~Angela Peralta Theater~
The Angela Peralta is located on Carnaval, in the Plazuela Machado, Centro. The box office is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and open -if there is an event -on Sunday. Please call ahead to be sure it’s open – 982 4444 ext. 103. Due to Covid-19, 150 tickets will be available for sale and all Covid protocols will be followed – please arrive at the theater earlier than usual for temperature taking, hand sanitizer etc. etc. Face masks are mandatory inside the theater as well. Tickets for Casa Haas must be bought at the box office, – and only 50 tickets will be available. Casa Haas is also following all Covid-19 protocols. Unfortunately, tickets can still not be purchased online.
Friday April 23: Concert, Armonica de la Vida/ harmony of life/ featuring our own Camerata Mazatlan and the Coro Angela Peralta, the amazing voices of the volunteer choir. 8 p.m. $200. [ If you are interested in the background of the choir or would like to become a member, please click here.]
Friday April 30: Concert, Concierto Mariana Pamplona – a benefit concert for the local music school, CMA.[Centro Municipal de Arte] Mariana is from Mazatlan and has been a popular singer in Sinaloa for 15 years. Her winning song, Escúchame/listen to me, took her to the top of the charts. 8 p.m., $200.
Friday May 14: Opera, Elixir de Amor/The Elixir of Love: under the baton of Maestro Enrique Patrón de Rueda. This two act opera [“opera buffa’] was composed by Gaetano Donizetti and premiered in Milan in 1832. Performing will be: Alejandro Pacheo, Fernanda Osuna, Rodolfo Ituarte, José Lora and Laura Leyva.On the piano, Juan Pablo Garcia and the choral group of Coro Guillermo Sarabia along with Sergio Freeman’s Orquesta del Teatro Angela Peralta. 8 p.m., $200.
Friday May 21 and May 22: Theatre [ a play in Spanish], Caneros, 8 p.m. $200
Friday May 28: Concert: Cabaret tropical/a cabaret of tropical music featuring Sergio Freeman’s La Orquesta del Teatro Angela Peralta and the wildly popular group, Falsa Orquesta Cubana. 8 p.m. $200.
Friday June 4:Dance, Ballet Folkórico de Cultura presents Vientos del sur/ south winds, 8 p.m. $200.
Friday June 11: Ballet, 8 p.m., $200.
Friday June 18: Contemporary Dance – graduating students from our dance school EPDM, [Escuela Profesional de Danza de Mazatlán.]present their latest dance performances. It’s annual event always creative and lens into what young dancers are feeling and thinking about. 8 p.m. $200.
Friday June 25: Concert, Camerata Mazatlan, 8 p.m., $200.
Saturday April 24: Angelina’s Kitchen is hosting The Agave Wonders – end of season party, 6 p.m., $700 which includes, tastings of premium tequila, mezcal and raicilla, a live presentation plus a delicious dinner. Please reserve, 669 910 1596 [Venustiano Carrananza #18, behind The Freeman/Best Western].
Thursday April 29, and Friday April 30: Gaia’s Bistrot 5th Anniversary dinner.
Friday April 30: Concert, trumpet and piano recital, Contrastes, with Mauro Kuxy. Casa Haas, 7:30 p.m. $100.
Saturday May 1: National Holiday – Labour Day, banks and government offices are closed.
Wednesday May 5: Cinco de Mayo, it is NOT a National Holiday.
Friday May 7: Concert, Una Historia de México/ a history of Mexico featuring Alfonso Tirado, Diego Tirado, Alberto Yépez and Emmanuel Benitez. Casa Haas, 7:30 p.m. $150.
Monday May 10: Mother’s Day
Friday May 21: Concert, The León Brothers, featuring Branimir León and José León. The brothers are from Venezuela and they both play the trombone. Casa Haas, 7:30 p.m. $100.
Friday May 28: Concert, Una Noche Bohemia, featuring Joaquin Silleros and Manuel Salas. Casa Haas, 7:30 p.m., $150.
~DAILY MUSIC NOTES~
THE ALMOST ACCURATE MUSIC SCHEDULE
Due the coronavirus, the city is discouraging large social gatherings and is encouraging social distancing – it’s entirely up to the venues and how individuals feel about getting together.
