‘The Art Scene’ News

La Paz Quilters donated their creativity, time and energy for children at the Women’s Shelter

Special Thank-You to La Paz Quilters Friday, December 21st was a very special day at the Shelter for Women and Children.  A group of fourteen very generous La Paz Quilters donated their creativity, time, energy and money to create 11 unique quilts, one for each...

ANOTHER HIDDEN GEM IN LA PAZ

TBC Hidden within one of the many dusty La Paz neighborhoods is an excellent find that is worth knowing about.  Frank Hills, local resident, artist, and contributor to The Baja Citizen, has been kind enough to tell us of a wood craftsman named Bencho. Bencho...

Bringing Culture and Art to Rural Areas in Mexico with Acercarte

Kat Bennett Acercarte and The Painting Pirates are two organizations promoting culture to groups of children and young adults in rural communities.  When Lila Magallón of Acercarte and Rose Robin of The Painting Pirates joined together to create Enchanting Mexico – a countrywide trip giving...

Indigenous Rock Murals all around us… in the Baja

Stephanie Rousso The indigenous culture of Baja California Sur is long gone, but the evidence that tribes once lived and thrived here in the Sierra Mountain range is right in front of our face.  My good friend, Anibal Lopez Espinoza has been using his own...

The Art House Sidewalk Sale – Saturday, October 27th

Saturday, October 27th from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Art House Art Fair will feature Singer Samantha Rae performing and signing her new CD at this Sidewalk Art Fair, which features local artists, Mexican crafts and food at Art House La Paz Real Estate,...

American Artist Jill Casty and her Works of Glass

TBC Jill Casty, whose first exhibition in Mexico of her fused glass sculptures was held at Lila Magallon’s Galeria, La Encantada in the spring, has just returned from a wonderful month-long exhibition of her work in Italy. Although her work has been presented in a...

PERFORMANCE PAINTING AND MUSIC at La Encantada in La Paz, BCS

Come watch PERFORMANCE PAINTING AND MUSIC at La Encantada tonight starting at 8:00pm with Geber Luso, Rose Robin and Lila Magallon. La Encantada is located on Belisario Dominguez between 5 de Mayo and Constitucion.

Palabra por Palabra Book Club IS TODAY!

Palabra por Palabra Book Club: September’s Book Club meeting will be Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. at the home of a member. For further information, contact Elia, at rubyredfield@gmail.com. This is an off-season meeting with no particular book chosen to read.  Bring books to...

EXPO TATTOO LA PAZ 2012 IS ON NOW!

THE SECOND ANNUAL EXPO TATTOO LA PAZ, 2012 IS ON NOW, SATURDAY JUNE 16TH, AND SUNDAY JUNE 17TH, AT “THE SHOPPES AT LA PAZ”, FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM AND WILL ENJOY THE PARTICIPATION OF MEXICAN TATTOO ARTISTS, AS WELL AS THREE FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS FROM...

ACERCARTE TRIUMPHS in BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR

Last year local artist Lila Magallón began Acercarte, a project near and dear to her heart.  The goal of Acercarte was to bring art to rural communities.  Her plan wasn’t to do something as simple as donating art to these communities, but rather to bring...