Upcoming Events: Thursday, July 12 – Wednesday, July 18

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Thursday, July 12

ART

LA CRUZ MARINA FREE MOVIE NIGHT— In the VIP room at Marina Riviera Nayarit every Thursday at 8:00pm.

COMMUNITY

SIN FIN ASTROLOGY— Sin Fin Astrology presents an Astrology Wisdom Workshop on the Moon falling on the same day as the new moon in Cancer and a partial solar eclipse. What better way to kickoff eclipse season than with an educational workshop in the company of stargazers like yourself. Drinks and snacks provided as well as some fun take home materials. 5 pm at Hacienda de Arte/Sin Fin Astrology (Lazaro Cardenes #71, Bucerias)

Friday, July 13

ARTS

CINEMA CUC— New film every week, free and open to the public. 1:00 pm in the main auditorium at Centro Universitario de la Costa (Av. Universidad 203, Ixtapa | 322.222.1512 | www.cuc.udg.mx)

CINE CLUB EL MUÉGANO: FRIDAY CINEMA CYCLE ON SOCIAL NETWORKS— Enjoy movies about Social Networks at the Los Mangos Library Martes de Clássicos Cultural Center, 7pm. 20 pesos.  (Av. Francisco Villa No. 1001 | bibliotecalosmangos.com)

Saturday, July 14

ARTS

QUE NO CULPE A NADIE DE MI MUERTE— Ramiro Daniel, award-winning director of ‘Princesas Desesperadas’, presents ‘Que no culpe a nadie de mi muerte’ (‘Let no one be blamed for my death’) returning Saturdays through July 28 at 8:30pm. Written by Humberto Robles and starring actor César Trujillo, it’s a tragic/comedic monologue, presented in Spanish, about a thirty-year-old woman waiting for a phone call to stave off her pending suicide. Will a phone call finally convince her to give up the idea of taking her own life? Incanto Vallarta (Insurgentes 109, Old Town Puerto Vallarta |  322.223.9756 | www.incantovallarta.com)

BOHEMIO 3— Come and enjoy the trova, ballads and pop of BOHEMIO 3 with this special evening event. 8:30 pm at A Page in the Sun (Lazaro Cardenas #179, Vallarta)

COMMUNITY

EXPATS IN VALLARTA: SPECIAL DINNER— Special Dinners are scheduled for Thursday, July 12th at El Andariego in Colonia 5 de Diciembre and on Thursday, July 26th at Buenos Aires Steak House in Marina Vallarta. Advance reservations and purchased tickets for the dinners are necessary.

BINGO WITH PEARL— Saturdays at 4pm. Drink specials, gift certificates, and cash prizes. Special guests Ballet Folklorico Tradiciones will perform. Incanto Vallarta (Insurgentes 109, Old Town Puerto Vallarta |  322.223.9756 | www.incantovallarta.com)

SPIRITUAL & METAPHYSICAL LECTURE— Journey of self discovery at the Center For Spiritual Living Puerto Vallarta. Each week offers inspirational talk using spiritual tools for personal growth, along with discussion and fellowship afterwards.  An open and inclusive spiritual community, all are welcome. From 12:00 – 1:00 pm at Centro Cultural Cuale (Aquiles Serdan #437)

Sunday, July 15

COMMUNITY

JOHNNY BARBER BATTLE POOL PARTY— 2nd annual battle of the Vallarta barbers. La Wera Loca presents Johnny Barber Battle hosted by the most beautiful social club in the Marina Vallarta at Villarouse. The pool party starts at 2 pm followed by five judged categories: Fast Fade, Scissor Cut, Freestyle Design, Changed Look, Beard. Registration required. 1000 pesos include lunch and up to all 5 categories. Limited space. Live poolside DJ Vacay from Portland, Oregon USA. Many vendors attending from tattoo shops, supply stores, barberías, smoke shops, swimwear lines, and more! Full Bar and menu, beautiful cabanas, and gorgeous people. Free to public. And includes a welcome drink for all guests. Begins 2 pm at Vallarouse (Pelicanos 104, Marina Vallarta | www.facebook.com/theacademiateam)

Tuesday, July 17

ARTS

DINNER AND A MOVIE: WEST SIDE STORY— This week’s film begins at 7:15 pm, and will be preceded by a short, 15-minute introduction by local musicologist, Paco Ojeda. Presented in English with Spanish subtitles when available. Incanto Vallarta (Insurgentes 109, Old Town Puerto Vallarta |  322.223.9756 | www.incantovallarta.com)

CINE CLUB EL MUÉGANO: MARTES DE CINE— Enjoy movies at the Los Mangos Library Martes de Clássicos Cultural Center, 7pm. 20 pesos.  (Av. Francisco Villa No. 1001 | bibliotecalosmangos.com)

