Must see entertainment in Bolivia

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    Estadio Hernando Siles

    The popularity of fútbol (soccer) in Bolivia is comparable to that in other Latin American countries. Matches are played at Estadio Hernando Siles…

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    Just above the Mamani Mamani Gallery, and with a veritable Sistine Chapel of Mamani Mamani's art on the ceiling, this is the one peña you won't want to…

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    Cholitas Wrestling

    Some view these wrestling matches between indigenous women (derogatively called cholitas) as empowering. Others find it belittling. You can be the judge…

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    Orígenes Bolivianos

    A dinner theater that features a Bolivian folkloric show, including dances, music and costumes from across the country. The talented performers certainly…

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    Las Flaviadas

    Flavio Machicado opened his home to music lovers in 1922 and the paceña tradition is continued by his son, Eduardo. Enter the genteel Sopocachi home and…

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    Peña Jamuy

    While tourists head to Peña Huari, locals flock to nearby Peña Jamuy, which is bigger, brighter and a lot more fun. This two-story Andean-themed venue…

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    Teatro Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho

    This opulent old opera house today hosts a wide range of live performances – the tourist office and the Casa de la Cultura both distribute a monthly…

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    Teatro NUNA

    Since opening its doors in 2013, this intimate theater in Zona Sur has fast become one of the most dynamic and lauded in the city. It hosts shows for many…

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    El Mercado

    Simple space and gathering place for artists, intellectuals and literary types with readings, talks and documentary screenings. Hard to spot; look for the…

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    Alliance Française

    French-language library that sometimes screens foreign films and has photo exhibitions; also home to the La Taverne restaurant.

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    Cafe Lorca

    A meeting point for the city’s arty and diversity-loving crowd, Lorca is perfect for a chilled caipirinha or mojito while you enjoy the live music (B$40…

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    Cine SAS

    Inside the Supermercado minimall, Cine SAS has three screens showing the latest Hollywood releases.

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    Cine Center

    This multiplex has several screens showing the latest Hollywood flicks. A food court and several restaurants are part of the large complex.

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    Teatro del Charango

    This intimate theater at the Museo de Instrumentos Musicales hosts live folk-music shows.

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    Casa de la Cultura

    Hosts art and artesanía exhibitions as well as music recitals (most often Fridays at 7pm) and the public library.

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    Nueva Acrópolis

    This locally run cultural center offers courses, talks and other intellectual exercises, mostly in Spanish.