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The White City Ball is back by popular demand.
The White City Ball is back by popular demand.

The White City Ball is back by popular demand.

This year the boys at Villa Verde are raising the bar of fun, food and frolic — with an emphasis on dancing.

Michael Berton and Robert Klie have arranged for several live music and dance performances from Jarana to Salsa, Bochata, Tango – and even a modern dance based on an ancient Mayan legend.

The White City Ball in 2013.
The White City Ball in 2013.

A deejay will rock the house — or more accurately, rock the villa — as guests dance the night away. All wearing white, of course, in keeping with the White City theme.

“We are so excited about the event this year — the community reaction to the announcement instantly filled my inbox with ticket requests and information!” said Berton, hinting coyly at something more to come. “We are working on a few surprises for the party — shhhh.”

The White City Ball is October 22 from 8 to 12. Tickets are $400 pesos and must be purchased in advance at Villa Verde Tuesdays through Saturdays. No tickets will be sold at the event.

Ticket bearers receive a complimentary glass of champagne and a botonas buffet in addition to loads of music, entertainment and dancing. Cash bar.

Villa Verde is at Calle 56 #468 x 53 y 55, Centro, Mérida

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