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TUESDAY JANUARY 20. Free English seminar at The Tupper Conference Center (Smithsonian Institute, Ancon). 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Free ...
TUESDAY JANUARY 20
Free English seminar at The Tupper Conference Center (Smithsonian Institute, Ancon). 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 212-8076.
Navy League special medical presentation on latest heart testing in Panama. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Balboa Yacht Club. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer 2009 live concert by Panama’s firemen music band at the visitor’s center, Panama Viejo. 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 226-8915.
TUESDAY JANUARY 20 &NDASH; 23
“Jazz y Canal” exhibit of art, paintings, photos, Canal bonds, musical pages, postcards, ands posters related to the world of Jazz at the Las Bovedas gallery in Casco Viejo. Free Entrance.
TUESDAY JAN 20 - 27
International Fair of La Chorrera. Annual fair with an array of cultural, folkloric performances, and crafts, plants and produce from around the country.
TUESDAY JAN 20 &NDASH; 31
Pop art collective exhibit at Galeria ArteConsult: Aleman y Grimberg, Calle 50. Info.: 302-2646.
TUESDAY JAN 20 &NDASH; FEB 18
“Mira fijamente” picture work by Enrique Jaramillo Barnes and poetry by Enrique Jaramillo Levy. Diablo Rosso. Free Entrance.
THURSDAY JAN 22
Free tango lessons and dancing at Pizza Piola in Calle 51, near Federico Boyd Ave. 7:30 – 11:00 p.m.
JAZZ NIGHT AT BAR LA PLATEA,
Casco Viejo. 10:00 p.m. Info.: 228-4011.
FRIDAY JANUARY 23
Miguel A Bernal’s fundraising campaign presents dinner and dancing with Osvaldo Ayala at Restaurante Lun Fung. 8:30 p.m. $20.
SATURDAY JANUARY 24
Expat Explorer exclusive Murder Mystery dinner aboard the Isla Morada yacht. A night of intrigue, dinner, and open bar. 3:30 p.m. $75 Info.: www.expatexplorers.com.
Free concert for peace and security by the Youth for Public Safety group. Steps of the Canal Administration building, 2:00 p.m.
SUNDAY JAN 25
English literature book exchange (and drop in socializing) at Rhino’s, Federico Boyd. Trade books on a one to one basis. 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Flea market at Las Brisas de Amador, Causeway. Handicrafts sales, pets, food, real estate and more. 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free admission. Info.: 314-3369.
Flea market at the Cathedral Plaza, Casco Viejo, starting at 9:30 a.m.
MONDAY JANUARY 26,
Chinese New Year’s Fair, with exhibits from companies with Chinese products, fashion shows, games, and Chinese food. ATLAPA, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY JAN 28
Books & Arts Circle in English at Exedra Books. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come discuss literature and arts, with any topic-related book of your choice. $5.
Independent film night at La Casona, Casco Viejo (one block past the Plaza Herrera). 8:30 p.m. Free entrance. Info.: 211-0740.
Jazz night at Casa Gongora, Casco Viejo. 8:00 p.m. Info.: 212-1350.
Expats West Meet at Restaurante El Rincon in Coronado. Socializing meet and greet for Altos del Maria, Coronado, San Carlos and area. Everyone’s welcome. $10 for buffet.
SATURDAY JANUARY 31
Musical festival in El Valle’s Iglesia San Jose with the National Symphony Orchestra and Russian pianist Oxana Schevchenko. Tickets $15; available at Allegro, Joyeria Barakat, and the Centro Comercial El Valle. Info.: 270-0922.
Ministry of Sound Summer of love Panama 2009 concert at Play Lunge, Amador. 9:00 p.m. Tickets $44.10 VIP, $28.35 general admission; Blockbuster.
Istmo Rock Fest Panama 2009 at ATLAPA with national and international rock bands. 12:00 p.m. Tickets $7.
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 1
Youth orchestras from the National Association of Concerts musical camp will be playing for free at El Valle’s church. 11:00 a.m.
MONDAY FEB 2 &NDASH; 8
PGA Nationwide Tour Panama Championship at Club de Golf. First of 29 events planned for the 20th anniversary of the tour. Info.: www.clubgolf.com.pa
WEDNESDAY FEB 4
Erica Ender in concert at Teatro Anayansi, ATLAPA. 7:00 p.m. Tickets $7 - $54, Blockbuster.
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 10
St Andrews Society (Scottish Society) gathering at Rincón Aleman. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.