Tag Archives: Casco Viejo Nightlife

Long live the Frog! Casco Viejo Celebrates Golden Frogs

Panama Casco Viejo The Golden Frog is one of Panama`s icons and valuable amphibians . It is also the name of Casco Viejo artisanal beer pub at the entrance of San Felipe.  Now, you know the joke about putting a frog inside a beer glass… wait a second, I think that wasn´t exactly it. Well… doesn´t matter! The important thing is that today we are celebrating the Golden Frog Day along with all the frog specialists in Panama. Raise awareness and raise a glass of good beer tonight at the Rana Dorada in Casco Viejo in support of their scientific … Continue reading

Alliance Francaise in Casco Antiguo presents Eco Art

Casco Viejo, Panama, Casco Antiguo   The Alliance Francaise is presenting for free at the French Embassy in Plaza Francia (Las Bovedas) the show “Dialogue coco- bamboo, Biodiversity, Humanity and Art” by artist Valérie Leblet.  The show, which took a year to put together, will be part of a broader event featuring workshops and talks about nature and all things green. The show is for free and the workshops are quite interesting: Nov. 21st: Nature`s School.  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 22nd: Bamboo Workshop for adults . 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Note that on the 22nd there is … Continue reading

Theatre at Casco Viejo, Panama

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo There is always “going on” in Casco Viejo! Here are some of the events coming up: November 30th: Classical music by the National Symphonic Orchestra, at National Theatre. November 22nd: Signum Quartett at National Theatre, 8 p.m. . Tickets $5 to $10, available at Weil Art in Casco Viejgo (A Avenue, next to Arco Properties). Other events: November 18 and 19th: at Los Del Patio, “Mujeral”.  7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. $8 per person. Calle 3era. More info at  6680-8458  / teatrocarilimpia@gmail.com November 24th: AVACA`s Thanksgiving celebration! the neighborhood gathers at Casa del Horno.  RSVP … Continue reading

International Film Festival Panama Launched at Clementinas

Panama Casco Viejo Last night, the roof terrace at Las Clementinas in Casco Viejo was the place to be.  A beautiful night, Casco Viejo neighbors and business owners were able to learn more about the upcoming International Film Festival that will be held in Panama next April 2012.   One of the most important announcements was that Panama`s government has officially given $1M to fund this important event, and now the opportunity is open for private businesses to participate. The IFF Panama is being organized by Henk Van Der Kolk, founder of the Toronto International Film Festival who has now retired … Continue reading

Panama Cell Fest in Casco Viejo

Casco Viejo Panama   Luis Palomo is one of those Casconians that once you meet, you never forget: full of energy and colorful, he is always creating something new.  Different shoes on each foot, you get the sense there is nothing too radical for him.  Cuban, but moved to Panama ages ago and to Casco Viejo almost 20 years ago, today he travels back and forth to Miami as he has a small film/ publicity company. This year, he was involved in organizing the Miami Short Film Festival and he brought to Panama its first Cell Festival where more than … Continue reading

Venetian Music in Casco Viejo

Panama, Casco Viejo – Casco Antiguo Next Tuesday, October 18th, nine venetian soloists will perform at the National Theatre in Casco Viejo.  They`ll be playing pieces from Bach and Vivaldi, but also Bartok, Boccherini and more.

Casco Viejo`s Fun Weekend

Panama Casco Antiguo   Friday is here! small events everywhere in Casco Viejo: Tonight! sports fanatics will finally have a “spot” in Casco, as tonight is the opening of Casco`s first Sports Bar: “El Sitio del Casco” at Avenida A between 4th and 5th… very close to Top Level Gym! Also, Los del Patio will start a cocktail night Fridays and Saturdays.  Where? at 3rd Street with Central. A few steps away from “El Sitio del Casco”.  Keep strolling or jump in the “carrito” and head to Clementinas for a romantic dinner!

La Boheme coming to Casco Viejo, Panama

Panama Casco Antiguo Last night, we got a treat of scenes from La Boheme, the beautiful opera by Giacomo Puccini, at the launching of a real estate event (Viveros Island at the Pearl Islands).  It was beautiful, and I learned they are coming to town with the full production in October! The opera will be playing at the National Theatre from October 11th to the 14th. According to what I`ve been reading about the opera, it aimed to show scenes of life of bohemians at the Latin Quarter in Paris, around 1830 /40`s. It  focuses on the love between the … Continue reading

Events and more events in Casco Viejo, Panama

Panama, Casco Viejo   I love traveling, but love even more coming home. After a long weekend at Bahama`s beautiful islands (very much needed!!!) I walked around last night reconnecting with Casco Viejo`s streets.  While walking around I was just amazed how Panama can be such an easy headquarter for people running around in the region. So many direct flights now from Panama to everywhere, the Nassau flight just opened and it was an immediate success.  We are literally in the center, and Casco Viejo is such a wonderful place to come home to. Last night, for example, I walked … Continue reading

Wine Investing Event in Casco Viejo

Panama Casco Viejo Investing in wine? why not? get`s better with age! Now, more seriously, October 3rd at Di Vino, a special event will take place: The Wine Investment Fund, Panama will present guests with a talk on “how to achieve annualized double digit returns through investing in fine wines”. When? Oct.3rd, 6:30-8:00pm Where? Divinos’ Wine Bar, Monday To attend this event, just register here: www.thewineinvestmentfund.com Promises to be quite interesting!