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What You're Doing This Weekend in Mexico City

This weekend brings food from all over the world
By The News · 02 of February 2017 13:41:44
People celebrate the Chinese New Year in the streets of the Chinese quarter, No available, photo: Cuartoscuro/Isaac Esquivel

THURSDAY

For a cozy night out, head over to Club Atlántico to watch a screening of the french film Amélie (2001). Starring Audrey Tautou, the film has become an indie classic. The screening starts at 7 p.m. and entrance is free.

FRIDAY

Photography, video and multimedia from more than 50 artists from 25 countries are currently on display at the Centro Nacional de las Artes in the show reGeneration3. Anne Lacoste and Lydia Dorner have curated this diverse show which will be on display until Feb. 26. The museum opens at 10 a.m. and entrance is free.

SATURDAY

If you didn’t catch the celebrations for the Chinese New Year earlier this week, don’t worry! The Museo Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefenso is putting on a small festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The festival cost is included in the museum ticket, which costs 45 pesos.

Calling all tattoo lovers! This weekend you can catch all sides of the tattooing process, from the drawing stage to ways to properly heal your skin after being tattooed, at Expo Reforma on Saturday and Sunday. Dozens of tattoo artists have been invited and there will also be a number of local bands playing. It starts at 11 a.m. and costs 100 pesos.

SUNDAY

The Coffee and Chocolate Fest takes place this weekend at Palacio de Autonomía. There will be dozens of flavors of both chocolate and hot beverages, like atole and teas. The event starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday and entrance is free.

The Asociación México Japonesa is celebrating the Festival Okinawa along with all fans of Japanese culture. The group Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko will be putting on a presentation of traditional percussion instruments and then dancers will perform the Dance of the Lion. The event takes place at the Asociación México Japonesa at 12 p.m. and costs 80.