Calendar of Performing Arts

November 16, 2015 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:,

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





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. Email:

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

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, 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, 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.  Kate Lewis, 612/145-0295


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. 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,  Roxanne Rosenblatt,

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


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, 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, 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, 612/145-0295


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




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

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

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


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

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


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


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.  


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.


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.




November 20 to 22 and 26 to 29. Friday to Sunday and Thursday to Sunday. Eco Tango Fest. A two-weekend event with classes, shows and demonstrations. The first weekend includes a total of 10 classes over 3 days. Saturday events open to the public include live music and show. Second weekend is over Thanksgiving. More info, locations, hours and activities: or Facebook page


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:  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: 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.


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.


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.


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




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: Circoteka is located at Angela Ceseña St. between Furlane Street and Barlovento St., San Jose. Spanish. Free.



November 27. Friday. 10:30 am. Show to benefit Red Autismo (Autistism Network). On Nicolas Tamaral St. corner of Forjadores Blvd. Spanish. Free but donations are welcome. Info with Fabiola Garcia 624 122 3208.

CASA DE CULTURA  in the art district

November 25. Wednesday. 6:00 pm. Until Violence Separates Them. Performance by Mascaras Theater Company. As part of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Teenagers and adults only. 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.


November 21. Saturday. 7:00 pm. Orchestra gala and special 5 course dinner to benefit the San Jose Children’s Hospice. (Casa Hogar San Jose). $850 pesos (about $50). Spanish and English. Info and reservations at Casa Natalia Ph: 146 7101.


November 27. Friday. 7:00 pm. Variety of dance and folklore in celebration of Libertadores de America Ballet Anniversary. Directed by former students of the ballet. Info cel: 624 191 4858. Spanish. Free.

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.


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,

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