Most of the restaurants and bars are listed in The Directory, click here for address, opening hours and phone numbers – or, if you prefer, check out the venue’s FB page. Many of your groups are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen. To avoid disappointment call ahead to double check if your band is playing.
Mondays: ♦ Phoenix [r ‘n r], La Catrina, 6 p.m.♦ Leslie [singer from Kraken] and Mr. Rio, Veintiocho Bar, 7 p.m. ♦ Pedro Sarabia [soft sax], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m ♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesdays: Brenster’s Beach Bash – Reservations are a must and please do via: Brenster’s Facebook page OR you may e mail your reservation request to: email@example.com. Doors open at 1 p.m, the show is from 2:15 to 6 p.m. Because of social distancing = less tables, you must be at your table by 2:30 or risk losing your reservation. Season finale April 27. [If Brenster is new to you: have a listen, or read Brenster’s profile where you can hear his original jingle] $100 cover, drinks not included; $250, non- alcoholic drinks included; $400, all-you-can-drink- alcohol! Read all about the new and improved Diego’s Beach & Grill. Bloggers, Kashlee and Trevor who have attended the Bash four times have this to say ♦ Los Bandits,[oldies but goodies] Lucky B’s, 6 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez[ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen]La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.♦ KraKen [rock ‘n roll], La Catrina, 7 p.m.♦ Pedro Sarabia [soft sax], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m. ♦ Kannon, [hard rock heavy metal], GusGusGZ, 8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: Kannon [r ‘n r] La Corriente, 2:30 p.m.♦ Live music [varies] El Shrimp Bucket, 4 p.m.♦ KraKen [r ‘n r], Balché, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. ♦ Ignacio Chavez [solo jazz guitar]. El Presdio, 6:30 p.m.♦ Ezequiel Ojeda [amazing tenor] F.I.S.H. 6 p.m.♦ Rex Band [heavy r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 6 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez[to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] La Palapa Restaurant , Hotel Torres, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.♦ Sergio Avila [soft sax, have a listen, to learn more about Sergio click here], Topolo Mexican Restaurant & Wine Bar, 6:30 p.m.♦ Tanya Carrum [pop, ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen, ] La Catrina, 7 p.m.♦ The Roots Three [reggae], Veintiocho, 28, 7 p.m.♦ Mari Dove, Veintiocho/28, 7 p.m.♦ Malavista S.C.,Water’s[Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] Water’s Edge, 7 p.m. ♦ Lola & Roberto, La Fabula, Centro, 7 p.m.♦ Las Chelas [girl band!], Macaws, 7 p.m. ♦ Pedro Sarabia [soft sax], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m.♦ Rex [full band, full-on r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 8 p.m. ♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r], GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m. ♦ Alets Malafama [“love and heartbreak” Spanish pop and ballads], Cheers Restobar, 9:30 p.m.♦ Heidi Herrera, [rock ballads, English & Spanish], German Garden, 10 p.m.
Thursdays: BBE [ rock + have a listen ], Surf’s Up, 1 p.m.♦ Kannon, [ r ‘n r], El Velero Stone Island, 2:30 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [to read more about Rafael – romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen], Fishermans Mazatlan Seafood Restaurant [669 114 6022], 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.♦ Rex Unplugged, Pinup’s/Lucky B’s, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.♦ Phoenix [ r ‘n r], Twisted Mama’s, 5 p.m.♦ Jay Burns [“one man band” have listen] Shrimp Bucket, 5 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez[ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 6:30 p.m. Ignacio Chavez [solo jazz guitar], Topolo Restaurant, 6:30 p.m.♦ Live music [varies] El Shrimp Bucket, 7 p.m.♦ Mauricio Rockdriquez [oldies, pop], El Presidio, 7p.m.♦ Las Chelas Girl Band, Roy’s Restaurant, 7:30 p.m. ♦Cura Versatil [English and Spanish ballads], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m.♦ Sergio Avila [soft sax, have a listen, to learn more about Sergio click here], Agatha Kitchen Bar, 8 p.m. ♦ KraKen [rock,pop, have a listen], Pinup’s/Lucky B’s 7 p.m.♦ Los Brownies [reggae], F.I.S.H., 8 p.m. ♦ Live music,[often Malavista S.C.] Pedro y Lola, 8:30 p.m.♦ Kannon, [r ‘n r] GusGus GZ, 8:30 p.m.♦ Live music [rock acoustic], Ruiseñor, 9 p.m.♦ Live music, Cheers Restobar, 9 p.m. ♦ Don Gato Rock Band [r ‘n r], Simba Sport Bar, 9 p.m. ♦ Live music[rock, heavy metal], La Catedral [in the old La Bohemia space in the Machado], 9 p.m. ♦ La Rezaka, [r ‘n r]Balché, 9 p.m.
