The Most Evil Man in History?

By David Johanssen


Girl with a Pearl Earring

Francisco Pizarro was the storm crow and harbinger that brought about the destruction of the Inca Civilization. In 1528, the Incan king Huayna Capac passed away and two of his sons, Atahualpa and Huáscar, fought for their father’s title. For four years a bloody civil war raged over the empire and in 1532 Atahualpa emerged victorious. It was at this precise moment, when the empire was in ruins, that Pizarro and his men showed up; they were able to defeat the weakened Inca armies and exploit the social rifts that had caused the war. Were the advantages of the Spaniards simply geographic as the renowned author Jared Dimond proposes: guns, germs, and steel—or did the Spaniards have cultural and genetic advantages as well?

Live Concert
Finding Our Roots: Daniel Torres and Cecilia Di Salvo
Fri, Jan 30, 7pm
140 pesos

National MENSA Conference
Sat, Jan 31, 11am

National MENSA Conference
Sun, Feb 1, 5pm

Lecture and Discussion
Quantum Consciousness: What Is Reality?
Mon, Feb 2, 4pm
50 pesos

Documentary and Discussion
Guns, Germs and Steel: Conquest of the Incas
Tue, Feb 3, 5pm
50 pesos

Girl With a Pearl Earring
Wed, Feb 4, 7pm
50 pesos

Comedy Act
The Wesley Nisker Show
Thu, Feb 5, 7pm
120 pesos

All events at:
Shelter Theater
Vicente Guerrero 4
154 7524

Join us for a documentary and discussion on this compelling topic, Tuesday, February 3, at 5pm as we present Guns, Germs and Steel: Conquest of the Incas. 50 pesos.

Friday, January 30, at 7pm, we are excited to present a live concert with Daniel Torres and Cecilia Di Salvo: Finding Our Roots. They are a passionate duet with roots in Latin music, combining sounds of the world, specializing in Tuvan throat singing. 140 pesos.

The National MENSA conference will be held Saturday, January 31, at 11am and Sunday, February 1, at 5pm.

Monday, February 2, at 4pm join us for a lecture and discussion with Michael Latriano on Quantum Consciousness. Can Buddhas claim that everything is connected now be explained through quantum entanglement? 50 pesos.

Wednesday, February 4, at 7pm the Writers Center is hosting the film Girl With a Pearl Earring, starring Scarlet Johansson and Colin Firth. 50 pesos.

Thursday, February 5, at 7pm catch The Wesley Nisker Show. In this widely acclaimed comic monologue, Wes “Scoop” Nisker explores the foolish human condition and the joys and sorrows of living in the modern age.

Shelter Theater is part of the Shelter VG4 Cultural Center, located at Vicente Guerrero 4, a 10-minute walk from the Jardin. We have the biggest screen in Centro.  Telephone 154 7524 or visit to see upcoming films, and events. Taxi concierge service available to/from “Teatro Shelter.”


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