New Year's Gala Concert Fundraiser for Biblioteca Los Mangos

Cecile Scriban - Biblioteca Los Mangos
November 17, 2012

Presenting the performers for the forthcoming New Year Gala Concert - fundraising for La Biblioteca Los Mangos Puerto Vallarta. (patasalada27)

Under the generous sponsorship of Sheraton Buganvillias Hotel and with everyone eagerly celebrating the holidays throughout, our Biblioteca Los Manges, Puerto Vallarta Library, has this very special "event of events" to round off good ol' 2012 and greet a dawning New Year!

Save the date for this special evening, December 27, 2012, with an Open Bar at 6:00 pm and the Concert at 7:00 pm in the stately salons of the Sheraton Bougainvilias Resort.

Featured in this Gala Concert with piano, classical guitar, voice, double bass, and conga, this unique event promises a dynamic mix of eclectic works, solo and ensemble - classical, latin and jazz - all blended in rich Cuban flavour!

You'll enjoy the musical works of Franz Liszt, J.S. Bach, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Mauro Giuliani, Heitor Villa Lobos, Leo Brauwer, and Astor Piazolla, as well as original jazz duet and trio arrangements, all exuberantly performed... not to mention the hot virtuosic pianist's own high-octane improvisations.

So, who are these cool performers? In residence here in town, and certainly a gem of a find, is a young charismatic and charming Cuban couple, Maestro Anibal Cruz Cesar composer/teacher and virtuoso concert pianist, and his beautiful and gifted wife, Maestra Irisley Luis Gomez, one of the most lyrical classical guitarist/singer/teacher around, are both enthusiastically gearing up to make this year end - New Year festivity the most enjoyable and unforgettable!

Adding onto this happy celebratory note, Sheraton is graciously offering all concert goers pre-concert and intermission cocktails and canapes at the Open Bar, outside the concert hall, at a 20% discount.

Dinners at any of the Hotel's two restaurants, Las Gaviotas or Villitas, will be offered at a 20% discount, either before or after the show, on presentation of your ticket stubs (hang on to them!).

An exceptionally high-caliber musical performance celebration, in fitting New Year's style and panache that supports our library, the cultural hub of the entire Banderas Bay region, makes this a "must see" sensation that's not to be missed!

On top of all that, the event supports THE library, our cultural center and focuses on the entire Banderas region at the same time.

Experience a great night out with friends, family, visitors, and tourists, all for a great cause.

Ticket donation prices are 300 pesos in advance or 350 pesos at the door. Students are 200 pesos presale or 250 pesos at the door.

Presale tickets are available at:

• La Biblioteca Los Mangos (Francisco Villa 1001) – (322) 224-9966 - Angelica, email
• Hotel Belmar (Insurgentes 161) - (322) 223-1872
• Old Town Farmers' Market - Pino Suarez and B. Badillo in Old Town Vallarta on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm
• Cecilia at (322) 223-4606 or Irene/Carl at (322) 222-1319

As always, we would like to remind you that Biblioteca Los Mangos is not "just a library," it is a cultural and learning center. Music, culture and art all go hand in hand with literature and reading. As a Non-Profit Organization, Los Mangos Library & Cultural Center is a gift to everyone of all ages in Puerto Vallarta, and relies on donors and fundraisers like these to keep the doors open to this valuable community resource.

Sheraton Buganvillias Hotel is located in Puerto Vallarta's South Hotel Zone, across from the Sports Stadium.

Wishing each and all the merriest of Holidays ... Happy New Year!

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