Fridays: Karma [Santa, easy listening duo], Surf’s Up, 1 p.m.♦ Rex Unplugged, Que Pasa Catina, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.♦ ♦ Phoenix Band, [ r ‘n r], Twisted Mama’s, 6 p.m.♦ Mr. Rio, Margarita’s Bar & Grill, 6 p.m. ♦ Rob Lamonica & Friends [ have a listen, here’s a profile on Rob], La Fabula Centro 6 p.m ♦ Mangata [rock, reggae, soul], Macaws, 7 p.m.♦ Malavista SC, [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] Brunch and Grill, 7 p.m. and a second gig at 9 p.m., La Fabula Centro.♦ Live music, Water’s Edge, 7:30 p.m ♦ Las Chelas, [rock/pop] 28/Veintiocho, 7:30 p.m.♦ Jackie y su Son de Tres, La Catrina, 8 p.m. ♦ Rex [full band, full-on r ‘n r], Lucky B’s/ Pinups, 8 p.m.♦ ZaZ, [r ‘n r], Rock and Pool, 8 pm. ♦ Alets Malafama, El Shrimp Bucket, 8 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [to read more about Rafael – romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m.♦ Live music [often Santa Frida] F.I.S.H., 8 p.m.♦ Mandrake and the Magics, Balché, 8 p.m. ♦ Luis Enrique, Via Condotti, 8 p.m.♦ Live jazz with Ignacio Chávez and Samuel Antonio, Caos [Sixto Osuna #202], 8 p.m.♦ Shynox Paz [ r ‘n r], La G del Gato, 9 p.m.♦ Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop], Los Zarapes, 9 p.m.♦ La Rezaka, Cheers, Restobar 9 p.m.♦ Live Music, La Catedral, 9 p.m. ♦ Kannon [r ‘n r, heavy metal], Simba Sport Bar, 9:30 p.m.♦ KraKen [ r n’r], La Catrina, 9:30 p.m.
Saturdays:Ignacio Chavez, [solo jazz guitar], Via Condotti, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.♦Los Brownies [reggae], Surf’s Up, 1 p.m.♦Kraken,[r ‘n r] Barra al Mar, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.♦Live music, [varies] El Shrimp Bucket, 4 p.m. on♦ Rex Unplugged [“the best of the classic rock”] Pinup’s/Lucky B’s, 4 p.m.- 7p.m.♦ Malavista [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen], German Beer Garden, 5 p.m.♦ Karma [Santana, easy listening duo], Twisted Mama’s, 5:30 p.m.♦ Trio- Nacho Chavez,[acoustic guitar] Henry Small [violin/vocals] & Lori Davidson [acoustic guitar vocals] [English/Spanish, soft, pop, ballads this trio does it all] Water’s Edge Bistro, 7 p.m.♦ Las Chelas Girl Band, Roy’s Restaurant, 7 p.m.♦ Rafael Rodriquez [ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 p.m. ♦ Leslie [singer from Kraken] and Mr. Rio, Veintiocho Bar,/28 7 p.m.♦ Arsenio [Mazatlan’s Frank Sinatra, bilingual crooner], Casa Loma, 7 p.m.♦Tanya Carrum [pop, ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen, ] Water’s Edge ♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa Cannobio, 8 p.m.♦ Kannon [hard rock heavy metal] Plazuela Machado, 8 p.m. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics [SKA/rock], Pinups,/Lucky B’s, 8 p.m.♦ Los Brownies, F.I.S.H., 8 p.m.♦ Alets Malafama, [“love and heartbreak”, Spanish pop and ballads].Tritón, 8:30 p.m.♦ Kraken, [r n’n r], Balché, 8:30 p.m.♦ Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop,] Los Zarapes, 9 p.m.♦ Sergio Avila [the magical sax], Restaurant Beach Grill in the Faviana Resort, 9 p.m.♦ Shynox Paz [ r ‘n r], La G del Gato, 9 p.m. ♦ La Rezaka [r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 p.m. ♦ Malavista [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen], La Fabula, GZ, 9 p.m.♦ KraKen,[ r ‘n r] Balché, 9 p.m.♦ ZaZ, [pop, rock, ballads, have a listen] Simba Sport Bar, 9:30 p.m. ♦ Adiccion [r ‘n r, heavy metal], Dugout Sport’s Bar, 10 p.m.
