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Merida Events: FICMaya!!

18 October 2015 Events 0

There are an amazing amount of events in Merida this week due to FICMaya. We can only present a few of them because to put them all up on our website would be a full time job!! Suffice it to say that you can hear music from around the world this week, see some amazing dancers or attend a plethora of roundtables and symposiums. Check it all out at the FICMaya website.

Events

  • 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 »

  • Film Cartel Land

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 6:00 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 »

  • Dance La Danza de Los Wáay

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 6:30 pm
    • Free
    • Gran Museo del Mundo Maya MAP »

    The night has come, Uj Balaam night, a new moon, the precise time when Mayas fear to reunite with ghosts for their secret rituals. A succession of dances, prayers and songs sets the mood for warnings. more »

  • Dance Tutú Negro | Ballet Folklórico Nacional de Cuba

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    The group has given more than 1,800 presentations during their 93 international tours to various countries in Europe, America and Asia. Their ongoing performances contribute to the rescue and rehabili more »

  • Music Music From Voices | National Chorus of Cuba

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 7:30 pm
    • Free
    • Cathedral in downtown Merida MAP »

    Composed choral works from different periods and styles, devoted mainly to Cuban composers. more »

  • Film Gueros

    • Wed October 21st 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    Three restless teens search for folk-rocker Epigmenio Cruz on the streets of Mexico City during the student strikes of 1999. Released May 2015 and won prestigious Ariel Award for best picture. more »

  • Film Xenia

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    Teen brothers cross the country to find their Greek father after their Albanian mother passes away. Released in October 2015. more »

  • Film Ju-on: The Grudge

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (Japan 2003). Director: Takashi Shimizu. Starring Megumi Okina, Misaki Ito, Misa Uehara. A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. more »

  • Lecture Exploring New Guinea Art

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 7:30 pm
    • $50 pesos
    • Casa Hamaca in Valladolid MAP »

    The Lecture will be given by Dr. Paul ("Jim") Roscoe. Jim is Professor of Anthropology at University of Maine, Cooperating Professor at Climate Change Institute and he is also Cooperating Professor at more »

  • Music Presentations: Estampas Musicales Mexicanas

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • At the Olimpo MAP »

    These are short presentations of a variety of Mexican musical styles. more »

  • Film The Russian Woodpecker

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • $35 pesos, $20 students
    • LA68 Cultural Center MAP »

    This movie won the Grand Jury Prize for a documentary at Sundance. The films focuses on Fedor Alexandrovich's research into the cause of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine and its potential con more »

  • Music Grupo Yahal Kab: Tribute to Buena Vista Social Club

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    This wonderful acoustic group offers up the great music from Ry Cooder and the Buena Vista Social Club. more »

  • Music Nights in the Gardens of Spain

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Manuel Escalante, an award-winning pianist from Valladolid, is accompanied by the Yucatan Symphony Orchestra. more »

  • Music Abe Rábade Trío

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto MAP »

    Jazz from Spain. An acoustic jazz trio led by pianist Abe Rábade who has played by invitation at Lincoln Center in NYC... now here in Merida! more »

  • Music Concert: Miguel Inzunza

    • Thu October 22nd 2015
    • 10:00 pm
    • Cover: 250 pesos, 300 pesos on the day of the event
    • Centro Cultural Dante MAP »

    This band is from D.F. and they seem to be loving it here in Merida. Acoustic guitars at their best. more »

  • Music Concert: Kaliz Group

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 12:00 pm
    • Free
    • Gran Museo del Mundo Maya MAP »

    The name of this concert is "Savor Mi Tierra." The group is from Cuba. There is no denying that Cuba's culture is so wonderfully complex that it has both a taste and flavor all its own. Cuba is a gues more »

  • Film The Unknown

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (United States 1927). Director: Tod Browning. Starring: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, and Joan Crawford. A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any more »

  • Music Song of Maíz

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Centro Historico MAP »

    A musical extravaganza in downtown Merida featuring salsa, jazz, Cuban rhythms and much more! more »

  • Music Improvisational Trumpet

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • MACAY Museum MAP »

    German trumpeter Birgit Uhler plays her trumpet like no one else. She has developed a technique of playing that produces a myriad of sounds, painting a modern musical tone picture. Check it out! more »

