Tag Archives: Art

Chill out weekend Casco Viejo Style: jazz, theatre, heavy metal

Unusual events, urban art everywhere. Baños Públicos at its best! my photos are good, but I think I´m going to get a video camera next time. Tried to do it over my Sony cellphone, but didn´t really work… Continue reading

Panama Events: La Casona Art Show: “Solo Pintura II” in Casco Antiguo

Night of art and music in Casco Antiguo Continue reading

Panama Art Event: Panama´s National Ballet celebrates Theatre 100th Anniversary with La Bayadere, In Casco Antiguo

Last night was the opening night of Panama´s National Ballet performance of La Bayadere (known also as Bayaderka), the famous ballet from Marius Petipa where Prince Solor marries Princess Gamzatti, although he is really in love (and had sworn loyalty) to Nikiya, the temple dancer. Alexa Gutierrez, from Panama, danced on Nikiya´s roll, one of my favorite I´ve seen from her so far. Continue reading

Travel Panama October: Where to go, what to do in Casco Antiguo

October is a special month in Casco Antiguo. The National Theatre is a 100 years old and the Casco celebrates with great activities ranging from Madame Butterfly to free outdoor concerts. Dont´miss the calendar here! Continue reading

Traveling to Panama at the ends of September, beginnings of October?

The second “Panamanian Author´s” music festival has just started, and of course, it is in Casco Antiguo. Check out the next concerts, most of them at Casa Gongora, but also there will be one at Plaza Catedral and at the National Theatre. Continue reading

Panama News: World Bank invests in Cultural Industries for Casco Antiguo

In many countries, cultural activities fuel tourism, which becomes one of their main economic revenues. With Casco Antiguo, Panama has a unique opportunity to be launched into the world´s cultural map. Check out the details here… Continue reading

Panama News: Art Bienale Inaugurated Yesterday. Theme: Panama Canal Zone

Panama´s art Bienal is probably one of the most important events in the year for painting, plastic arts and media. This year, the theme is the ex “Canal Zone”. Its history and influence in our society. The making of the Panama Canal and its political and social interaction as a “nation within a nation” literally shaped Panama in obvious ways… but also in very subtle ways. Continue reading

A Gay Friendly, Art Friendly Casco Viejo in Panama

A new client recently asked me “Is Casco Viejo gay friendly?” For a moment I had to think about the question. You see, growing up as a ballet dancer I never even gave a thought to it. Continue reading

Panama Eco Event: Arts for Earth Show at Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo will host a very special event in September. The United Nation´s Environment Programee (known in Spanish as PNUMA) will present an art festival featuring artists from different disciplines, from poetry to street painting to create and strenghten environmental awareness. Check out the event calendar here! Continue reading

New Business in Casco Viejo: Galería Vida opens up in Calle 4ta next to “Entre Pulgas”

Calle 4ta is getting artsy! Galería Vida is Casco Antiguo´s new kid on the block, next to Entre Pulgas and to Casa Gongora. With years of experience in working with indigenous communities you can get high quality stuff at great prices! Continue reading