Sundays: ♦ Sergio Avila [soft sax, have a listen, to learn more about Sergio click here], Vittore Terrazo Ristorante, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. ♦Live music, El Shrimp Bucket, noon – 4 p.m. ♦ Rex Unplugged, [acoustic rock], Veintiocho/28 Bar, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.♦ KraKen [r ‘n roll, have a listen], Que Pasa Catina, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.♦ La Roots Band, [reggae] Barra al Mar [BAM], 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.♦ Karma [Santana easy listening duo], Friends Diner, 5 p.m.♦ Phoenix Band, [r ‘n r] Twisted Mama’s, 5 p.m.♦ Mr. Rio & Hiram, Veintiocho Bar,/28 , 6 p.m.♦ Ezequiel Ojeda [amazing tenor], F.I.S.H. 6 p.m. ♦ Alets Malafama, Lucky B’s, 6 p.m.♦ Rootsterford/Los Brownies [reggae], Shrimp Bucket, 7 p.m. ♦ Rob Lamonica and Friends, Pedro y Lola, 7 p.m.♦ Malavista [Cuban, Latino quartet, have a listen] , Via Condotti, 7 p.m.♦ Live music, usually Rootsterford [reggae], El Shrimp Bucket, 7 p.m. ♦ Rafael Rodriquez [to read more about Rafael – troubadour, ballads, romantic songs in English and Spanish, have a listen], Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 p.m ♦ La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 p.m. ♦ Live music, La Catedral, 9 p.m ♦ Sergio Avila [the magical sax], Restaurant Beach Grill in the Faviana Resort, 9 p.m.
~ GALLERIES ~
Angela Peralta Theatre Galleries: [re-opened on October 16, social distancing and masks required.] 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 a.m. to 6 p.m. but sometimes can be closed due to private events.
Casa Etnika, Sixto Osuna #50, 136 0139, open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. 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 p.m. to 8 p.m. 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 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.
Gaia Bistrot Gallery: Plazuela Machado, Heriberto Frias and Sixto Osuna, open every day at 4 p.m.
Galeria Baupres: Heriberto Frias #1506 – hours vary [maybe 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and then 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.] call 669 113 0941.
Gandarva Bazar, Constitución #616, 136 0665, open Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m.
La Querencia, Belisario Dominguez #1502B, 981 1036, open Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m.
Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlan/MUSAM: CLOSED until further notice… During the year this space (indoors and outdoors) hosts many different art exhibits and workshops. Located on Sixto Osuna# 76, kitty corner to Macaws. Closed Mondays, open from 9 a.m. 6 p.m. If you wish to call ahead, 669 981 1455
Museo de Arte: As of February 2021 small groups are allowed in the Museo to see the exhibits. All Covid protocols must be followed please – face masks and social distancing. For information in English or French please call 669 163 0248. The Museo is open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There are three galleries – one collection is in the Sala Antonio López Saenz. Changing exhibits are in both the Sala Roberto Perez Rubio, and Sala Carlos Bueno galleries. Cecilia Sánchez Duarte was appointed the new director in January 2017 and slowly this wonderful space has come alive. [to view Cecilia’s own artwork] You may wish to read a detailed profile on the Museo de Arte. The galleries are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is located on Sixto Osuna #71 and Venustiano Carranza, Centro. Call 985 3502 or 981 5592, the phone will be answered in Spanish. [ Cecilia has hosted many videos on Artists Studios, have a look, you’d be surprised by the talent!]
Nidart, Libertad #45, 985 5991, leather masks, ceramics, jewellery, and much, much more. Open Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m. #17 on ArtWalk
Valladolid Gallery: It’s inside the Valladolid College, on Belisario Dominguez #53. Every month there is a different show – it ranges from group art shows, art installations to poetry readings. The gallery is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
~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 will return in November 2021 – it’s all here. Be sure to stay current by visiting http://mazact.com,