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. to 8 pm., Saturdays from 9 am. to 2 pm. and -if there is an event -on Sunday. Please call ahead to be sure – 669 982 4446 ext. 103.  Covid protocols are still being followed; the audience is asked to wear face masks inside during the entire performance. Seats are blocked off for social distancing, less tickets are for sale. Tickets for Casa Haas must be bought at the box office, – and only a certain number will be available. Casa Haas is located on Mariano Escobedo [across from Héctor’s Bistro] at the corner of Heriberto Frias. Unfortunately, tickets can still not be purchased online.

Saturday July 2: Concert, Nuestra Voces: tonight is filled with glorious performances of soloists from our opera school, under the direction of Maestro Enrique Patron de Rueda. 7:30 pm, $150, general admission.

Friday July 22: Concert, Los Dandy’s -“Grammy nominated Los Dandy’s was formed in 1958 by Mexican singers José Luis Segura, Armando Navarro, Francisco Escanilla, and Joaquín Ruiz Martínez, performing romantic ballads based on Cuban bolero and traditional norteño style.” Two shows, 6 pm. and 8 pm. This is not a Cultura event, ask at the box office about the price or call, 669 246 9204.

~Around Town~ 

Saturday June 25: Group Art Exhibit, 25 años del SAT, @ Museo de Arte, 5 pm, free, everyone is welcome. Museo de Arte is located on Sixto Osuna and Venustiano Carranza.

Saturday June 25: Movie, Dial M, for Murder, in English with Spanish subtitles. Casa Haas, 7 pm., free, no ticket required.

Saturday June 25: Dia del Música, two stages, 8 bands! All free!
In the Plazuela Machado, in front of Gaia Bistrot/Casa Canobbio Tropical y del Recuerdo: Marimbatalán , 7 – 8 pm.; Malavista SC & Maritza Montero 8 -9 pm.; Siboney Luján &Los Osuna, 9-10 pm., Falsa Orquesta Cubana Sazón, 10-11 pm.
In Beatle Alley, Olas Altas & Shrimp Bucket: Rock and FusionDoblea R Crew, 7-8 pm.; Neurosis, 8-9 pm., Piedros Muertos, 9-10 pm., Un Triángulo, 10-11 pm.

Tuesday June 28 and Wednesday June 29: Activación Cultural – an evening of music, arts, ballet,++ free, Parque Ciudades Hermanas/sister city park, Zaragoza and the Malecon. 6 pm.

Thursday June 30: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly a little older] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.

Canada Day

Friday July 1: Canada Day + it’s Water’s Edge annual end-of-season Canada Day Party! Special dinner menu by Chef Alastair, music by Jay Burns. 6:30 pm, please call Tracey Grantham for your reservation “to party like a Canadian” – 136 0895

Tuesday June 5: Concert, Fire Percussion Party, – students from the Municipal Arts Center will present a lively concert. Casa Haas, 7:30 pm, $200. Remember tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office.

Wednesday July 6: Concert, Canto Live, piano and singing Marisol Calles, Casa Haas, 7 pm., $70. Remember tickets must be purchased at the Angela Peralta box office.

Thursday July 7: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly a little older] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.

Thursday July 14: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly a little older] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.

Friday July 15: Iron Deer’s 6th Anniversary @ Balché, 9 pm., the reggae band pays tribute to B-Side Players and Gondwana, to reserve call, 669 239 1473.

Thursday July 21: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly a little older] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.

Thursday July 28: Los Jueves de Danzón/ dance Thursdays! – has returned to the Plaza Zaragoza, from around 5 pm. to 7:30 pm. Music is provided, no partner needed – the idea is for people [mainly a little older] to enjoy all the classical Mexican dances. It’s fun to watch and it’s even more fun to participate. All free.

Friday September 16: Dia de la Independencia, Independence Day in Mexico, National Holiday ++.

Wednesday November 2: Dia de los Muertos, Day of the Dead

Thursday February 16 – Tuesday February 21: Carnaval 2023.

