November tends to be a rainy month, but this year it has had some beautiful days full of sunshine! fantastic “opening” for a promising Summer season. Still… don´t forget your umbrella`s! Panama´s November is unpredictable! Anyways Casco Viejo is always breeze, a beautiful advantage of being in a peninsula surrounded by water…
But here is a peek for events happening in our beloved colonial city right now:
Closing Today! November 18th: Expeditions. Volunteer with environmental ngo Almanaque Azul to save our oceans. www.almanaqueazul.org
Tonight! Thursday, November 18th: DIABLO ROSSO will have the opening cocktail for an art show called El Placer de lo Inesperado (The Pleasure of the Unexpected) by Fabrizio Arrieta. Info at 228-4833. Avenida A and 6th Street, San Felipe, Casco Viejo.
Saturday, Nov. 20th: CASA CULTURAL: “Movie on Fire” (Cine en Llamas) presented by Lógica Ciega. Rock bands will be playing as well. $3. Plaza Herrera, Street diagonal to Antar, at the old Maria Inmaculada.
Monday Nov. 22nd: NATIONAL THEATRE: modern dance troupe from Costa Rica presents “Opulpos”. Proceeds will go to Fundacion Calicanto, a local Casco Viejo ngo who is running a dance program for children of the neighborhood called Enlaces.
November 25th:Turkey Day at Mojitos! Live rock bands starting at 10 p.m. Plaza Herrera. Celebrate Thanksgiving with good vibe!
Friday November 26th: CASA CULTURAL: tribal fusion dance with belly dance and rock, starting at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday November 27th: CASA CULTURAL. Paola Olaskoaga (Colombia), Ella Ghitis (Panama), Touch Enabled (Italy) and Mr. Jack (Panama) playing and dancing at 1 p.m.
Wednesday December 1st: CASA DE LA MUNICIPALIDAD (MUNICIPALITY MANSION), located right next to Benedetti at Central Avenue and 10th street. 8:00p.m. Fundraising event for Casa Esperanza, an ngo that works with children in Panama. Concert with Priscila Moreno and Dj Tom Sawyer. $30. info: [email protected]