Culture

Day of the Dead festivities “Curios” Nov 1st & 2nd

The popular “Rodeo Drive” (Calle 32) in Puerto Peñasco will once again be host to Day of the Dead celebrations Nov. 1st & 2nd. Both evenings will include the display of traditional Day of the Dead altars (contest and judging on Friday), complemented with dance and music, and on Saturday a Catrina contest (awards for […]

Invitation to Cervantino in Peñasco this weekend!

By José Antonio Pérez Puerto Peñasco is set to serve as an extension of the 47th International Cervantino Festival, one of the most important arts festivals in Latin America.  Local festivities from Oct. 24 – 27 are scheduled to include participation of over 1000 artists via 65 expressions of fine arts, strengthening the city’s renown […]

2019 Day of the Dead Altar contest invite

The City of Puerto Peñasco announces the 2019 Day of the Dead Altar contest in upholding Mexican traditions and promoting community participation. General guidelines: Open to:  Schools,  General Public Register at the Office of Art & Culture (across from City Hall) by October 31st – office open Monday-Friday 8 am-7 pm  Registration is free. One […]

2019 Catrina Contest invite

In preserving Mexican traditions while promoting community participation in cultural and recreational activities, the City of Puerto Peñasco announces the 2019 Catrina Contest in honor of Day of the Dead. General guidelines: Open to the public in general Register at the Office of Art & Culture (across from City Hall) by October 31st – office […]

Cobach Day of the Dead Altar Contest Oct. 31

The local COBACH high school invites the community to enjoy their traditional Day of the Dead as well as Catrina & Catrin contests, to be held this year on Thursday, Oct. 31st beginning at 5:30 p.m. The COBACH high school is located on Blvd. Juarez between the Municipal Gym and Albatros bus station (parking on […]

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 […]