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THURSDAY APRIL 9. Salsa lesson at Paradise Ballroom, on the corner of Via Brazil and Via España. Doors open 5:00 p.m. lessons s...
THURSDAY APRIL 9
Salsa lesson at Paradise Ballroom, on the corner of Via Brazil and Via España. Doors open 5:00 p.m. lessons start 6:00 p.m. $5.
Jazz night at Platea Bar, Casco Viejo. 10:30 p.m. Info.: 228-4011
Jazz nights at Red String Café, Ave Federico Boyd. Info.: 214-3235.
Tango presentation by the Argentinean Tango Academy of Panama at Pizza Piola. Tango lessons from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. for $5. Info.: 263-4668.
Alicia Viteri exhibit “Memoria Digital 2” (Digital Memory 2) at the Mateo Sariel Gallery on Calle 74, San Francisco. Monday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Info.: 270-2404.
“Abundancia” (Abundance) art exhibit by Costa Rican Fabio M. Rojas at the gallery of Crown Plaza’s restaurant. Info.: 206-8843.
THURSDAY APRIL 9 &NDASH; 12
Orchids Fair in Boquete, Chiriqui. More than 100 exhibits from different orchids associations.
THURSDAY APRIL 9 - 26
Panama Grafico 09 exhibit at the Contemporary Art Museum, with artistic creations by national and international artists. Info.: Info@panamagrafico.com. Tickets: $3, $2 retirees, and $1 students.
FRIDAY APRIL 10
Salsa night at Scena & Platea, Casco Viejo with Andy Bush and his group. Info.: 228-4011.
Live music at Royal Casino (Marriott) with latin beats, bossa nova, merengue, salsa and samba. Free entrance.
FRIDAY APRIL 10 - 12
Trip to Volcan in Chiriqui. $65. Info.: 6524-2802 or www.panamarovers.com.
SATURDAY APRIL 11
Theater performance based on Alfred Jarry work, with opera, reggae, dances and more at the Baluarte (bulwark) Mano de Tigre, next to Parque Herrera in Casco Viejo. 7:00 p.m. Free Entrance.
Expat Explorer potluck dinner and jive dance night at a private home in Las Cumbres (directions with RSVP). 5:30 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com. $2 / person.
SUNDAY APRIL 12 - 30
Expo Divertimentos, digital drawings exhibit by Fernando Toledo at Restaurante Manolo Caracol, Casco Viejo. Mondays – Fridays and Sundays noon – 3:00 p.m and 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Saturdays 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Free entrance. Info.: 228-4640.
MONDAY APRIL 13
Expat explorer happy hour at Parillada Jimmy’s (next to ATLAPA). 7:00 p.m.
TUESDAY APRIL 14
St. Andrews (Scottish) Society gathering at Rincon Aleman, Calle 51. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. All Scots, Scots descendants, and those interested in Scottish culture welcome. Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Navy League Panama Annual Awards Dinner with Mr Littleton Tazewell, USAID mission director in Panama. 7:30 p.m. at The Bristol hotel. RSVP at: email@example.com
TUESDAY APRIL 14 &NDASH; 30
“Maestra Vida” musical based on Ruben Blades songs at Teatro en Circulo. Tuesdays to Saturdays 8:00 p.m. and Sundays 4:00 p.m. Info.: 261-5375.
WEDNESDAY APRIL 15
Movie night at La Casona de las Brujas, Casco Viejo with “Being John Malkovich”. 7:30 p.m. Beers half-prize. Free Entrance.
THURSDAY APRIL 16
Le Reve de Madame Clemence (Le Cirque Lyrique) at the National Theater, Casco Viejo. 8:00 p.m. Tickets $10 - $54; Blockbuster.
Art exhibit by Mariana Lleonart at the INAC’s Galerias de artes visuals Juan Manuel Cedeño in the French Plaza, Casco Viejo. 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
FRIDAY APRIL 17
The American Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Panama’s Ninth Amigo & Golfista Golf Tournament at Tucan Country Club & Resort. 6:30 a.m. Registration by April 9: $90 AmCham members, $105 non-members. Info.: 301-3881.
Circo Tihany Spectacular at Albrook Mall. 8:00 p.m. Tickets $17 - $40 at Extreme Planet, Farmacias Metro, and Hometek.
SATURDAY APRIL 18
Ministry of Sound: Summer Closing Fest with Harry Choo Choo Romero, DJ Rap and DJ Behrouz at Isla Perico, Amador. Tickets $28 - $44; Blockbuster.
Eddy Herrera and his orchestra and Samy and Sandra Sandoval benefit concert at the Azuero Fair. Concert to benefit Fundacion Ocalagan. Tickets $17 - $38; Blockbuster.
SUNDAY APRIL 19
Flea market at the Cathedral Plaza, Casco Viejo, starting at 9:30 a.m.
TUESDAY APRIL 21
Free English seminars on science-related issues at the Earl S. Tupper Conference Center in Ancon. Info.: 212-8076. 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY APRIL 22
Expat West meet and greet at El Rincon restaurant, Coronado. $10 for buffet. Info.: 66716449.
SATURDAY APRIL 26
Folkloric tour of Herrera. Check out devils masks confections, crafts production, the Sarigua desert, and more. Info.: 970-0059.
Independent movie night at La Casona, Casco Viejo, 7:30 p.m. Free entrance. Beers $1. Info.: 211-0740.
Jazz night at Las Terrazas, Multiplaza Pacific. Info.: 300-9462.
SATURDAY APRIL 26
Guided tour to Fuerte San Lorenzo in Colon. Info.: 6687-2047, firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY MAY 16, 17
Monster Jam at “Rod Carew” national stadium. 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets $17 - $62; Blockbuster. Pit Party two hours before events for autographs and pictures with the trucks ($11).
TUESDAY MAY 17
Bingo night at the Union Club to benefit “Casita de Mausi”, a shelter for cancer patients coming from the interior of Panama. 7:00 p.m. Tickets $25. Those interested in donating an item worth $35 or attending, contact.: email@example.com.