  • Music Symphony Dr. Atomic

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • From $25 to $100 MXN
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    A concert conducted by one of the most exceptional and unique musicians on the worldwide music scene, Alexei Lubimov. He was one of the first to perform works by people like John Cage and Schoenberg i more »

  • Music Merida Big Band

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Daniel Ayala MAP »

    The sounds of mambo, jazz, bolero and more from Merida's Big Band. more »

  • Theatre The Visions of King Henry IV

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    This theatrical presentation deals with the life of the controversial King Henry IV known as "The Powerless": a decadent monarch, a degenerate, homosexual and environmentalist. It is a reflection as w more »

  • Music Alterlatino Bossanova and Blues

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto MAP »

    Composed of piano, trumpet, saxophone, guitar, percussion, drums and lead vocal group, this versatile group manages several musical genres and concepts, but its base is focused on French music, bossa more »

  • Music Sonia Amelio

    • Fri October 23rd 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Armando Manzanero MAP »

    Sonia combines the sounds of her hands, feet and castanets to create music by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky Korsakov and Chopin. more »

  • Music Rock Concert: Corona Elements

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 5:00 pm
    • VIP: 1,010 pesos, General: 335 pesos
    • Centro De Espectáculos Carta Clara MAP »

    Groups performing tonight: Caifanes, Maldita Vecindad, Kinky and DLD more »

  • Music Cuban Jazz

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Alejandro is one of the best Cuban pianists and composers of his generation. Since 1981 he has been growing into a worthy successor to Bebo and Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Emiliano Salvador. more »

  • Music Seando of Cuban Jazz

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Jose Peon Contreras MAP »

    That's right - Alejandro Falcon really is the Dr. Doolittle of Cuban jazz, and he is one of the best pianists and composers of his generation. His quartet will be with him, so look for great entertain more »

  • Film The Brides of Dracula or Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • Free
    • Videosala of the Olimpo MAP »

    (China 2000). There are an amazing number of movies made in China. Due to naming practices, it was not possible to identify which one of these movies will be shown. The good news is that, whichever on more »

  • Dance Quintana Roo Extravaganza

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 8:00 pm
    • Free
    • Parque de las Americas MAP »

    An extravaganza of music, dance and costumes from Quintana Roo. more »

  • Music Osmani Collado

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    The great Cuban jazz musician Osmani Collado performs for Merida. Cuban composer, arranger and saxophonist, he plays the Charanga Habanera in the rumba tradition on the saxophone. more »

  • Music Emoción Cubana: Latin Jazz

    • Sat October 24th 2015
    • 9:00 pm
    • Free
    • Teatro Fantasio MAP »

    Habana Sax offers the discovery of a different, communicative music, transporting the audience to the tropical environment of Cuban music with its varied and rhythmic dance rhythms such as the cha-cha more »

  • Tour Birdwatching Tour

    • Sun October 25th 2015
    • 4:00 am
    • $400 pesos
    • Xochen, Valladolid MAP »

    With more than 180 species registered in this area, Xochen is a birdwatcher's paradise. Come join us on the next adventure!! Meet in front of the Burger King at Alta Brisa Plaza. more »

  • Fairs & Expos Corona Tuning Fest

    • Sun October 25th 2015
    • 10:00 am
    • Free
    • Parking lot of Plaza Sendero MAP »

    Do you love cars? Other things that go vrooom? This is going to be the place to be for you! Muscle cars, monster trucks, vochos, superbikes, ATV's, tuning demonstrations, you name it! What fun! more »

  • Music Presentations: Estampas Musicales Mexicanas

    • Sun October 25th 2015
    • 6:00 pm
    • Free
    • At the Olimpo MAP »

    These are short presentations of a variety of Mexican musical styles. more »

  • Music Tribute to Armando Manzanero

    • Sun October 25th 2015
    • 7:00 pm
    • $100, 50, 25 pesos
    • Jose Peon Contreras Theatre MAP »

    Be present at a tribute to Armando Manzanero, one of Yucatan's most famous songwriters and singers. Tickets can be purchased at: Teatro Armando Manzanero Teatro José Peón Contreras Teatro Daniel more »

 

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