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SATURDAY MAY 2. Expat Explorers partial transit of the Panama Canal. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 4.5 hours journey through the canal....
SATURDAY MAY 2
Expat Explorers partial transit of the Panama Canal. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 4.5 hours journey through the canal. $90/ person, includes lunch and non-alcoholic beverages and transportation. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tihany Spectacular Circus at Albrook Mall, a captivating Las-Vegas style dance production with David Copperfield-style art of illusion. Tuesdays – Thursdays 7:30 p.m. Fridays – Saturdays 4:00 p.m. Sundays noon, 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 - $37 at Famacias Metro, Subaru Calle 50, Hometek and Extreme Planet.
Art exhibit by the seniors of the International School of Panama. Inauguration on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Info.: 211-0740.
SATURDAY MAY 2 &NDASH; MAY 5
“Luna Nueva” art exhibit by Mariana Lleonart Castro at INAC’s gallery in Casco Antiguo. Info.: 501-4203.
SATURDAY MAY 2 &NDASH; MAY 8
“Retratos, Panama y su gente” (portraits, Panama and its people), photographic exhibit by Alcides Rodriguez and Manuel J. Rodríguez, and Canadian Alexandra Gelis at Casa Góngora, Casco Viejo. Tuesdays to Sundays 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SATURDAY MAY 2 - MAY 9
Pilar Moreno art exhibit at Diablo Rosso (Calle 48, Bella Vista). Inauguration on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 399-8825.
SATURDAY MAY 2 &NDASH; MAY 12
“Sol de Agua”: paintings, drawings, photography and sculptures collective exhibit by national and international artists at Allegro Gallery (Calle 74, San Francisco). Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free entrance.
SUNDAY MAY 3
Flea market at the Cathedral Plaza, Casco Viejo, starting at 9:30 a.m.
WEDNESDAY MAY 6
Illusionism workshop with Eric Chartiot at the Anita Villalaz Theater. Sponsored by the Office of Casco Antiguo and the French Alliance. Time TBD. Info.: 223-7376.
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.
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.
THURSDAY MAY 7
Belly dancing beginners classes at Proyeccion Leyla Salam. 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. $10 enrollment fee, $35 monthly fee. Info.: 6491-6579 or email@example.com.
FRIDAY MAY 8 &NDASH; 10
Eco-tour to Coiba Island organized by Azuero Panama Tours. $200 for Panamanians, $250 for foreigners. Includes tours, guide, lodging, food, and drinks. Info.: 970-0059, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY MAY 9
Flamenco classes by the international dancer Beatriz Rached at Jaleo, Costa del Este. Info.: 392-9055.
SATURDAY MAY 9 &NDASH; 10
Trip to Bastimientos Island in Bocas del Toro. $175. Info.: 6687-2047.
WEDNESDAY MAY 13
BDB duo in concert at the National Theater, with the Spanish pianists Maria Jose de Bustos Yuste and Maria Jose Barandiaran, along with Panama’s Symphony. 7:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: email@example.com.
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).
SUNDAY MAY 17
Trip to Lake Madden, Colon. Hiking, motorcycle and yacht rides. $25, includes lunch. Info.: 6056-4058.
MONDAY MAY 18 &NDASH; 22
VII Encuentro Internacional de Guitarra at the National Theater. Concerts by renowned guitar artists from around the world. Organized by the Panama Guitar Association. Tickets for sale at Blockbuster. Info.: 213-2401.
TUESDAY MAY 19
Bingo night at the Union Club to benefit Fundacion Carol Vallarino de Montenegro (“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.: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY MAY 24
Hiking at the Camino de Cruces. $35, includes lunch, guide, transportation, and a commemorative tshirt. Info.: www.ecoviajerospanama.com.
Tour to the caves at lake Bayano. Info. on prices and time: 261-5043.
WEDNESDAY MAY 27 &NDASH; 31
Crafts fair at ATLAPA convention center.
SATURDAY MAY 30
Belly dance cardioton 2009 by Proyeccion Leyla Salam and Sandybell Start your fitness right studio at the 12 de Octubre Powerclub. 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. $8, or $14 for two. RSVP: 6683-1497.
SUNDAY MAY 31
“Presidente de la Republica” classic at hipodromo President Jose Remon, prize of $85,000 in 2,100 mts for all three year-old horses. Info.: 217-6060.