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ThumbTack Theater, the newest performance group in Puerto Vallarta, is thrilled to present their debut production, “Toothpaste and Cigars,” written by TJ Dawe and Mike Rinaldi, to be performed in the upstairs space at Nacho Daddy, Basilio Badillo 287, running October 21 – November 2, Mondays/Wednesdays at 7PM, and Saturdays at 9PM. The play is...
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From Oct 31st – Nov 4th, Velas Resorts is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with ancestral drink tastings, ofrendas (elaborately adorned display altars), traditional recipes, tasting menus, special décor and more. The resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Riviera Maya will each create bright and colorful Altars de Muerto (altars...
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In Mexico, each town, each region, has its own traditions, its own uses, and customs. But if there is a tradition that we find in each of them, it is without a doubt, the celebration of the Day of the Dead. It is the time that each family prepares to receive the souls of the loved ones...
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Dearly departed spirits in Puerto Vallarta’s Zona Romantica will return to hover over this year’s ART VallARTa Day of the Dead celebration, starting Friday, October 25th, from 6–9 p.m. with a street party and live music on stage, plus an all-new gallery exhibition inside the ART VallARTa gallery and studios. Seating will be provided and...
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Local singer-songwriter, Jose Carlos Olvera, will present an additional concert on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 8pm featuring a selection of acoustic covers and originals accompanied by other surprise musicians. His previous performances were very popular and nearly sold out. Singer and entertainer, Losanna Diaz Avila, will be his special guest. Tickets are available from him...
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After two decades in the U.S., Alejandra Juarez thought she had it made. She came to the country illegally after fleeing violence in Mexico but had built a middle-class life in Davenport, Florida, with her husband, Temo, a retired U.S. Marine who voted for Donald Trump. After Trump became president, Alejandra Juarez discovered that federal...
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The Riviera Nayarit is in the headlines again, thanks to a visit from Chris Evans: the famous “Captain America” from the Marvel Universe is filming a new series for a streaming platform in the destination. Evans is also the series’ executive producer. The news that “Captain America” was in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure began circulating this...
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Local singer-songwriter, Edgar Roxha, presents an encore of his popular mariachi show on Saturday. Sept. 7 at 8pm in the theatre. This performance will feature a full mariachi band that will play various music genres popular throughout Mexico. His debut show was sold-out recently at Incanto. For tickets, please email Edgar Roxha directly here [email protected]
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The new U.S. ambassador to Mexico has taken aim at Mexican icon Frida Kahlo for her support of Marxism, stirring up a fierce social media debate with a tweet asking if the painter had not been aware of atrocities committed in the name of that ideology. Few Mexicans have enjoyed greater global recognition than Kahlo,...
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In recent days, a scouting team from Sony Pictures visited Puerto Vallarta to look for possible locations for a project they are currently preparing, according to Rodolfo Guzmán, director of the Filming Commission from the State of Jalisco. Guzmán explained that the Sony Pictures team, with director Rafael Lara (“Red Lips”, “Cinco de Mayo: La...
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Mexican musician Celso Pina, famed as “the rebel of the accordion” for mixing eclectic styles with traditional Colombian cumbia, died on Wednesday of a heart attack in his hometown of Monterrey, his record label La Tuna Records said. He was 66 years old, according to local media. With an interest in genres ranging from ska...
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Through social networks, a video of the wedding ceremony of two Chihuahua dogs, who celebrated their union surrounded by their loved ones, went viral. The owners of the pets led the celebration at the Sheraton Buganvilias hotel in Puerto Vallarta . The video shows when the male dog, who wears a suit, is carried by...
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The Frida Kahlo Foundation is partnering with U.S. cosmetics retailer Ultra Beauty to launch a line of makeup inspired by the Mexican artist. And yes, in case any is wondering, the line includes an “eyebrow palette” that could be used to reproduce the well-known unibrow that Kahlo herself confidently showed in self-portraits. The foundation said...
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Join the fun in the piano bar as Incanto celebrates U.S. Independence Day on Thursday, July 4th, starting at 5 pm with juicy hamburgers and delicious hot dogs on the grill and many of your favorite traditional sides. Enjoy live music by Edgar Roxha at 5 pm and stay for Open Mic at 7:30 pm...
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A Mexican soap opera that debuts on Sunday is set to make television history as the country’s first telenovela to feature a gay couple as the leading characters. “Juntos, El Corazon Nunca se Equivoca” (Together, the Heart is Never Wrong) from Mexican network Televisa centers on two teenagers who move to Mexico City to attend...
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