Calendar of Performing Arts

January 25, 2016 Edition

TODOS SANTOS

February 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 and 13.  The Blues Against Hunger Society and Wild Pack Band will be all over the Baja Peninsula. They combine a food drive with blues concerts and jams during their tour.   See their website for their itinerary. www.bluesagainsthunger.org.

TODOS SANTOS CULTURAL CENTER  Benito Juarez St. todoswrite@gmail.com, www.todossantoswritersworkshop.com

Writers Workshops:

January 25. Monday. 3:00 to 5:00 PM. This World Is Yours open seminar

January 26. Tuesday. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Forgotten Language open seminar.

January 27. Wednesday. 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Collecting The World. Open seminar

January 28. Thursday. From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Literary Agents Roundtable. Todos Santos Writers Workshop

January 29. Friday. From 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Earth Needs Writers! Open seminar. January

GALLERY HOTEL CASA TOTA Alvaro Obregon St. Downtown Todos Santos.

February 3, 4, 5 and 6. 7:00 pm. The Cemetery Club.  Play by Ivan Menchell.  $20 USD. Wine & nibble mingle after each performance. Special pre-show dinners and overnight rates. 612 145 0590 for reservations. English. More info with Roxanne Rosenblatt: lasestrellasdetodossantos@gmail.com.

February 11. Thursday. 5:00 pm. Black-Plus Art Show. Michael Cope will be the Meet the Artists guest presenter. oscarntori@yahoo.com

LOS COLIBRIS HOTEL In the La Poza neighborhood.

February 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. From Thursday thru Monday. From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Mosaic Art Workshop. Create mosaic art murals for permanent installation led by Tami Macala of Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art. $795 USD per person includes all materials and gourmet lunch by chef Iker Algorri of Cafe Brown fame. English. More info contact Tami Macala, tami@allcrackedupmosaics.com, http://santabarbaraschoolofmosaicart.com/, US: 805-703-4291. Local 612 145 0189

TODOS SANTOS CULTURAL CENTER Downtown Todos Santos.

February 5. Friday. From 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Sea turtles of the Eastern Pacific. Fourth of six presentations of the Todos Santos Speaker Series. Stephanie Rousso, M.S., Wildlife Biologist, ProFaunaBaja, http://www.profaunabaja.org/marine-turtles.html. 100 pesos Donation (120 at door) supports presenters’ missions. Advance tickets at El Tecolote Bookstore. More info with Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295. 

ARTIST OPEN STUDIO TOUR Starts at Cafe Felix on the main drag

February 6 and 7. Saturday and Sunday. From 10 am to 4:00 pm. Artists Open Studio Tour. To benefit the children’s art program of The Palapa Society. More than 30 artists are participating. Their work ranges from jewelry, ceramic sculpture and woodturning to painting, photography and mixed media. A two-day ticket is $200 pesos. Tickets one week before the event at Tecolote book store. Both days of   Steve Thurston gallerysteve@gmail.com, 612 145-0001, www.artistsoftodossantos.com

 

CABO SAN LUCAS 

WALMART PLAZA, Cabo Upstairs over La Europea.

Macondo Bookstore cafe showing every wednesday. 7:30 pm. Movie club. Some  English. Free. https://www.facebook.com/macondo.csl

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

Open Monday to Sunday. From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Donations welcome.

CABO MARINA FRONT

Every Saturday. From 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  Art exhibition by local artists, workshops, paint, sculpture, photography, food tasting, theater, live music and dance. Spanish. Free.

CASA CARACOL UNA RANA

Every Saturday. 7:00pm to 11:30pm. Cultural tianguis (market). Live music, poetry, painting, books, arts & crafts, sculpture, movies, vegetarian food. Hidalgo and Revolucion Sts, downtown Cabo. Cel. 624 117 1663. Free.

CERRITO DEL TIMBRE CULTURAL HOUSE behind Aramburo supermarket and Guacamayas taco restaurant, downtown Cabo.

CULTURAL PAVILION

February 3. Wednesday. 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Why Men Love Bitches. Play based on the Sherry Argov’s book. Tickets 400 and 500 pesos. Call 624 159 0335. Spanish.

 

LA PAZ

BELLATERRA GALLERY (formerly Galerias Pax) at 1250 Guillermo Prieto, between Cinco de Mayo St. and Constitución St.

Until January 30.  Three Artists, Three Ways to Art. Three Baja artists showcase their talents. Paintings, constructions and glass sculptures. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment.  Nasch at 612 141 1004.

