‘Cultural’ News

Carnaval La Paz

Mark your calendars! The dates has been set for Carnaval La Paz 2019 February 28th to March 5, 2019 The theme is “Grandes Navegantes” or Great Navigators!

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...