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Local Band Cirkus Funk in Concert, Friday, Feb 26th in Cali

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Tomorrow, Caleño band Cirkus Funk will be playing in Centro Cultural Comfandi in downtown Cali. The main reason for the concert is the launch of Cirkus Funk’s second album, Space Conga. The band has been playing together since 2010 and just recently got back from a Mexican tour. To be honest, I don’t know much about…

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La Feria De Cali – The Biggest Event Of The Year

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Christmas is approaching and so is La Feria, the biggest event of the year for many in Cali, both locals and foreigners alike. Lots of Caleños have been saving money all year to spend during this five-day celebration, that takes place every year from December 25-30, and attracts more than 2.2 million people, of which…

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Go Green Salad Bar

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Do you ever get enough of the Colombian fritanga? Empanadas, papa rellena, chicharrón, picada and chunchulo might taste good, but isn’t good for you. Enter Go Green, a salad bar and newcomer on the Cali restaurant scene. The restaurant is built kind of like a Subway. The menu includes salad bowls, rice bowls, sandwiches, wraps, and quesadillas. You order…

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Tennis Courts in Bellavista

in Cali with kids/Sport & Recreation/Things to do

On the road towards the Cristo Rey, in barrio Bellavista, lies a tennis academy with 4 orange gravel courts and a little club house. The owner, Sigifredo Hidalgo was an ATP player back in 1988. Him and his right-hand man, Vaquero (cowboy), and bunch of young up-and-coming tennis players offer private training classes, sparring sessions and court…

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Parque del Perro in Cali: Students, Bars & Restaurants

in Music & Dancing/Nightlife/Parks & Sightseeing/Restaurants/Things to do

At the western end of Carrera 34, in barrio San Fernando lies Parque del Perro – the doggy park. It’s small, and although is has a statue of a dog named Teddy and dog owners occasionally meet up there, the real reason for going is the wide selection of little watering holes, juice bars and…

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