Calendar of Performing Arts

November 30, 2015 Edition

TODOS SANTOS

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 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 10. Thursday. From 5:00 pm. To 7:00 pm. Opening Christmas Small Works Art. Small fine art at affordable prices. More info and/or bring pieces to Tori Sepulveda oscarntori@yahoo.com

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

HOTEL CALIFORNIA

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

 

MANGOS GALLERY Centenario St. between Topete St. and Obregon St.

December 17. Thursday.  The Thursday Painters Art Show - Mango’s Gallery.  Marsha Dahlquist dahl1751@hotmail.com.  Cell: 612-178-0040.

 

 

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

 

CULTURAL PAVILION

December 10. 7:30 pm. Vivaldi Glory Gala Concert by Los Cabos Polyphonic Choir.  With contemporary dance. Proceeds to benefit the choir. Tickets 120 pesos (around 8 bucks) available at Black Penny Studio on Fisher plaza close to Back to the Rack (Alikan St. between Morelos and Leona Vicario) in Cabo San Lucas or at the reception desk of the Pavilion. More info with Penny, Cell: 624 106 8876.

December 13. Sunday. 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Christmas festival. The Ice Queen. Disney musical acted and danced by the Star Factory Studio and other guest artists. Ticket $180 pesos. Info 624355 8659 with Angeles Vazquez. Spanish.

December 17. Thursday. 8:00 pm. Joy of the World Grand Gala. Christmas recital with Los Angeles Opera Soloist Douglas Appleof-Tenor with UNAM (Mexico National Autonomus University) Philarmonic Orchestra musicians:  As part of the state and city cultural program with the collaboration of CONACULTA and UNAM. Spanish. Free.   

December 20. Sunday. 7:00 pm. Christmas Concert by the Youth Orchestra of Los Cabos. 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

 

NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM 

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

 

CABO 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.

 

BELLATERRA GALLERY #1250 Guillermo Prieto St. between 5 de Mayo and Constitucion St. Downtown La Paz.

November 13 until January 30. Paint and sculpture exhibition by three artists.   The show continues thru the end of January. Info and hours Nasch Diaz Cel. 612 141 1004.

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.

 

TEATRO DE LA CIUDAD

January 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 7 pm. Love, Loss And What I Wore, by Nora and Delia Ephron. This play celebrates as well as re-defines the expression, “wardrobe malfunction.”150 Pesos; wine served after all performances. Ticket sales, TBA early January

  

 

SAN JOSE

MAIN PLAZA

December 1. Tuesday. 7:00 pm. Christmas Bazaar. Handcraft made by people supported by the family charity DIF. Artists program with music, dance and shows throughout the evening. All audience.

 December 16. Wednesday. 4:00 pm. First Christmas Parade and artistic Christmas show. Organized by DIF and the City’s cultural agency. The parade starts at 4:00 pm in downtown streets ending at the main park at 5:30 pm.

December 18. Friday. 6:00 pm. Christmas Concert by The Youth Orchestra of Los Cabos as part of the municipal cultural program.

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.

November 29 and December 6. Sunday and Sunday. Starting at 9:00 am. Dialogs of Culture 2015-2016. Workshops to give proposals on how to improve policies governing culture in Los Cabos. Invitation to all citizens interested in the culture as well as creators, artists, cultural promoters and cultural diffusers. The workshop will be in Spanish and English. Registration and info with Alan Castro Cel. 624 141 4858.

December 5. Saturday. 6:00 pm. Voices of the Time Rondalla Concert. Popular music played with voices, guitars, tambourines, mandolins and other string instruments.  Spanish. Free.

IDA VICTORIA GALLERY 1128 Guerrero St. between Zaragoza St. and Obregon St. Art District, downtown San José

December 12. Saturday. Art exhibition by Donna Billick and Wes Horn. Clay monoprints.  . More info mail:  idavictoria1@mac.com.

December 15. Tuesday. The 5th Annual Holiday Concert featuring the Los Cabos Youth Orchestra & Polyphonic Choir. This has become a very popular event at the gallery with limited seating of only 24 guests, and it sells out every year. The majority of the proceeds go directly to benefit the Youth Orchestra. A $500 USD gift coin toward an original work of art will be given to one attendee. More info and reservations at the gallery.

PLAZA MIJARES (MAIN PLAZA)

December 1. Tuesday. 5:00 pm. Christmas concert with the Los Cabos Polyphonic Chorus as special guest. A family show with Christmas bazar, carols, Christmas tree lighting and several artists. Spanish and some help in English. Free.

December 18. Friday.  8:00 pm. Christmas Concert by The Youth Orchestra of Los Cabos. Spanish, but it’s songs, so who needs language? Free.

 

BUENA VISTA

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.