Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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~Angela Peralta Theater~

The Angela Peralta Theater is located in Centro, on Carnaval in the Plazuela Machado. The box office is open Monday to Friday from 9 am -2 pm, 4 pm -7pm ; on Saturday 9 am-1 pm. Please call ahead to be sure – 669 982 4446 ext. 103. Wearing a face mask is optional. Expect to pay in pesos, cash. Depending on the concert, often credit cards are not accepted. Tickets for Casa Haas must be bought at the box office. Casa Haas is located on Mariano Escobedo [across from Héctor’s Bistro] at the corner of Heriberto Frias. Unfortunately, tickets can not be purchased online.

 

Thursday February 2: Virulencia Renovada, 8 pm, $150-$250. The Cuban humorist and singer-songwriter Virulo, returns to Mazatlan. This delightful evening will all be in Spanish.

Sunday February 5:Gordon Campbells 12th Annual Camerata Concert Series: Maestro has named this toe-tapping concert, “Hoedowns galore and more” as he celebrates some of the exciting American composers of the 20th century – Joplin, Anderson and Copeland. Noon, $150-$350, cash only.

Saturday February 11:Velada de las artes – an evening of arts – AMOR PAGANO/Pagan love this is always a magical evening with Maestro Enrique Patrón de Rueda conducting the Camerata Mazatlan. The evening features the amazing mezzosoprano from Mazatlan, Sarah Holcombe as well as dance soloists from la Compañia Nacional de Danza, Compañia Brujula Flamenco Dinámico and Compañia Ballet de Mazatlan. According to the Maestro, “it’s going to be a very hot proposal, everything revolves around the love of gypsy women, it’s going to be dramatic, interesting and a very beautiful performance. 8 pm $500-$700.  Before the evening begins there is a presentation for the Mazatlan Prize for Literature – David Toscana. Often there are many speeches – be patient, it’s worth the wait for the velada de las artes! Tickets are available in four places: Angela Peralta Box Office – 9 am – 2 pm and 4 pm – 7 pm; Cultura offices on the Aleman – 9 am – 3 pm and 5 pm – 7 pm; Ayuntamiento [city hall] – 9 am – 3 pm and 5 pm. -7 pm; Gran Plaza – 11 am – 1 pm., 2 pm – 8 pm

Sunday February 26:Gordon Campbells 12th Annual Camerata Concert Series: presents the famous Cuarteto Ventura – returning with a stunning program of “Around the World in 20 Songs.” Noon, $150-$350, cash only.

Sunday March 5:Gordon Campbells 12th Annual Camerata Concert Series: “Hail Britannia.” This afternoon celebrates the British Isles where the I and the Camerata take you on a tour of some of the best loved music of England – from the Baroque through to the 20th century. “I promise you a few shocking facts along the way.” Noon. $150-$350, cash only.

Sunday March 12: Gordon Campbells 12th Annual Camerata Concert Series: “Glen Miller Salute – The Big Band Era” Maestro closes his wonderful concert series with a rousing toe-tapping salute to the Glen Miller swing era with the “Big Band” music school of UAS [Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa]. Noon. $150-$350, cash only.

~Around Town~ 

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Tuesday January 31; Movie, “THE STARLING,” 3 pm. and 7,$50 donation, Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209.

Tuesday January 31: Guitar Concert, Calma, with musician  Daniel D’Lizanka- 7 pm, free, in the courtyard of the Museo de Art. From Baja California, Daniel will play a variety – reggae, rumba, cumbia, mariachi and his calming “sleep music”. The Museo de Arte is located on Sixto Osuna and Venustanio Carranza.

Wednesday February 1: Movie, tick, tick Boom!. 3 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Wednesday February 1: Lolos, live country music @ La Catedral [Plazuela Machado], featuring Javier, Greg, Dave, Benito, 8 pm.

Thursday February 2: Movie, Three Thousand Years of Longing. 3 pm and 7. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Thursday February 2: Dany Garcia in Concert, homage to Roberto Carlos, 8 pm, @ Vittore, to reserve please call 669 986 2424.

Friday February 3: The 16th Annual ArtWalk in Centro, 4 pm. – 8 pm. This is a free self-guided tour that everyone looks forward to. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists of Centro Historico and for the artists it gives them a chance to promote their work. Perhaps you’ll want to buy something, perhaps you won’t, there’s never any pressure. There will be approximately 40 artists in 24 locations all within walking distance. ArtWalk promotes painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, fine jewelry and ceramics. Centro is bursting with new restaurants, cafes and bars – they often participate in this popular monthly event with special drinks, food and music. Happy Friday! Printed maps with the artists and galleries are available now in various Centro locations as well as online. To plot your route please click here.Organic Market logo

Saturday February 4: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Saturday February 4:  The Golden Zone Market, at Pinups Fun & Grill from 9 am. to noon. “It’s proving to be very popular with 200-300 people …come out and help support all our vendors, with over 40 tables with everything possible to shop for. [Be sure to have a bag for your purchases and lots of small change.] All our vendors are local and work very hard to supply crafts, fresh produce, cooked and baked goods, fishing hardware – you name it we have it to sell” …”a new outdoor market for vendors to sell new and used items made, purchased, traded or grown…” If you are a vendor, the price is $50 per table and call Sheila Bonwick [English] 669 280 3377, Spanish speakers, call Leymy 331 111 3057…”come join our group and let’s have fun building our community together…”

Saturday February 4: flamenco-sabores-emocions @ el parado español.

