performance, the graduating class, from the contemporary dance school, EPDM, 8 p.m., $100

~Around Town~

(The CMA is the Centro Municipal de las Artes, the school beside the Angela Peralta Theatre. There are three inside spaces: Foro Experimental, Museo de la Música and the small movie theatre, Cinematógrafo, (seats about 50). Casa Haas is located on the corner of Heriberto Frias and Mariano Escobedo – all tickets for all events, even if they are free, must be obtained at the Angela Peralta box office. The Antonio Haas Theatre is located on the Avenida del Mar, across from the Fisherman’s Monument; it’s often referred to as the IMSS theatre and has its own box office.)

Tuesday May 31: Macaws Grand [RE] Opening: and also a benefit for Hospice! Features the group, ZaZ 2.0, with a dinner of either pulled pork sandwich or smoked sausage with cole slaw, potato salad, baked beans and dessert. The evening begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $200 and are available at Macaws [ Tuesday to Sunday 8:30 a.m. on] or from Kimberly Brown at: ktchrkb@yahoo.com or Brenda at: cal2luc@gmail.com.

Thursday June 2: Violin and cello concert, Casa Haas, 7 p.m., $50

Saturday June 4: Los tenores del norte: the three tenors featured are: Jorge Echeagaray, Carlos Velázquez and Héctor Coyol. Their arias [Nessum dorma] will be accompanied on the bass by Ezequiel Cervantes and on the piano by Pablo López. Casa Haas, 7 p.m., $100.

Wednesday June 8: Summer Concert in the Zone with Te Para Dos: at the The Saloon Sports Bar. Organizers promised “classic rock”,  $50 cover, 6 p.m. To keep the food the drinks flowing quickly could you phone the Saloon at 176 9827 so they have a head count.

Saturday June 11: Dia de la Musica 2016. This is the 14th annual night of the music, always free, usually five music stages in Centro with 18 bands, and starts around 7 p.m and goes until midnight.

Saturday June 11: Leiden is at La Candela. This popular Cuban/Mexican folk/rock/ballad band starts at 8 p.m., cover on the day of, $100, earlier, $80.[La Candela is located on Niños Héroes #96, at Mariano Escobedo and usually opens at 7 p.m. ask for Renato.]

Friday June 10 and Saturday June 11: 15th Annual Gran Triatlón Pacifico.

Friday July 1: Canada Day at Water’s Edge Bistro’s Annual Street Party: featuring music by Fairly Honest Jon and the Truth. Details tbd.

Friday July 1: Student Performance, graduating class from the music school,Técnico en Música, Casa Haas, 6 p.m., $100

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Saturday July 9: Gay Pride Parade: along the Malecon, around 4:30 p.m., and it usually finishes in the Glorieta Sánchez Taboada/ flagpole square.

Sunday July 10: Tribute to Caifanes featuring: Eduardo Dueñas, Arturo Vidz, Manuel Lizarraga, Koke Gonzalez, Ibis López and Alets Malfama. Copa de Lech [FB reservation or call 669 143 0126], 9 p.m. [Caifanes is a Mexican rock/punk band from the 80s and 90s.]

Tuesday November 1: Dia de Muertos, Day of the Dead: Celebrated throughout Mazatlan [and Mexico] especially in Centro with the parade [callejoneada] and the 200 artists and organizers who create an unforgettable evening back-stage at the Angela Peralta.

Carnaval 2017 – Thursday February 23 – Tuesday February 28, 2017

Semana Santa 2017 – Sunday April 9 – Sunday April 16, 2017

~DAILY MUSIC NOTES~

THE FAIRLY ACCURATE DAILY MUSIC SCHEDULE

  Please confirm if your band is playing – call ahead – musicians move around, gigs get cancelled… All restaurants and bars are listed in The Directory, click here for address, opening hours and phone numbers – it’s fairly accurate!   Many of your groups (24) are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen

Mondays: Rafael Rodriguez, (easy/mixed), Kelly’s Bar, Pueblo Bonita Emerald Bay, 7:00 p.m.(have a listen)  ♦ Live music, Pedro & Lola, often Tecomate Jazz Trio, 8 ish ♦ Kannon [r ‘n r have a listen], GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m.

