Arts & Entertainment Calendar

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LGBT parade, Saturday July 9

Please keep scrolling for events at: Around Town,
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 July 1: Multitud: Student performance, the graduating class, from the contemporary dance school, EPDM, 8 p.m., $100

Friday July 8: Manuel José in Concert: romantic Columbia tenor famous for his tributes to José José, will perform many new songs. $200 – $500, 7 p.m.

Wednesday July 13: Mi Amiga la Gorda: comedy in Spanish, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $200 – $500.

~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.)

Friday June 24: Student Band Recital, Plazuela Machado, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday June 29: Students of the Ballet Folkorico perform, Plazuela Machado, 7 p.m.

Friday July 1: Canada Day Party at Water’s Edge Bistro: featuring music by Alexis Felix who will be singing an all Canadian set – hola Gordon Lightfoot and Anne Murray! Inside the air conditioned WE, chef and his team will be serving for $300: organic house salad; poached salmon served with wild rice, organic vegetables finished with a cabernet reduction and mixed berries; dessert is a maple cheesecake drizzled with Canadian rye whiskey vanilla sauce. Canadian Consul Wendy Hardouin will lead the guests in the national anthem, Oh Canada, as well she’ll test the audience knowledge of Canadian trivia. The party starts at 6 p.m. Reservations a must, please call 136 0895 or e mail tracey@thewatersedgemaz.com. Remember, you don’t have to be Canadian to party like a Canadian. And don’t be nervous about the trivial questions; Canadians living in Mazatlan are notoriously “forgetful.”

Monday July 4: Annual 4th of July Party: this year it takes place at the Shrimp Bucket – inside with air conditioning! The party starts at 5 p.m. and features the popular singer Tanya Carrum. If you’ve missed her knock-out show at La Catrina or Macaws, now’s your chance to see her perform; everything from oldies, to pop, to ballads, she does it all. Your $200 ticket includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and dessert. Veggie burgers are available upon request. Tickets are available at the El Shrimp Bucket [on Olas Altas, open every day from 7:30 a.m., ask for Raul if you have a problem] or e mail Kimberly at ktchrkb@yahoo.com or Brenda at cal2luc@gmail.com or Helen at james.helen383@gmail.com

Saturday July 9: LGBT/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: Sinaloa music, featuring Iván Romero and his band Hermanos Romero. 3 p.m. on , El Sinaloense

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.]

Saturday July 16: Mazatlan Vibration 2016: first ever reggae festival at Ritmos Tropicales/Coco’s Beach, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Thursday July 21: Horacio Palencia in Concert: Bengala Disco Bar, for more information call 669 228 4165. $150 pre-sale, $200 day-of. If you would like to read a profile on Horacio

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!  Or if you prefer, check out the venue’s FB page. Many of your groups 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)  ♦ 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.♦ Sergio Coppel,[pop, ballads] Barracrudas, 8 p.m. ♦ Kannon (r ‘n r, have a listen) GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m. ♦ Live music, Pedro & Lola, 8 ish

Wednesdays: Kannon, La Corriente, 3:30 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [easy, have a listen], La Palapa at Hotel Torres, 6 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. ♦ 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, 6 p.m. – 9 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, have a listen], La Catrina, 7 p.m. ♦ Live music, varies Mil Amores Marina, 8 p.m.♦ Rex Rocks, Cheers The Pub, 8 p.m. ♦ Tecomate jazz trio, Pedro y Lola , 8p.m.♦ Hermanos Barraza [Pancho and Julio, pop, ballads, rock], Rhino Wings, 8 p.m.♦ ZaZ 2.0,[have a listen], Baja Style, 8:30 p.m.♦ Kamaleón [ r ‘n’r have a listen], GusGus GZ, 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: Chadoma Ensamble [classical “dinner music”, have a listen], Angelina’s Kitchen, 6:30 p.m. ♦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,[ have a listen.Las Flores Hotel, 8 p.m.♦ Los Stanely, Cheers The Pub, 8 p.m.♦ Jazz Fusion, DM 48 [Hotel Cima], 8:30 p.m.♦ Kamaleón, [r ‘n r] GusGus GZ, 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 [oldies, r ‘n r] Dos de Tres, 9 p.m.♦ Heidi Herrera,[pop and rock] Aca Los Charros, 9 p.m. ♦ Rex Rocks, Baja Style, 9:30 p.m. ♦ La Regadera Electrica, Diego’s, 10 p.m.

Saturdays:  KraKen,[ r’nr, have a listen ] Diego’s Beach House, 4 p.m. ♦ 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 ♦ Babel, Cheers The Pub, 8 p.m.♦Canto Altano (classical Mexican trio, trova, boleros), Casa Loma, 8 p.m ♦ KraKen,[have a listenLas 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. ♦ Kamaleón [ r n’ r have a listen], GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m.♦ Live music La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 ♦ Live music [easy, mixed], Pedro & Lola, 9 p.m.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, have a listen] Barracrudas, 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 ♦ David Jimenez [acoustic sounds], Cheers The Pub, 8 p.m.♦ Kamaleón [r ‘n r, have a listen], GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m.♦ Live music La Fonda de Chalio, 8:30 ♦ Alets Malafama, Copa de Leche, 9 p.m. ♦ KraKen [have a listen], Diego’s, 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. Closed until September.

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.