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Friday, May 26

Independence Day in Guyana

MUSIC/DANCE

Liverpool: Reggae Festival

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Sparkles (Hotel Miramar): Jazz starting at 10 pm

Pavo Real: Rock night

Bar Platea: Salsa Night

Crown Casino: Jazz Effects, 7:30 to 9:30 pm

La Casona: Dancing night, with a rock band or a DJ

Brooklyn Cafe: Live music night at the coffeehouse

Deep Room: DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Next: DJ Tavo

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: Molière (1978 French-Italian biography of the 17th century French dramatist directed by Ariane Mnouchkine, with Philippe Caubère, Joséphine Derenne, Roger Planchon)

SPORTS

Soccer: Panama vs Costa Rica women's national teams, part of the CONCACAF eliminations for next year's world championships in China, 8 pm at Rommel Fernandez Stadium

ETC.

Poetry Recital: Poetic homage to the late Elsie Alvarado de Ricord, Museo y Antiguedades La Casona, David, 7 pm

 

Saturday, May 27

Mothers Day in Bolivia

Guadeloupe celebrates the abolition of slavery

MUSIC/DANCE

Hotel Plaza Gran David (Santiago): Giraldo Piloto & Grupo Klimax

Biblioteca Nuestra Señora del Carmen (Juan Díaz): Bach chamber music night

Liverpool: Los Timidos, Project Gothik

Bar Platea: Piano bar

Casa Domingo: Flamenco night

Costillitas: Acoustic night

Sahara: Rock night

Sparkles: Jazz night

La Casona: Jazz night

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Las Tinajas: Tipico dance show

Play Lounge de Amador: DJs Lazardi, Edward Allen, Joe Cotter, Frank Faúndes, Tom Sawyer

Deep Room: Twisted Night with DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Buzz: DJs Vampiro, Fidel, Marlo, Edward Allen, Sergio Mix

THEATER

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

Teatro La Quadra: Cronica de Ratones: El Traje Nuevo del Emperador, a children's play

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

FILM

Cine Universitario: Molière (1978 French-Italian biography of the 17th century French dramatist directed by Ariane Mnouchkine, with Philippe Caubère, Joséphine Derenne, Roger Planchon)

 

Sunday, May 28

Mothers Day in the Dominican Republic

MUSIC/DANCE

St. Christopher School Auditorium: II Gospel Jazz Concert, by Martha Productions, celebrating Black Panamanian Day, 3 pm, e-mail:  sugiex@cwpanama.net    for details

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Cronica de Ratones: El Traje Nuevo del Emperador, a children's play

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: Un Asunto de Mujeres (1988 French drama directed by Claude Chabrol, with Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier)

SPORTS

Mountain Biking: BOA Rio Congo ride

 

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day in the USA

Spring Bank Holiday in the UK

THEATER

Teatro ABA: Médicos a Palos, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: Un Asunto de Mujeres (1988 French drama directed by Claude Chabrol, with Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier)

ETC.

International Book Fair: At ATLAPA, with Spain as the special invited delegation

 

 

Tuesday, May 30

Indian Arrival Day in Trinidad & Tobago

Mothers Day in Nicaragua

Arbor Day in Honduras

MUSIC/DANCE

ATLAPA: Raphael

Las Tinajas:  Tipico dance show

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro ABA: Médico a Palos, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: Un Asunto de Mujeres (1988 French drama directed by Claude Chabrol, with Isabelle Huppert, François Cluzet, Marie Trintignant, Nils Tavernier)

ETC.

