Monthly Archives: June 2017

Maxima Minima art show by Ingrid Cordero

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Maxima minima (maximum- minimum) is the latest art show by Ingrid Cordero.  Her thoughts about an alternative system of clothing production and consumption, where things are produced with the minimum amount of waste or even zero waste. Where: at Casa Soldado When: from June 22nd to July 29th  

Sacred music and organ music at Casco´s churches

Panamá Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Three concerts in Casco for july! July 6th  7 p.m. , San José church . Zarzuela, sacred music and opera. July 11th 7:30 p.m. Iglesia La Merced: organ music July 19th, 7:30 p.m. : Organo and Oboe en Iglesia de La Merced

Panama´s latest news from 1868

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I was buying a gift at the Canal Museum´s gift store and found amazing treasures. I learned that Panama´s oldest newspaper, La Estrella, has decided to re publish some of the news from early republic and before… way before. Found out that 1868 was a pretty tough year! the Isthmus was a wild place! But then, by 1904, articles included “20 Reasons to Invest in Panama”… I had to buy all the copies. For less than $3 an edition, you get an amazing potpourri of real history, news and adds that are to die for. … Continue reading

New Hotel in Casco! Welcome La Concordia

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I love how Casco continues to transform properties that just a few years ago were considered “outside” of the “area”.  Casco continues to evolve, and now it is the turn for our version of the Five Points, meaning the five corners where Central and 11th street meet.  At this time, four out of five corners are active or will be activated in the next few months. This weekend, La Concordia, the most beautiful one opened. We went to celebrate Father´s day and to take a look! here are some photos. Contact info: eva@la  Phone: … Continue reading

Pre -School in Casco Viejo, Ages 2 to 5

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Casco Playgroup and Tangerine Pre School would like to invite all young families in Casco to know their services and join their pre school in Casco Viejo. They have currently 7 openings for children ages 2 to 5. The school is licensed and is located at Plaza Herrera, by Banistmo. The teacher is Keren Levanon, from Israel, who currently runs a full school in Bocas del Toro called Tangerine.  What a milestone for Casco! To know more and/or contact Keren Levanon: cellphone 6444 7452  or email

Each book a story: Arco´s Books

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo At Arco, we love books. The minute you get into our office, you´ll see them all around. Some people use books as conversation pieces, or as part of the decor. For us, it is far more, as each one has a story behind and a reason on why they are there. Many of them were written and produced by friends who live or lived in Casco, or are truly important references for Panama´s or Casco´s history and culture. To feature them all would be too long, but here are some of our favorites: The Casco … Continue reading