Performing Arts in Quetzaltenango

Casa No'j

Just off the park's southwest corner, the 19th-century former Convent of Bethlehem now houses Xela's premier cultural center. Besides photo and art exhibits, it stages anything from poetry festivals to marimba recit…
Live Music in Quetzaltenango


One of several nightspots opposite the Teatro Municipal, Bari regularly hosts live trova (protest folk), rock and pop.
Theater in Quetzaltenango

Teatro Municipal

Quetzaltenango's grand neoclassical theater north of the center is the main venue for plays, concerts and dance performances. An elaborate two-tiered curved balcony has private boxes for prominent families.
Theater in Quetzaltenango

Teatro Roma

This palace of culture is a showcase primarily for political comedy revues, with the occasional dance program.
Cinema in Quetzaltenango

Blue Angel Video Café

Maintains an extensive library of both commercial and art films that may be viewed upon request, besides serving a range of vegetarian meals, herbal teas and hot chocolate.