Cuenca News Expat Life Latest

French Jazz Sucre, Belly Dance at Tribal Fusion, Monty Python at La Guarida, Orchestra plays Tchaikovsky, Sylvia Tickets on Sale

International Chorale Open Exercise, Audits for Foreign Theater, Salsa Lessons, La Guarida's "Selma" Screens, University Orchestra Starts

In case you are planning a time for a artistic group in Cuenca, this column is for you. Saying every Monday, "What Happens Under the Dome" highlights exhibitions, live shows, workshops and different non-missed inventive occasions designed for the subsequent week. We can’t assure an entire listing, however we’ll attempt our best to keep you updated.

This week

Michel Blanchard

Cuenca just lately misplaced one among his largest supporters, Michel Blanchard. He was my pal and I am eternally grateful for any encouragement to me. He was a lovely man – in and out! Michel's spirit is all the time a part of what occurs beneath the domes. RIP Michel.

Monday March 18,
tattleTALES: Evaluate Staff for Notepad and Private Essay

This free critique group is for anybody who needs to inform life to tell – write about stay adventures, adversity, trauma and / or redemption.

Periods are held within the idiom (Presidente Córdova 1-77 y Manuel Vega) on the first and third Monday of each month from 10:00 to 12:00. Espresso, tea, and chocolate chips served to assist

Carolyn V. Hamilton and Kathryn M. McCullough, e-mail: studio@idiomart.internet

New belly dances in tribal fusions [19659006] A brand new class tour has begun at Tribal Fusion Home.

Tribal Fusion Belly Dance is a modern western belly dance that was created by combining American Tribal Type belly dance and American Cabaret belly dance. Artists typically embrace parts of Popping, Hip Hop, Egyptian or Cabaret stomach dancing, as well as conventional varieties resembling Flamenco, Rock, Odysse, Indian Fusion, Pagan Fusion, Ritual Fusion and different folkloric and classical dances.

If you want to know extra about this, go to The Tribal Fusion House online, on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram, or by e mail,

Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30 – 17 pm or at 7.30.30
On Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11.30 and 13.00.

Worth: $ 40 per 30 days

Tribal Fusion House is situated in Presidente Cordovan 14-43 and Coronel Talbot

. ] Artists at Maité Eusebio and Janda Grove at the Miguel Illescas Gallery

To have fun International Ladies's Day this month, two of Cuenca's hottest artists current "Reflections". Maité Eusebio, originally from Peru, paints scenery and landscapes with shade. Come and see the art created by ladies, ladies and ladies.

This exhibition continues by means of March

The Miguel Illescas Gallery is situated at Calle Larga 1 -209 and Miguel Ángel Estrells.

Free Films at La Guarida!

“Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, directed by Terry Gillian
Monday March 18 at 7 pm

“Volver”, Pedro Almodóvar's film
Tuesday March 19 at 19 [19659007] Food and drinks are served. The primary 10 visitors get a free popcorn.

Reservations: 099 806 8071, name after 8 pm

La ​​Guarida is situated in Mariscal Lamar y Luis Plaza.

Tuesday 19 March
Virtuoso Singer guitarist Luis Ullauri performs at Café La Joyapa!

Tuesdays Saturdays 7:30 – 30:00

Payment $ 7.

Café La Joyapa is a country, candle-lit room on the second flooring of El Doblón's restaurant. The El Doblón's food and beverage service consists of a wide range of reasonably priced Ecuadorian, Italian and North American rates.

Café Joyapa is situated in Honorato Vasquez between 6-60 between President Borrero and Hermano Miguel.

"Sylvia" by ACT

Azuay Group Theater's new production, "Sylvia, directed by Tony Harding has gone into production. It's a sensible, playful, refined and typically drastic comedy about relationships, nature, and ageing. 16:00 and Sunday 7 April at four pm

Tickets $ 15. Money or PayPal

Citadel: Tuesdays, 5: 30-19: 00 (Trivia Night time)
ACT Theater : on Wednesdays 2 – 15
Dawn Café: Thursdays, 10 am to noon
IdiomArt: daily, Monday to Friday 10 – 15

Assist or ticket issues, please contact Marily at rm or 099 138 9130.

The "Smoking Mirror" exhibition by Museo de los Metales was extended till April

The Aztec conquerors are afraid of poor Europeans.

Quito Artist Eduardo Villacis' Smile Mirror Exhibition Museo de los Metales is a tremendous exhibition. The exhibition consists of portray, paintings, video and sculpture with an awesome dose of humor. It graphically describes how the winners write historical past.

Free. Museo de los Metales is situated in Av. Solano 11-83.

