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Teatro Vallarta presents the critically acclaimed stage production ‘Quetzalcoatl, The Legend’, on March, 22 and 23 at 8:00 pm.

After being retaken by Arte y Folclor, Mexico by Aranza Zu Lopez, 15-minute stage production for Puebla’s International Folklore Festival 2016: Danza Sin Fronteras; its resounding success in several festivals, private events and government presentations across central Europe, placing second in the Cheonan World Dance Festival 2018 in South Korea, Teatro Vallarta is proud to present the play ‘Quetzalcoatl, The Legend.’

Quetzalcoatl was one of the principal deities of the pre-Hispanic civilizations, present in almost all of Mesoamerica (Central America) during the XV century, its origin is shrouded in mystery and it is considered by several historians as a legend that marks Mexico'sm syncretism.

Today, ‘Quetzalcoatl, The Legend’ has cemented itself as the company’s magnum opus, and it begins a year of national and international tours. The stage production, which lasts around 1 hour and 30 minutes with a 15-minute intermission, narrates the creation of the world from the Aztec’s cosmic point of view, right until the arrival of Hernan Cortes, who they confuse as the return of Quetzalcoatl.

In a show completely told by dance in five scenes and with the participation of over 50 artists and singer Fabiola Jaramillo ‘The Mexican,’ in a multimedia bonanza. The production includes classic ballet, jazz, contemporary dance, circus art, dramatic art and of course, folklore dance at its core.

Surce: NotiVallarta (Spanish)

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San Pancho’s Circo de los Niños (Children’s Circus) is holding their annual fundraising show on March 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2019 inside the Bodega Circo in San Francisco, Nayarit.

This year again we will have tiered bleachers for seating to ensure that every guest has a great view!

General entrance: $550 MXN

Dream Catchers donation tickets: $2500 MXN

Children under 2 years of age are free.

All proceeds of this event will support the ongoing youth programs of Circo de los Niños de San Pancho. Thank you for helping to sustain our programs. By purchasing a pair of Dream Catcher Tickets, you will ensure a full year of scholarship to a child in Circo de los Niños.

All the shows are at 7:30 PM

Your tickets will be held at the door. Please arrive 30 minutes BEFORE showtime to acquire your ticket(s). We suggest you to print out your PayPal receipt.

For more information contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Source: Circo de los Niños de San Pancho

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Puerto Vallarta dresses up during March to host the 19th International Film Festival, an event organized by the University Center of the Coast (CUCosta), supported by the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the University of Guadalajara, Jalisco’s Government and the Ministry of Culture.

During the festival attendees will be able to enjoy films, workshops and chats. Besides, every year a hosted country attends making the event more enriching, interesting and entertaining. This edition the hosted country will be Chile.

The film culture in Puerto Vallarta increases year by year thanks to this event, that runs for 12 days, and shows 45 international and national films free of charge, divided between different sections such as: gourmet, children, environmental, grownups, among others. The event is based at CUCosta, but other activities are held at various cultural and recreational spaces such as: Los Arcos, the Seaside Boardwalk, Cifuentes Auditorium, the School of Gatronomy, Cinemex Galerías Plaza, La Isla Shopping Village, several restaurants, hotels and others.

By the end of the festival an award ceremony is held to deliver the “Golden Iguana” to those characters who have made significant contributions to the world film industry. In this edition Puerto Vallarta International Film Festival will award Jean Paul Belmondo, Blanca Guerra, Diana Bracho, Fiona Clark and Esther García. Come with us from March 11th till 22nd! Don’t miss the chance to enjoy you hobby to the fullest, and much more, at Puerto Vallarta! For more information visit ficpv.cuc.udg.mx.

Source: Visit Puerto Vallarta

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The Puerto Vallarta Institute of Culture announced the third edition of the Damajuana Raicilla Festival, to take place this weekend (March 15 – 17) at the esplanade of the Cuale Cultural Center and other secondary venues.

The event aims to promote this alcoholic beverage produced in the region and obtained from the agaves verde and lechuguilla.

In recent years, the popularity of raicilla has increased considerably among visitors to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. The festival is, therefore, a good opportunity to get to know its flavor, the culture revolving around this beverage and some of the local producers.

The activities of the event include lectures, talks, music and theater (in Spanish). For more information about the Damajuana Raicilla Festival, visit its official Facebook page.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles

 

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The Vallarta Garden Club will hold their next members meeting on Tuesday, March 12, with special guests Talit Leon Mantecon and David Erne speaking on the importance of bees.

Did you know that a large percentage of the food we consume each day relies on pollination, mainly by honeybees? Avocado, squash, cucumbers, citrus fruit and so much more are completely dependent on bees. Yet, honeybees are disappearing globally at an alarming rate. Why? What can be done to save them? How are they populated?

The Vallarta Garden Club is pleased to have Talit Leon Mantecon and David Erne speaking at our next meeting, set to be held at Incanto, Insurgentes #109 at the Rio Cuale, on Tuesday, March 12. Join us at 4:30 pm for Drinks with Friends, followed by their presentation, "Why Bees Matter," at 5:00 pm.

Talit Leon Mantecon is a professional beekeeper with a deep knowledge of the science of bees, particularly honeybees in Mexico. David Erne is a retired attorney from Milwaukee who has been a hobby beekeeper for almost 40 years. Last year, the two of them traveled to Tepic to secure the two hives that have been installed at the Vallarta Botanical Garden. Collectively, these two have a wealth of knowledge on this critical topic and will be our featured speakers at our next membership meeting. So, join us March 12 as we delve into the fascinating world of bees. See you there!

The Vallarta Garden Club is registered as a non-profit organization in Mexico. Annual dues are only $500 pesos for individuals or $750 for couples and are used to support the club's ongoing efforts to make Vallarta a more beautiful place. For more information, 'Friend' us on Facebook or visit vallartagardenclub.com.

Source: Banderas News

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