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6 p.m., Nov. 2, Teatro Metropolitano
Tickets range from 43,000 pesos to 63,000 pesos ($23 to $34)
10 p.m., Nov. 8, Pabellon Blanco Plaza Mayor
Tickets range from 86,000 pesos to 144,000 pesos ($46 to $77)
8 p.m., Nov. 8, Teatro Metropolitano
Tickets range from 23,000 pesos to 53,000 pesos ($12 to $28)
9 p.m., Nov. 14, Plaza de Toros La Macarena
Tickets range from 88,000 pesos to 510,000 pesos ($47 to $271)
8 p.m., Nov. 14, Teatro Metropolitano
Tickets range from 103,000 pesos to 153,000 pesos ($55 to $81)
9 p.m., Nov. 29, Discoteca Palmahia
Festival Internacional Altavoz
Nov. 2, 3 and 4, Cancha Auxiliar Estadio Cincuentenario
Altavoz is a huge, 3-day music festival sponsored by the local government. Best of all it’s totally FREE! If you’re open to some edgier forms of music, like alternative, ska, punk, and hardcore, this is the festival you’ve been waiting for.
Take a break from salsa and reggaeton this weekend. The Misfits are headlining one of the nights, which should be amazing.
Nov. 2-10, various locales. See website for more information.
Last weekend was a warm up in terms of Halloween parties. Most discotecas will continue with the Halloween theme through Saturday, Nov. 2.
10 p.m., Nov. 2
Cover: 10,000 pesos
Magnate and Valentino, live in concert.
Best costume of the night wins 500 million pesos (about $260) in consumption, and qualifies for a Sunday contest to win 2 million pesos (about $1,100).
Todos Los Santos
Yet another religious holiday that gives paisas a chance to party.
Independencia de Cartagena
A beauty pageant is part of the festivities to celebrate a long struggle for independence from Spain.
For all the expats who celebrate this day, do it at the Shamrock. They’ll have all the fixings.
1:30 p.m., Nov. 9, for walking tour of downtown Medellín.
5:30 p.m., right after walking tour, for happy hour at El Son del Costeño, Calle 54 #47-105 L228, across the street from Parque Bolívar.
Nacional vs Sao Paulo, Copa Sudamericana
5:15 p.m., Nov. 6, Estadio Atanasio Girardot
Check throughout the day (Friday, Nov. 1) for ticket prices.
Nacional lost 3-2 in Sao Paulo. A 1-0 win or better next week would mean advancing to the semifinals of this South American tournament. Can they do it? Go to the game and find out.