Sunday, October 28, 2012

Ravel Opera performed in Patzcuaro

The lyrical fantasy of Maurice Ravel, libretto by Colette, was recently performed in Pátzcuaro at the Teatro Emperador Caltzontzin on Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra aka Plaza Chica.
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The work tells the story of an unruly small boy. He must face the consequences of thoughtless and mean actions. Familiar objects and creatures that he has tormented come to life for an afternoon in a fantasy intended to teach him a lesson of respect for his environment and for nature. The lesson ends happily.
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Desorden Arte A.C. coached children from the Casa Hogar para Niños Necesitados (home for needy children) in Morelia for the performance. It was surely an expanding and confidence-building experience for these niños.The classical musicians and singers for the opera were from the renowned Conservatorio de las Rosas in Morelia.
Once again, Patzcuarenses attended a quality production free of charge.
See also:
Bola Suriana
Purhépecha String Quartet
Happy Birthday, Pátzcuaro

Monday, October 22, 2012

Night of the Dead

Night of the Dead: The most unique and memorable cultural event of the Lake Pátzcuaro Region, observed yearly.

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See
- Posts about Noche de Muertos
- Night of the Dead Flickr Photos
- Flikr photos of Noche de Muertos Flowers

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Parking for Traveling Expats

The expatriate community was quick to pass the word on their discovery. It has now become common practice. In Mexico motels or auto-hotels are for dalliance; hotels are for sleeping. The “sex” motels have hidden, very secure parking and the rooms+garage are cheap. Travelers with vehicles that are loaded with goodies, whether going north or south, like these motels as an option. Pátzcuaro now boasts its very own, in town, on Calle Obregón:
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I understand that rooms for Noche de Muertos in Pátzcuaro have been sold out for some time. Perhaps this is an option…

See Hotels versus Motels

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Safari on Plaza Grande

Patzcuaro's Plaza Grande never fails to entertain. Safari? Safaris? Yes, a Volkswagen Safari contest, what else. Great cars!
















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Monday, October 1, 2012