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Volume 13, Number 22
Nov. 18 - Dec. 8, 2007


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Saturday, December 1

MUSIC/DANCE
Megadepot: Free rock concert with Filtro Medusa, Rencilla, MD, FIM, Tittus Band, Vandex, Los Bonzai, starting at 3 pm
Summit Golf & Resort: Blues with John Mooney & Friends, DJ Wolff, Shorty & Slim, starting 4 pm
Discoteca Palm Beach (Chitre): Rapsodia, Cassis, Farenheit, Light in The Darkness, Riesgo
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: Alegres Comadres
Figali Convention Center: Sesame Street Live

FILM
Cine Univeritario: Tres Tiempos (Zui Hao De Shi Guang) (2005 Taiwanese - French drama directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, with Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Mei Fang)

SPORTS
Boxing: WBA world super-bantamweight championship bout between Celestino "Pelenchín" Caballero and Mauricio Pastrana tops the fight night card at the Gimnasio Roberto Duran

Sunday, December 2

MUSIC/DANCE
Teatro Balboa: PanamaRock.com national rock music awards, with Filtro Medusa, Cienfue, David Chuas, Cage9, Os' Almirantes, Polyphase, Los Rabanes, starting 8 pm

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: Alegres Comadres
Teatro ABA: El Maravilloso Mundo de los Cuentos, 11 am & 1 pm
Figali Convention Center: Sesame Street Live

FILM
Cine Univeritario: Tres Tiempos (Zui Hao De Shi Guang) (2005 Taiwanese - French drama directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien, with Shu Qi, Chang Chen, Mei Fang)

ETC.
Plaza Catedral, Casco Viejo: Flea Market

Monday, December 3

Tuesday, December 4

MUSIC/DANCE
Teatro Anita Villalaz (INAC): Christmas jazz concert
Las Tinajas:
Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
ETC.
Los Santos / Herrera: Patron saint's day celebration in Las Minas
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, December 5
Discovery Day in Haiti and the Dominican Republic
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Buzz: Cage 9, with Filtro Medusa, Polyphase, MD
Panama Viejo: University of Panama Philharmonic Orchestra
Pizza Piola: Salsa Night
Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

THEATER

FILM
La Casona: Movie Night, 8:30 pm

Thursday, December 6
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Teatro Anita Villalaz (INAC): Christmas jazz concert
Pizza Piola: Tango Night
La Casona: Emerging Artists Night. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
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, December 7
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Figali Convention Center: Olga Tañón and Gilberto Santa Rosa
Lum's: Country & Western Night with Last Minute Caravan, Gringo Starr
Generación Sin Límites (Chanis): SK, Eliakim, ENGEL, FIM, 9Horas
Discoteca La Oficina (Chorrera): Fireage, La Pelota, Que?
Pizza Piola: Fiesta Gaucha
La Casona: Popular Music Night, with live rock, calypso, reggae roots or salsa bands. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

Saturday, December 8
Mothers Day --- Day of the Immaculate Conception
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Moods: Los 33
Discoteca Palm Beach (Chitre): Vandex, Los Bonzai
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

Sunday, December 9
Hanukkah

THEATER
Teatro ABA: El Maravilloso Mundo de los Cuentos, 11 am & 1 pm

SPORTS
Isthmian Runners: Albrook 6k run, starting at 7 am at the pool in Albrook

ETC.
Panama City: Mayor's Christmas Parade

Monday, December 10
Human Rights Day 
Ganga - Bois in Haiti
Hanukkah

Tuesday, December 11
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Buzz: Party to release PanamaRock.com's Bandas Nuevas CD, with Ruleta, FIM, MD, Indigo, Evelyn Caballero + Banda
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, December 12
Virgin of Guadalupe Day in Mexico and El Salvador
Agou - Arroyo (Manga la mer) in Haiti
Hanukkah

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Salsa Night
Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

FILM
La Casona: Movie Night, 8:30 pm

Thursday, December 13
St. Lucy's Day in St. Lucia

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Tango Night
La Casona: Emerging Artists Night. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, December 14

MUSIC/DANCE
Teatro ABA: "Gypsy Soul," flamenco and belly dance recital
Discoteca Amnesia (Aguadulce): Fireage, Farhenheit, Rapsodia
Pizza Piola: Fiesta Gaucha
La Casona: Popular Music Night, with live rock, calypso, reggae roots or salsa bands. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

