Tag Archives: What to do Panama

Whales, dolphins, turtles and surf: Casco Charters

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Just went on a full day trip with Casco Charters. I am not kidding: we saw everything. Granted, this is whale watching season, but I was not expecting to see turtles and dolphins. Plus, my husband caught some waves! Casco Charters is a new service in Casco Viejo that can take you explore Panama´s bay. Whether it is a 20 minute ride to Taboga, or a full expedition to Pearl Islands, it is as easy as it is amazing. Contact them through their Facebook Page: HERE. Be prepared, these photos have not been photoshoped!

Music Festival this weekend! Alliance Francaise in Casco

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Known as Fete de la Musique, this festival is organized by the Alliance Francaise in Panama.  Check out the schedule on what is where. Tomorrow they`ll start at 2 p.m. at Plaza Herrera and at 4 p.m. at Plaza Francia.  Enjoy!

Casco Viejo Events June 2014

Panama Casco Viejo Don´t know what to do or where to go in June? check Casco Viejo`s events for the month: June 7th: Indian Culture at Plaza V Centenario: starting at 2 p.m. from Miramar Hotel, this festival will parade chariots bearing representations of Jagannatha Baladeva and Subhadra up to Casco Viejo`s Plaza V Centenario. They`ll have dance, dramas and a big vegetarian banquet, everything for free! Now until June 8th: Saint Malo Music Festival. At the Anita Villalaz and National Theaters. info: www.asmfestivalpanama.com June 7th: National Theater, 6:30 p.m.  “Opera Live” show. 11 singers. Contact “Asociacion Grupo Lirico de … Continue reading

TEDx Panama City at Teatro Amador

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo I couldn´t believe it. I was in a line (and a long one!) to get into Teatro Amador. But it wasn´t the latest concert of the latest celebrity. We were all there to assist to TEDx Panama City, and the conversation was to be about culture and identity. We had a blast. From the bizarre to the concrete, speakers brought a broad spectrum, but everything related to education, cultural manifestations, cultural projects, cultural reflections and meditations.  It closed with Panamanian saxophonist Yahaziel Arrocha playing his own interpretation of Suspiros de una Fea and with spoken … Continue reading

Flying Poetry: La Tribu Performance at Plaza Herrera

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Saturday and Sunday Plaza Herrera was packed: everyone waiting to see the full show “Cayendo Volando” by La Tribu Performance, an experimental circus group that blends the usual circus acrobatics with aerial dancing. In this case, dancing on top of building facades! The whole show was very well put together, La Tribu worked together with Organización Efímera (Spain), Circo Andante (Perú) and Carolina Cabañas (Costa Rica), together they won the Fondo Iberescena for the arts 2014. It is all about little stories, well weaved, which had the audience moving around the plaza and guessing what … Continue reading

“Absurd Writing”, Contemporary Dance at Teatro Amador

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Human express themselves in such different ways. The key is to convey, whether it is in writing, painting, singing, or in this case, dancing. If you are interested in contemporary dance, tonight you should head to Teatro Amador. “Absurd Writing” by Mexican and Colombian choreographers promise to do what good art does: leave you with soul searching questions!

Museum Night Tonight!

Panama Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Three museums are joining hands in a first event called “Museum Night”: Bio Diversity Museum (BioMuseo) at Amador, Canal Museum (Casco Viejo) and Contemporary Art Museum (MAC). The full circuit consists on a tour between the three, and it will start at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. The MAC will have an exhibition by Panamanian artist Manuel Adán Vásquez, and from the collective work studio Estudio Nuboso.  The BioMuseo will show its permanent exhibition showing how Panama worked as a bridge for life to meet between continents.  The Canal Museum in Casco will show Panama`s … Continue reading

Easter Coming! What to do, where to go

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Easter holidays are almost here, meaning family brunches, crazy kids running around looking for eggs… and this year, running around learning jazz! come with your whole family, leave your car with the valet parking and enjoy Casco at its best. Here is what is going on: On the “brunch” department: I love Las Clementinas brunch. You feel cozy at the “secret” garden, and you can just let the children run around. American Trade Hotel Brunch: On mother`s day, the ATH had a team painting faces and doing activities with children. I always enjoy how children … Continue reading

MACRO Fest this week: What, when and where

Panama, Casco Viejo, Casco Antiguo Tons of things happening this week! art and fashion related. From runways to free workshops! here is MACRO`s Website, and below the charts. Inaugurates tomorrow, Tuesday, at American Trade Hotel. Have fun!

Danilo`s Jazz Club Casco Viejo for this week!

Flash news! great concerts in Casco Viejo this week!