Calendar of Performing Arts

February 8th, 2016 Edition

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

MACONDO BOOK STORE Above La Europea at Walmart

Every Saturday. 8:30 pm. Live music by different guest artists.

CINEMA VAGABUNDO Movie Club at Macondo book store

February 11. Thursday. 7:30 pm. Love. 2015. House-Art-Drama. Non-linear narrative examining modern love and sexual desires. Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed. Directed by Gaspar Noe.  English with Spanish subtitles. Free.

TIC TACK GARDEN SALON At the end of the dirt road beside the entrance to Costco

February 13. Saturday. From 1:30 to 7:30 pm. Aishiteru. Fair of The anime costumes and everything related to the Japanese style cartoon. Cosplay runway, videogames contest, music, karaoke contest, dance show, etc. Organized by Nakamafest.  Spanish mostly, Japanese too. 20 pesos. facebook.com/nakamafestcsl/timeline.

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.

 

SAN JOSE

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.

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

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.

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.

 

TODOS SANTOS

LUNA AZUL THEATER On The Other Side at Todos Santos. (Las Tunas).

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. 

February 26 and 27. Friday and Saturday. March 3, 4 and 5. Thursday to Saturday. 7 pm Blue Moon Theater

Alice, Down the Rabbit Hole. Original musical play, has Alice, an aspiring Rock n Roll singer, on a wild ride to Wonderland. Directed by Blue Moon theater group.  Tickets at Tecolote Bookstore. English. More www.teatrolunaazul.com

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

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

 

LA PAZ

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.

LOS TAMARINDOS GARDEN  On Melchor Ocampo, across from Coppel in downtown La Paz.

February 12. Friday. 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. Fugitives. Play directed by Calafia Pina, written by Fedra Rodarte. Acted by Escenica Colectiva winner of The Encounter Theater of the State. The show is only for adults and teens. Spanish. For information and tickets, call 122 52 94.

CASA DE CULTURA ESTATAL State’s Culture House. On Calle Madero 825 between Salvatierra and Torre Iglesias.

February 13, 20 and 27. Saturday. 7:00 pm. History, drama and legend of Salvatierra Hospital. Play directed by Mario Rey presents what is described as a multisensory production.  Admission is limited. Spanish.  (612) 122 90 40

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.

 

LOS BARRILES

March 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 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 usd or 300 pesos.  facebook.com/pages/Baja-Shakespeare/220397878011557. More info closer to show dates.

March 20, Sunday. 23rd Arts Festival at Los Barriles, East Cape. Art works from around Southern Baja, arts and crafts exhibits and sale, food and booze and live music. This event is for the programs we support in the East Cape area. We appreciate the support from the local residents—full and part time– and the visitors. More information contact Elizabeth at edesignsbaja@aol.com Or visit the web site: http://www.eastcapearts.com/

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.