* At the JJ Herrera Theater, the play “Como la rain” by Andrea Maju will be presented
08/22/2022/ Xalapa, Ver.- The City Council of Xalapa will offer various artistic and cultural activities during the last days of August, which include the monthly program “Danzón, come and dance”, theater, cinema, music, workshops, exhibitions and conversations.
Among the events scheduled by the Directorate of Culture, the photographic exhibition “La Jalapa de antaño” stands out, which is housed by the Veracruzana Music Museum, “Casa Doña Falla”. The exhibition will tour the different cafes and restaurants in the Los Berros area. The first stop is the Café Bolena, located on Calle José María Mata 20. It should be noted that there will be a week on display at each site.
On Tuesday, August 23, at 6:30 p.m., at the JJ Herrera Theater, the cycle of European films “The Vampires in the Iberian Fantaterror 1965-1975” continues with the screening of the film “The Tomb of the Cursed Island” , by director Julio Salvador.
On August 24, at 10:00 am, at the Veracruz Music Museum, the city’s chronicler, Vicente Espino Jara, will give the conference “Yesterday’s Xalapa.” That same day, as part of the cycle of European films, at 6:30 p.m., the film “The Nocturnal Orgy of Vampires” by director León Klimovsky will be screened at the JJ Herrera Theater.
Another of the activities scheduled for this week is the discussion about the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra. It will take place on August 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the Veracruz Music Museum; On the same day and time, the documentary “Stories to be told from Xalapa. Centuries XIX a XXII”, with the production and direction of Juan Arriaga Romero.
On Thursday the 25th and Friday the 26th, at 7:00 p.m., Andrea Maju’s play “Como la Rain” will be presented at the JJ Herrera Theater. It is a story that talks about the pain and violence experienced by women, brotherly love and the love of a mother. It is suitable for teenagers and adults.
On the 25th, 26th and 27th, at 7:00 p.m., the play “El Eden de las Musas” will be presented at the Veracruz Music Museum, with the playwriting and direction of Francisco Jácome G. This one-man show is based on the play literature of different writers from Xalapan of the 19th century. He is played by actress Karen Alú Martínez. The musicalization is in charge of the pianist Carlos Adrián Hernández, who will perform pieces by Johann Strauss and María Pérez Redondo from Xalapeña.
On August 26 at 7:00 p.m., at the “Guadalupe Balderas” Forum of the Xalapeño Recreational Center, a concert will be presented with the great successes of French music that arrived in Mexico, by Nicola Pezzella.
On August 27, the chess, jarana, zapateado, waist loom and lioness workshops continue, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Xalapeño Recreational Center; As part of the Chamber Music Cycle, that same day, at 5:00 p.m., in the Veracruz Music Museum, a concert will be held by the Sherzando String Quintet; At 7:00 p.m. in the “Guadalupe Balderas” Forum of the Xalapeño Recreational Center, a Mexican music concert will be held by Brisa del Campo.
As part of the Family Sundays, at 1:00 p.m. “Danzón, come and dance” is presented in Benito Juárez Park. There will be live music with the New Band Orchestra. As for the pictorial samples, the international collective exhibition “Identity Adhered to the Skin in five centuries of history” continues, in the Lobby of the IMAC Auditorium.
Also, the exhibition of “European Movie Posters”, in the corridors of the JJ Herrera Theater, and “Xalapa”, photographs by Héctor Montes de Oca, in the central courtyard of the Municipal Palace. For more information, consult the Xalapa Culture Facebook page.