COMMUNITIES

EXPATS VALLARTA HAPPY HOUR— The local group of Expats In Vallarta is open to all ExPat residents, visitors and investors from other countries. This week’s happy hour will be at Champions Sports Bar at the Marriott Marina Hotel. Happy Hours are from 5-7 pm. There is no charge to attend, just pay for what you order. To make reservations for the Happy Hours and the Dinners, email sarawise45(at)gmail.com.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

WINE TASTING: PAIRING MEXICAN WINES AND CHEESES— Enjoy the best Mexican wines paired to perfection with the best Mexican artisan cheeses. All wines are exclusive, premium bottles and the cheeses are sourced directly from small producers. All cheeses are made in the European style (think Camembert, Morbier, and gruyere) but produced locally and with a Mexican twist. 6:30 PM at Medregal Restaurant (Pulpito 120 | www.uncorkmexico.com | hola@uncorkmexico.com)

Wednesday, July 18

ARTS

CINEMA CUC— Free. 1:00 pm in the main auditorium at Centro Universitario de la Costa (Av. Universidad 203, Ixtapa | 322.222.1512 | www.cuc.udg.mx)

CINE CLUB EL MUÉGANO: JAVIER BARDEM FILMS— Enjoy a retrospective of the cinema of actor Javier Bardem every Wednesday in July. $20 pesos. 7pm at the Library Los Mangos Cultural Center (Av. Francisco Villa No. 1001 | bibliotecalosmangos.com)

FOOD & BEVERAGE

CHEF RUBEN’S MAGICAL MEXICAN SALSAS— Chef Ruben will take us on a journey of different sauces that can be used in many different ways. Taking classic Mexican ingredients and by doing a variety of cooking techniques he will show how you can get many different flavors, textures and options for other dishes. You will help in the preparation and we will eat different salsas as we prepare them. We will also learn how to make classic sopes with a filling and test all the salsas that we have made to have some wonderful flavors. Beer, wine, local spirits and jugos are included. $45 USD per person. 6 pm at ART Vallarta (213 Calle Pilitas | artvallarta.com)

HEALTH & WELLNESS

BEACH YOGA— Bring your mat down to the beach for a gentle morning flow, every Wednesday at 9am at playa los camarones, in front of Barracuda restaurant. 70 pesos per person and children under 12 are free when accompanying an adult. Barracuda (Calle Paraguay 1290)

ONGOING EVENTS

FOR THE LOVE OF GARLIC AND MANGO— Special menu available through July 31 featuring Mango & Garlic merged in majestic ways for a unique dining experience. River Cafe (Isla Rio Calle 4 | rivercafe.com.mx)

SALSA DANCING/LESSONS— Wednesdays & Sundays at 8pm (upper terrace). All are welcome. Incanto Vallarta (Insurgentes 109, Old Town Puerto Vallarta |  322.223.9756 | www.incantovallarta.com)

DANCE HOT VALLARTA— Have fun, gain confidence, become a sought after partner, get your mind and body fit to the rhythm of music. No partner needed or date your mate. These classes are ongoing throughout the summer on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays. $50.00 pesos per class or $500.00 for the month (12 classes). Call Alberto for detailed information. Thu 7:32 PM · Vallarta’s First Ballroom (479 Juarez Street | 322 292 0026 | vallartasfirstballrom.com)

MALECON SCULPTURES 101— Enjoy a relaxed walk by the ocean while chatting about the sculptures on the Malecon and the local art scene, plus a delicious Mexican brunch or snack at a charming and very unique spot. A fantastic cultural experience with a local friend. Wed, Thu and Fri at 9:00am. Make reservations through Vallarta101 (facebook.com/welovevallarta | 01 322 100 2253)

ART EXHIBITION: MARTINE SECHOY WOLFF— The works of Paris born artist on display from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday-Friday at Art VallARTa Gallery through July 16. Free. (Calle Pilitas 213 | artvallarta.com)

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION: 100 YEARS 70 IMAGES IN THE ROSITA—Photographers Estrellita Velasco, Josef Kondoll, Andrés Barria Davison, David Diaz, Soko Sandoval, Eva Sica, Arturo Pasos, Kristians Sics, Alma Castro, Luz Aurora Peres. 11 AM to 8 PM through July 16 at Hotel Rosita (Paseo Díaz Ordaz # 901 Centro | facebook.com/VallartaPhotographer)

WORLD KIZOMBA FLASH MOB PROJECT—  A group of more than 70 instructors, DJs and promoters recognized internationally seek to create a beautiful dance and cultural experience with a unified platform open to all. The FLASH MOB will be held Sunday July 22 in more than 30 countries around the world and we have the opportunity to be part of this historic moment. Register by July 11. Attend rehearsals beginning Thursday, July 5. More information at www.worldkizombaproject.com or www.facebook.com/AcademiaSalsaenvallarta