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Events: Bicentennial Events


This Week… starting September 06, 2010

Municipal Fiestas This Week

Yucatan Living Dzan Fiesta 9 Day Event Sept. 6 – Sept. 14
This fiesta is in honor of Cristo de San Román. Dzan is located in the west-central part of the state, between Ticul and Mani. Dzan is a place you go to see archaeological zones and 17th century churches. This is truly rural Yucatan, where the people are mostly Mayans and the welcome mat is always out. A trip to Dzan is off the Ucu Churchbeaten trail, but well worth the time it takes to get there.

Yucatan Living Ucú Fiesta  One Day Event Sept. 8
This fiesta is in honor of Natividad de la Virgen María. For our Santiago residents in Merida, the now restored church of the Nativity of Ucú was once a mission of your church in Santiago. Ucú is very close to the city. In fact, the city is rapidly expanding in that direction. So don’t wait for a fiesta to visit Ucú. You will love its small-town-near-the-big-city environment all the time.

 

In the City of Merida

 

Monday (Lunes) September 06, 2010

Yucatan Living Third State Contest of Interpreters of Popular Song and Trova Yucateca: New Voices of the Mayab
This is going to be an excellent musical performance!
Location: Valladolid
Time: 7:00 PM Monday
Admission: Free

 

Tuesday (Martes) September 07, 2010

Yucatan Living Café Pena K’aay T’aan / Nuevos Valores
Young love will be tonight’s theme.
Location: in Casa de la Cultura del Mayab, Calle 63 x 64Chan Cil Composer
Time: 8:30 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free (cash café, of course)

Yucatan Living Presentation of the Piece of the Month
1910 – 2010: Tragic Century of the Father of Yucateca Song: Chan Cil
Location: Museum of the City of Merida, Calle 65 x 56
Time: 10:00 AM Tuesday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Tuesday of Trova: Trio Trova Nova and Guest Trio
This performance is under the direction of David Solis
Location: Auditorium of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:30 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living 2010 Bicentennial Concert Tour
This s a performance by Marimba Nandayapa
Location: Teatro Peon Contreras, calle 60 x 57
Time: 8:00 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free

Wednesday (Miercoles) September 08, 2010

Yucatan Living Wednesday at the Peon: An Appointment With the Dance
No word about who will dance tonight, but these are very special performances that are always well worth attending.
Location: Teatro Peon Contreras, Calle 60 x 57
Time: 9:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: Tickets available at the box office

Yucatan Living Third State Contest of Interpreters of Popular Song and Trova Yucateca: Nueva Voces del Mayab
These voices will be collected from across the state and you have the opportunity to see it happen.
Location: Ticul
Time: 7:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: Free

 

Thursday (Jueves) September 09, 2010

Yucatan Living Movie: TBD
You know how it is… they never want to tell us what’s playing until the last minute. But be assured, it will be something good! As soon as they let us know, we’ll update this page. So check back often!
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: Thursday, 9:00 PM
Admission: $30 pesos, $15 pesos students.

Yucatan Living La Casa del Habano: Taboo JazzTaboo Jazz in Merida
Ok, Texas expats. This one’s for you! This combo is made up of some of the best of the best that Yucatan (and her symphony) has to offer. Taboo Jazz is under the direction of James Meador, whose voice you will be hearing tonight and every Thursday night. Rene Monte Rosa will play the piano, Alberto Palomo the contrabajo (contrabass), and the great Mauricio Bonfiglio will play bateria (drums).
Location: La Casa del Habano, Prolongación Montejo next to la Parrilla
Time: 8:30 PM – Every Thursday night
Admission: No Cover Charge Listed

Yucatan Living Bistro Bohemio: Maricarmen Perez!
This is a treat you won’t want to miss. Maricarmen Perez Dominguez will be featured every Thursday night at Bistro Bohemio. Just in case you don’t know this lady’s work, here is a quick preview.
Location: Bistro Bohemio. Located right in front of the Plaza Fiesta main door. It is right next to an Argentine restaurant and there is a Blockbuster on the corner.
Time: Every Thursday: 10:30 PM. Restaurant opens at 7:00 PM. Food is good.
Admission: Cover Charge: $70 pesos.

Yucatan Living Exhibition at UADYArt show at UADY
Sept. 9 throughout the months of September, October, and November
Reliefs of Mexican Independence and Revolution: Reinaldo Bolio. These are 16 busts of heroes up through Felipe Carrillo Puerto. Preview the sculptor and his work Here.
Location: UADY Gallery, Calle 60 x 57
Time: 8:00 PM then Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Series: Yucatan in the Centennial Series
Location: Sala de Arte of Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:00 PM Thursday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living 4th Exposition of Between Earth and Sky
A collective of Artists of Yucatan
Location: Galeria Jose Peon Contreras in Teatro Peon Contreras
Time: 9:00 PM Thursday
Admission: FreePicnic