Fun Night with Dr. Enitza George: Aerobics and nutritional advice, part of the Black Panamanian Day festivities

Science Lecture: 4 pm science lecture at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Tupper Auditorium, free and in English. Check the STRI website ---  http://www.stri.org --- for details

 

Wednesday, May 31

Dragon Boat Festival in China and Taiwan

MUSIC/DANCE

Via Veneto Hotel & Casino: Ulpiano Vergara, Comando Tiburón

Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

Pencas: Anaita de Azuero

Happy's: Acid jazz with Calle Mood

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

THEATER

Alhambra Plus: Los 5 Advertencias de un Extraño, a comedy

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: Pola X (1999 French drama directed by Leos Carax, with Guillaume Depardieu, Yekaterina Golubeva, Catherine Deneuve)

La Casona: Extranjeras (2003 Spanish documentary directed by Helena Taberna)

SPORTS

Figure Skating: Peter Pan on Ice, Figali Convention Center

 

Thursday, June 1

Jubilee in Peru

Republic Day in Ireland

MUSIC/DANCE

Teatro Nacional: Dracula, the ballet

Casa Gongora: Jam Night

La Casona: Popular Music Night (salsa, reggae, rock and/or calypso)

Bar Platea: Jazz Night

Sparkles (Hotel Miramar): Jazz starting at 10 pm

Pizza Piola: Tango Night

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Las Tinajas: Tipico dance show

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

Alhambra Plus: Los 5 Advertencias de un Extraño, a comedy

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

FILM

Cine Universitario: Pola X (1999 French drama directed by Leos Carax, with Guillaume Depardieu, Yekaterina Golubeva, Catherine Deneuve)

SPORTS

Figure Skating: Peter Pan on Ice, Figali Convention Center

ETC.

International Book Fair: At ATLAPA, with Spain as the special invited delegation

Barro Colorado Island: BAMBI dinner & science lecture series. You must make reservations and get on the list for the launch ride in advance at the office in the Tupper Center in Ancon. Check the STRI website --- http://www.stri.org --- for details

 

Friday, June 2

Shavu’ot

MUSIC/DANCE

Teatro Nacional: Dracula, the ballet

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Sparkles (Hotel Miramar): Jazz starting at 10 pm

Pavo Real: Rock night

Bar Platea: Salsa Night

Crown Casino: Jazz Effects, 7:30 to 9:30 pm

La Casona: Dancing night, with a rock band or a DJ

Brooklyn Cafe: Live music night at the coffeehouse

Deep Room: DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Next: DJ Tavo

THEATER

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

Alhambra Plus: Los 5 Advertencias de un Extraño, a comedy

FILM

Cine Universitario: El Fabuloso Destino de Amálie Poulain (2001 French-German comedy directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, with Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Serge Merlin, Yolande Moreau)

SPORTS

Figure Skating: Peter Pan on Ice, Figali Convention Center

ETC.

International Book Fair: At ATLAPA, with Spain as the special invited delegation

 

Saturday, June 3

MUSIC/DANCE

Teatro Nacional: Olympic Starz, urban hip hop dance troupe

Bar Platea: Piano bar

Casa Domingo: Flamenco night

Costillitas: Acoustic night

Sahara: Rock night

Sparkles: Jazz night

La Casona: Jazz night

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Las Tinajas: Tipico dance show

Deep Room: Twisted Night with DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Buzz: DJs Vampiro, Fidel, Marlo, Edward Allen, Sergio Mix

THEATER

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

SPORTS

Figure Skating: Peter Pan on Ice, Figali Convention Center

ETC.

International Book Fair: At ATLAPA, with Spain as the special invited delegation

 

Sunday, June 4

Pentecost

THEATER

Teatro ABA: La Cenicienta, children's matinee, Spanish rendition of Cinderella

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro ABA: Strippers, a comedy

SPORTS

Isthmian Runners: Reebok 10k run, starting at Parque Anayansi

Figure Skating: Peter Pan on Ice, Figali Convention Center

ETC.

International Book Fair: At ATLAPA, with Spain as the special invited delegation

 

Monday, June 5

(not a lot happening, except for the next issue of The Panama News)

 

Tuesday, June 6

MUSIC/DANCE

Las Tinajas:  Tipico dance show

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Extraña Pareja, the Spanish adaptation of The Odd Couple directed by Bruce Quinn

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

ETC.