Sunday February 5: Beatles Tribute by Los Cryps @ Friends Diner, 7 pm., tickets, $300, at Friends [Laguna #300], 913 6006.

Monday February 6: Mazatlan Comedy Club presents Al Ducharme $300, doors open at noon, show is at 1 pm. at the Hotel Siesta [on Olas Altas, beside Beatle Alley].The talent singer songwriter Cheryl Gaudet is the promoter of the Mazatlan Comedy Club and Cheryl will sing a few “warm-up” songs. Eric Streit is your MC for the afternoon.Al thrives on playing to sold-out expat crowds in – Paris, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Beijiing. He also has loads of film credits and his first comedy dvd “Spineless and Loving it” was produced by National Lampoon. Based in LA he works all the major clubs; from Heineken commercials to comedy festivals he’s one undeniably funny man.” Reserve tickets by e: cheryl@cherylgaudet.com or send her private message.Food and beverages are inside the hotel and organizers suggest you order the food at noon.

Monday February 6: Concert/multi media @ Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. 7 pm, $200. ” Ioshua Córdova who wowed us last year presents an evening of movie themes on his electric violin with a movie clip montage projected as accompaniment.” Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Tuesday February 7: Movie, The Whale, 3 pm. and 7. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Wednesday February 8: Movie, Heart of Champions, 3 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Thursday February 9: Movie, Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On, 3 pm. and 7 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Thursday February 9: Fabulous Female Impersonators – once again, this fundraiser is designed to help those in need in our Mazatlan community. Gil Castillo knows all the right ingredients to create a very fun evening. Your $600 ticket includes your dinner [tacos galore] and a show that has some of the best female impersonators in Mazatlan. But wait, that’s not all! There’s a beauty contest too – vying for the Queen in the annual Gay Pride parade that takes place in June.  Who will wear the crown on the Queen Car that floats along the Malecon in June?The evening begins at 6 pm in Centro at the Salón de Eventos Jardín Mi Bello Mazatlán, across from the CFE office on 21 de Marzo. You are invited to bring your own drinks. This event is to support the following three people: María Victoria-cancer treatment, José Carlos Trillo-dialysis and Luisito Velarde-tuberculosis. Because there is limited seating, organizers are encouraging you to RSVP and purchase your ticket by Monday February 6 – and you will receive an early bird discount of $100. For English, please text Arlene Johnson at 669 929 1277; for Spanish please call Gil Castillo 669-160-1181. Arlene will deliver your tickets from Cerritos to Fisherman’s Monument. Gil will deliver tickets from the Fishermen’s Monument to Playa Sur. Glitz, glamour, music, and an opportunity to improve healthcare for three people, such a great cause!

Thursday February 9: Piano concert:  featuring Romeyno Gutiérrez7 pm, [ free with ticket from the Angela Peralta box office], Casa Haas.“Romeyno Gutiérrez, considered the first indigenous pianist in Latin America, whose history is a reminder of the ties between two cultures, will offer a piano concert featuring a mix of classical themes and music of the Rarámuri ethnic.The pianist has traveled through Europe and the United States in the clothing typical of his people, becoming an ambassador for the Tarahumaras.”

Saturday February 11: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Saturday February 11:  The Golden Zone Market, at Pinups Fun & Grill from 9 am. to noon. “It’s proving to be very popular with 200-300 people …come out and help support all our vendors, with over 40 tables with everything possible to shop for. [Be sure to have a bag for your purchases and lots of small change.] All our vendors are local and work very hard to supply crafts, fresh produce, cooked and baked goods, fishing hardware – you name it we have it to sell” …”a new outdoor market for vendors to sell new and used items made, purchased, traded or grown…” If you are a vendor, the price is $50 per table and call Sheila Bonwick [English] 669 280 3377, Spanish speakers, call Leymy 331 111 3057…”come join our group and let’s have fun building our community together…”

Saturday February 11: Frank Sinatra tribute by Carlos Jr @ Friends Diner. Tickets, $300, at Friends, 6:30 pm.

Sunday February 12: Gordon Campbells 12th Annual Camerata Concert Series: Always a treat to welcome back Maestro’s son, Alexander Campbell – violin player and conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of San Luis Potosi. They will present a program of Schubert, Brahms as well as some striking encores with Alexander’s internationally integrated Trio Campbell – Saygado, Arriaga. Casa Haas. Noon and 5 pm.$150- $350. Tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office and it’s cash only.

