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Merida Events: Music Festival

This Week… starting June 16, 2014

Art In The City

Yucatan LivingOaxaca in Merida: June 09-24
For the first time in Merida, there will be a Oaxaca festival at Merida’s Convention Center. The event will span ten days and will feature the culture, food, crafts, industry, tourism, song and dance of Oaxaca. You don’t want to miss this! The show will have over 50 exhibitors.
Location: Siglo XXI, North Merida
Time: All Day
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Music Festival at Alianza FrancesaMusic Festival in Yucatan Mexico
The Alianza Francesa annual live music festival! This music festival features popular music, much of it free and open to everyone. First started in France in 1982, it has now become a worldwide event, celebrated in more than 100 countries. For more details, check their website here.
Location: Alianza Francesa, Calle 23 #117, Colonia Mexico, Merida
Date:June 21 and 22, 2014 (all the following events are on June 21)

Here are some of the events you might like:
Music of the World
This is a performance by seven members of the Symphony Orchestra of Yucatan: Toño López, Debora Katz, Victoria Nuño, Marketa, Natalia Merikhova, Charlie Mcgirr, José Luis
Location: Bistro Cultural, Calle 66 x 41 y 43, # 377. Centro
Time: 11:30 AM
Admission: Free

Concert: The String Orchestra of UADY
This orchestra is under the direction of Veselin Dechev. It began performing on January 30, 2010 and is currently building an impressive reertoire and reputation for itself.
Location: Canton Palace Regional Museum of Anthropology and History,Paseo de Montejo x 43 # 485. Centro
The majestic premises will be space to present the string orchestra of the UADY.
Time: 4:00 PM
Admission: Free

Andres Tinoco in Concert
Hearing this guitarist is on the short list of “must do” in Merida. He has won awards in both the U.S. and Mexico and Merida is blessed to call him her own.
Location:Café crème,Calle 41 x 58 and 60. 5 local Centro.
Time: 5:00 PM
Admission: Free

Traditional Music in Merida Yucatan MexicoMahache Jarana Maya Moots and Grupo la Charanga
This is a performance to showcase the new La Negrita.
Location: La Negrita, Calle 62 x 49. Centro
Time: 6:00 PM
Admission: Free

STM Gypsy Jazz Band
This garden performance will give attendees at the International Reading Fair an opportunity to dance the night away. The STM Gypsy Jazz Band is led by Etienne Walex.
Location: Alliance Française de Mérida, Colonia Mexico Calle 23 # 117 x 24
Time: 7:00 PM
Admission: Free

Three Shows at UADY
7:00 PM: Concert by students at Música de la Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana
8:00 PM: Concert by Orquesta de Guitarras de la UADY
9:30 PM: Concert by Grupo Itzá Quiché, Director: David Flores Sabido
Don’t skip any of these concerts. There’s a new vocal group (Grupo Re-Percusión Vocal) that will be part of the 7:00 PM concert. They are directed by Maestro Juan Carlos Hernández, so you know they’ll be exceptionally enjoyable! The last concert of the evening showcases Latin folkloric music.
Location: UADY Central Courtyard, Calle 60 x 57
Time: Shows begin at 7:00 PM, 8:00 PM and 9:30 PM
Admission: Free

Open Air ConcertsMusic in Merida Yucatan Mexico
7:00 PM: Raquel Martínez Arana (vocalist) and Ariel Carrillo Diver (vocalist and guitarist) will open this concert. Then, Manuel Basulto will grace the stage. Many will know his work from his many years as soloist with UADY’s Atril 6. Closing the evening will be the Troveros Universitarios (University Troubadors).
8:00 PM: Concert: Voices Without Frontiers Choir, Director: Maestro Carlos A. Tello Martinez, including a tribute to the career of the director.
Location: Explanade of Parque de la Colonia Alemán
Admission: Free

Afro-Caribbean Concert: Las Fabulosas del Ritmo
The cumbia, cha cha cha, and mambo never get old in Merida, nor do the songs of legend and folklore. This is a great way to spend an evening in Centro.
Location: La Rendija, Calle 50 x 51. Centro
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: Free

In The City

Monday (Lunes) June 16, 2014

Yucatan Living No events planned for today

 

Tuesday (Martes) June 17, 2014

Yucatan Living Tuesday of Trova: Los Galanes
This trio is a member of the trova troubadors association in Yucatan. They are the time-tested best of the best and never fail to please audiences.
Location: Auditorium of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:30 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free

 

Wednesday (Miercoles) June 18

Yucatan Living Movie: Reportero
(Mexico 2012) A veteran reporter and his colleagues at an embattled weekly challenge the drug cartels and corrupt local officials during an unprecedented wave of violence against journalists in Mexico.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Movies in YucatanYucatan Living Movie: La Vida Loca
(Mexico 2008) This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of gang members in Central America.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Thursday (Jueves) June 19, 2014

Yucatan Living Movie: The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
(Japan 2011) Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan’s recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Thursday
Admission: $30 pesos, $15 pesos students

