Memuco takes on LA through The White Canvas Project!

It’s that beautiful feeling you get when you start a new project…  – Memuco This is the heading of Rocky Point artist Guillermo Munro Colosio’s (Memuco) site that displays his wide breadth of art talents, which are now part of a show “LA Jam” put on as part of the White Canvas Project of the […]

Alan Munro concert Feb. 25

Fresh off his appearance at the 2012 FAOT (Alfonso Ortiz Tirade Cultural Festival) in Alamos, Sonora, local musician Alan Munro will be performing at Chango’s on Saturday, Feb. 25th. This is doubly exciting as in addition to getting to hear an up-and-coming musician from right here in Puerto Peñasco, we will get a taste of the music Alan […]

Wine Tasting in Rocky Point / La Cava Antigua Ruta de Vinos

In addition to Carnaval parades, markets, and sand drags, among other activities, this past weekend (Feb 17th & 18th) here in Rocky Point there was even the chance to taste delicious wines from vineyards near Ensenada in Baja California. The “chamacos” (young men – as defined by the senior member of the group) set up […]

2012 Vive la Fiesta! Carnaval Queens & Parades

The Puerto Peñasco 2012 Vive la Fiesta! Carnaval activities got off to a great start on Friday, Feb. 17th, with the parading of Carnaval Royalty candidates through the city. The Royalty candidates, including those up for Carnaval Queen and “Rey Feo” (the Ugly King) sat atop their chariots…or rather, trucks….and began their procession at the Baseball Stadium (No Reeleccion  […]

Carnaval – A fiesta for the body!

By MoKa Hammeken February is a month filled with festivities. From the moment it starts there’s one celebration after another, yet definitely the most anticipated one (despite the lovers and desire for flowers, chocolate and other signs of affection) is Carnaval and its pernicious pleasures. Lights, colors, crowds, parade floats and fiesta, mucha fiesta! In many parts […]

Vive la Fiesta! Puerto Peñasco 2012 Carnaval Feb. 17 – 21

It’s almost time for feathers, masks, and colorful floats parading down the middle of Blvd. Benito Juarez. Rocky Point is preparing for it’s 2012 Carnaval!  This year’s VIVE LA FIESTA!  Live the Fiesta!!  Carnaval activities will take place from Feb. 17 – 21 and include various artistic performances by the likes of Grupo Laberinto, Adán Romero, Chico Elizalde, Banda Sierreño “La […]

The magnificent 14th of February!! Did you know….?

By MoKa Hammeken There are hearts everywhere you go, roses bursting to and fro, people stirring up sweetness and chocolate flooding the streets. Here in Mexico, February 14th is not solely known as Valentine’s Day among lovers but as the “Day of Love and Friendship” (Dia del Amor y de la Amistad). People seem to be […]

A Mayan Love Story

A young Mayan princess who was promised to a prince from another kingdom found herself in love with another man, a young warrior. When her father found out about the clandestine affair, he wanted to have the warrior killed but the princess begged for his life. The King decided instead to turn the warrior into a […]

Film Workshop 18 feb – 31 marzo

There will be a 7 week Film Workshop (in Spanish) on Saturdays beginning Feb. 18 through March 31, sponsored by the local Primera Toma (First Take) Film Club. Topics to include: introduction to the seventh artform, aesthetics, audiovisual language, film, production, characters, the making of short-films, and projection. Cost: $100 pesos registration + 1000 pesos for […]

Mexican Moonshine

A weekend with RCPM in Rocky Point Part II Our “weekend with Mexican Moonshine and RCPM” wasn’t just about Saturday night at JJ’s Cantina in Cholla Bay. It all started on Thursday evening, Jan. 26, when RCPM and Mexican Moonshine promoters Greg, Dan, and Keara brought the band to Latitude 31 in town where owners Mike […]

RCPM: January Jam

A weekend with RCPM in Rocky Point Part I Roger Clyne describes his Mexican Moonshine tequila, Reposado and now Silver, as having a “glow”, a term used by aficionados of the agave nectar. Yet, it is more than clear that the Mexican Moonshine glow expands beyond the carefully crafted bottles (perfect size for attaching a CD below) […]

Chef Mickey’s Cooking Classes to resume Jan. 21

Not being what you would call an expert in the kichen myself, though I can make a mean guacamole with my husband’s recipe, I was pleased to learn that Chef Mickey will be starting up his Saturday Cooking Classes again on Jan. 21.  For those who have followed Mickey around town over the past few […]

and for lunch… tortas!

The other day, after running around all morning we decided to search out a simple lunch spot so we could eat, run, and get on our way. We thought about two or three of our regular selections, and finally decided to try out a new spot…which brought us to El Infiernillo Toluca style Tortas. This […]

RCPM headed to Rocky Point!

Ok, I’ll admit it. Though I’ve enjoyed bits of their music streaming out of Puerto Peñasco drinking holes for at least the past ten years, I have never been to one of the local Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers concerts. Gasp! I know, I know…   When some friends of ours had a little spot called “Around ‘d Corner” down […]