~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 – or they take a night off. Many of your groups are on The Bandstand, please click here to listen

Mondays:
Darrel Barr,
Lucky B’s, 3 pm-6 pm.♦ Kannon, [r ‘n’ r]Balché, 4 p.m.♦ Lyra Curiel + Betuquito [“happy music, tropical vibes] Mr. Lionso, Playa Brujas, 5 pm. ♦ Jorge Lozano [solo guitar], Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 pm. ♦  Alexis Felix & Paloma Guerrero [this duo does it all, have a listen  ]Lucky B’s, 6 pm.♦ ShyNox Paz [good vibes], F.I.S.H., 6 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, returns November 1.[if Brenster is new to you: have a listen, or read Brenster’s profile where you can hear his original jingle] $150 cover, drinks not included; $275, non-alcoholic drinks included; $450, all-you-can-drink- alcohol!  Read all about the new and improved Diego’s Beach & Grill. ♦  Jorge Lozano [solo guitar], Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 pm.♦ Barefoot Bob, Lucky B’s, 2 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.♦ The Truth, Lucky B’s, 6 pm ♦ KraKen, La Catrina, 6:30 pm.♦ Malavista SC,[Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] RestaurArte,[ the old La Fabula in Centro on Sixto Osuna] 7:30 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.♦ Kannon [hard r ‘n r heavy metal], GusGus GZ, 8:30 pm.

Wednesdays:

Kannon, [r’n r], La Corriente, 2:30 pm.♦ Live music Jay Burns [one man band], and Nanno Que Pasa, 4 pm. – 6 pm.♦ Jorge Lozano [solo guitar], Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 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.♦ Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile], Topolo, 6;30 pm.♦ Live music [varies] Pedro y Lola, 7 pm.♦ Live Music, Veintiocho/28, 7 pm. ♦ Rex Rocks full band, Lucky B’s, 7 pm.♦ Malavista S.C.[Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] Water’s Edge, 7:00 pm.♦ Don Gato Rock Band, Patio Escobedo, 7 pm. ♦ Paloma Guerrero, Alexis Felix [ this duo does it all, have listen], Veintiocho Bar/28, 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.♦ Adiccion, [heavy r ‘n roll], Veintiocho, 8 pm.♦ Kannon [r ‘n roll], Gus Gus, 8:30 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics r ‘n r] Cheers Restobar, 9:00 p.m. 

Thursdays:

 Kannon, [r ‘n r], El Velero [Stone Island], 2:30 pm. – 5 pm.♦ Darrell Barr, Lucky B’s,, 3 pm-6 m.♦ Evelyn Triana, violin, Pedro Sarabia, sax, Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 pm.♦ Los Brownies [reggae], F.I.S.H., 6 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..♦ Live Music [varies week to week], Water’s Edge, 7 pm.♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles], El Cielo Restaurant, 7 pm. ♦ Los Bandits,  La Catrina, 7 pm.♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix [this duo does it all, have a listen], La Mona Pizza, Marina 7 pm. ♦ KraKen, Lucky B’s/Pinups, 7 p.m.♦ Malavista,[Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] Belisario Bar and Grill, 7:30 pm.♦ Phoenix Band, Rub BBQ, 8 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, [English and Spanish pop, rock], Bar 15 Rooftop Lounge, 8 pm.♦ Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile],  Agatha Kitchen Bar, 8 pm.♦ Mauricio Rockdriquez [oldies, pop], El Presidio, 8 pm.♦ Bojorquez, Los Zarapes, 8 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. Live music, Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics [ska]. Pacific Food Park, 9 pm.♦ Adiccion [r n’ r], Wing’s Army in the Machado, 9 pm.♦ Grupo Aliado [if not them, other live music], Cheers Restobar, 9:30 pm.♦ Shynox Paz, Simba, 10 pm. ♦ Live music [often La Rezaka], Joe’s Oyster Bar, 10 pm.

