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September 19, 2019

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Inicia el Festival Cultural Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado 2013

 Boletín ISC No. 15 / 26 de enero / 2013: Año de la salud, educación y deporte Por Carlos Sanchez La edición número 29 del Festival Alfonso Ortiz Tirado arrancó la noche del viernes 25 de enero en el Palacio Municipal de Álamos, con la emotiva ceremonia de reconocimiento al tenor sonorense Arturo Chacón – […]

Miriam Rogero, tratando de enderezar esa rama que creció torcida

Among its many meanings, the Alexander Technique is defined as “the art of making good use of one’s self,” and “a simple educational body method whose objective is to find balance and the body’s natural liberty in order to learn how to move easier; once learned, this is never forgotten.” From Jan. 14th – 18th […]

Inspirándonos para escribir

Inspiring us to write ~ Creative Writing Workshop II with Horacio Valencia In addition to sharing enthusiasm for the art of film, the Primera Toma Film Club, under the guidance of Nina Mier and Socorro Gonzalez have been fundamental in opening up other avenues of culture in Puerto Peñasco. Among these offerings have been ongoing […]

Pastorela ~ Before the end of the world 12/20

By MoKa Hammeken During these December holidays, in addition to the posadas, pastorelas are also very much in vogue. Here in Puerto Peñasco various luminaries from the cultural sphere are going to present their own traditional pastorela on Thursday, Dec. 20th at the Municipal Auditorium entitled “Before the end of the world (an attempt at […]

Calendar Feria del Libro 2012 Puerto Peñasco

The XXI City Government of Puerto Peñasco and the Office of Civic and Cultural Affairs present the 2012 Puerto Peñasco Book Fair under the theme of Film & Literature. The Fair includes special homage to city chronicler Amaranto Celaya Celaya. Calendar Feria del Libro 2012 Puerto Peñasco Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place […]

Feria del Libro ~ Book Fair *New dates* Dec. 7th & 8th

For the love of books! Puerto Peñasco will hold a Book Fair Dec. 7th – 8th [new dates] (10 a.m. – 10 p.m.) in and around the plaza of the Municipal Auditorium (across from City Hall). Organizers have invited editors from across Sonora and Mexico to participate. In addition, photographers and artisans are called to join in […]

Fiestas del Desierto 2012 comes to successful close

City Press Bulletin 0122 In an atmosphere of entertainment and fun, this past weekend entire families enjoyed the “Fiestas del Desierto 2012” organized in part by the Office of Civic and Cultural Affairs. The event, held on Saturday, Nov. 24th, at the Malecón in the Old Port, opened with a presentation of the Group “Tradición […]

Fiestas del Desierto. Sand castles and music by the sea.

City Press Release. Along with areas in Baja California, Baja California Sur, the U.S. and Sonora, Puerto Peñasco is a co-host of the 2012 Fiestas del Desierto with activities planned for this port on Saturday, Nov. 24th. Jesús Romero Chagoyan, Director of Civic and Cultural Affairs, detailed the program in Puerto Peñasco will begin this […]

International Cervantino Festival celebrates 40th year in Guanajuato

From the local radio, to whispers and rumors, we have heard the word “Cervantino” a lot recently, asking if there will be another Cervantino locally as in the past couple years*, asking about the festival’s 40th anniversary, and asking about what Cervantino has to do with culture and the arts, and particularly what it has […]

Mini-galleries in honor of fotoSeptiembre

As we had mentioned earlier this month, in addition to this being Mexico’s most patriotic time, within the cultural world it is also known as fotoSeptiembre, a time dedicated to photography. So, in honor of some of the talent here in Puerto Peñasco, here at RockyPoint360 we have decided to present a virtual mini-gallery through the […]

Book presentation “Matar” by Carlos Sánchez 9/1

Carlos Sánchez, who has been in town leading a Creative Writing workshop organized by the City through the First Take Film Club (Cine Club Primera Toma), will be presenting his recent project Matar on Saturday, Sept. 1st, during a literary event to be held on the patio at Restaurant Don Julio beginning at 8 p.m. (Spanish). […]

Reading together with Guillermo Munro Palacio

Collaborator: Nina Mier In response to a campaign to promote reading, launched by Channel 22 of the National Board for Culture and the Arts, the City of Puerto Peñasco, along with the Cine Club Primera Toma, A.C. and Bistro Café & Bar recently put on the event “Reading together” with author Guillermo Munro. The gathering […]

Sharing the love of reading – Ana Karina De Alberti F.

I had seen Ana Karina briefly on just one occasion, at the Book Day Fair earlier this year. She was in Plaza la Madre (near the baseball stadium) with a microphone, commenting on books, and inciting curiosity among those present for the reading. We barely spoke about what was going on that day, as she […]