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THURSDAY MAY 14. Trance and electronic music night with international DJ Roger Sanchez at the Amador Ocean Front Plaza (Causewa...
THURSDAY MAY 14
Trance and electronic music night with international DJ Roger Sanchez at the Amador Ocean Front Plaza (Causeway). 9:00 p.m. Tickets: $23 – 28; Blockbuster. Info.: 236-7555.
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.
Salsa dance lessons at Paradise Banquet Hall (corner of Via España and Via Brazil). $5. doors: 5:00 p.m. lessons: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
“Mitos Salvajes” (wild myths) sculptures exhibit at Galeria Mateo Sariel, Calle 74-E, house ·8, San Francisco. Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 270-2404.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; 20
The Cartooch Show, a different, humorous exhibit by French/ Dutch couple Christine and Dom Cartooch. Arlene Lachman Gallery, Calle 1era El Carmen. Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 264-5257.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; 24
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.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; 30
“Fotos de señoritas y esclusas” play in Spanish at the Anita Villalaz Theater. Wednesdays to Saturdays 8:00 p.m. and Sundays 6:00 p.m. Tickets $8-$10 presale at Argossy and Allegro, $10-$12 at the door. Info.: 6701-9772.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; 31
“Gorditas”, play in Spanish of four ambitious women trying to enter the world of publicity. Teatro La Quadra. Tuesday – Saturday 8:00 p.m. Sundays 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. $12, $10 on presale. Info.: 214-3595.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; JUNE 1
Carlos Cadavid’s exhibit “Entretelas” at Imagen Gallery (end of Calle 50 with Via Porras). Info.: 226-2649.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; JUNE 6
Collective art exhibit by international artists Baju Wijono, James Mathison, Pablo Griss at Dgriss Art Gallery (Torre de las Americas, Punta Pacifica). 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Info.: 201-5550 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; JUNE 12
“Fumar es Nocivo” (Smoking is harmful) art exhibit by Felipe Diaz at Diablo Rosso gallery in Calle 48, Bella Vista. Info.: 3998826.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; JUNE 14
“Dr Doolittle” play in Spanish at Teatro Aba. 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. every Sunday. $5. Info.: 237-2185.
THURSDAY MAY 14 &NDASH; JUNE 15
“Materias blandas” (soft materials) interactive exhibit by the Pompidou Center in Paris, directed towards children and youngsters to stimulate the observation of everyday objects. Contemporary Art Museum, Ancon. Tuesday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free Entrance. Info.: 262-8012.
FRIDAY MAY 15
New York Indie Rock Fest. Panama at La Casona, Casco Viejo, with NY bands The Naked Hearts and Susu. $5. Organized by Fundacion Rockistmo. Info.: 211-0740.
Fabio M. Rojas exhibits his recent work “Abundancia” (abundance), which portrays love and nostalgia for nature, mountains, and valleys of his natal land Paraiso de Cartago. Hotel Crowne Plaza’s gallery. 10:00 a.m. Info.: 2065555.
SATURDAY MAY 16
The Panamanian Folklore Group invites you to the Grand Folklore and Carnival Gala at Mi Pueblito Interiorano. 4:00 p.m. $5, children 12 and under free.
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
World Recycling Day celebration at Parque Omar, a day of cleaning and collection of recyclable material. Bring your plastic bottles, aluminum cans, and newspapers/ bond paper. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Trip to Lake Madden, Colon. Hiking, motorcycle and yacht rides. $25, includes lunch. Info.: 6056-4058.
Hiking trip to the Campana National Park. Recommended for experienced hikers. $25. Info.: 6747-0046.
MONDAY MAY 18
Free salsa dance lessons at Spanish Panama, on top of Green House in Via Argentina. 7:00 p.m. RSVP at email@example.com.
MONDAY MAY 18 &NDASH; 22
VII Encuentro Internacional de Guitarra at the National Theater. Concerts by renowned guitar artists from around the world. Tickets 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. Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org.