culture

Cultural Corridor – Instant art festival!

By Richard Scott This past Sunday, February 23rd the Cultural Corridor program came to Plaza Pelicanos in the heart of Peñasco. Live music, painting, and crafts highlight this free event whose aim is to bring the arts to a new location one weekend every month. Instant festival! Organizers tell us the next Cultural Corridor event […]

3rd Exhibition of Cultural Corridor Feb. 23

The east side of Shrimp Park and Plaza Pelicanos (next to CANACO) will be the site for the 3rd Cultural Corridor day in Puerto Peñasco, this Sunday Feb. 23rd starting at 4 p.m. (The road on the east side of Shrimp Park will be closed off to traffic) The evening will include music and choir […]

Nothing is more Sonoran than Carne Asada….except Gallina Pinta

By Richard Scott “But I’ve never heard of it” I say. Florencia chops beef into big cubes, then slides them into the pot of pinto beans. “It is so local, people from other places in Mexico don’t know it,” she says. Steam from the pot smells garlicky, and starts fogging the cold kitchen window. “For […]

Help launch a child’s interest in Fine Arts

The Office of Civic and Cultural Affairs invites businesses and individuals to form part of the Arts Initiation Project, associated with the National Fine Arts Institute (INBA), by helping to provide scholarships to children ages 10 – 13. This will help ensure young artists of limited means have the opportunity to take part in the […]

Vámanos a Álamos – FAOT 2014

The internationally recognized Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Festival (FAOT) is celebrating its 30th anniversary with performances and celebrations taking over the colonial town of Alamos, Sonora from Jan. 24th – Feb. 1st. The festival, named in honor of Mexican tenor Alfonso Ortiz Tirado, fills the streets and plazas of Álamos with opera, jazz, art exhibitions, theater, […]

David Aguilar en Concierto 1/9

An evening of music with singer/songwriter David Aguilar. Jan. 9th 8 p.m. at the Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall). Tickets 60 pesos   VIP  150 pesos Tickets available at Strauss Cintas (next to Pemex La Estrellita) and at the door.

Convocatoria / Nominations for 2013 “Eddies”

CONVOCATORIA AL CONCURSO POR EL RECONOCIMIENTO AL DESEMPEÑO ARTISTICO 2013 For a second year in a row, Eddie Wharez® Diseños Casa y Jardín has launched a call for nominations for the “Eddie Awards” to recognize artistic talent in 2013. The first “Eddies” were held in January of 2012, with both a Lifetime and Open category […]

Puerto Peñasco Winter Gala – December 28th

Contributor: Nina Mier There has been a lot of activity within the art world in our community this year, which is why we cannot wrap up 2013 without an event of grand magnitude. With this in mind, an invitation has been launched for all to attend the 2013 Puerto Peñasco Winter Gala, produced principally by […]

Virgen de Guadalupe pilgrimage

MH (2011) On December 12th, the day of the Virgen de Guadalupe, also known as our Señora of Guadalupe, is celebrated across Mexico. She is the Mexican representation of the Virgin Mary and whose sanctuary may be found in the Basilica of Guadalupe in the northern part of Mexico City. According to legend, la Virgen de […]

Virgen de Guadalupe pilgrimages lead to celebration! 12/11

Celebrations to honor Virgen de Guadalupe By Azucena Mazón Festivities to celebrate Mexico’s patron saint, la Virgen de Guadalupe, began on December first with nightly pilgrimages through town. These will culminate on December 12th with the participation of various sectors of the community who prepare a float and walk along the main streets of town […]

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 […]