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May 19, 2019


MERMAID’S MARKET Minute – Save the Dates!

By Naomi Black Wow! Time flies. The Mermaid’s Market is in its 7th season! It seems like just a few days ago it was October and we were anxiously waiting for the construction workers to be finished working in the main section of the Shrimp Park! And, now we have been enjoying the remodeled park […]

Call for Eddie Nominations thru Feb. 23rd

Recognizing artistic efforts in Puerto Peñasco from 2017 By José Antonio Pérez Nominations are open to recognize artists, cultural promoters, and those supporting local arts for the yearly “Eddie” awards, which will be held on February 25th in the malecón.  This is now the 7th year of the event, which first began with just two […]

Pirates & Mermaids coming back April 1st!

It’s the final shindig of the Mermaid’s Arts Market for  the season and, in what has become a true tradition, it’s an all out Pirate & Mermaid fest with contests for best swashbuckling or sea goddess get out. Plus, don’t miss the New Orleans style cajun cooking in your favorite Mexican beach spot.  (That’s “cai-chun” […]

International Cervantino Festival returns to Puerto Peñasco

This Fall, Puerto Peñasco will once again be a subsite for the XLIV International Cervantino Festival under the motto “Cervantes 400. From madness to idealism.” Thousands of artists are scheduled to take part in the event from Oct. 13 – 16, which will be the fifth time this port has been a subsite for the […]

Ready for the Eddies? Nominations now open!

For a third consecutive year, Eddie Wharez has opened up the call for nominees for this year’s Eddie Awards, which recognizes both local and visiting artists from the past year. Everyone is invited to participate in helping to uncover those artists of 2014, along with cultural promoters, whose work, participation and creativity stood out both […]

Pirates, Mermaids, and Cajun in Puerto Peñasco!

“What is Ka-Huun?”  I’ve heard this question a few times ever since the Mermaid’s Market announced they would be adding pirates, zydeco music, and a Cajun shrimp boil (in lieu of crawfish because, well…we’ve got shrimp) to this Saturday’s arts market at Plaza del Camarón. Ka-huun?  This is exactly how one would pronounce “Cajun” in […]

Comienza Escuela de Iniciación Artística asociada al INBA

Con más de un centenar de niños da inicios la Escuela de iniciación artística asociada  al INBA en Puerto Peñasco Un desbordante ambiente de energía se dejó sentir en las afueras de Casa Juárez y en el kiosco del Arte ante  la presencia de más de cien niños que acompañados de sus padres  buscaban sus […]

Gala Invierno 2013 – Winter Gala with Opera Soprano 12/28

Gala Invierno Puerto Peñasco 2013 For the first time, opera soprano Rocio Olalde will be visiting Puerto Peñasco direct from Sweden to present both opera and boleros on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 28th at 8 p.m. in the Municipal Civic Auditorium “C.P. Gerardo Portugal Martines” (across from City Hall). Olaldo will be accompanied by […]

(De)constructing nature: Aarón González

By MoKa Hammeken Culture continues to grow in Puerto Peñasco. Bit by bit, the city is making strides and becoming known as a cultural spot in Sonora. It all began by inviting artists to come here, and they soon began ‘inviting themselves’ and now the word is out, recommending others to come to this port. […]

Xoja en movimiento

The community of artists within Puerto Peñasco continues to grow. A welcome addition to this landscape is Xochitl Jasso (Xoja [pronounced So-Ha]), originally from Monterrey, with a theater background who moved to the area just last Fall and quickly jumped onto the Peñasco stage (literally). This past weekend, Xoja’s second group from a children’s theater […]