This week's Photo of the Week was taken by Jeanne Mendez of Santa Cruz la Laguna. Jeanne took this photo at sunset on 14 of June 2014 looking from her property Eastward toward Panajachel.
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- 18 June, Troka, El Ponderoso, 8 p.m., La Galeria, Rancho Grande, Panajachel (see below for details)
Movies, open mike, Karaoke and more!
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Troka the Mighty, is a musical piece by Silvestre Revueltas. Based on the estridentista movement that emerged in response to the official cultural policy of the twenties, the show takes the aesthetics and literature movement of Manuel Maples Arce and German List Arzubide, and engravings of Ramon Alba de la Canal and Fermín Revueltas.
Mighty Troka represents the strength of human inventiveness, their ability to create tools and machines to meet everyday life and access to better social and spiritual existence. The machine also disposed of, contaminates, and is an instrument of exploitation of man by man. What is the judicious use of the machine? How is the relationship between man and machine balances?
Pablo Cueto is the third generation of a family of puppeteers that began with Lola and Germán Cueto and Mireya Cueto. He has collaborated and made puppets with different orchestras and conductors, including Eduardo Mata and writers like Hugo Hiriart. He is the founder and director of "Shed Theatre" with whom he has traveled to over 15 different countries and "Big Theatre Company in Miniature" genre since 1991. In 2007 he received the "Rosete Aranda" award and is a Member of the National System of Art Creators FONCA, CONACULTA.
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Santa Cruzians - I wanted to write a note to the community to say farewell and let you all know how much I have enjoyed living here and all of your company and friendships. Santa Cruz is a special place and we have all created a beautiful community. I have always felt cared for, stimulated by the creativity of all our gifts and interests and enjoyed this super special life that we have all been blessed with. I will miss each and every one of you and hope to keep in touch. We will
be back for visits and who knows perhaps to live again in the not so distant future. This is my home, and my heart place. Please welcome Josie to the community, I am sure she will be a great addition to our circle. Sending love to you all, Lizzy
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On Sunday we went to Mister Jon's Desayunos located at the Casa Cakchiquel. We had an amazing brunch/breakfast. I ordered the Eggs Hemingway which was an Eggs Benedict with a twist - perfectly poached eggs, smoked salmon instead of ham and a delectable hollandaise sauce. And the coffee mug is never empty. Open 8AM-12PM Closed Mondays. 4298 1415
After noon Mister Jon's morphs into Restaurante Hana with amazing Japanese fare. Oh, and Sunday evening at 7 p.m. they offer up a free movie at 7 p.m. Can't beat that!
Check out their menu and give them a try. You won"t be sorry.
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Rainfall in Paxanax for the week of June 9 - June 15: 5.55 inches or 14.097 cm.
Click this link to view the Rainfall Report on Google Drive: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1b6pM1oRFAZl-UdQzrF7a4XzKMDCb8V36it5Fcj4859I/edit?usp=sharing
*** The Mayan glyph Kawoq symbolizes rain, lightning and thunder, water and air. It also represents the collective consciousness. ***
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