Yucatan Living Cinema Series: Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales: Picnic
(U.S. 1955) Director: Joshua Logan. Starring Kim Novak, William Holden, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson, and Rosalind Russell. Emotions are ignited amongst the complacent townsfolk when a handsome drifter arrives in a small Kansas community on the morning of the Labour Day picnic.
Location: Cineteca Nacional Manuel Barbachano Ponce in Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 5:00 PM Thursday
Admission: Free

 

Friday (Viernes) September 10, 2010

Yucatan Living The Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan
Tonight’s performance is the first program in the 14th season for this orchestra. They are directed by Juan Carlos Lomonaco. This is not only an evening to come and hear some of the music of the era of Mexican Independence, but also an opportunity to hear Cecillo Perera, a talented Yucateco guitarist who is currently studying in the City of Salzburg, Austria.
Location: Teatro Peon Contreras, calle 60 x 57
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: $60, $80, $100 and $150 pesos; 25% discount for children between 6 and 12, students, and INAPAM.

Yucatan Living Exposition Vision Aerea
Individual paintings by Ady Marlene Semerena
Location: Vestibule of the Central Edificio of ICY, calle 20 x Av. Colon Col. Garcia Gineres
Time: 8:00 PM through the 18th of September
Admission: FreeWritten on the Wind

Yucatan Living Cinema Series: Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales:Written on the Wind
(US 1956) Director: Douglas Sirk. Starring Lauren Bacall, Rock Hudson, Robert Stack, and Dorothy Malone. Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle’s nymphomaniac sister.
Location: Cineteca Nacional Manuel Barbachano Ponce in Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 5:00 PM Friday
Admission: Tickets available at the box office

Yucatan Living Movie: TBD
You know how it is… they never want to tell us what’s playing until the last minute. But be assured, it will be something good! As soon as they let us know, we’ll update this page. So check back often!
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: Friday, 9:00 PM
Admission: $30 pesos, $15 pesos students.

 

Saturday (Sabado) September 11, 2010

Yucatan Living Movie: TBD
You know how it is… they never want to tell us what’s playing until the last minute. But be assured, it will be something good! As soon as they let us know, we’ll update this page. So check back often!
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: Saturday, 9:00 PM
Admission: $30 pesos, $15 pesos students.

Yucatan Living IX Encounter of Alternative Culture: Martyrs of the Nation
Location: Casa de la Cultura del Mayab, calle 63 x 64
Time: 12:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Cinema Series: Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales: Room at the Top
(UK 1956) Director: Jack Clayton. Starring Simone Signoret and Laurence Harvey. An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner’s daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.
Location: Cineteca Nacional Manuel Barbachano Ponce in Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61And God Created Woman
Time: 12:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Cinema Series: Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales: And God Created Woman
(France 1956) Director: Roger Vadim. Starring Brigitte Bardot and Curd Jurgens. In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.
Location: Cineteca Nacional Manuel Barbachano Ponce in Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Celebrate Mexico’s Bicentennial and Hotel Zamna’s 3rd Anniversary – Saturday September 11
This will be an evening of live music under the stars, along with a 3-course dinner with wine, a Zamna Prize Quiz, and free local beers, spirits & wine throughout the night. There will be a charge for imported drinks and wine. The menu includes roast pepper and carrot soup with bread, pork in a creamy Xcatic sauce, spring vegetables and rice, plus simply divine peaches & pears marinated in brandy with limon sorbet. If the weather does not cooperate, this event will be moved inside. 
Location: Hotel Zamna, Calle 53 # 547, Barrio de Santiago, Merida Centro
Time: Doors open at 7:30 PM, Dinner is served at 8:00 PM, Concert at 9:30 PM
Admission: $220 pesos, but tickets must be picked up and paid for in advance because of the need for catering. There is a limit of 40 guests, so please pick up your tickets early.
For more information, Call: 999-924-0103

 

Sunday (Domingo) September 12, 2010

Yucatan Living Cinema Series: Divas, Vamps and Femme Fatales: Elevator to the Gallows
(France 1957). Director: Louis Malle. Jeanne Moreau stars as a woman waiting for her lover to return from murdering her husband. Their "perfect crime," however, goes spectacularly awry.
Location: Cineteca Nacional Manuel Barbachano Ponce in Teatro Merida, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:00 PM Sunday
Admission: FreeOrquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan

Yucatan Living The Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan
Todayt’s performance is the first program in the 14th season for this orchestra. They are directed by Juan Carlos Lomonaco. This is not only an opportunity to come and hear some of the music of the era of Mexican Independence, but also an opportunity to hear Cecillo Perera, a tallented Yucateco guitarist who is currently studying in the City of Salzburg, Austria.
Location: Teatro Peon Contreras, calle 60 x 57
Time: 12:00 PM Sunday
Admission: $60, $80, $100 and $150 pesos; 25% discount for children between 6 and 12, students, and INAPAM.