TEATRO DE LA CIUDAD On Navarro St. and Héroes de Independencia St. Downtown La Paz.

January 21, 22, 26, 27, 28. 7:00 pm. Love, Loss And What I Wore, by Nora and Delia Ephron. N.Y. comedy hit presented by The Pelican Theatre of La Paz’ 3rd. season. Play celebrates as well as re-defines the expression, “wardrobe malfunction.” Tickets 150 Pesos; wine served. Ticket sales, Allende Books in La Paz and Tecolote Bookstore in Todos Santos.

January 30. Saturday. 8:00 pm. The Baja California Sur Philharmonic Orchestra presents a concert.  For information, call 612 129-4199.

ALIANZA FRANCESA

Every Tuesday. 6:00 pm. Different French film each week. Alianza Francesa cultural center at 525 Gomez Farias St. between Republica St and  Guerrero St. Esterito town, La Paz.  facebook.com/alianzafrancesalapaz.  Spanish, French, English and other languages. Free.

Every Friday. 6:00 pm. International films movie club.

CENTRO CULTURAL LA PAZ

From Monday to Friday. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. On permanent display, permanent photography collective exhibition that highlights the cultural identity of Baja California Sur. In the Codex Península of the Centro Cultural La Paz, on 16 de Septiembre at the corner of Belisario Dominguez. Text is in English and Spanish. Free.

TONANTZIN GALLERY 320 Constitución St. between Aquiles Serdán and Revolución St. The same block as the post office.

January 23. Saturday. 8:00 pm. Music concert with Roz from La Paz on the harmonica, along with some musical friends at the gallery courtyard.  English. Free.

TEATRO JUAREZ Belisario Dominguez St. between 16 de Septiembre and Independencia Sts.

January 30. Saturday. 8:00 pm. The lesson (La Lección) a one-act play by Eugene Ionesco, directed by  Altaira Teatro company.  Recommended for teens and adults only. Spanish. Ticket is 60 pesos. (students two-for-one).

CENTRO DE ARTES Y CULTURAS POPULARES

From April 20 on. Monday to Friday. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Oaxaca pottery exhibition. Information in English/Spanish. On Madero St. between 5 de Mayo and Independencia, across the street from Velasco garden. Free.

 

SAN JOSE

CIRCOTEKA Angela Ceseña St. between the fourlane and Barlovento St.

PLAZA DEL PESCADOR At the hotel zone across from the Cabo Azul hotel.

February 12 and 13. Friday and Saturday. 5:00 pm. 4th San Jose Jazz Fest. 5:00 pm to late. The mall closes off one side of the 4 lane avenue, deploying tables, chairs and tents to cater to the attendees. The mall restaurants set up food booths, with plenty of varied food to choose from. Cocktails and wine are also available for sale. For more information, Call (624) 154 8510, or email Astrid Castaneda: eastridcruiz@gmail.com. www.sanjosejazzweekend.com/

DANZA TELLEZ STUDIO Plaza Caracol, upstairs, San Jose, across from the MEGA.

February 28. Sunday. Noon to 4:30 pm. Auditions for Joffrey Ballet School summer intensive courses. Auditions for ballet, jazz, and contemporary. $15 USD to audition for each discipline. Pre-registration on line: www.joffreyballetschool.com/international-auditions. More info and requirements for the auditions with Laura Alfaro Cel: 624 191 3506.

Every Thursday. 7:00 pm. Reading club for kids. Actors dressed up, read and act a short story for the kids. More info about reading lounges: todossomoselotro@gmail.com. At Angela Ceseña St. between Fourlane Street and Barlovento St., San Jose. Spanish. Free.

BUENA VISTA

MAIN PLAZA SAN JOSE

March 3. Thursday. 9:00 am. Introspectionism. International art exhibition with works of artists from different countries. The beginning of the display showing introspective art with a common philosophy or style on the streets and urban areas of the main government buildings in San Jose. More info with Alfredo Sosa Facebook/artalfredo.sosa Spanish and English. Free.

March 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, and 19 - Baja Shakespeare’s 16th Season at Buena Vista Beach Resort in Spa Buena Vista’s Convention Center. All shows at 7:00 pm except March 13, a matinee at 1:30pm. Tickets $20 or 300 pesos, facebook.com/pages1/Baja-Shakespeare/220397878011557.

 

To list your event at no cost, email details to david@gringogazette.com. All events subject to change without warning, and we’re not kidding around about this. It happens frequently, so go, with great expectations of a wonderful evening, but have a backup plan.