Calendar of Performing Arts

November 2, 2015 Edition

PA’LA CALLE FESTIVAL 2TH EDITION

Various locations and times

Urban festival with dance, theater, puppets, mimics, clowns, jugglers, music, clowns, storyteller and a lot of fun. Some silent, some in Spanish. This festival is a big movement around the world in collaboration with local and foreign guest artists. For more info: pahlacalleloscabosfest@gmail.com, fabuladanza@hotmail.com

November 21. Saturday. La Paz at The malecon.

November 27. Thursday. San Jose., plazas and public spaces.

November 28. Friday. Cabo San Lucas. Cultural Pavilion. Gala show to benefit Hippotherapy of Los Cabos.

November 29. Saturday. Main dock Cabo San Lucas.

November 30. Sunday.  Main Plaza. San José.

Time of the events to be released when they figure it out

 

 

TODOS SANTOS

EL FARO BEACH CLUB

November 27, 28 and 29. Todos Santos International Guitar Festival.  A community-funded, musician-supported festival that produces a world class show with a tiny budget with all profits going to the local childrens’ charity. 30+ guitarists from all genres and from all corners of the globe come together for 3 days of camaraderie and musical collaboration. www.tsigf.com. Email: info@tsigf.com

TODOS SANTOS Teatro Luna Azul, Camino Cielo, Las Tunas, Todos Santos.

November 29. Sunday. 3:00 pm. Auditions for Alice, Down The Rabbit Hole. Original play based on the classic ‘Alice’. Try outs for Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Caterpillar, Queen of Hearts, and many smaller parts. Alice needs to be a singer, do we have any singers out there?. Email to confirm bluemooninbaja@yahoo.com

 

February 5. Friday. 5:30 pm. Sea Turtles of The East Pacific. Todos Santos Cultural Center,  Fourth of six presentations of the Todos Santos Speaker Series. Presenter: Stephanie Rousso, M.S., Wildlife Biologist, ProFaunaBaja. $100 pesos, ($120 at door), supports speaker’s work. Limited seating. Advance tickets: El Tecolote Bookstore, Todos Santos. Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295

 

February 12. Friday. 5:30 pm. Indigenous Rock Art. Todos Santos Cultural Center. Fifth of six presentations offered during the Todos Santos Speaker Series. Presenter: Anibal Lopez, Professional Photographer and Naturalist, $100 pesos Donation ($120 at door) supports speaker’s work. Limited seating. Advance tickets: El Tecolote Bookstore, Todos Santos. More info with Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295

 

March 4. Friday. 5:30 pm. Whale Shark Conservation Biology. Todos Santos Cultural Center. Todos Santos Speaker Series. Presenters: Dení Ramírez Macías, director, Whale Shark Mexico and Jay Gittens, director, Eco Hub Mexico.Exploring the lives of these big guys. http://www.whalesharkmexico.com/.  Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295

 

 

HOTEL CASA TOTA GALLEY

Dec. 3rd, 4th, 5th – Las Estrellas de Todos Santos presents Slice of Life, featuring their new Ensemble in the Galeria at Hotel Casa Tota at 7:00 pm. $15 USD or 200 pesos. Closing night includes a Wine & Nibble Mingle with the actors. Facebook.com/LasEstrellasDeTodosSantos for details.

December 3 to 5. Thursday to Saturday. 7:00 pm. Slice Of Life. Las Estrellas de Todos Santos presenting a variety of theatrical readings. Seating is limited. Wine & nibble and mingle after the show’s closing. Doors open 6:00 pm. Tickets $15 USD/200 pesos. English. More info 612 145 0590, hotelcasatota@gmail.com.  Roxanne Rosenblatt caboroxy@yahoo.com, www.facebook.com/LasEstrellasDeTodosSantos

December 11. Friday. From 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Small Works Show. Artists are invited to submit their work (up to five small pieces -no larger than 15” on a side.  Bring-in day is Dec. 8th at Casa Tota Gallery. Info Tori Sepulveda oscarntori@yahoo.com

 

TODOS SANTOS CULTURAL CENTER

December 4. Friday. 5:30 pm. Exploring The Spirit Of Baja California. First of six-part Todos Santos Speaker Series. Presenter: Graham Mackintosh, Explorer and Author. $100 pesos Donation ($120 at door). Limited seating. Advance tickets: El Tecolote Bookstore, Todos Santos.  Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295.

 

December 18. Friday. 5:30 pm. The Amazing & Diverse Flora Of Baja California. Second in the six-part Todos Santos Speaker Series. Presenter: Jon P. Rebman, Ph.D., Curator of Botany, San Diego Natural History Museum. Q & A follows. Todos Santos Cultural Center. $100 pesos Donation ($120 at door). Limited seating. Advance tickets: El Tecolote Bookstore. Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295.

 

January 8. Friday. 5:30 pm. Eco-Technologies - Sustainable Building. Three of six-part Todos Santos Speaker Series, “Eco-Technologies - Actions for Sustainable Building.” Presenter: Felipe de Jesus Morales Ramirez, Conciencia MEXICO AC. Understand the latest technologies driving sustainable building and development in Baja. Jesus is a La Paz-based civil engineer and a masters candidate in sustainable development and globalization at the state university (UABCS). Bring your green design and building questions. Donation $100 pesos ($120 at the door) will go towards supporting the speaker’s research. Seating is limited. Advance tickets available at El Tecolote Bookstore in Todos Santos. Kate Lewis jaymsi@yahoo.com, 612/145-0295

 

HOTEL CALIFORNIA

January 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd. Todos Santos Music Festival. Information: http://todossantosmusicfestival.com/

 

 

CABO SAN LUCAS  

 

Hidalgo Cero Tapas Bar Hidalgo St. Downtown Cabo San Lucas, across from the main park and band stand.

