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October 17, 2019

Culture

Promoting film production between Puerto Peñasco and Arizona

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco and the Arizona Office on Film & Digital Media have signed a memorandum of understanding, marking the official launch of the “300 Mile Zone” program, which seeks to promote collaboration and marketing of film productions between Arizona and Sonora. Puerto Peñasco Director of Economic Development, Aide Verduzco, along with […]

Puerto Peñasco once again site for Cervantino International Festival

By José Antonio Pérez The Malecon Fundadores will once again serve as an extension stage for the 47th annual International Cervantino Festival this coming October 24-27. This will be the eighth time, fifth year consecutively, in which our city serves as an extension site for the prestigious festival. On this occasion, we will be able […]

Promoting film production between Puerto Peñasco and Arizona

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco and the Arizona Office on Film & Digital Media have signed a memorandum of understanding, marking the official launch of the “300 Mile Zone” program, which seeks to promote collaboration and marketing of film productions between Arizona and Sonora. Puerto Peñasco Director of Economic Development, Aide Verduzco, along with […]

Puerto Peñasco once again site for Cervantino International Festival

By José Antonio Pérez The Malecon Fundadores will once again serve as an extension stage for the 47th annual International Cervantino Festival this coming October 24-27. This will be the eighth time, fifth year consecutively, in which our city serves as an extension site for the prestigious festival. On this occasion, we will be able […]

Guillermo Munro warmly embraced at local premier of “Sonora”

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco historian, chronicler, and author Guillermo Munro Palacio was warmly embraced by applause and well-deserved recognition on Tuesday evening, Aug. 27th, at the local premier of the film Sonora, based on his novel La Ruta de los Caídos (The Route of the Fallen). Family, friends, and invited guests who filled […]

Arropan a Guillermo Munro en su tierra; presentaron la película “Sonora”

Por José Antonio Pérez El cronista y escritor puerto peñasquense Guillermo Munro Palacio fue arropado en su tierra con aplausos y reconocimiento, durante la presentación de la película “Sonora”, basada en su libro “La Ruta de los Caídos”. Familiares, amigos e invitados presenciaron el filme, rodado en locaciones de El Pinacate y el Gran Desierto […]

Light shines on Puerto Peñasco as film destination

Accompanied by film producers Jorge Aragon (Infelices para Siempre), Andrés Diaz (A la Carta), and Arizona Office of Film & Digital Media Director Matthew Earl Jones, Puerto Peñasco mayor Kiko Munro emphasized national and international interest in the area as a film destination. The mayor further highlighted that Puerto Peñasco is becoming more popular for […]

RCPM announces 2020 concert dates in Rocky Point!

Coming off the 20th Anniversary of Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers beach side concerts in Rocky Point this past June, the faithful following of peacemakers from across the country – and the globe – can plan their next RCPM escapade to the beach as dates for January Jam 2020 and next year’s Circus Mexicus have […]

Será Puerto Peñasco escenario de película

Puerto Peñasco to once again serve as film location: Televisa to begin filming “Infelices para siempre” in late July Rodará Televisa la cinta “Infelices para siempre” Por José Antonio Pérez Los paisajes naturales y atractivos de Puerto Peñasco serán nuevamente escenario de una película, pues en la segunda quincena de julio se rodará el filme […]

Highlighting the impact of Circus Mexicus on Puerto Peñasco

By José Antonio Pérez Nearly 5,000 people took part in the 20th Anniversary celebration of Circus Mexicus just two weeks ago in Puerto Peñasco. The four-day music event spread across the beaches and bars of Puerto Peñasco from June 6th – 9th. The Puerto Peñasco Convention and Visitors Bureau (OCV) highlighted the economic and tourism […]

1st Brasa Fest 638 exceeds expectations

By José Antonio Pérez The first Brasa Fest 638  held on May 25th on the grounds of Peñasco del Sol hotel exceeded expectations, welcoming nearly 750 people who delighted their palettes with the variety of grilled dishes. The event, which was completely sold out, brought together culinary professionals from across the gamut including chefs and […]

Circus Mexicus 2019 Line-up!

Thursday  June 6th 1:00 – 3:00 PM Will Call @ Banditos 1:00 PM  Drew Cooper  @ Banditos 2:00 PM TJ Taylor & Shane Britt @ Banditos   3:00 PM  Circus Mexicus’ 20 Year Toast Roof Top | Kelly Steward, Lawrence Zubia & RC/PH  @ Skully’z   5:00 PM  The HollyHocks @ JJ’s Cantina   5:00 […]

Invitation to 1st Brasa Fest 638 this weekend!

Puerto Peñasco, Sonora. May 21, 2019. Mayor Kiko Munro met with organizers of Puerto Peñasco’s 1st Brasa (Grill) Fest 638, meant to promote the diversity of culinary culture, creativity, and the flavors of food prepared locally. The mayor congratulated chefs Luca Appendino, Javier García Cerrillo, Antonio Acuña, and Neftalí Ponce Hernández, along with other organizers […]

20 Tips for Circus Mexicus 2019 in Rocky Point!

Twenty years. It’s been twenty years for Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers and the release of Honky Tonk Union, and we’re just about 20 days until Roger, PH, Jim, and Nick are back to rock the beaches of Puerto Peñasco for Circus Mexicus. As in the past, this year again promises more venues, more bands, […]

Restoration of Benito Juarez home seeks to obtain heritage status

By José Antonio Pérez On May 16th there will be a second “Noche Bohemia” fundraising effort to restore the historic “Casa Juarez” located next to the Municipal Civil Auditorium. Organizers invite everyone to come out for an evening of music under the stars, 7 pm – 10 pm, cooperation 200 pesos (includes drink, snacks, and […]