Sunday February 12: Play, All About Eve. 7 pm, $250. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. “This is the second in our series of downloaded professional plays. This classic play revived by the National Theater tells the story of Margo Channing, a ‘true star of the theater’ and young, beautiful Eve, a rising star. This is a story of jealousy, and ambition – full of entertaining dialogue and fascinating characters.” Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Monday February 13: Jazz concert, Edwina Rose and The Jazz Thieves, 7 pm. $200. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209….”will steal your heart and keep your toes tapping with an evening of jazz standards. The Thieves are a combo of students from the Municipal Arts Center. Edwina Rose has performed in Europe, South American, Mexico and the US. Her smooth vocal styling swing effortlessly between genres.”Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Monday February 13: Janis Joplin Tribute with Phoenix, Overtime MZT, doors open at 5:30, show at 7. Tickets at Overtime.

Tuesday February 14: Friends of Mexico’s Monthly Meeting – note the change in location! Abadia Restaurant [beside the Monte Carlo casino on Sabalo in the Golden Zone], member sign-up at noon, formal meeting at 12:30. “Come early and enjoy an excellent meal at reasonable prices.”

Tuesday February 14: Movie, Philomena, 3 pm. and 7 pm.Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Tuesday February 14: ♥♥ Romantic dinners from Cerritos to Centro. Check their FB page for time, music and menu. Gaia Bistrot; Roy’s Marina; Vittore; Balché; El Presidio; Casa Maria; RestaurAte; Charros Fuego y Parrilla; La Olivia; 

Wednesday February 15: Movie, Noise Off, 3 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Thursday February 16: Art Festival @ Mazatlan4Sale, Av. Playa Gaviotas #439, noon – 4 pm. “We sell fun! Free Margaritas! We personally invite you go join us in our FAMOUS ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL. You will be supporting some of the best local artists, painters, photographers and jewelers in town.100% of all raffle and mug sales will go directly to the non-profit charity organization, Gems of Mazatlan.Event is free for all ages.”

Thursday February 16: Movie, Gosford Park, 3 pm. and 7 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

 

Thursday February 16 – Tuesday February 21: Carnaval 2023. Please click here for the 2023 party -healdiners, price and times all confirmed.

Saturday February 18: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Tuesday February 21: Movie, Fatherhood, 3 pm. Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Wednesday February 22: Movie, Good Morning, Vietnam, 3 pm.Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Wednesday February 22:  Live Show Big Girl Band ++@ Balché Restaurant. “Greatest disco hits from the famous Studio 54…we invite you to his amazing and extraordinary event to dance, sing and have a lot of fun.” Las Chelas: Mariana Ortega, vocals; Tanya Twain, vocals; Karla Veytia, drums; Ferni Cup, keyboard; Linda Beerhouse, bass; Jules Vilchis; percussion. Guest Songs: Ana Iracheta, guitar; Denis Ochoa, sax; Guest Singers: Gladys Castro, the Bandits, Paloma Guerrero, Abraxas ++. 7 pm tickets are $300 [pre-sale, $250] at Balaché.

Thursday February 23: Movie, We’re the Millers, 3 pm and 7 .Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Saturday February 25: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Saturday February 25: 5th Annual Isla Fiesta hosted by Chivos Restaurant: This is a wonderful fundraiser where the proceeds go towards children with special needs on Stone Island. Dallas Autery and Rocio Heredia, owners of the Chivos restaurant, request that you be there around noon and the party goes until 4 p.m. Please bring a cool item for the silent auction  [art pieces, golf and fishing equipment, games, nice clothing kitchen items, tools for example]- remember this money goes to children in need, so make it super special. The donation in 2022 yielded $69,420 allowing the organizers to make a classroom fully operational as well as other improvements. A ticket is $250 and includes food [coconut shrimp or chicken breast stuffed with cheese both served with a garbanzo bean salad.] a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and music – which is donated by the popular entertainer, Barefoot Bob. You are in for afternoon of fun and dancing on the beach – knowing that your donations are going to children in need. To reserve, please e mail Dallas: dallasyrocio@yahoo.com., or buy at Cerro los Chivo’s Restaurant, or call 669 981 9525 or via WA 669 263 9770. If you know the item[s] you wish to donate ahead of time, call the organizers and they will pick them up sooner, than later.“We also need items for the raffles. Thank you for your support.” [Getting there: Take the Isla de la Piedra water taxi at the Playa Sur Embarcadero (near La Puntia Restaurant).  Take a pulmonia or walk along the jetty road to the right along the ship channel. Cerro Los Chivos is the palapa restaurant near the end of the road on the left.Please have small change for the “lancha”, about 30 pesos roundtrip.]

Saturday February 25: Save the Date!. Sock Hop Saturday Night with The Continentals returns to Spectaculare Ball Room. Details to follow.