Wednesday March 20

Muestra Antologica de Jorge Chalco

7 – 20:30

Hosted by Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno de Cuenca and Dirección Municipal de Cultura Cuenca

] Jorge Chalco, Two Centuries an artist who introduces a collection of works from 1958 to 2019 – within the anthology of his inventive life

The Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno de Cuenca is situated in Mariscal Sucre 1527 y Coronel Tálbot. 19659009] Reside Jazz Jazz Society Café

on Wednesdays Saturdays

Food and Drink Service: 6.30–22.00 Jazz Concert: 07.30–22.00

Reservations: The schedule of occasions is revealed on Facebook: Jazz Society Café

Jazz Society Café is situated at 5-101 Luis Cordero y Juan Jaramillo upstairs at La Viña Italian Restaurant (2nd flooring)

Artist José Luis Alfaro at the CVA Gallery

Exhibition by Jose Luis Alfaro, ”Park of Goals, continues in March at the Cuenca Visual Arts Gallery. Alfaro is a acknowledged artist with an excellent career. His origins return to his years as a cartoonist. Later he got here to school at the Macedonio de la Torre, Trujillo, Peru. After finishing his studies, he visited many nations and introduced his art that his personal phrases "have something someone carries blood. It is a passion that grows every day." ] Don’t forget this superb efficiency. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 1 to 18.

CVA is situated in Calle Larga Three-82 years in Vargas Machuca's Santa Canela constructing.

Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm Salsa, Merengue, Tango $ 7 per individual

Santa Canela Hostal Bar Grill and Lounge is situated on Calle Larga Three-82 Y Vargas Machuca, move Todos Santos.

Thursday March 21,
Jazz Cabaret from the French Jazz Band


In honor of Boris Vian's 60-year demise, the French group Rimendo will take you on time to the 1940s The environment of the 50's Saint-Germain-des-Prés jazz club.

Situated at the Sucre Theater

Concierto: Encuentro de Orquestas

8.00. Free admission

In the musical path of the masters: Manuel Campos and William Vergara, the orchestra has works by Tchaikovsky, Villa-Lobos and Ginastera

Hosted by Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Cuencan

Luis Cordero 7-22 and President Córdova

on Friday, March 22,
Architect, Artist and Writer Marco Martinez in Friday's Idiomart

10:30 am to Midday (Doors Open at 10 am)

Each Friday New presentation! A good way to study more about Cuenco, Ecuador's artwork, history and culture and meet new individuals!

This week, Cuenca's born and renowned artist Marco Martinez tells about his roots and inspiration for his effective paintings. The occasion is hosted by artist Berenice Cárdenas. Elective subject journey within the afternoon to his studio

Worth $ 10. Espresso, tea and snacks are available. The presentation has been translated into English.

Open to all. No reservation required.

idiomart is situated at Presidente Córdova 1-77, Manuel Vega and Miguel Angel Estrella, el Centro.

Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday March 24th
Cooking Alliance Française

Saturday 9–13 $ 10 for AF Members – $ 15 Public

Prepare dinner Marc Dullin completes the category.

Miscellaneous seafood "Au gratin"
Pork meat in gate and morel cream sauce
Potato cake – Sarladainen fashion
Marzipan pear sauna

Phrases, you’ll be able to take pleasure in this pretty lunch collectively .

To guide a seat, please register with Thibaul at Alliance Française
. -registered solely – No walk-ins.

The worth features a full range of recipes, a beneficiant dosing / flavor menu, and your kitchen knives free of charge sharpening and all the time… a glass of chilled Chardonnaya.

The class fills up shortly and area could be very restricted. (Spain, English and French)

Alliance Française is situated at Tadeo Torres 1-92 y Av. Solano.

Meditate on Shambhal

Every Sunday at 10-11.30 Free, even when donations are appreciated.

Everyone is welcome! Cuenca Shambhala Meditation Group invitations you to meditate together.

Shambhala International follows the custom of Pema Chödron and his academics Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Sunday practices embrace group play, quiet sitting and group walking meditation.

Chairs and pillows are offered.

Meditation instructions can be found freed from charge prematurely at 9.30.

Situated at 8-81 Calle Larga, south of Benigno Malo, upstairs within the Namaste India restaurant

Volleyball on Sunday

Have you ever played international 6-on-6 volleyball and are on the lookout for a fun approach to use? Excellent news.

The location is a tournament-shaped internet on the garden situated simply west of the football area

at the west finish of Parque El Paraiso (not too removed from Banos and refreshments). Pje-junction. Del Paraiso and Avenida Diez de Agosto

Further info: E mail Gary at

Coming Quickly!
Frank's Associates: Frank Angelo's Birthday Celebration and Fundraising

Be a part of us in idiom to have fun final yr's achievements in Frank Angelo's life, in raised money and progressive new methods in 2019.

For more info and guide contact Paul Marquis: or 099 291 6457. Name after: 6 am

idiomART is situated at Presidente Cordova 1-77 y Manuel Vega, Cuenca.

Piano Concerto by Belgian pianist Olivier de Spiegeleir

Belgian pianist Olivier de Spiegeleir, as a part of the International Francophone Month, provides a piano concert, with comments, on Tuesday, March 26 at Carlos Cueva Theater at 20.00. and César Franck. Free entry.

What occurs in the course of the occasions is Sara Coppler's weekly column. Sara has lived in Ecuador for over 5 years. He is an architect who has been working for more than 20 years within the area of worldwide improvement and housing. He’s the founder of idiomART, the artistic group middle of Cuenca. As he admired the artistic process all through his life, he describes himself as "Head Cheerleader for the Arts". This enthusiasm hopes to deliver this weekly column. You possibly can contact him at and go to him at Underneath the Domes at