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April 21, 2019

Culture

MERMAID’S MARKET Minute – Save the Dates!

By Naomi Black Wow! Time flies. The Mermaid’s Market is in its 7th season! It seems like just a few days ago it was October and we were anxiously waiting for the construction workers to be finished working in the main section of the Shrimp Park! And, now we have been enjoying the remodeled park […]

BBC London to share global documentary on Pinacate

 Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The British production company BBC London recently gathered spectacular images of extraordinary flora from the middle of the desert at the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve in the making of a documentary, which will be shared with the world. The BBC production team spent over 10 days in February capturing the […]

Pinacate again serves as stunning movie back-drop

Puerto Peñasco lends spectacular landscapes for film opportunities.

2019 Oaxacan Cultural Expo

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora.  April 16, 2019 The municipal administration of Puerto Peñasco invites the entire community to visit the 2019 Oaxacan Cultural Expo, set up at Plaza del Camaron now through April 28th. Municipal DIF Director, Imelda Zamudio Sánchez, detailed over the three week stay, the cultural expo features Mexican treats, artisanal sweets, as well […]

MERMAID’S MARKET Minute – Save the Dates!

By Naomi Black Wow! Time flies. The Mermaid’s Market is in its 7th season! It seems like just a few days ago it was October and we were anxiously waiting for the construction workers to be finished working in the main section of the Shrimp Park! And, now we have been enjoying the remodeled park […]

BBC London to share global documentary on Pinacate

 Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau The British production company BBC London recently gathered spectacular images of extraordinary flora from the middle of the desert at the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve in the making of a documentary, which will be shared with the world. The BBC production team spent over 10 days in February capturing the […]

Noche Bohemia 28 feb * Casa Juarez

Desde hace algunas semanas se está organizando y reuniendo el Comité Ciudadano Pro Recuperación y Restauración de la Casa Juárez, este edificio histórico es réplica de la casa del Lic. Benito Juárez García la cual se encuentra la original en calidad de museo en la ciudad de Oaxaca de Juárez. La construcción en Puerto Peñasco […]

Sea of Shadows documentary on vaquita marina reaps awards at Sundance

Por José Antonio Pérez As the 2019 Sundance Film Festival wrapped up the first week of February, the documentary “Sea of Shadows” about the vaquita marina in the Sea of Cortez garnered the Audience Award in the International Documentary area and was acquired by National Geographic for distribution. The work presents both public and private […]

25 years of collecting cars transforms into museum to be shared with public

By José Antonio Pérez Twenty-five years ago, the idea sparked to develop a “car museum” in Puerto Peñasco to house classic and custom automobiles, bringing together historic cars and other antique objects. The collection, which includes at least 25 sport and classic vehicles, is now free and open to the public and located at Calle […]

2019 Viva Peñasco Carnaval set for March

By José Antonio Pérez The Mirador area in Puerto Peñasco will once more serve as site for Carnaval activities, with the return of Viva Peñasco 2019 to be held March 1st – 3rd.  Organizers hope to surpass positive results from recent years. Nina Mier Nogales, Municipal Director of Art & Culture, detailed by early February […]

FAOT en Puerto Peñasco 21-23 de enero

Vive la Magia del Festival Internacional Alfonso Ortiz Tirado (FAOT) en Puerto Peñasco del 21 al 23 de enero en el Auditorio Cívico Municipal “C.P. Gerardo Portugal Martínez” a las 19 horas. Entrada gratis. Lunes, 21 de enero a las 19 horasRecital de música mexicanaHumberto Oviedo, barítonoIlución Hernández, piano Martes, 22 de enero a las […]

Noche Bohemia – 17 enero

Comité Organizador Pro Recuperación y Restauración de la Casa Juárez y anexo invita a su primer Noche Bohemia -guitarra y palabra- la cual se llevará a cabo este jueves, 17 de enero 2019 a las 19 horas con participación de trovadores y conversadores acerca de la fundación de la Casa Juárez (intervenciones con el tiempo […]

Arte para mi Abuelo / Casa Hogar Art Drive

Donate a piece of art, photographs, or drawing to help spruce up the rooms of residents at the José Dávalos Casa Hogar home for the elderly. You can drop off donated art pieces on Jan. 19th 10 a.m. at the rear entrance to Casa Hogar….or beforehand at the offices of RockyPoint360 (Plaza Pelicanos across from […]

Environmental audit favorable for Clean Beach recertification

By José Antonio Pérez Results from an environmental audit at the end of November confirm Puerto Peñasco will continue to be the only municipality in Sonora that offers a level 2 certified Clean Beach.  Puerto Peñasco first achieved Clean Beach certification in March 2017, for a 1.5-kilometer stretch extending from Playa Bonita toward Las Palomas […]