Sunday February 26: New Orleans Jazz Fest – Remembering Swing Greats – with Maximilliano Torres Chávez’s Classic Jazz Swing Band [discovered by Maestro Gordon Campbell]. Max’s 10-piece band is of the Frank Sinatra swing style and Max composes, sings and plays the bass with his band. The afternoon begins at 1 pm Gaia’s Chef Gilberto Del Toro has created a jazzy New Orlean’s menu to compliment the swing music: the first course is Jambalaya packed with fresh shrimp, crawfish and Andouille sausage. This is paired with a rose wine – all you can drink or all the beer you can sip!

The second course is barbecued braised beef ribs over grits and beans, pork feet and Okra stew with a Parmesan crisp. The dish is paired with a red wine or beer- all you can drink! You need to save room for dessert because it’s super rich – cranberry and pecan nut bread pudding with a raspberry sherbet rum caramel sauce PLUS sesame seeds, pistachios, white chocolate. The cost for the 10 piece- band, food and drink is $950 if you reserve and purchase your ticket by February 5. After that, the price is $1,050. Tickets on sale at Gaia Bistrot [ in the Plazuela Machado],or you can phone 669 112 2525 or WA, 164 3375.

Tuesday February 28: Movie, The Descendants, 3 pm. and 7 pm.Mazatlan Film & Theater/El Recreo, Constitución #209. Suggested donation of $50. Tickets can be reserved and paid for in advance before any movie showings or by e mail at ticketbooking.mazandt@gmail.com

Friday March 3: The 16th Annual ArtWalk in Centro, 4 pm. – 8 pm. This is a free self-guided tour that everyone looks forward to. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists of Centro Historico and for the artists it gives them a chance to promote their work. Perhaps you’ll want to buy something, perhaps you won’t, there’s never any pressure. There will be approximately 40 artists in 24 locations all within walking distance. ArtWalk promotes painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, fine jewelry and ceramics. Centro is bursting with new restaurants, cafes and bars – they often participate in this popular monthly event with special drinks, food and music. Happy Friday! Printed maps with the artists and galleries are available now in various Centro locations as well as online. To plot your route please click here.

Saturday March 4: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Monday March 6: Mazatlan Rocks the Beach returns. THE BEST LOCAL BANDS IN ONE CONCERT. An epic afternoon at Sumbawa Golden Zone [next to Valentino’s] with blue skies, the sand between your toes and a few adult beverages. It’s always been one of the most popular and inexpensive events in Mazatlan – it sold out in January.There’s no such thing as too much rockin’ and rollin’ – the six bands will be announced soon.If you are new to Mazatlan, this is a great opportunity to hear some of our best local bands – all in one afternoon!  The tickets are $280 and are on sale now. Please note there will no tickets available at the door, advanced sales only at: Veintiocho Food & Drink, Mazatlan Book Company [Playa Gaviotas, inside Las Margaritas, every Tuesday to Thursday from 10:30 am.to 2 pm. 669 994 5815], every KraKen Band event, and Water’s Edge Bistro in Centro on Sixto Osuna #48, closed Mondays, opens at 5 pm. The concert curtain lifts at 10 am., rock music starts are noon. This year, there will be beer stations and once again you can buy food from Veintiocho 28, cash bar. This concert is brought to you by promoter Simon Lynds.

Friday March 10, and Saturday March 11: Fifth Annual Wine Festival. Once again, organizer Justo Molachino has gathered together many of the best wine merchants and wineries of Mexico. This two-day wine fest takes place at the Museo de Arte, [Sixto Osuna and Venustianio Carranza, Centro] from noon until 8 pm. Although the tasting starts at noon, it’s best to arrive around 1:30 or 2 pm. so merchants can chill their whites and open their reds to breath. This year, Justo is featuring many new wines from Mexican vineyards.  Tasting fee is $600 for one day or $900 for two days and it includes your own wine glass and all tastings. The food is being planned to pair with the guest wines.

 Tickets are on sale at:  Museo de Arte, Monday to Friday from 10 am. to 3 pm., [Sixto Osuna and Venustianio Carranza] and on the day of at the Museo de Arte; Water’s Edge, Sixto Osuna #48, Tuesday to Sunday after 4 pm; Cava del Duero, Ave. del Mar #620, open every day 9-9; Mary’s Restaurant [in front of Costa de Oro]; every Saturday at the Organic Market, 8 am – noon, Plaza Zaragoza.There are proper “spitting/spilling” buckets throughout the space as well as food  It’s a good idea to have a bite to eat before you sample all the wonderful wines – there will be about 16 booths. If you fancy a certain wine you can buy a bottle or a case directly from the vendor. Please have pesos ready, credit cards are not accepted.  Saturday March 11 features Maurio Calderón in concert, Velada Bohemia, 9 pm. Justo has invited some of the best vineyards in Mexico so sip slowly. It’s a beautifully organized wine festival complete with musical entertainment and interesting presentations from wine makers in English as well as in Spanish. Salud!