Tuesdays:  Brenster’s Beach Bash, Diego’s Beach House, 2 p.m. [ returns November 1,  have a listen, if you’d like to read a profile on The Brenster] ♦ Lina’s y su Fiesta Karaoke, El Shrimp Bucket, 6 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [easy, have a listen], La Palapa at Hotel Torres, 6 p.m. ♦ Kannon (r ‘n r, have a listen) GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m. ♦ Live music, Pedro & Lola, often Tecomate Jazz Trio, 8 ish

Wednesdays: Rafael Rodriquez, [easy, have a listen], La Palapa at Hotel Torres, 6 p.m ♦ Dani Borrego [have a listen] El Shrimp Bucket, 7 p.m. ♦ Kanta Karaoke, La Mazatleca, 7 p.m.♦ Alexis Felix, Water’s Edge, 7:30 p.m.♦ Kannon, GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m. (r ‘n r, have a listen)  ♦ Live music, La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 p.m.♦ Live music, Pedro y Lola, 9 p.m. often Tecomate Jazz Trio ♦ The Walrus, [r’nr], La Copa de Leche, 9 p.m.

Thursdays: Fairly Honest Jon/The Truth [José Luis Felix, drums; Chuck Viada, bass; Alexis Felix, vocals and the guitar, blues and rock, have a listen], Macaws, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. ♦ Lina’s y su Fiesta Karaoke, Gringo Longo, 6 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez [easy, have a listen], Kelly’s Bar at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 p.m.♦ Tanya Carrum [rock, pop,oldies, country], La Catrina, 7 p.m. ♦ Live music, varies Mil Amores Marina, 8 p.m. ♦ Live music, Tecomate Jazz Trio, Pedro y Lola , 8:30 p.m.♦ ZaZ 2.0,[have a listen], Baja Style, 8:30 p.m. ♦ Live music, La Fonda de Chalio, 9  p.m.♦ Los Cryps, La Copa de Leche, 9 p.m ♦ Lo que Cantamos Las Mujeres [Heidi Herrera’s band], La Bohemia, 10:30 p.m.

Fridays: Rafael Rodriquez [easy, have a listen], Kelly’s Bar, Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 p.m.♦ Lina y su Fiesta Karaoke, El Cid Marina, 7 p.m. ♦Alexis Felix,[mixed, have a listen], Water’s Edge, 7:30 p.m.♦ KraKen, Las Flores Hotel, 8 p.m.♦ Jazz Fusion, DM 48 [Hotel Cima], 8:30 p.m.♦ Live music, La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 p.m. ♦ Tecomate Jazz Trio, Pedro & Lola, 8:30 p.m.♦ Dani Borrego [have a listenEl Shrimp Bucket, 8 p.m ♦ Los Cryps, Dos de Tres, 9 p.m.♦ Rex Rocks, Baja Style, 9:30 p.m. ♦ La Regadera Electrica, Diego’s, 10 p.m.

Saturdays:  Lina y Su Fiesta Karaoke, Mr. Lionso, Playa Bruja, 5 p.m.♦ Tanya Carrum [pop, rock, oldies, country ], Macaws, 6:30 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [easy, have a listen], Kelly’s Bar at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 p.m. ♦ Alexis Felix, [mixed, have a listen], Water’s Edge, 7:30 p.m ♦Canto Altano (classical Mexican trio, trova, boleros), Casa Loma, 8 p.m♦ KraKen, Las Flores Hotel, 8 p.m. ♦ Kannon, El Shrimp Bucket, 8 p.m.♦ Mariachi band, El Mil Amores, Marina, 8 p.m.♦ Guest bands, Machado Kiosk, 8 p.m. ♦ Live music La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 ♦ Lori Davidson and Dario Avila [easy, mixed], Pedro & Lola, 9 p.m.♦ Rex, ( r ‘n r) Baja Style, 9:30 p.m ♦ Corvus Rock Band, Copa De Leche, 10 p.m. 

Sundays: Lina y su Fiesta Karaoke, El Shrimp Bucket, 6 p.m.♦ Los Cryps, La Copa de Leche, 6 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [easy, have a listen],  kiosk in the Plazuela Machado, 7:30 p.m ♦ Live music La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 ♦ Alets Malafama, Copa de Leche, 9 p.m.

~EL RECREO – MAZATLAN FILM AND THEATER~

El Recreo is a not -for- profit community centre, located in Centro on Constitución #209. For full movie synopsis, or to make a reservation for a special presentation, please go to: http://mazact.com  El Recreo returns in high season.

~GALLERIES~

Angela Peralta Theatre Galleries:  There are two galleries; the upstairs gallery above the theatre is referred to as the Galeria, and hosts revolving shows as does the downstairs in the gallery, Galeria Rubio. Open week days from 9 a.m. to  6 p.m. but sometimes can be closed due to private events.

Galeria Baupres: Angel Flores #1506 – hours vary call 669 113 0941.

Galeria Nautilus: An art gallery, a gift shop, have various seasonal exhibits. Constitución, #77. Exhibits change every month.

Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlan: During the year this space (indoors and outdoors) hosts many different art exhibits and workshops.  Located on Sixto Osuna# 76, kitty corner to Macaws. Closed Mondays, open from 9 a.m. 6 p.m. If you wish to call ahead, 669 981 1455

Museo de Arte:  There are three galleries – the permanent collection is in the Sala Antonio López Saenz. Changing exhibits are in both the Sala Roberto Perez Rubio, and Sala Carlos Bueno galleries. Closed Sundays. Monday to Friday open from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and again from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Please be aware that these hours can vary and are not always accurate! Sixto Osuna #71 and Venustiano Carranza, Centro.

Valladolid Gallery: It’s inside the Valladolid College, on Belisario Dominguez #53. Every month there is a different show – it ranges from group art shows, art installations to poetry readings. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 ~WEEKLY ACTIVITIES~

 (Many of the events in Plazuela Zaragoza are hosted by DIF – Desarrollo Integral de la Familia – a community service that enhances the lives and well-being of Mexicans. Everyone is invited to participate.  To read more about DIF and their good work, please click here. 

Mondays: Cardio aerobics, Plazuela Zaragoza, 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m, $15;  yoga,
Plazuela Zaragoza, from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., $20 ♦ Attention to Citizens is run by Lisa Lankins who works for DIF. If you have city complaints such as noise, street lights, garbage (or positive suggestions) Lisa will take your complaint/observation and co-ordinate with various departments. She does not handle CFE reports or problems with private businesses. All free, from 8:30 a.m to noon, Plazuela Zaragoza. 

Tuesdays:  Cardio aerobics, Plazuela Zaragoza, 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m, $15; Plazuela Zaragoza ♦ Attention to Citizens is run by Lisa Lankins who works for DIF. If you have city complaints such as noise, street lights, garbage (or positive suggestions) Lisa will take your complaint/observation and co-ordinate with various departments. She does not handle CFE reports or problems with private businesses. All free, from 8:30 a.m to noon, Plazuela Zaragoza.♦ English Conversation Club – free and for everyone who wishes to practice English. All ages and stages are most welcome, Plazuela Zaragoza, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Wednesdays: Cardio aerobics, Plazuela Zaragoza, 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m, $15; yoga, Plazuela Zaragoza, from 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., $20 ♦ Attention to Citizens is run by Lisa Lankins who works for DIF. If you have city complaints such as noise, street lights, garbage (or positive suggestions) Lisa will take your complaint/observation and co-ordinate with various departments. She does not handle CFE reports or problems with private businesses. All free, from 8:30 a.m to noon, Plazuela Zaragoza. ♦ Taller de Pintura y Dibujo/ painting and drawing lessons. Teachers are devoting their time to instruct children and adults. Please bring materials – pencils, pens, water colours, $5 for the materials – 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Plazuela Zaragoza

Thursdays: Cardio aerobics, Plazuela Zaragoza, 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m, $15, Plazuela Zaragoza ♦ Attention to Citizens is run by Lisa Lankins who works for DIF. If you have city complaints such as noise, street lights, garbage (or positive suggestions) Lisa will take your complaint/observation and co-ordinate with various departments. She does not handle CFE reports or problems with private businesses. All free, from 8:30 a.m to noon, Plazuela Zaragoza ♦ Al-Anon meeting from 10 a.m. for one hour, at La Mision ,Camaron Sabolo #306, between the DQ and OXXO store, last door on the left.(call Pam at  669 139 8116 to check meeting hours.) ♦ Singers from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. followed by  Tardes de Danzón/dancing evenings) learn, or just dance, free, 5:30 -9 p.m., Plazuela Zaragoza. $7 to rent a chair.

Fridays: Cardio aerobics, 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m, $15; yoga, Plazuela Zaragoza, Yogafrom 8 a.m. – 9 a.m. also at Plazuela Zaragoza $20 ♦ Attention to Citizens is run by Lisa Lankins who works for DIF. If you have city complaints such as noise, street lights, garbage (or positive suggestions) Lisa will take your complaint/observation and co-ordinate with various departments. She does not handle CFE reports or problems with private businesses. All free, from 8:30 a.m to noon, Plazuela Zaragoza ♦ AA meeting, closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, every Friday at noon, Melville Hotel, contact 981 0149, or 669 107 6931 or e mail: maltese@shaw.ca for more information.

Saturdays: The arts and crafts bazaar in the Plazuela Machado. Original designs,jewellery, purses,  – it’s a super shopping spot from  5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sundays: Atardecer Musical/Musical afternoons, Plazuela Zaragoza, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (singers bring back-up music) you’ll hear some “amazing voices.”  $7 to rent a chair.