Las Chelas

Fridays:  

Evelyn Triana, violin, Pedro Sarabia, sax, Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 pm♦ Darrell Barr, La Catrina, 5 pm.♦ Christian Vega [jazz] Angelina’s Kitchen, 6 pm.♦ Live music [varies], Water’s Edge, 7:30 pm. ♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles], El Cielo – Machado, 7:30 pm.♦ Malavista SC, [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen]  Pedro y Lola, 8:30 pm ♦ Las Chelas, 28/Veinitocho, 7:30 pm.♦ Rafael Rodriquez, [to read more about Rafael – romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa de Cannobio, 8 pm.♦ Rex Rock [r ‘n r] Lucky B’s,  8 pm.♦ Mandrake and the Magics, Balché, 8 pm.♦ Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop], Los Zarapes, 9 pm.♦ La Rezaka, Cheers, Restobar 9 pm. ♦ Kannon [r ‘n r, heavy metal], Hotel Riu 10 pm.♦ KraKen, La Catrina, 9:00 pm. ♦ Los Bandits, La Tentacion, 9 pm.

Saturdays:

Sergio Avila [sax, to read his profile] Gaviana Resort, 9 am. – noon.Kannon [ r ‘n r], Hotel Riu, 2:30 pm. ♦ Jay Burns, Lucky B’s, 3 pm.  ♦Evelyn Triana,violin, Pedro Sarabia, sax, Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 p.m. ♦ Malavista SC, [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen]  Pedro y Lola, 6:45 pm.♦ Paloma Guerrero & Alexis Felix, Que Pasa Cantina, 7 pm., [this duo does it all, have a listen.] Rafael Rodriquez [ to read more about Rafael -romantic ballads, English and Spanish, have a listen] Kelly’s, Hotel Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, 7 pm.♦ Los Bandits [‘Oldies but goodies”], Veintiocho/28, 7 pm. ♦ Los Cryps [oldies, Beatles, have a listen] Gaia Bistrot and Casa Cannobio, 8 pm. ♦ Hammer [r ‘n r], Rub Bbq, 8 pm. ♦ Mandrake & The Magics,  Lucky B’s, 8 pm.♦ Borjorquez, Los Zarapes, 9 pm.♦ Kannon, [r ‘n r], Café Pacifico,9 pm.La Rezaka [r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Las Chelas, Todos Santos, 8 pm.♦ Live music [pop, rock, ballads, have a listen] Simba Sport Bar, 9:30 pm.♦Jackie y su Son de Tres,  La Catrina, 9:30 pm.

Sundays:

Los Bandits, La Tostaderia, 3 pm. ♦ Rex Unplugged, Veintiocho Bar, 3 pm. – 6 pm. ♦Everardo Castro, [Mexican ballads, pop], Los Zarapes3 pm., – 7 pm. ♦ La Roots Band, [reggae] Barra al Mar [BAM], 3 pm. – 6 pm.♦ Kraken Sunday Funday [r ‘n r], Lucky B’s, 3 pm. to 6 pm.♦ Don Gato Band, Balaché, 5 p.m. ♦Evelyn Triana,violin, Pedro Sarabia, sax, Gaia Bistrot, 5:30 pm. – 7:30 pm.♦Tenor Ezequiel Ojeda, F.I.S.H., 6 pm.  Malavista S.C. [Cuban and Latino quartet, have a listen] , Belisario Brunch and Grill, 6:30 pm.  Live music,  Pedro y Lola, 7 pm.♦ Mauricio Rockdriquez [oldies, pop], El Presidio, 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, 7 pm.Mr. Rio & Hirman, Veintiocho, 7 pm.♦La Rezaka [hard r ‘n r], Cheers Restobar, 9 pm. ♦ Los Brownies, Shrimp Bucket, 9 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.

Galeria Baupres: Heriberto Frias #1506 – hours vary [maybe 10 am. -2 .m. and then 4 pm. to 7 pm.] call 669 113 0941.
Gandarva Bazar, Constitución #616, 136 0665, open Monday to Saturday at 10 am.

La Roosevelt: Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, opens at 10 am to 1 pm. and from 4 pm. to 8 pm.  Stop by Mareé for French crépes and coffee, “love at first crépe”, also opens at 10 am. and then explore Baúl concept store. And just opened, Mawe vegan restaurant, 8 am. – 10 pm.The art gallery is entire first floor. 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,

Returns in November.