Border Week: Monterrey arts scene featured at entijuanarte

Published 03 October 12 12:03 PM
A look at notable events through Oct. 7th 
Written by
Sandra Dibble 
Tijuana’s annual fall arts festival, entijuanarte, this year brings the region a taste of cultural life from the northern Mexican state of Nuevo León and its largest city, Monterrey. The week-long event runs Monday through Sunday, Oct. 7, and includes concerts, movies, videos, lectures, workshops, theater, dance performances and exhibits featuring contemporary artists.

Tijuana's annual entijuanarte festival draws brings crowds to the Cecut each fall for performances, exhibits, workshops and lectures.
Entijuanarte's major venue is Tijuana’s Cultural Center (Cecut). Among the festival’s highlights: A performance by the Monterrey dance company Cuerpo Etereo with participation from the Tijuana ensemble Lux Boreal (Friday 8 p.m. at the Cecut); an outdoor concert by the Monterrey band El Gran Silencio (9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Cecut); an outdoor concert by Tijuana’s Nortec Collective/Hiperboreal (8 p.m. Sunday at the Cecut), where they will be joined by the Monterrey-born singer and accordionist Celso Piña.

All events are free.

Other notable events in the region from today through Oct. 7th include:

Sunday (Sept. 30th): Paella and Wine Festival in Tijuana on Avenida Revolución between 8th and 9th streets, starting at 1 p.m.

Sunday (Sept. 30th): Twelfth Ensenada International Jazz Festival featuring groups that include Minimal, Déjà Blues, Utokalhipsis, Son de Acá, Ensenada Jazz and Armando Rosas. Organized by the Autonomous University of Baja California and the CEARTE (Centro Estatal de las Artes Ensenada.) From noon to 7 p.m. at the Plaza de las Artes. Free.

Monday: William Brownfield, assistant secretary of state for international narcotics and law enforcement, speaks about gang and drug violence in the U.S., Mexico and Central America. At 9 a.m. at the Institute of the Americas, Hojel Hall of the Americas, UCSD Campus.

Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 7: Third Annual Rosarito Beach International Mariachi & Folklorico Festival features musicians and dancers from both sides of the border. Highlight is the oceanfront extravaganza concert at 7 p.m. Saturday with the Grammy-winning Mariachi Divas and other groups at the Rosarito Beach Hotel. Tickets are $25. Proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Rosarito Beach.
October 27&28.- Rosarito Art Fest Quijote Celebration.Celebration of  the Arts. (Music: Jazz, Opera, folk; Dance: Modern, folk, ballet; Lectures, theater; Fine art: Painting, sculpture, photography; Urban Art: Arts & Crafts; Food and more... Free entrance.


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