‘Cultural’ News

10 GOOD READS WHILE CHILLING OUT ON A BAJA BEACH

by Donneley McCann Heading out to the beach this spring break? Here is a list of some books to take with you that will let you relax and learn more about Mexico and her rich culture all at the same time. (The books listed are...

Classical Piano Concert at El Triunfo Piano Museum!

Sunday, May 14th  at  1 PM    Piano Concert by Katarina G. – World renown Russian virtuoso and prodigy. Witness extraordinary talent in southern Baja.  Take a drive to historic El Triunfo, bring your friends, and after the concert enjoy brand new Minero’s Bar and Restaurant...

Open Mic at La Morante Art Bar – Wednesday Nights!

Russ Ham hosts Open Mic night at La Morante Art Bar on Wednesday nights starting at 9pm. Local stars line up to share their talents and get the place rocking!  All are welcome to perform. La Morante Art Bar is located on Revolucion between Morelos...

English for Tourism at Cobach 11 in La Paz

TBC Interesting and fun activities under the principle of learning while having fun are being used to help students at the high school Cobach 11 in La Paz to develop “real world” English language skills. All students at Cobach 11 who are enrolled in the...

Empowering Local Youth in Baja

TBC Ecology Project International (EPI) is a conservation education non-profit like no other in the world, involving young people from Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador and the U.S. in hands-on science and conservation projects that protect species and their habitat. Nearly 30,000 students have participated...

When in Mexico…El Nopal Spanish School

 by Nadine York When in Mexico, it follows that you speak Spanish, right? But maybe you don’t. Maybe you’ve never been out of your native country, or you’re just lousy with languages. There’s hope! It’s called El Nopal – not the cactus, the language school....

Downtown La Paz Just Got a Lot Brighter

TBC The downtown area of the city of La Paz has been filled with color, thanks to the project Ciudad Mural La Paz, where 30 collective murals have brightened up the city with the help of 27 national artists. Ciudad Mural La Paz was organized...

Quichu Isais, Maestra Extraordinairia

By Carol Dyer Today I had the privilege of speaking with my next-door neighbor, Quichu Isais, maestra extraordinairia, about her music career and the new mural painted by Colectivo TOMATE , on Independencia street, depicting her image. Maestra Quichu and the word piano are synonymous...

FOUNDING FESTIVAL Of LA PAZ – May 3rd to the 5th, 2017

MAY 3-5 FOUNDING FESTIVAL: The city of La Paz marks the anniversary of its founding with cultural and artistic activities May 3-5, including a dramatization of the arrival of Hernán Cortés, the coronation of the festival queen, performances of dance, theatre and music, as well...

Carnaval La Paz 2017

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...