Monthly Archives: March 2014

Fitness in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo 5:58 a.m. and I already feel my dog`s axiety rising. She knows my alarm goes off at 6 a.m. but still starts stretching at 5:30 ish letting me know she won´t allow for a minute past 6 a.m. to go out.  Don´t get me wrong, I love working out in the mornings, but just in case there is ever a day I don´t want to do it… well, there is always Chispa. This time I decided to take photos along the way, for those considering moving to Casco and asking themselves about gyms and options … Continue reading

Casco Station Marketing Seminar: How to market your business through content generation.

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Saturday, March 29th, at Casco Station! Ana Maria de la Guardia (Business Bachelor from Perdue University) will be giving a crash course at Casco Station on how to generate business through creating content. Casco Station is located at 5th Street and A Avenue, entering by Madrigal. When: Saturday, 29th Where: Casco Station Hour: 1 p.m. Duration: 5 hours Language: Spanish Cost: $50 To book and see more details of the event CLICK HERE.

FAE Theater Festival`s 2014 Agenda

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Flash posting! So many things happening! this weekend, the Theater Festival will be on until next Wednesday. Here is what is playing where: FAE FESTIVAL and here is their Facebook page, just in case! But the best part is the Street Theater photo gallery… can´t miss that!

International Film Festival 2014

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Starting April 3rd until the 9th, Casco Viejo will be home to the IFF Panama 2014.  Amazing movies will be shown at the National Theater, Teatro Amador, Teatro Anita Villalaz and at the Plaza V Centenario. Films from all over the world, if you like experimental / independent movies that make you think, cry, laugh (and all of the above at the same time) you can´t miss it. It is impossible to post everything that will be shown here. So please navigate their website. Two links: one for the full website (here you`ll find the … Continue reading

Panama`s cuisine featured at New York Times

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo We`ve often mentioned that Panama`s strongest feature is diversity. Geographically, biologically and culturally. This is finally showing in an exciting new Panamanian cuisine, where young chefs are doing what they do best: research, discover, mix, create, re discover. This week, the New York Times took notice! here is the article: In Panama City, Mixing Global and Local Flavors  

Casco Viejo Smiles and Flowers

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo “We all smile in the same language”, this  mural receives you at the Santa Familia Community Center in Calle 4ta and was painted by artist Jacqueline Brandwayn.  So true! Speaking of smiles and things that have a language of its own…. isn´t this beautiful?  

Recycling art, urbanism and fashion

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo There was a lot happening this weekend, I`m sorry I couldn´t go to everything. From what I did manage to get to, here were my top picks: The urbanism talk at American Trade Hotel on how social housing can regenerate societies.  I was glad to learn that there are several ongoing projects in Panama trying to apply the concepts discussed in the talk. All based on human scale, not on “car scale”. As in our beloved Casco! The recycling art at MACRO. Yes, everyone came for the fashion, I came for the garbage… Really loved … Continue reading

More Events This Week: Entrepreneurship, Urbanism, Art

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Interesting conversations happening this upcoming weeks in Casco Viejo: Thursday, March 13th: Diablo Rosso takes an art collection to Art Basel. Take a look at “We are So Miami”. Enjoy also the work of artist Igor Kourany at Casa Góngora. Featured artists include: Fabrizio Arrieta, Stefan Benchoam, Otto Berchem, Jose Castrellon,Donna Conlon/ Jonathan Harker, Karlo Ibarra, Miky Fabrega, Pilar Moreno, Humberto Velez. Where? Diablo Rosso, Calle 6ta. 7 p.m. Where? Casa Góngora, Calle 4ta and Central, 7 p.m. Friday, March 14th: an Entrepreneurial Forum with 9 speakers coming from all over the place: New York, … Continue reading

Foodie Time! Yummy dishes at American Trade and Clementinas

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Good thing I go to the TLG Gym in Casco and take yoga every monday at El Cuarto Rojo. This keeps me in balance with the beautiful food options at hand in Casco Viejo. Just take a look! aren´t they beautiful? delicious as well… I hear a bakery is getting ready to open by ATH (American Trade Hotel). I better add some jogging to the mix!! From ATH From Las Clementinas  

MACRO Fest this week: What, when and where

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Tons of things happening this week! art and fashion related. From runways to free workshops! here is MACRO`s Website, and below the charts. Inaugurates tomorrow, Tuesday, at American Trade Hotel. Have fun!