Science Lecture: 4 pm science lecture at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Tupper Auditorium, free and in English. Check the STRI website ---  http://www.stri.org --- for details

 

Wednesday, June 7

MUSIC/DANCE

Casa Gongora: Jazz Effects de Panamá

Pencas: Anaita de Azuero

Happy's: Acid jazz with Calle Mood

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

THEATER

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

 

Thursday, June 8

MUSIC/DANCE

La Casona: Popular Music Night (salsa, reggae, rock and/or calypso)

Bar Platea: Jazz Night

Sparkles (Hotel Miramar): Jazz starting at 10 pm

Pizza Piola: Tango Night

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Las Tinajas: Tipico dance show

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Ojitas de Angel, a drama

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

ETC.

Barro Colorado Island: BAMBI dinner & science lecture series. You must make reservations and get on the list for the launch ride in advance at the office in the Tupper Center in Ancon. Check the STRI website --- http://www.stri.org --- for details

 

Friday, June 9

MUSIC/DANCE

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Sparkles (Hotel Miramar): Jazz starting at 10 pm

Pavo Real: Rock night

Bar Platea: Salsa Night

Crown Casino: Jazz Effects, 7:30 to 9:30 pm

La Casona: Dancing night, with a rock band or a DJ

Brooklyn Cafe: Live music night at the coffeehouse

Deep Room: DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Next: DJ Tavo

THEATER

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Ojitas de Angel, a drama

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

 

Saturday, June 10

French Guiana celebrates the abolition of slavery

MUSIC/DANCE

Bar Platea: Piano bar

Casa Domingo: Flamenco night

Costillitas: Acoustic night

Sahara: Rock night

Sparkles: Jazz night

La Casona: Jazz night

Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Marea Alta

Las Tinajas: Tipico dance show

Play Lounge de Amador: DJs Camila, Antonio Díaz, Joe Cotter, Frank Faúndes

Deep Room: Twisted Night with DJs Tom Sawyer, Antonio Díaz, Noise Mac

Buzz: DJs Vampiro, Fidel, Marlo, Edward Allen, Sergio Mix

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Las Aventuras de Urbando Valor & El Malvado Baron Von Toxic, a children's play

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Ojitas de Angel, a drama

SPORTS

Boxing: Juan Mosquera vs Miguel Callist heads a full professional card at ATLAPA

 

Sunday, June 11

Trinity Sunday

THEATER

Teatro ABA: La Cenicienta, children's matinee, Spanish rendition of Cinderella

Teatro La Quadra: Las Aventuras de Urbando Valor & El Malvado Baron Von Toxic, a children's play

Teatro La Quadra: Ojitas de Angel, a drama

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

SPORTS

Isthmian Runners: Bridge of the Americas 10k run

 

Monday, June 12

Paraguay celebrates the Chaco Peace

Dia dos Namorados in Brazil

 

Tuesday, June 13

MUSIC/DANCE

ATLAPA: Korean pianist Soyeon Lee plays works by Liszt, Scarlatti, Schumann

Las Tinajas:  Tipico dance show

THEATER

Teatro La Quadra: Ojitas de Angel, a drama

Teatro La Quadra: Según las Criadas, theater of the absurd

Teatro En Circulo: Cena de Matrimonios, a comedy, with Diana de Luz, Juan Manuel Ferrer, Cloty de Luna, Jaime Rodríguez, Amelie Pezzotti, Ramón Serrano and Marko

ETC.

Science Lecture: 4 pm science lecture at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Tupper Auditorium, free and in English. Check the STRI website ---  http://www.stri.org --- for details

 

Coming up...

Smooth, French electronic jazz at the Casa Gongora, June 17

Mike Del Ferro Trio, jazz at the Teatro Nacional, June 22

WWE in Panama: The Undertaker leads a stellar cast of extremely mean big time professional rasslers who may very well crush your face if you ask them if it's for real, July 1 at the Figali Convention Center

Olga Tañón, July 6 at the Figali Convention Center

Raúl Di Blasio, jazz on July 18 at ATLAPA

WBA Super Featherweight Championship Bout: Panama's Vicente "El Loco" Mosquera vs Venezuela's Edwin Valero, August 5 at the Figali Convention Center

2d Panama International Piano Competition: At the Teatro Nacional, August 21-28

 

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