Coming Soon

Yucatan Living Habla: Spanish Classes
Begin Monday, Sept. 13
Since these classes are geared to the individual, to reserve your space, visit Habla Mondays – Thursdays, 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM and Fridays from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM to talk more about classes at Habla or to register. For more information, contact Habla by e-mail at contact [at] habla [dot] org or call 948-1872.

Yucatan Living XVIII Independence Night Race – Bicentennial: September 15th

Celebrate the Bicentennial with sports, and for a good cause the start will be at the entrance of the Government Palace
If you can, please bring a toy for the kids in the CAIMEDE shelter.!!!!!
Place: Palacio de Gobierno, Calle 61 x 60
Time: 7:45 PM
Admission: A toy

Yucatan Living UADY Folkloric Ballet: Sept. 17Uady Folkloric Ballet
This is a performance by one of the best folkloric ballets in the country. In fact, it is the 5th fastest folkloric ballet in all of Mexico.
Location: Courtyard of the UADY Cultural Center
Time: 9:00 PM
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Dinner and Concert
Come to have dinner at this fabulous gallery full of mexican art and enjoy listening to Coincidencias
Location: Nahuali Casa de los Artistas, Calle 60 x 45
Time: Dinner at 8:00 pm and Concert at 9:30 pm
Admission: $250 pesos
Contact: 9 28 65 66  / info [at] artistsinmexico [dot] com 

Yucatan Living UADY: Just Sing Mexico: Sept. 24
Just Sing Mexico is a choir whose members are students, teachers and university workers, all under the direction of Cesario Chan Sabido. 30 special voices, under the direction of a very special human being. They will be accompanying the 48 dancers in the stage production Mariachi Real de Mi Tierra.
Location: Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto
Time: 8:30 PM
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Hacienda Santa Cruz: A Unique Promotion:
September 1 through September 30
You are invited to enjoy a 3 course dinner with a welcome cocktail and a glass of wine
Price: $450 pesos + 15% service charge
More Information: Hacienda Santa Cruz Blog 

Yucatan Living 10th International Festival of Choirs Yucatan – October 9 & 13 Festival of Choirs Yucatan
Concert under the direction of maestro Electo Silva (Cuba). This is a 6-month-long festival that begins on April 8th and travels from Jalisco to Merida and on to Colombia and Venezuela before its final performances in Merida in October. Visit the MySpace page of Conjunto Vocal Yucatan for a complete listing of the international dates. In case there is anyone who doesnt believe that a voice is the equivalent of a musical instrument or that a choir is the equivalent of an orchestra, we invite you to listen to samples of their work on their MySpace page. We especially liked A una dama que iba cubierta and La Cochinita Pibil. Performance dates in Merida are:
October 9 & 13: 10th International Festival of Choirs Yucatan and 25th Anniversary of Conjunto Vocal Yucatan
Location: Teatro Peon Contreras, Calle 60 at Calle 57
Admission: Tickets available at the box office

Yucatan Living Yucatan 2010: Short Film Festival – November 12-21


The Yucatan 2010 Short Film Festival is calling for submissions. It is open to any non-professional resident of the Yucatan to submit their short films, and cash prizes will be awarded. Selected films will be exhibited during the festival. Films submitted must be digital videos, made in Yuca tan and produced after Jan 1 2009. One person can submit unlimited number of films. The themes must touch on mexicanidad, identity, revolution, independence, liberty and/or democracy. There is even a category for one-minute cellphone films, as well as one for films in the Mayan language (with Spanish subtitles), and the films can be up to thirty minutes.
Screening:November 20 & 21. The public will select the winners.
Prizes: Cash prizes of $4000 and $5000 pesos for each category
For More Information: ICY Direccion de Artes Visuales, 930-4700 Ext 54035 and 54019
Submission Entry Fee:Free

Yucatan Living Multimedia: 200 Years of Being A Proud Mexican – November 19th & 20th
This wide screen event will have it all: the history of Mexico on a screen that is 11 meters long and 6 meters high, as well as books on art and history that are being taken house-to-house already.
Location: Parque de la Kukulcan, Circuito Colonias
Time: 8:30 PM and 10:00 PM
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Taste of PlayaNovember 21, 2010
This is a huge annual event where over 40 restaurants are highlighted in a one day event. It was a great success last year, so be sure and put it on your list for Fall travel must see and do.
Location: Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo
Time: 2 PM to 9 PM
More Information: Check the details on the Taste of Playa website.

Yucatan Living Day of the Dead Spanish Immersion Course: October 25 – 29 and Nov. 1 – 5.
This is going to be a great event for anyone who wants to not only visit Yucatan, but take a wonderful course in Spanish while they enjoy their visit. Habla is going to have a 2 week Spanish immersion course the last week in October and the first week in November. Students can take one week or two and have the option to make this a real immersion by taking advantage of a homestay. Since Day of the Dead is one of the best holidays of the year in Yucatan, this is one of the best ways to see and do it all!
Location and Information: Habla
Information on Habla’s Website 

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