Saturday March 11: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Thursday March 16: Art Festival @ Mazatlan4Sale, Av. Playa Gaviotas #439, noon – 4 pm. “We sell fun! Free Margaritas! We personally invite you go join us in our FAMOUS ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL. You will be supporting some of the best local artists, painters, photographers and jewelers in town.100% of all raffle and mug sales will go directly to the non-profit charity organization, Gems of Mazatlan.Event is free for all ages.”

 

Friday March 17:Refugio Mazatlan’s St.Patrick’s Day Fundraiser, Party on the Patty’0:  This is always a popular event – and as always, proceeds will go towards the educational fund at Refugio Mazatlan. It’s popular for two reasons;  the cause is so worthwhile [Refugio Mazatlán is a free home for boys ages 12-18 who are homeless, orphaned, neglected, abused or live in poverty. Refugio provides support for boys who might not otherwise be able to attend school. Education is Refugio’s focus. Please visit refugiomazatlan.org for more information.] and the second reason is that everyone who attends has a blast because there are door prizes, a silent auction, delicious food and divine drinks and “way too much fun!” That’s why is usually sells out! The party starts at 5 pm. and it’s located in a private home – on Paseo del Centenario #4, Cerro del Vigia, Centro, – open air, but no wheelchair accessible. Your ticket is $1000 and can be purchased at: Tippy Toes Salon, Sixto Osuna #115, open from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Water’s Edge Bistro, Sixto Osuna #68 from Tuesday to Saturday from 5 p.m. – till closin’ time; and from Melinda Gebraad, via e: melindagebraad@msn.com.

Saturday March 18: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

Saturday March 25: MOM[Mercado Organico de Mazatlan]/Organic Market/Farmer’s Market [now 11 years-old!] is open from 8 am. until noon, in Centro, at Plaza Zaragoza. Please carry cloth bags [no more plastic bags at the market] and have lots of change for the vendors. There are over 30 vendors [organic food, cheese, plants, vegetables, herbs, arts and crafts etc. etc.] participating and it’s still one of the best opportunities to meet friends, sample different products and reconnect with vendors who are selling new items.

motoweek dog Wednesday April 12 – Sunday April 16Motoweek 2023. HQ is the Convention Centre.

Friday April 14: The 16th Annual ArtWalk in Centro, 4 pm. – 8 pm. This is a free self-guided tour that everyone looks forward to. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists of Centro Historico and for the artists it gives them a chance to promote their work. Perhaps you’ll want to buy something, perhaps you won’t, there’s never any pressure. There will be approximately 40 artists in 24 locations all within walking distance. ArtWalk promotes painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, photography, fine jewelry and ceramics. Centro is bursting with new restaurants, cafes and bars – they often participate in this popular monthly event with special drinks, food and music. Happy Friday! Printed maps with the artists and galleries are available now in various Centro locations as well as online. To plot your route please click here.

~DAILY MUSIC NOTES~

THE ALMOST ACCURATE MUSIC SCHEDULE

Be sure to call ahead and confirm that your band is playing there – as musicians move around and some nights they are playing for private gigs.  Many of your groups are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen

Mondays:
 Kraken, Casanova Cantina, 4 pm – 7 pm. ♦ Kannon, [r ‘n’ r] Balché, 4 p.m.♦John & Sandy [50s to 80s music], El Rincón de Nasha, 5 pm – 8 pm.♦ ShyNox Paz [good vibes], F.I.S.H., 6 pm.♦ El Guitartistas, Macaws, 6 pm.♦ Los Bandits [oldies goldies], La Catrina 6:30 pm..Rex Full Band, Legends BFD 7 pm.♦ “These Guys”, –Kiki & Arturo, Bar 28, Veintiocho, 7:30 pm.♦ La Cura  [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals,Karen Zazueta vocals, romantic duo, pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen], Gaia Bistrot, 7;30 pm. ♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.

Tuesdays: 

 Brenster’s Beach Bash[country, rock, pop, ballads], Diego’s Beach & Grill.  $150 cover, drinks not included; $300, all-you-can drink non-alcoholic; $450, all-you-can-drink- alcohol!♦ Abraxas – [six piece R&B, soul, blues, funk] Paloma Guerrero [vocals], Alexis Felix,[guitar, vocals], Jose Felix [drums], Luisso Felix [bass], Eduardo Dueñas [keyboard] Lucky B’s, 3 pm – 6 pm. ♦ Aaron Halliday, [country] The Last Drop, 5:30 pm.♦ Neptuno , Friends Diner, 6 pm ♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 pm. to 9 pm. ♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [smooth grooves, soul, rock, reggae] Austin BBQ, 6 pm. ♦ Barefoot Bob, Raices de Mar [Machado], 6 pm. – 9 pm.♦ KraKen,[classic rock] La Catrina, 6:30 pm.♦ The Laheys, Veintiocho/28, 7 pm.♦ Canvas, Water’s Edge Bistro, 7 pm.♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Patio Escobedo, 7 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Balché, 7 pm ♦Gravedad Zero Rock, Cerveza Bichola, 7:30 pm.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles, r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 7 pm.♦La Cura [Pedro Sarabia sax and vocals, Karen Zazueta vocals; pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen],Gaia Bistrot  7;30 pm.♦ Phoenix,  Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ La Roots Band [reggae] Bichola Sport Bar, 9 pm.

