‘Cultural’ News

The Extended Holiday Season in Mexico

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

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

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

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....

Big Band Jazz in La Paz!

Big Band Jazz! Thursday, December 15th starting at 8:00pm Casa de Cultura del Estado de BCS Madero #825 between Salvatierra and Torre Iglesias in La Paz Free entrance

Mexican Postal Service Issues Pelagic Shark Stamps

TBC Once again, the natural wonders of Baja California Sur will appear on a postage stamp; this time as a Commemorative Sheet of Pelagic Sharks, announced Genaro Ruiz Hernandez, Secretary of Tourism for Baja California Sur. The commemorative sheet will be issued by the Mexican...

What’s Up With Local Events for 2017?

THE PELICAN THEATRE OF LA PAZ IS ON HIATUS The Pelican Theatre of La Paz is taking a hiatus during the winter 2016-2017 season. In order to avoid scheduling conflicts and to allow the national children’s theatre an uninterrupted run at the Teatro de la...

December Art Festival at the Colina del Sol neighborhood in Los Barriles

December Art Festival at the Colina del Sol neighborhood in Los Barriles December 4th, 10am – 3pm. Just a short ride north of ‘downtown’ Los Barriles, you will find the neighborhood of Colina del Sol.  There, on the club house grounds you will enjoy the Asociación...

Small Works Show in Todos Santos

Mark the calendar for Thursday Dec 8th, and if you have work to show the bring in day is Monday, Dec 5 between 11 and 1 at Galeria Casa Tota We are excited to have Liz Pudwill from Rancho La Venta as our guest speaker....

Thanksgiving in La Paz at Big Ruby’s in El Centenario

Don’t be along for American Thanksgiving! Big Ruby’s is cooking up a real home cooked turkey dinner at their Big Ruby’s Restaurant in El Centenario to celebrate American Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24th and they still have room for a few more! Serving from 2pm...