Yucatan Living Alfred Hitchcock Series: Secret Agent
(UK 1936). Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Madeleine Carroll, John Gielgud, Robert Young and Peter Lorre. After three British agents are assigned to assassinate a mysterious German spy during World War I, two of them become ambivalent when their duty to the mission conflicts with their consciences.
Location: Videosala of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 7:00 PM Thursday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Opera: New Voices of Mexican Opera
You will be amazed at the talent there is in this group!
Location: Auditorium of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:00 PM Thursday
Admission:Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Liv & Ingmar
(UK 2012) A documentary about the 42-year long relationship between legendary actress Liv Ullmann and master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Thursday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Yucatan Living Movie: Marriage in Mendoza
(France 2012) Marcus and his brother Antoine land in Argentina to celebrate their cousin’s wedding and to discover the pleasures of the capital, Buenos-Aires.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: Free

 

Friday (Viernes) June 20 , 2014

Yucatan Living Bird Photography Workshop: June 20, 21, 22, 28 and 29
Tired of photos that don’t turn out the way you want? Improve your knowledge of your camera and learn to take amazing bird photos.Bird Photography Workshop in Yucatan Mexico
Instructor: Ivan Gabaldon
Requirement: DSLR camera
Location: Pronatura Peninsula de Yucatan Office (Calle 32 #269 x 47 y 47-A), Col. Pinzon II, Merida
Times:
Friday: June 20: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: June 21: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sunday: June 22: 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Saturday: June 28: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday: June 29: 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Admission: $2,000 pesos, includes registration and diploma. 50% of fee is required upon registration.
More information and full schedule at: Festival de las Aves Toh. (Great website, by the way!)

Yucatan Living Movie: Stranger by the Lake
(France 2013) Summertime. A cruising spot for men, tucked away on the shores of a lake. Franck falls in love with Michel. An attractive, potent and lethally dangerous man. Franck knows this, but wants to live out his passion anyway.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Friday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Opera in Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Cinderella
Program 13: The opera La Cenicienta (Cinderella), June 20, 22, 24, 26 & 28. The last symphony of the Spring Season is always one of the best events in Merida for the year. For tonight’s performance, the Concert Director is Juan Carlos Lomonaco and the Scene Director is Horacio Almada. Rossini’s Cinderela, tonight, features: Gabriela Thierry, Oscar de la Torre, Josue Ceron, Sergio Meneses, Claudia Rodriguez, Irasema Terrazas, and Emilio Carsi. If you love opera, great music, and performances by an ensemble that cannot be matched anywhere, this is the concert to see!
Locations: Jose Peon Contreras Theater , Calle 60 x 57
Time: 8:00 PM Friday
Admission: purchase tickets online or by calling (999) 923-1333

Yucatan Living Movie: El Viaje de Chihiro
(Japan 2001) In the middle of her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters, where humans are changed into animals, and a bathhouse for these creatures.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Gold Rush
(USA 1925) The Tramp, Charlie Chaplin, goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more. A timeless movie… when is the last time you saw this?
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Saturday (Sabado) June 21, 2014

Yucatan Living Bird Watching Tours: June 14 and 15
Register by June 12 by contacting Marigel Campos C. at +52 (999) 988-4436 ext. 113 or infotoh [at] pronatura-ppy [dot] org [dot] mx
Location: Hobonil, Tzucacab, Yucatan
Time: 2:00 PM
Admission: $500 pesos (includes transportation and guide), does not include food and lodging.

<Opera in YucatanYucatan Living Fourth Season of Opera at the Movies:
The cycle “The Ring of the Nibelung” by Richard Wagner concludes with GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (Twilight of the Gods). Find out more about it here on Wikipedia.
Location: Sala Mayamax del Gran Museo del Mundo Maya.
Time: Opera Talk: 11:30 AM, Film: 12:00 PM
Admission: Free
More Information at website: operayucatan.org

Yucatan Living Alfred Hitchcock Series: Stage Fright
(US 1950). Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Marlene Dietrich, Jane Wyman and Michael Wilding. A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he’s accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer. Classic Hitchcock!
Location: Videosala of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 7:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Senna
(UK 2010) A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

 

Sunday (Domingo) June 22, 2014

Yucatan Living The Fury of the Planet: Hurricanes
Maybe this is a good time to remind ourselves just why it is so important to be prepared – just in case.
Location: Museum of Natural History, Calle 59 next to the Zoo.
Time: 12:00 PM Sunday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Opera: Recital of Arias and Songs
We get the best of Yucatan’s artistic engine in these recitals. These are, literally, the national and international stars of tomorrow.
Location: Auditorium of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:00 PM Sunday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: Cinderella Opera Singer Gabriela Thierry in Yucatan Mexico
Program 13: The opera La Cenicienta (Cinderella), June 22, 24, 26 & 28. The last symphony of the Spring Season is always one of the best events in Merida for the year. For tonight’s performance, the Concert Director is Juan Carlos Lomonaco and the Scene Director is Horacio Almada. Rossini’s Cinderela, tonight, features: Gabriela Thierry, Oscar de la Torre, Josue Ceron, Sergio Meneses, Claudia Rodriguez, Irasema Terrazas, and Emilio Carsi. If you love opera, great music, and performances by an ensemble that cannot be matched anywhere, this is the concert to see!
Locations: Jose Peon Contreras Theater , Calle 60 x 57
Time: 8:00 PM Friday
Admission: purchase tickets online or by calling (999) 923-1333

Yucatan Living Movie: Rebecca
(USA 1940) This Alfred Hitchcock thriller features a self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband’s dead first wife.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Sunday
Admission: Free

 

Monday (Lunes) June 23, 2014

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