Monthly Archives: July 2016

Prisma Dance Festival 2016- Get your tickets!

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Prisma Dance Festival has sent their 2016 schedule. Time to get your tickets! This year, it will be from October 9th to the 16th. CLICK HERE for their website and full information. This year, they´ll have dancers from everywhere! Hungary, Germany, Austria, among others. HERE is the full list with all the dance groups, so you can find the one you like the most.  Leave you with this video we found on Ferenc Feher:

Blue & White Fashion in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo “Not Your Standard” is a lifestyle and fashion blog from Kayla Seah.  She is based in Toronto, and recently published a photo shooting she did in Casco Viejo, Panama.  Her work focuses on showing how to use everyday clothing in a different way. Loved to see she enjoyed Casco! Beautiful blues and whites against one of Casco´s buildings. Thanks to our friend Mary for sending us the blog!

Pedro Mandinga, Cuban flavor in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Beautifull interiors, Cuban music and their own rum label, Pedro Mandinga has opened at Portal de Caldas, right in front of Villa Agustina. Loved to see the small distillary at the entrance and three aging rum barrils. A great place to hang out, order some entrees, and try their cocktails, many of which include the house rum (even the main dishes).

Amazing results: raw vegan workshop by Aris LaTham

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo On Sunday we went to the raw vegan workshop by Aris LaTham at Mahalo. Impresive! We had a wonderful time, and learned a lot.  The best: we got to share the beautiful and delicious results with the group! Congratulations to Ema from Mahalo for putting this together! and thanks so much to Mr. Aris LaTham, this workshop left everyone nurtured and inspired!

Archeology talk at Casa Soldado

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo On July 27th,  Casa Soldado will host an interesting talk about the archeology and history of the first community of free black men in America. It will be in Spanish, on July 27th, at 6:30 p.m. By Tomás Mendizabal.  

Escapes Magazine Features Magnolia Inn

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Magnolia Inn got featured this month in Air Panama´s magazine: Escapes! Congratulations to owners Cherie and Reggie for the beautiful article! HERE you can click and read the full edition and the article. HERE you can click and find more about Magnolia Inn.

Healthy Casco Viejo: What to do, Where to go

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo This month I´ll been featuring in our social media all the healthy activities you can do in Casco Viejo, for my Alley Cat Fitness challenge. After one week, here are my favorite posts: My daily favorite: crossfit at the Alley Cat Fitness gym in Calle 4ta and A Avenue: If you like the outdoors, there is always running: Parque V Centenario And if you like yoga, here is Casco Yoga: at El Colegio, over Felipe Motta, 8th street And if you like water sports or beach sports: 3rd street and A Avenue  

Raw Vegan Workshop

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo It has been said so many times, but it is so absolutely true: what you put in your body matters.  Well, it also has to look good and taste good, and be easy to make, and easy to get ingredients…. oh my! the list is long! But don´t worry, here is a great way to get you inspired. I started reading Aris La Tham bio and what he has in his website and looked amazing. CLICK HERE to check it out, and if you like what you see… come to the workshop!

Casco Viejo incentives get extended

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Flash news for everyone!  Patrimonio Histórico, the government agency that regulates all renovations in Casco has extended the Casco incentives for two more years. This is effective as per the 1st of July. Here is the text, and you can download the original SPANISH TEXT HERE:

Enlaces Program goes to Europe

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo So proud of the Enlaces kids! In June, one of their students, José, was invited to participate in Danza Juvenil Opus 1 at Eslovenia. José travelled with his teacher José Leonardo Amaya, and on the way they passed by Paris. If you are not familiar with Enlaces, this is Fundación Calicanto´s after school dance program that focuses on kids from Casco Viejo and Chorrillo. They have a nice group of young kids who already started to perform and some of the more advanced ones have tried their own choreographies and have participated in major productions … Continue reading