Wednesdays:

Kannon, [r’n r], Pacific Cafe [Machado]  2 pm.♦ Aaron Halliday’s Alan Jackson & Friends, Mr. Lionso, 2 pm – 5 pm. ♦ The Truth, [4 piece blues band],Alexis Felix [vocals and guitar], Jose Luis Felix [drums], Chuck Viada [bass], Mario Hernandez [keyboard], Lucky’B’s 3 pm.-6 pm.♦ Live music,  Que Pasa, 3 pm. – 6 pm.♦ Jazz Jam @ Mazatlan Film and Theatre/El Recreo [ Constitución #209], 5 pm. – 7pm. free, everyone is welcome.♦ Lori Davidson [vocals, guitar]; Dario Avila [guitar], Omar Rios [drums], Casanova Cantina [667 105 6590], 6 pm.♦ Suki & Famba, Friends Diner, 6 pm. ♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [smooth grooves, soul, rock, reggae], Toto’s Cucina Italiana, 5;30 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile], Topolo, 6 pm.♦ Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 pm. to 9 pm.Tanya Carrum, [rock, ballads, English, Spanish, have a listen]  La Catrina, 6:30 pm♦ Don Gato, La Siesta, 6:30 pm.♦ Playa 23Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦ Mr. Rio [ r ‘n r, pop], Veintiocho/28, 7 pm.♦ Phoenix [country rock] Austin BBQ, 6 pm. ♦ Rex Rocks full band, Lucky B’s, 7 pm.♦ El Guitartistas, Patio Escobedo, 6:30 pm. ♦ Mundo Sánchez, [troubadour, have a listen],Kafe Dende, 7 pm.♦ La Cura [Pedro Sarabia sax and vocals, Karen Zazueta vocals,romantic duo, English and Spanish, have a listen.]Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 7:30 pm.♦ Edgar Reyes[drums], Miguel Velarde [clarinet], Samuel Chiquete [guitar] [jazz], Pedro y Lola, 7:30 pm.♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Legends BFD, 8 pm.♦ Lolos [live country music] with Javier, Greg, Dave, Benito, La Catedral [Plazuela Machado], 8 pm.♦ Kannon [r ‘n roll], Gus Gus, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics r ‘n r] Cheers Restobar, 9:00 p.m. ♦ La Rezaka, [hard rock]Pacific Food Park, 9 pm.

Thursdays:

 Kannon, [r ‘n r], El Velero [Stone Island], 2:30 pm. – 5 pm. Aaron Halliday,[country] Lucky B’s, 3-6pm.♦ Lori Davidson [vocals/guitar], Philippe Pavula [sax] La Mona Pizza Bar [GZ next to Valentino’s] 4 pm. – 7 pm.♦ Rocky Road [ oldies, country, blues r ‘n r], Balaché, 4 pm. – 7 pm.♦ Barefoot Bob, Belisario Brunch and Grill, 6 pm. to 9 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Todos Santos, 6 pm. ♦Los Brownies [reggae], F.I.S.H., 8 pm. Rafael Rodriquez[ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 6:30 pm. ♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix [this duo does it all, have a listen], La Mona Pizza, Marina 7 pm.♦ Don Gato Rock, Lucky B’s, 7 pm. ♦ Jorge Camberos, & Benito Meschoulam [guitar], Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm.♦ Los Cryps, [Beatles, oldies], El Cielo, 7:30 pm.♦ Los Monoz Bichiz, La Mona Pizza Centro [Vincente Guerrero #213]  8 pm. ♦ Lyra Curiel & Betuquito [tropical rhythms], Fat Fish, 8 pm.♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s/Pinups, 8 pm.♦ Las Chelas, [English and Spanish pop, rock], Bar 15 Rooftop Lounge,Holiday Inn, 8 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax] Agatha Kitchen, 7 pm.♦ La Cura  [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals, Karen Zazueta vocals, English and Spanish ballads, have a listen.], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 pm.♦ Rex Full band [“the best classic rock in Mazatlan”], Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦ The Runners [pop funk] Habitat 180, 8 pm. ♦ Maurico Rockdriquez [oldies, pop, 70s] El Presidio, 8 pm.♦ Live music [varies], Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics [ska]. Pacific Food Park, 9;30 pm.♦ Grupo Aliado [if not them, other live music], Cheers Restobar, 9:30 pm. ♦ La Rezaka [hard rock], Joe’s Oyster Bar, 10 pm.

