Calendar Of Performing Events

May 27, 2019 Edition
BY: KARINA URQUIZO

Every Monday from May to July.  From 5:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. Cinematic Script Workshop. By Alejandro Aguirre. Workshop for teens and adults. Spanish. All workshop 500 pesos (around $26 USD) or 70 pesos per class. More info available at Ph: 612 122 1116. Justo Sierra Library Audiovisual Lounge. 5 De Mayo St corner Altamirano St. Downtown La Paz.
May 30 and 31. Thursday and Friday. 6:30 p.m. Señales (Signals). By Máscaras Theater Company and the Municipal Cultural Institute. A moving play for all audience. Directed by Richad Pinzon. Spanish. 120 pesos cooperation (around 6 bucks). Experimental Lounge at the Cultural Pavilion -the big gray building- at the Marina Cabo San Lucas.

Every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Garden of the Arts. More than forty local artists show and sell their works, including paintings, sculptures, photography and engravings. Open area. Spanish with some English. Mijares Main Plaza in downtown San Jose. More info on Facebook: Jardin del Arte Los Cabos.

Every Tuesday. 8:00 p.m. Documentary Movie Club. A different documentary every week. In the original language with Spanish subtitles. Free. Alfredo Green Cultural House Downtown San Jose.

Every Wednesday. 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Los Cabos Writers Group. Marina Sol clubhouse. Cabo. Writers, poets, or dreamers. Adriana 624 108 2095

Every Wednesday. 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Art Day. Art, paintings, books, live music. Spanish and English. El Merkado at Koral Center, next to the H+ Hospital. Kilometer 24.5 on the four-lane to San Jose.

Every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Art Fair. Food sampling and wine tasting at the restaurants and shops in the mall. Live music and local artists showcasing their work. Plaza el Pescador across from Cabo Azul resort in the hotel zone. San Jose.

Every Saturday. 6:00 p.m. Hermanita de Ysabela Reading lounge. At Cultural Pavilion’s Cinema lobby. Cabo San Lucas downtown next to the marina.

Every Sunday. Vagabond Movie Club presents a different artsy movie in the original languages with Spanish subtitles. Free. More info: 624-156-8522. Casa Roots. Corner of Mayas and Cuitlahuac in the 4th of Marzo neighborhood, Cabo San Lucas. (Only for adventurous people.)

Monday and Wednesday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Short Film Script Work Shop. For 13 to 18 years old. Spanish. 300 pesos/month. Hierro St. corner with Cobre St., El Dorado neighbor, La Paz. Tel: 612 128 1612.

Monday to Friday. Different hours. La Circo Arts Workshop. Salsa dance: Mondays and Tuesdays. Bachata dance: Thursdays. Flexibility and hand standing: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Rhythm Gymnastics: Fridays. Spanish. 612 119 9503 / 624 182 1614. Ángela Ceseña St. El Rosarito, San José.

Every Thursday 5:00 p.m. Art Walk, at the Art Galleries district in Downtown San Jose. Art, paintings, photography, sculpture, live music and more from national and internationally recognized artists. San Jose.

Monday to Saturday. Different hours. Arts, crafts, and other cultural workshops at San Jose’s Cultural House. Ballet, Polynesian dance, folk dance, singing, painting, literature, theater, guitar, and more.facebook.com/casadecultura/call 624 146 9836 in office hours. Spanish. Alvaro Obregon St. Downtown San Jose.

Wednesday to Monday. From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Ruta de Plata Museum at El Triunfo. Discover the rich mining history and settlement of the Cape Region. Enjoy exciting, interactive exhibits. Explore the complex, the gift shop, places to wine and dine, and the historic village. Spanish and English. 100 pesos entrance fee. Info: museorutadeplata.com, Ayuntamiento St. (Progreso and Márquez de León St), El Triunfo. Closed on Tuesday.

Every Thursday. 8:00 p.m. Vagabond Movie Club. The original movie club is back at the Cultural Pavilion, the gray building at the marina. Downtown San Lucas.

Every other Friday. 8:30 p.m. Vagabond Movie Club. Various movies in their original languages with Spanish subtitles. Short films and art videos before the movie. Free. Playa Migriño St. up from Miguel A. Herrera St. Turn right 2 blocks before the gas station (Pueblo Bonito Sunset area). San Lucas.

Every Friday starting at 5:00 pm. Art evening at Amelia Wilkes plaza (Cabo San Lucas main park). Paintings, sculpture, Jazz and more. At Amelia Wikes Plaza (where the bandstand is) Downtown San Lucas. Spanish with some help in English. Free.

