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August 18, 2019

Culture

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 […]

Capturing the Geminid meteor shower

A meteor shower is ideal for this cozy December season. Away from city lights, without the moon brandishing its fullness, the sky becomes a monumental galactic work of Jackson Pollock – colors, lights, constellations and stars crisscrossing the celestial dome, transforming the night into one of the most marvelous natural spectacles.  It’s like having a […]

A las prisas con la Pastorela 2018

Una auto entrevista con Susy Mazón, para conocer más sobre la puesta en escena en el puerto, ya tradicional, en donde la historia y los enredos de los ángeles, diablos,  y pastores en el  camino a Belén son  aprovechados  para  darle un toque de sátira política y  de  humor mexicano. Solo imaginen a la entrevistada […]

Plaza Fabiola 4th Anniversary & Fashion Show!

Black Friday Fashion Show & Sale Doors open at 1:30 pm. Complimentary Drinks & Appetizers Fashion Show starts at 3:00 pm. 25% Off All Merchandise Store Wide 3 Days Only – Friday, November 23rd thru Sunday, November 25th Special Clearance Items: Buy One at 25% OFF Get 2nd One at 50% OFF!! Sponsored by:

Call for Artists! Patti Springer Art in the Park Nov. 24th

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Patti Springer “Art in the Park”   Date:          November 24, 2018 Time:          11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   (Set up at 9 a.m.) Where:      Fiesta Park in Las Conchas (Sec 1) Cost:           $20 USD or $360 pesos per space Artists to bring own display tables, shade and any needed accessories. To […]

Catrina and Altar contests to honor Day of the Dead

As has become tradition in recent years, “Rodeo Drive/Los Curios” (Calle 32) will set the stage for Catrina and Altar contests set to take place on Friday and Saturday evenings. The celebrations, which start at 5 pm each evening, are open to the general public in honor of Mexico’s Day of the Dead. On November […]