Fridays:  

Barefoot Bob, Friends Diner, 1 pm. – 4 pm. ♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s, 4 – 7 pm. ♦Rex Unplugged, Que Pasa? Cantina, 3 – 6 pm.♦ Lolos – Benito, Dario & Maruk, Belisario, 6 pm – 8 pm ♦ Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [jazz, rock, reggae, tropical, funk],Veintiocho/28, 3:30 – 6:30 ♦ Aaron Halliday, [country] Roy’s Restaurant,  5-8 pm.♦ Los Bandits, Friends Diner, 6 pm ♦ BAD – Benito, Alan Dario, Belisario, 6 pm.♦ Christian Vega [sax], Angelina’s, 7 ♦ Phil Nevile’s MAZAZUL band,[folk, pop, rock, have a listen].7 pm. Water’s Edge  ♦ Samuel [vocals, trombone, guitar] & Miguel [clarinet], Patio Escobedo, 7 pm.♦ Matriz, Balaché, 7 pm.♦ El Guitartistas, La Siesta, 7 pm.♦ Phoenix, [country rock], Legends BFD, 7 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, Azul Cantina Fina[Mariano Escobedo #96], 7 pm.♦ Richie Gaspar Jr and “These Guys”, Bar 28, Veintiocho, 7:30 pm.♦ Los Cryps [olides, The Beatles], El Cielo, 7:30 pm.♦ La Roots [reggae], La Cerve del Mal Olas Altas, 8 pm.♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [to read more about Rafael – romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 7:30 pm♦ La Cura  [Pedro Sarabia, sax and vocals,Karen Zazueta vocals, romantic duo, pop and ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen], Los Zarapes [Av. Gaviotas #27, Playa Bonita Hotel, 8 pm. Rex Rock Full band [r ‘n r] Lucky B’s,  8 pm ♦ Live music [varies], Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm ♦Kannon [hard rock ‘n r], Hotel Riu, 9 pm. ♦ KraKen,[classic rock] La Catrina, 9:00 pm.♦ Shynox Paz, [r ‘n r], La G del Gato, Marina, 9 pm.♦ Mandrake and the Magics, El Nuveau Crustaceos, 9:30 pm. ♦ Don Gato [ rock], Sunset House, 9 pm. Lyra Curiel x Betuquito, [jazz, rock, reggae, tropical, funk],Junior Burger Italiana, 9:30 pm. La Rezaka, [hard r ‘n r]Cheers, Restobar 10 pm♦ Los Bandits, La Tentación, 10 pm.

Saturdays:
 Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile] Gaviana Resort, 9 am. – noon.♦ Kannon [ r ‘n r], Hotel Riu, 3 pm. – 4:30 pm.  ♦Rex Unplugged, Lucky B’s, 3-6 pm.♦ Live music, La Catrina, 5 -8pm.♦ Aaron Halliday [country], The Last Drop, 5:30 pm. ♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix, [this duo does it all, have a listen.] Torres Mazatlan, La Palapa Restaurant, 5 pm. – 8 pm.♦ MI & Country Guys, Friends Diner, 5:30 pm.♦ Barefoot Bob, Raices de Mar [Machado], 6 pm. – 9 pm. ♦ Lori Davidson [vocals/guitar], Omar Rios [drums],Philippe Pavula [sax], Water’s Edge, 7 pm. ♦Rafael Rodriquez [ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 pm.♦ KraKen, Ruido Bar, 7 pm. ♦ Los Bandits [‘Oldies but goodies”], Veintiocho/28, 7 pm.♦ LolosLola Parks [guitar and vocals], Benito Meschoulam[guitar], Dave Oakey, Lola [blues, pop, country], Macaws, 6 pm. ♦ Los Cryps  [oldies, Beatles, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa Cannobio, 8 pm. ♦ Las Chelas [girl band], Raices de Mar, 7 pm.Rex Rock Full Band, Legends Bar, 8 pm.♦Mandrake and The Magics, Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦Live Music, [varies] Pedro y Lola, 8 pm.♦ Manhattan, Los Zarapes, 8 pm. ♦ Live music [varies] Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ Don Gato [rock], Rub BBQ, GZ, 9 pm. ♦Shynox Paz, [r ‘n r], La G del Gato, Marina, 9 pm.Jackie y su Son de Tres,  La Catrina, 9:30 pm♦ La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 10 pm.

