‘Cultural’ News

Carnaval La Paz 2017

carnaval 2015 Carnaval La Paz 2017 is Just Around the Corner *February 23rd to the 28th 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...

Jonn Izzik Art Exhibition *Opening March 3rd at 7:30 pm

Jonn Izzik *Opening March 3rd at 7:30 pm TBC Casa de Cultura del Estado de BCS “Maestro Armando Manríquez Manríquez” is pleased to invite you to the art exhibition “Conceptual Manipulation of Form and Colors,” presenting the most recent works of artist Jonn Izzik. The exhibition will...

Dates Have Been Set for Carnaval La Paz 2017 *February 23rd-28th

carnaval 2015 TBC The Mayor of La Paz, Armando Martinez Vega, has announced that Carnaval La Paz 2017 will take place February 23rd until February 28th, 2017. It is the city’s biggest street party held each year on the malecon. Martinez Vega said that preparations are already...

10th Annual Festival Artesanal El Triunfo – Sunday, March 12th

10th Annual Festival Artesanal El Triunfo TBC All are invited to the 10th Festival Artesanal El Triunfo from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 12th The annual exhibition and sale of handicrafts in the town of El Triunfo is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon in the quaint town...

10th Annual Festival Artesanal El Triunfo – Sunday, March 12th

10th Annual Festival Artesanal El Triunfo TBC All are invited to the 10th Festival Artesanal El Triunfo from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 12th The annual exhibition and sale of handicrafts in the town of El Triunfo is a wonderful way to spend the afternoon in the quaint town...

The Pelican Theatre of La Paz Presents…

Photo courtesy of Kat Bennett LOVE, DEATH, AND OTHER COMEDIES  TBC Mark your calendars: The fun starts at the end of January! The Pelican Theatre of La Paz is gearing up for their fourth season. For this year’s production, Love, Death, and Other Comedies, they will be presenting the following...

The Extended Holiday Season in Mexico

Holiday lights display in La Paz on the malecon. TBC Isn’t it amazing in Mexico how holidays just stretch out for weeks at a time? No wonder it is the best time of the year! Saturday, December 12th is Dia de Guadalupe, a special day to many Catholics, especially Mexicans, as it is the...

Nanuq: Spirit of the North

Nanuq071a11 By Russ Ham You’ve probably seen him — a young man with a quick smile riding a bicycle, carrying a guitar bag of Mapuche weaving on his back. Maybe you’ve heard him, busking the taquerias along Colosio, the Abasolo sushi stand, in the Centro at...

PELICAN THEATRE PRODUCTION IS BACK ON

20160111-DSC_8536 TBC Despite earlier reports to the contrary, the Pelican Theatre of La Paz will be returning for the January/February 2017 season! The upcoming production is entitled Love, Death, and Other Comedies. Unlike previous productions, this season’s event will be held in a performance space at...

Noche Buena; Three Very Different Meanings

Feliz Noche Buena By Susan Klindienst Fogel If you have lived in or visited Mexico regularly at the holidays, then you have heard or seen the words Noche Buena. Did you know that these two words, that literally translated, mean The Good Night, have three very different usages....