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Merida Events: Opera, Music and Films

This Week… starting June 02, 2014

Art In The City

Yucatan Living Exhibition: Winners of the 2013 Funds for the Visual Arts – April 15 – No end date listed
The winners of support offered by the Ayuntamiento de Merida present the results of their projects. The winners include Yoochel Kaaj, Cine Video Cultura, A.C., Igor Solís, Mina Bárcenas y Paloma Menéndez.
Location: Museum of the City of Merida (1st floor) and in the Galeria de Arte Municipal, Calle 65 x 56
Time: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Collective Exhibit
New exhibits, including a photography exhibit by William Frej about Enduring Cultures and sculpture by Abraham Illescas.
Location: Galeria La Eskalera, Calle 70 x 59 and 57, Santiago, Merida
Admission: Free

Yucatan LivingAnd of course, there’s the MACAY! New exhibits there as well!

In The City

Monday (Lunes) June 02, 2014

Yucatan Living No events planned for today

 

Tuesday (Martes) June 03, 2014

Classical Music in Merida Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Concert: Entorno al Bel Canto
Tenor Gustavo Duran and Christian Ibarra. Plus, the Symphonic Orchestra of Yucatan, with Guest Director Jaime Lara.
Location: Teatro Jose Peon Contreras, Calle 60 x 57 Centro Merida
Time: 8:00 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Tuesday of Trova: Grupo Los Juglares
This is one of the oldest trova groups in Yucatan. Their talent has certainly stood the test of time and earned them a place in the hearts of all Yucatecos.
Location: Auditorium of the Olimpo, Calle 62 x 61
Time: 8:30 PM Tuesday
Admission: Free

 

Wednesday (Miercoles) June 04

Yucatan Living Movie: Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth
The ancient Maya believed this present world would end and a new cycle arise after 5125 years. How does the story end? Does the water change color? Do the oceans collapse? Does the sky fall as the last tree is cut?
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Yucatan Living Concert: 130th Anniversary of BANAMEX
Sponsored by the Municipal Council of Merida and BANAMEX Cultural Promotion, A.C. Performance by the Chamber Orchestra of Merida, featuring 100 years of music in Yucatan, both in music and song.
Location: Casa de Cultura Banamex, Museo Casa Montejo, Calle 63 # 506 x 60 y 62, Centro Merida
Time: 9:00 PM
Admission: Free

Classical Music in Merida Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Orquesta de Cuerdas de la UADY
Under the direction of Maestro Veselin Dechev, the Orchestra celebrates its second anniversary.
Location: Teatro Felipe Carrillo Puerto, Calle 60 x 57 Centro Merida
Time: 8:30 PM Wednesday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie:No Quiero Dormir Sola
A drama about a young woman forced to take care of her alcoholic grandmother.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Wednesday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Thursday (Jueves) June 05 , 2014

Yucatan Living Movie: Big Boys Gone Bananas!
Dole Food Company wages a campaign to prevent a pair of Swedish filmmakers from showing their documentary about a lawsuit against the company.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Thursday
Admission: $30 pesos, $15 pesos students

Yucatan Living Movie: Camille Claudel 1915
Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France – where she will never sculpt again – the chronicle of Camille Claudel’s reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Thursday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Friday (Viernes) June 06 , 2014

Yucatan Living Movie: Pina
A tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, as her dancers perform her most famous creations.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Friday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Rock Music in Merida Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Calle+Music: La Ruta del Rock and Roll
This is a performance by Ruta 42, under the direction of Thomas Martin. The members of the group include Adam Escamilla on bass and vocals, Thomas Martin on guitar and Cesar Carrillo on drums and percussion. Route 42 is currently recording its first album in Grenade Studios in Merida. No one loves Rock and Roll more than Yucatan, so do try to see this group perform.
Location: Parque de Santa Lucia, Calle 60 x 55
Time: 8:30 PM Friday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: The Secret Of Kells
The animated story of the boy behind the famed Book of Kells.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Deep Water
A documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Friday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Saturday (Sabado) June 07, 2014

Opera In Merida Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Fourth Season of Opera at the Movies:
DIE WALKÜRE (The Valkyrie). 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 Movie: El Foso
Documentary about the musicians under the stage.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 5:00 PM Saturday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

Yucatan Living Movie: Se7en
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Saturday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Renoir
Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir, son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste, returns home to convalesce after being wounded in World War I.
Location: LA 68, Calle 68 at Calle 55, Centro
Time: 9:00 PM Saturday
Admission: $35 pesos, $20 pesos students

 

Sunday (Domingo) June 08, 2014

Yucatan Living XXVII Marathon of the Marina 2014
This marathon has grown to be one of the largest in Yucatan. The prize pool this year is more than $500,000 pesos, and includes two compact cars, two motorcycles, and trips to the Riviera Maya. The marathon will be a total distance of 42.195 km and the half-marathon will be 21 km. Registration: May 5 to June 6.
Location: Begins at the Monumento a la Patria on Paseo de Montejo. Ends at the Malecon in Progreso.
Time: Marathon will begin at 5:00 AM
Registration: Register in IDEY offices, located in Gimnasio Polifuncional (CALLE 60 x 21 # 312 Col. Alcalá Martín): 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Fee: May 5 through May 25: $150 pesos. May 26 through June 6: $180 pesos

Documentaries in Merida Yucatan MexicoYucatan Living Documentary: Butterflies
Learn all about the life of this beautiful insects.
Location: Museum of Natural History, Calle 59 next to the Zoo.
Time: 12:00 PM Sunday
Admission: Free

Yucatan Living Movie: Dial M for Murder
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Location: Cairo Cinema, Calle 20 #98A x 15 y 17, Colonia Itzimná
Time: 9:00 PM Sunday
Admission: Free

 

Monday (Lunes) June 09, 2014

Yucatan Living No Events to report at the moment…

Coming Soon

Orquesta Sinfonica de Yucatan 2014Yucatan Living Yucatan Symphony Orchestra: May/ June Schedule
Program 13: Opera: La Cenicienta (Cinderella), June 20, 22, 24, 26 & 28. Please note Time Change: All of these gala performances are at 8:00 PM. 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: 9:00 PM Friday and 12:00 PM Sunday
Admission: purchase tickets online or by calling (999) 923-1333

Yucatan Living Fourth Season of Opera at the Movies
The cycle “The Ring of the Nibelung” by Richard Wagner will be shown (Saturdays at noon):
June 14, 2014 – SIEGFRID
June 21, 2014 – GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG (Twilight of the Gods)
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 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!)

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