Sundays:
 Sergio Avila [sax], Hotel Gaviana, Beach Grill, 9 am. – 12.♦ Curtis Avery [folk, pop, country, oldies] Friends Diner, 1 pm – 4 pm♦ Barefoot Bob, Balché Restaurant, 1 pm. – 4 pm.♦ Richard Eager,[guitar] Max Carreón [vibraphone] [Sunday afternoon delight tunes], Gaia Bistrot, 2:30 pm. – 5 pm.♦ La Roots [reggae], Barra al Mar, 3 pm. – 6 pm. ♦ Aaron Halliday [country] Que Pasa, 4 -7 pm. ♦ Sergio Avila[sax, to read his profile] Vittore Terrazo, 2 pm – 5 pm. ♦ Kraken Sunday Funday [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 3 pm.-6 pm. ♦ Rex Unplugged, Veintiocho Bar/28, 6 pm. Los Cryps, [oldies, Beatles], Friends Diner, 7 pm, ♦ Sergio Avila [sax], La Palapa Torres, 6:30 pm.♦ La Roots Band, [reggae] Barra al Mar [BAM], 3 pm. – 6 pm.Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 pm.  Davey Oakey [keyboard/vocals], Gregorio O’Brady [guitar/vocals],Lola Parks, Dario Avila [guitar], Benito [vocals/guitar] and Javier Murillo [folk, rock, blues] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm. Don Gato [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 7 pm. Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael – troubadour, ballads, romantic songs in English and Spanish, have a listen], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 7pm.♦ Phoenix [country rock], Legends, 8 pm. ♦ Live music [varies] Gus Gus GZ, 8:30 pm.♦ La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 10 pm. 

~ GALLERIES ~

Angela Peralta Theatre Galleries: There are two galleries; the upstairs gallery above the theatre is referred to as the Galeria Angela Peralta and hosts revolving shows as does the downstairs in the gallery, Galeria Rubio. Open week days from 9 am. to 6 pm. but sometimes can be closed due to private events.

Casa Etnika, Benito Juarez #1218, 136 0139, open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm. Filled with clothes, toys, handicrafts, original art, glass, jewellery, they have it all.

Centro Cultural Made, Miquel Aleman #927 [almost at the docks], open Monday to Saturday from 5 pm. to 8 pm. The hours reflect this is a not-for-profit gallery. Made is owned and operated by three artists: Cristiano Gabrielli [he has the Italian influence], Vanya Saavedra [dancer for Delfos] and Germán Torres. Call 669 129 1683.

Centro Cultural Univeristario: it’s on Rosales, between Melchor Ocampo and Leandro Valle. A huge white building, with many rooms, patios and outdoor spaces. The famous Mazatleco artist, Antonio López Saenz has his own exhibit room there, filled with drawings, paintings and a few sculptures. It’s open to the public, Monday to Friday from 9 am. to 5 pm. and is part of the Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa. It’s a little out of the way but the space and the views of the city are worth seeing as well as Antonio’s wonderful work.
Gandarva Bazar, Constitución #616, 136 0665, open Monday to Saturday at 10 am.

La Roosevelt: The Art Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 4 pm. to 8 pm. Baul de Monerias concept store and fashion is also open Thursday to Sunday 4 pm. to 8 pm. While you are in this beautiful building you may want to eat or drink: METL Mezcaleria, [mezcal and Mexican menu], closed Monday and Tuesday, 6 pm to 1 am; IL Santo Peccato Pizzeria & Wine, closed Tuesdays, 4 pm. to 12 am.; Mawe Vegan Restaurant, closed Tuesdays, 8 am. 10 pm.; Maree Crepes & Coffee, Closed Tuesdays, 10 am. to 10 pm. If you wish to phone ahead, 669 315 1283. On Roosevelt #309 at Carnaval. To learn more about La Roosevelt please click here.

Mind Your Head Gallery, [opened in July 2021], also known as, Región Trópico, on Carnaval #1511 [just north of Angle Flores], a contemporary art gallery. With the pandemic the gallery MAY be open Thursdays and Friday from 4 pm. to 7 pm. and on Saturdays from 4 pm. to 10 pm. You are invited to call 669 148 0898 to make an appointment – some Spanish will be required.

Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlan/MUSAM: Temporarily closed. Located on Sixto Osuna# 76, kitty corner to Macaws.

Museo de Arte:  The Museum is located on Sixto Osuna #71 and Venustiano Carranza, Centro. Call 669 985 3502 or 669 981 5592, the phone will be answered in Spanish.The new director’s name is Miguel Angel Ramirez Jardines.The Museo is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 am. to 3 pm. and on Saturdays from 10 am. to 4 pm.

Nidart, Libertad #45, 985 5991, leather masks, ceramics, jewellery, and much, much more. Open Monday to Saturday at 10 am. #17 on ArtWalk

~MAZATLAN FILM AND THEATER AT EL RECREO~

Mazatlan Film and Theater at El Recreo is a not -for- profit community centre, located in Centro on Constitución #209.  MF&T has returned! For events in the theatre they are following Covid protocols: face masks; in the reception area face masks will also be required inside the screening room. – it’s all here.    Be sure to stay current by visiting http://mazact.com,