Every Tuesday. 9:00 pm. Theater night by Akelarre theater group. Spanish. Info and reservations www.hidalgocero.com

 

WALMART PLAZA, Cabo Upstairs over La Europea.

Macondo Bookstore cafe

Every Wednesday. 7:30 pm. Movie club. Some movies in English and other languages with Spanish subtitles. Free. More info and movies https://www.facebook.com/macondo.csl

 

SAN LUCAS PLAZA (WALMART PLAZA)

November 13. Friday. 8:00 pm. The Night of the Dance (La noche de la danza). Flamenco dance and Spanish music by Primo dancer Gamaliel Burgos and diferent guests artists every time. Spanish and some help in English. Free.

 

Casa de la Danza De la roca St. Corner of Costa Azul St., Hojazen barrio.

November 7, 14, 21 and 28. Saturday. 8:00 pm. From the sea to the sky, a memory. Dance by Arrobadanza contemporary dance group.   Spanish. Donation $50 pesos. More info https://www.facebook.com/arrobadanza.

 

CULTURAL PAVILION Terrace

November 25. Wednesday. 7:00 pm. Full Moon Night. Poetry reading and others artistic presentations. Spanish. Free.

 

YANDI MONARDO ART GALLERY

October 28 until December 12. Painting exhibition by the artist Lobouché. Opening from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Yandi Monardo Art Gallery and Tendencia Avenue featuring different artists who live in or are inspired by Baja. New artist exhibit every 45 days. Inside the Luxury Avenue mall at the marina. Spanish and English. Free

 

November 17 and 18. Tuesday and Wednesday. 7:00 pm. Photography exhibition by Mariano Lemus. Yandi Monardo Art Gallery and Tendencia Avenue featuring different artists who live in or are inspired by Baja. New artist exhibit every 45 days. Inside the Luxury Avenue mall at the marina. Spanish and English. Free

 

 CULTURAL PAVILION Most of this venue is closed for repairs now, so check back when the dates get closer.

November 21. Saturday. 7:30 pm. Music Concert by The Chorus Without Voices, By the children with hearing disabilities of Los Cabos. Music by the Mexican singer Luna Itzel. $200 pesos. Benefit for disabled hearing children to buy and maintain hearing aids. More info 624 355 4183 with Teresa Echeveste. Spanish.

December 12. Saturday. 7:00 pm. The Cinderella Ballet by Dancestudio students. Choreography by Claudia Bandin. Tickets $180 pesos. Spanish.  

December 13. Sunday. 5:30 pm. Christmas festival. The Ice Queen. Disney musical acted and danced by the Star Factory Studio and other guest artists. Ticket $150 pesos. Info 624355 8659 with Angeles Vazquez. Spanish.

December 17. Thursday. 7:00 pm. Once upon a time. Dance performance by Izazure dance directed by Rocio Lopez. Info and tickets 624 168 9316. Spanish.

 

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

Open Monday to Sunday. From 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Voluntary donations are welcome.

 

November 11-15, 2015 4th Los Cabos International Film Festival.  

 

MARINA FRONT

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

 

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.

 

 

LA PAZ

ALIANZA FRANCESA

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

Every Friday. 6:00 pm. International films movie club. Various films. Alianza Francesa cultural center at 525 Gomez Farias St. between Republica St and  Guerrero St., La Paz. For info and program: www.facebook.com/alianzafrancesalapaz. Spanish, French, English and other

languages. Free.

 

CENTRO CULTURAL LA PAZ

From Monday to Friday. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. On permanent display.  Man, nature and culture (Hombre, Naturaleza y Cultura).  Photography collective exhibition. A permanent photography show that highlights the special characteristics that make up the cultural identity of Baja California Sur. A video showcasing BCS complements the photographs. In the Codex Península of the Centro Cultural La Paz, located on 16 de Septiembre at the corner of Belisario Dominguez. Text is in English and Spanish. Free.

 

CENTRO DE ARTES Y CULTURAS POPULARES

From April 20 to indeterninate date. Monday to Friday. 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Oaxaca pottery exhibition. A collection of Oaxacan decorative black pottery (barro negro) which comes from a village that specializes in crafting the unusual, and beautiful pieces. Posted information in English and Spanish. This cultural center is on Madero St. between 5 de Mayo and Independencia, across the street from Velasco garden. Free.

  

SAN JOSE

ART DISTRICT

 

AY AY AY! Bar and grill

November 6. Friday. 10:00 pm. The impostors. Musical comedy show by Mascaras Theater Company to commemorate Halloween. The villains of horror movies meet to make you laugh through songs and parody sketches. On Mijares Blvd. Historic downtown San Jose. Spanish. Ticket $150 pesos one national drink included. Info and reservations 624 168 5077.

 

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

Every Thursday. 7:00 pm. Libroteca at the Circoteka. Reading club for kids. Actors disguised read and act a short story for the kids. Libroteca is part of a Reading lounges organized by The Ysabela’s little sister. More info about reading lounges Email: todossomoselotro@gmail.com. Circoteka is located at Angela Ceseña St. between Furlane Street and Barlovento St., San Jose. Spanish. Free.

 

BUENA VISTA

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 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.