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January 19, 2020

Culture

National Conservation Week in Mexico Nov. 21-27

Mexico’s National Conservation Week will be celebrated across the country during the week of Nov. 21 – 27, and the Schuk-Toak Visitors Center of the Pinacate Biosphere Reserve is lining up different activities to help mark the event. * More details below*  According to the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), the country’s National Conservation Week […]

Celebrating life ~ Day of the Dead in Rocky Point

Beginning on the evening of Nov. 1st, colorful altars commemorating deceased loved ones began to appear across Puerto Peñasco. The local office of Civic Action and Culture even held a contest for schools to display their most creative altars in honor of Day of the Dead. Though I missed the contest on the evening of […]

Día de Muertos (Day of the dead)

To the people of New York, Paris, or London, “death” is a word that is never pronounced because it burns the lips. The Mexican, however, frequents it, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it; it is one of its favorite toys and most steadfast love. Of course, in his attitude perhaps there […]

Rocky Point hosts Cervantino Festival for 3rd year

For a third consecutive year, the Puerto Peñasco extension of the famed International Cervantino Festival brought music, art, dance, opera, and fireworks to enliven the city this Fall. From Oct. 21st thru Oct. 23rd, cultural activities ranging from film to the display of items made from recycled materials, to an exhibition of work by local […]