Cultural agenda: What to do in Mexico City from April 4 to 7 – El Sol de México

An exhibition that you can attend every day, all day; workshops that cross drawing and writing from the 14th floor of the Torre Latino; an exhibition with drawings of everyday but crude situations or satires; a dance version of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl or being able to visit the largest orchid river in Mexico. These are the suggestions for this week. Take note!


To get up early or if you have insomnia, we share more about an exhibition that is open to the public and that is not inside any museum.

This is the work of the Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo that is on display inside the hotel. Intercontinental President, in collaboration with the Bernardini Art Gallery. You will be able to see emblematic formats, such as kites, but there are more techniques that will surprise you, such as collages, mixography and screen printing, among others.

The exhibition is open 24 hours a day and you only need to enter the hotel lobby.

When and where
It will be available for half a year at the Presidente Intercontinental hotel, located at Campos Elíseos 218, Polanco.
Follow the conversation on networks: instagram @intercontinentalmx

Go to the top of the Torre Latino, but not to the viewpoint or to eat, but to one of the workshops organized by the cultural center In the 14th, a space where activities happen around fashion, design and art.

This month they have three proposals planned that will allow other readings about this iconic building. According to the organizers, “The corner of Eje Central and Lázaro Cárdenas was first part of the Moctezuma Zoo, then a quadrant of the San Francisco convent and in 1956 the entrance hall of the Torre Latíno, the first skyscraper in the country.” ; These data are a sufficient pretext to study and talk about the city, space and bodies, they mention.

The workshops are complementary, so ideally you take more than one. First is that of Postcards from La Gran Tenochtitlán, then the Imaginary X-ray of the Torre Latino and finally, Describe the city. There will be drawing, writing and more exploration involved.

When and where
They start on April 6 and end on April 20 on the 14th floor of the Torre Latinoamericana
Follow the conversation on networks: instagram @en_el_14

The artist Catalina Bu arrives to Mexico City and presents the exhibition From the bed to the living room; It is the first time that the Chilean exhibits in the country. So, take advantage.

During your visit to the gallery Municipal Band you will be able to see lines that reflect situations everyday, but with an emphasis on certain discomforts even from irony. The curatorship is by Iván Mayorquín and he comments that although going from the bed in the living room It can involve a short distance, “many times, it is also intense and reflective when on that small journey we are invaded by doubt, confusion or confinement. An erratic drawing where we feel identified.”

In addition, there are some sculptures and different materials that will allow you to further explore the artist’s work.

When and where
Available until April 26 at Alfonso Reyes 58, Hipódromo Condesa neighborhood starting at 11:00 am.
Follow the conversation on networks: @bandamunicipalmx and @catalinabu

The scenic recommendation this weekend is the ballet version of one of the most emblematic and ancient legends of Mexico, that of the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes.

The performance takes place between the flower ceremony dedicated to the god Xochipili, Yaotzin and an Iztaccíhuatl that surprises with its dance. The outcome is what is already known. Read more about the proposal here.

When and where
Thursday, Friday and Saturday from April 4 to 7 at the Raúl Flores Canelo Theater, inside the Cenart.

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Get out of the city and connect with nature, listen to The Weekend Guide and discover where. In this installment you will find one more episode that is driven by surrounding yourself with natural landscapes, especially one with many orchids.

The talk is with Fidel Maza Selvas, founder of the orchid garden, in Manzanillo, Live Plants; This space is considered the largest in the country to house this species of flower. Learn more about him in the sensitive talk, about his activities and especially about this type of flower.

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When and where
A new episode every Thursday on Spotify, Acast, Deezer, Google, iTunes and more.

Follow the conversation on networks: instagram @viveplants

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