ETC.
20/30 Club Telethon

Saturday, December 15
Kingdom Day in Sint Maarten / St. Martin
Kingdom Day and Statute Day in Bonaire

MUSIC/DANCE
Finca La Maya (San Carlos): Classical guitar with Cutito Larrinaga and gourmet food by the Three Sisters, a benefit dinner concert for a bilingual community library for San Carlos
Mike's (Sun Tower Mall): Metal Night with Antaro, Morttus, Malkavian, Legacy
Discoteca Palm Beach (Chitre): Fireage, Riesgo
Iglesia El Gran Yo Soy (Santiago, Calle 10): Garage Fest 2, with FIM, Light in the Darkness, Seiky, Contracorriente, Efesos, Eliakim, Overthose, Blind Child Theory. Adriel, Asiria, starting 4 pm
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

ETC.
20/30 Club Telethon

Sunday, December 16
St. Eustatius Day in Sint Maarten / St. Martin
Las Posadas in Mexico

MUSIC/DANCE
Discoteca La Movida (Santiago): Fireage, Efesos

THEATER
Teatro ABA: El Maravilloso Mundo de los Cuentos, 11 am & 1 pm
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

SPORTS
Isthmian Runners: Parque Omar 7k run, starting at 6:30 am

Monday, December 17
Las Posadas in Mexico

Tuesday, December 18
Las Posadas in Mexico

MUSIC/DANCE
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, December 19
Separation Day in Anguilla
Las Posadas in Mexico

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Salsa Night
Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

FILM
La Casona: Movie Night, 8:30 pm

Thursday, December 20
National Day of Mourning for those killed in the 1989 invasion
Las Posadas in Mexico
Eid al Adha

MUSIC/DANCE
Sahara: Big Fat Hen original members reunion party
Pizza Piola: Tango Night
La Casona: Emerging Artists Night. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, December 21
Solstice
Las Posadas in Mexico

MUSIC/DANCE
Bar Jokers (David): Fireage, Radio Pirata, Kaos Social, more
Pizza Piola: Fiesta Gaucha
La Casona: Popular Music Night, with live rock, calypso, reggae roots or salsa bands. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

ETC.
Panamanian school year ends

Saturday, December 22
Las Posadas in Mexico

MUSIC/DANCE
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Sunday, December 23
Las Posadas in Mexico

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve - Nochebuena
Las Posadas in Mexico

Tuesday, December 25
Christmas

Wednesday, December 26
Boxing Day in Canada, the UK and many other Commonwealth countries
Junkanoo in the British Virgin Islands and the Bahamas

MUSIC/DANCE
Frozen (Chitre): Polyphase
Pizza Piola: Salsa Night
Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

FILM
La Casona: Movie Night, 8:30 pm

Thursday, December 27

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Tango Night
La Casona: Emerging Artists Night. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, December 28
Day of the Holy Innocents

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Fiesta Gaucha
La Casona: Popular Music Night, with live rock, calypso, reggae roots or salsa bands. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Saturday, December 29

MUSIC/DANCE
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Sunday, December 30

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Monday, December 31
New Year's Eve

MUSIC/DANCE
Sahara: Polyphase

Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 2

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Salsa Night
Casa Gongora: Jazz Night

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

FILM
La Casona: Movie Night, 8:30 pm

Thursday, January 3

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Tango Night
La Casona: Emerging Artists Night. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

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, January 4

MUSIC/DANCE
Pizza Piola: Fiesta Gaucha
La Casona: Popular Music Night, with live rock, calypso, reggae roots or salsa bands. For details call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
La Platea: Jazz Night
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show

THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Saturday, January 5

MUSIC/DANCE
Bar Music (David): Polyphase
La Casona: Jazz Night. Call 211-0740 or visit http://www.enlacasona.com for details
Siete Mares: Caribbean music with Alta Mar
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
THEATER
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Sunday, January 6

THEATER
Teatro ABA: El Maravilloso Mundo de los Cuentos, 11 am & 1 pm

FILM
Teatro La Quadra: El Soldadito de Plomo

Monday, January 7

Tuesday, January 8

MUSIC/DANCE
Las Tinajas: Tipico folklore show
Brisas de Amador: Tipico folklore show
 
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, January 9
The Day of the Martyrs

Coming up

January and February: National Junior Baseball Tournament, which always brings a crowd of Major League Baseball scouts
February 2 - 5, 2008: Carnival

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