‘Cultural’ News

Street Names in La Paz

By Donneley McCann There are a number of streets in the country that are named after the different national heroes and key dates in Mexico’s history.  Many cities share several of the same street names. For example, you will find the street 16 de Septiembre...

Semana Santa Dates to Remember

TBC School is out for over 200 thousand students in Baja California Sur for Semana Santa Vacations. Kids will be out of school on Friday, April 12th and not returning until Monday, April 29th. Please be aware that several government offices will be closed for...

Pintores del Jardín del Arte

SATURDAYS Stop by Jardin Velasco (5 de Mayo and Revolución) on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm and enjoy the work of the Pintores del Jardín del Arte, a group of over 10 local artists who exhibit and sell their work at the relaxing park. For more information,...

Carnaval La Paz 2019

Carnaval La Paz 2019 is just around the corner and all the fun will take place from February 28th to March 5, 2019. Carnaval is an annual 6-day event held in major cities in Mexico and in other parts of the world (Rio de Janeiro!)...

Blues Fest La Paz 2019

Blues on the beach — five bands, five hours of music and I’ll be there playing harmonica. The date is Saturday, March 16. The place is Marea, a beautiful beach at the foot of Calle Sinaloa with a big stage overlooking the Sea of Cortés....

A Conversation with Georges Potvin

Thursday, February 21st, conversation with writer Georges Potvin: La Levedad del Ser presents a bilingual reading and discussion at 7 p.m. with Georges Potvin. Learn about his work, career path and inspiration. Free admission. La Levedad del Ser is at Morelos 512, between Guillermo Prieto...

Balleno Morfas

The exhibition Balleno Morfas, a show of sculptures by artists Arturo Caballero, Francisco Camaño and Orso Angulo Campillo is on display now at the Centro Cultural La Paz, Av. 16 de septiembre on the corner of Belisario Domínguez.. Admission is free. Ballenas Morfas continues until...

Curious Minds Want to Know…La Paz Museum of Anthropology and Natural History

By Mary Anne Harmer ¨Curiosity is one of the great secrets of happiness.¨  Bryant H. McGill Many brain researchers and clinicians over the past decade state that curiosity, which leads to new learning, is one of the best ways to keep the brain young. A study...

Carnaval La Paz 2019

Carnaval La Paz 2019 will take place on the malecon from February 28th to March 5, 2019. The traditional Carnaval parades are the last three days of the festival, Sunday the 3rd, Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th starting at 5:00 pm on the malecon...

La Paz’s Annual Day of the Dead Festival

La Paz’s Annual Day of the Dead Festival will take place on Thursday, November 1st and Friday, November 2nd at the Teatro de la Ciudad. The Teatro is located on Navarro between Altamirano and Heroes de Independencia. The Festival starts at 6:00 pm or at...