Category Archives: Urban Art

Photos From Last Night`s Art Block at Casco Viejo, Panama

As always, it was quite fun to see the Casco invaded by art and young souls. Here are some shots from last night`s Art Block at Casco Viejo! The night started at Clementinas at their panoramic roof terrace,  but then moved to Plaza Herrera with street dancing in front of Mojitos.  Flamenco dancing at Super G, great jazz at DiVino and DJ`s at La Vecindad and throughout Calle 4ta.  Circus trees walking around to give the surreal touch to the evening. Calle 4ta towards Papiro y Yo had the best “ecological boquitas”, yummy appetizers by chef Joanna and Catriona.   … Continue reading

MACRO Casco Viejo Photos

Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo, Panama Real Estate For Sale For Rent at Casco Viejo   It is always fun to see a high concentration of good looking people anywhere. And if it happens in Plaza Catedral, right here in Casco Viejo, even better!  Panama`s young fashionistas gathered at MACRO to enjoy the latest emerging designs and have fun.  The event had also an artistic side, with art installations throughout Casco, movie showings and even a graffitti workshop.  But it was hard to take the eyes off from the core of the event! even the cops were distracted, getting photos of … Continue reading

MACRO Fest Event Schedule in Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo, Panama Real Estate and Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic City Yesterday was the inauguration of MACRO Fest 2011 in Casco Viejo.  A week full with art exhibitions and a fashion weekend coming up! What to do and where to go? Here is the schedule! But first: the  Casco Viejo MAP Please note that on Saturday, they`ll turn Casco into a fully pedestrian area starting at 5 p.m. But you can access with your car until 4 p.m. and park comfortably at several spots that will be joined by a fun golf cart. There are spots at Las … Continue reading

MACRO Fashion and Art Festival is back in Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo, Panama Panama, Casco Antiguo Lifestyle at Panama`s Historic District   Carnival might be over, but partying is certainly not in Casco Viejo! specially the art type. Next week, we`ll have MACRO, a festival that started last year and blended fashion with photography and art shows.  This year, they are moving into Plaza Catedral (last year they were at Plaza Herrera), and will host their fashion shows on the 18th and 19th. But the festival starts earlier, from March 15th, mainly with a series of movies at the Canal Museum, featuring the work of Panamanian movie directors, an industry … Continue reading

Between Balconies: Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo – Panama – Casco Antiguo Real Estate For Sale For Rent at Panama`s Historic City   A dance performance based on Casco Viejo`s balconies ! the piece will be presented by Gramo Dance, a contemporary dance company that specializes in aerial dance.  The poster defines the event as “exploring Casqueño`s day to day communication throughout the neighborhood through dance”. When: February 24th, 7 p.m. Where: Espacio Panama (2nd Street) Cost: $15

Casco Viejo Weekend Street Performance

Casco Viejo Panama Panama Casco Antiguo Real Estate For Sale, For Rent at Panama´s Historic City   Sunday, Plaza Francia was briefly “kidnapped” by dance terrorists who showed up in a happy bunch, danced  and left.  Not sure what the piece was all about, I asked around and everyone seemed to have a different theory, but it was great to see people enjoying themselves! Only in Casco Viejo…

Art Block Casco Viejo: 3 February

Panama Casco Viejo Casco Antiguo Panama Real Estate For Sale For Rent Lifestyle Art Block started a few years ago as a small neighborhood party in Casco Viejo (Panama), where a couple of businesses brought artists to do some fun live painting on the streets and so on. The event was a complete success and it has been growing ever since. This year, Art Block is sponsored by almost 20 companies and the event is gearing up to be our own “cascotropical” version of Art Basel (ejem…. well! you can have aspirations, no?). We still don´t have exactly what happen … Continue reading

Art Celebration at Casco Viejo: Los Del Patio

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Rentals, Sales, Real Estate at Panama`s Historic District   Last night we went to Yiyi Ibarra`s inauguration of “Los Del Patio”. Casconians gathered at Calle 3era at San Felipe, Casco Viejo, and had a great time enjoying the theatre play by Teatro Lagartija and wandering around the Los Del Patio Cafe, the art classrooms for children, the painting studio and their small Los Del Patio Store.  This is an interesting place that will bring a lot to our Casco Viejo… congratulations Yiyi and Teatro Lagartija!  

Los Del Patio in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Real Estate For Sale, For Rent at Panama`s Historic City   When you say you are from “el patio” in Panama (which literally means from the “backyard”) you are saying you are a local.  “Los Del Patio” is a theatre and dance space that is just opening (formally, since they`ve already started theatre courses for kids ) at Calle 3era, next to the National Theatre at Panama`s 338 year old Colonial City (Casco Viejo). Their debut is tonight, and will feature an art show by Donna Conlon and Jonathan Harker. The show is called “Videogames”. … Continue reading

New Year Parties at Casco Viejo, Panama

Casco Viejo – Casco Antiguo – Panama Real Estate and Lifestyle at Panama City`s Historic District 5….4….3…..2….1…..Champagne!  bubbly drinks, kisses and hugs, depending on your style our 300 year old Casco Viejo has the right vibe for you to welcome the Year of the Rabbit (2011). Breakfast and lunch: If you are not thinking (or are too stressed) on cooking, head to Café Vienna at Calle 1era, San Felipe. They`ll be offering breakfast, lunch and sweets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ph. 211-2513 Dinner: For dinner, you`ll have three different options: Forchetta (at Plaza Catedral-Ph. 212-0051) which will have … Continue reading