‘Cultural’ News

What is Semana Santa?

By Melissa A. Bartell Semana Santa. The first time you hear the phrase, there’s a sense of mystery. What exactly is this celebration? Isn’t it just the Mexican version of Easter? Well, yes and no. It’s more accurate to describe Semana Santa as the week...

Plenty to Do In Los Barriles – Baja Shakespeare and The Festival de Artes

Baja Shakespeare’s 18th Season presents, The Baja Shake Up, and will once again perform at the Convention Center at Buena Vista Beach Resort in Spa BV on March 9th, 10th, 11th, 14th, 15th, 16th & 17th. The hand-sculpted musical by our exceptionally talented Director, Camilla...

Meet Three Local Artists: Paola Flores Carvajal, Patricia Del Valle Perez and Daniel Amora Mora

By Russ Ham Visual arts are a cornerstone of Mexican culture, and they are thriving in La Paz. Artists exhibit in the Jardin Velasco and along the Malecón. Established galleries present accomplished artists and new galleries open often. The art of three young paceños who...

Festival de Artes in Los Barriles: the 25th Anniversary

By Christine Courtright The 25th Anniversary of the Festival de Artes in Los Barriles will be Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 10am – 4pm and is an event that is 25 years in the making! Festival de Artes in Los Barriles is one of the...

Carnaval Parades are Here 2018!

TBC The party has started! The malecon of La Paz, with the renovation project of the malecon at a standstill, has transformed itself into one big, public street party. The traditional Carnaval La Paz  kicked off on Thursday, February 8th. Organizers are promising a well-organized,...

Carnaval La Paz 2018 is Here!

*February 8th to the 13th on the Malecon of La Paz TBC As it does every year, La Paz will transform itself into one big, public street party. The traditional Carnaval La Paz will be kicking off on Thursday, February 8th. Organizers are promising a...

The Pelican Theatre Production of “Heaven and Earth” Starts Tonight!

5 nights, 5 shows! January 16th to the 20th, 2018: Save one of those evenings for the Pelican Theatre’s 2018 English-language production of “Heaven and Earth”, three short comedies. On the program: Do-Overs, by Larry Hamm, starring Celia Devault, Wes MacIntosh and Alex Ristity; Ferris Wheel,...

The Powerful Story of Christian Schleifer

By Judy Ristity Pizza – that was what I was fantasizing about as we drove to El Triunfo, but first we’d catch a concert at the piano museum. We never made it to the restaurant. My pizza-related-thoughts evaporated when Christian Schleifer’s fingers made contact with...

Leonardo Gonzalez Art Exhibition Opening

It is an honour to have the privilege to invite you to the photography exhibition EN UN RESPIRO. The venue of the exhibition is EL NIM restaurant in La Paz. The exhibition opening will be held on November 16 at 8:30 pm. We will have...

Blues Fest La Paz 2017

Great blues is coming to town! Friday, November 17th, 2017 5pm to 1am Marea – at the water and Sinaloa, La Paz