May 30. Thursday. 8:00 pm. Cinema Vagabundo movie club. Another Day of Life. (2018) Animation, Art House & International. A movie based on the book written by legendary Polish war correspondent Ryszard Kapuściński. The story of a journalist, left to himself to write a feature story on the civil war in Angola on the advent of its regaining independence in 1975. Kapuściński, an idealist who had been to many front lines before, Angola was to change him forever. He was to get closer to the realities of war; he was to discover that journalistic reporting was far too limiting for him; he could dispatch his reports to the editor's office by telex, yet his enormous imagination and internal voice are ill-fitted to this message-limiting machine. English with Spanish subtitles. Cultural Pavilion -the big grey building- at the Marina Cabo San Lucas. Free.

May 30. Thursday. 6:00 pm.  California, Juan María de Salvatierra y los Californios. Book presentation from Eligio Coronado, introduction by Mayra Zamudio and Juan José Cabuto. Users Attention Lounge of the Archivo Historico “Pablo L. Martínez”.  Altamirano St between Encinas St and Legaspy St., Downtown La Paz. More info Ph: 612 122 4521. Spanish. Free.

May 30. Thursday. 7:30 pm. Los Cabos movie club presents The Syrian Bride (Israel 2004) Comedy, Drama, Art House & International. In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in the Golan Heights of the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met each other because of the occupation of the area by Israel since 1967; when Mona moves to Syria, she will lose her undefined nationality and will never be allowed to return home. Original language with Spanish subtitles. Free. Main auditorium COBACH School, Matamoros St and Mijares St. Downtown Cabo San Lucas. Free.

Jun 2. Sunday. Two shows: 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Alas de México (Mexico´s Wings). A dance show by Danza Tellez Studio. 200 pesos cooperation. More info: 146 9700.  Spanish with some help in English. Cultural Pavilion -the big gray building- at the Marina Cabo San Lucas.

June 6. Thursday. 7:30 pm. Los Cabos movie club presents. Los Otros Californios (The Other Californians) Mexican documentary about the people who live on this side of the Peninsula. Presented by the director César Talamantes. Q&A session. Spanish with some help in English. Main auditorium COBACH School, Matamoros St and Mijares St. Downtown Cabo San Lucas. Free.

June 6. Thursday. 6:00 pm. Cachitos de Vida (Slices of Life) Book presentation from Jesus Chavez. Presented by Elizabeth Acosta, Ramón Ojeda Mestre and Marcos de Jesús Roldán. Archivo Histórico del Estado Pablo L. Martínez. Altamirano St between Encinas St. And Legaspy St. Downtown La Paz. More info Ph: 612 1224521. Spanish. Free.

June 7, Friday 8:00 pm., Jun 8, Saturday 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. Jun 9, Sunday 1:30 pm and 5:00 pm. Greatest Showman- The Musical. A representation from the original movie by Henry López Studio. Spanish. More info: 624 358 6111. Cultural Pavilion -the big gray building- at the Marina Cabo San Lucas.

June 8. Saturday. 8:00 pm. Los Impostores (The Impostors). Play by Máscaras Theater Company. A bitter and sweet comedy with music and a lot of laughter. Directed by Richard Pinzon. For ages 15 and older. Spanish. 100 Pesos cooperation. Casa de la Cultura de San Jose (San Jose’s Cultural House) Downtown San Jose.

June 14. Flute Concert on Friday at 7 p.m. Playing Works from Vivaldi, Mozart, Debussy, Saint- Saëns, Briccialdi, Tchaikovsky by Emmanuel Agundez Encarnacion, Flute; Fernanda del Peón Pacheco. Piano and Aureos Ensemble.  Spanish with some help in English. Free. Centro Municipal de las Artes. La Paz. 

June 15. Saturday. 7:30 pm. Señales (Signals). By Máscaras Theater Company and the Municipal Cultural Institute. A moving play for all audience. Directed by Richad Pinzon. Spanish. 120 pesos cooperation (around 6 bucks). Casa de Cultura San José (San Jose Cultural House), Downtown San Jose.

June 20. Thursday. 8:00 pm. Nosotros Sin Ellas (Us Without Them Women). Comedy play directed by Ricardo D Fira and Richard Pinzon. Garage Coffee & Bar. Manuel Doblado St. Downtown San Jose. Spanish. 150 pesos cooperation (around $8 USD). Reservations. 624 109 6522.

June 21. Friday. 8:00 pm. Nosotros Sin Ellas (Us Without Them Women). Comedy play directed by Ricardo D Fira and Richard Pinzon. La Morante Art & Bar. Revolucion St between Guadalupe Victoria St and Morelos St. Downtown La Paz. Spanish. 150 pesos cooperation. Reservations: 612 140 2454

June 22. Afternoon and night. World’s Music Day 2019. Organized by  Promotora Cultural Vivarte AC. This music festival is celebrating their 11th anniversary in Cabo and the Summer Solstice in San Jose. The festival began in France as La Fete de la Musique in 1982 and was adopted in every continent. Now it is celebrated in more than 120 countries and 700 cities as an International Festival with musicians, composers and new talent. The stages will be visible around downtown San Jose. Spanish and some help in English. Free. 

Compiled by Karina Urquizo. If you would like to see your event listed here, email her at nina@gringogazette.com