Colectika Announces Special Events for the Season
: Jan 16, 2013Colectika, Puerto Vallarta’s only art gallery focused on Mexico’s finest folkloric artists, has announced three events for the coming months. This is no small task, given the fact that owner Kevin Simpson brings to Puerto Vallarta some of the finest artists they represent, often traveling from remote villages in Mexico.
El Arrayán Announces Winter/Spring Cooking Class Schedule
: Jan 4, 2013
El Arrayán has announced their Mexican cooking class schedule for winter/spring 2013. On scheduled Mondays every month, a limited number of participants will enjoy a traditional Mexican breakfast, visit local purveyors, receive hands-on cooking instructions in their professional kitchen and then enjoy what they have cooked for lunch.
2013 Puerto Vallarta Writers' Conference, Announced
: Dec 18, 2012David Lyons, long-time Puerto Vallarta resident and author of the thriller, Ice Fire, will be keynote speaker at the eighth annual Puerto Vallarta Writers’ Conference Feb. 22-24 at Biblioteca Los Mangos in Puerto Vallarta. The annual event is sponsored by the Puerto Vallarta Writers' Group and the library.
Canadian Chanteuse Encores Piaf Show
: Dec 12, 2012
For close to three decades, acclaimed Canadian singer Joëlle Rabu has wowed audiences throughout 5 continents with her portrayal of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf. Rabu returns to The Palm Cabaret on Dec. 19 at 8pm with “Encore Piaf…and more,” her European cabaret style show performing songs from the torch-music era.
Colectika Announces Arturo Arcos Exhibition
: Dec 11, 2012
Cuernavaca-based artist, Arturo Arcos, will make a rare appearance at Colectika from December 17 - 19, with a cocktail reception on Wednesday the 19th, as part of the Art Walk.
The Met: Live in HD Presents Verdi's Aida
: Dec 11, 2012
The Met: Live in HD wraps up the first half of this season’s Saturday broadcasts with Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece, “Aida,” this coming Saturday, December 15, at noon, at Teatro Vallarta. An introductory lecture will be offered by Vallarta Lifestyles Publishing Group managing editor, Paco Ojeda, at 10:40 am. Tickets are $250 pesos per person.
Galleria Dante Announces Pre-Christmas Show
: Dec 6, 2012
Located in Puerto Vallarta’s cosmopolitan Basilio Badillo Street in Colonia Emiliano Zapata, Gallería Dante has chosen to spotlight three talented women during their upcoming Pre-Christmas show, for which a special reception has been scheduled on Friday, December 14, with cocktails from 6 to 10 pm.
VirtualVallarta.com’s Guide to Peregrinaciones
: Nov 28, 2012
Cultural, colorful, chaotic. The time to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe is upon us. This is a very important religious celebration in Mexico, so those of us that live here year-around, learn to cheerfully adapt our rhythms and schedules as needed during the first 12 days of December. Discover our tips!
The Met: Live in HD Presents Mozart’s La Clemenza di Titto
: Nov 27, 2012
New York’s Metropolitan Opera continues its series of live Saturday matinee broadcasts with Mozart’s La Clemenza di Titto, to be presented at Teatro Vallarta this coming Saturday, December 1, at 12 pm., with a free, pre-performance introductory lecture at 10:40 am in English, and 11:15 am in Spanish.
Galería Contempo Announces Miriam Pérez Opening
: Nov 20, 2012
Galería Contempo begins their seasonal artist openings with an exhibition of works in bronze, fused glass and ceramic by acclaimed Mexican artist, Miriam Pérez. A cocktail reception will take place on Friday, November 23 from 6 - 10 pm.
New Ongoing Mexican Fiesta, Announced
: Nov 14, 2012
The Vallarta Centro A.C. association, in conjunction with Jalisco’s Tourism Secretary, Puerto Vallarta’s Tourism Bureau, and the municipality’s Tourism and Culture Departments, has announced a new, bi-weekly Fiesta Mexicana, to take place on Wednesday evenings at Lázaro Cárdenas Plaza in Colonia Emiliano Zapata, from 7 - 11 pm.
The Palm Cabaret and Bar Kicks Off New Season
: Nov 12, 2012
From Broadway legend and Tony Nominee, Sharon McNight, to the hilarious Emmy-Award winning Leslie Jordan (Will and Grace, The Help) telling his “Stories I Can’t Tell My Mama,” to local singer, Jorge Acosta, The Palm Cabaret has many surprises, musical treats and laughs in store for you this season.
Ambos Galeria to Feature Abstract Art Exhibition
: Nov 6, 2012From November 9 to December 7, Galeria Ambos will feature an exhibition of abstract art by Ottawa artist, Jean-Paul Miner. A self-taught artist, Miner has recently begun dividing his time between Canada and Puerto Vallarta.
Paco Ojeda to Offer Opera Introductory Lecture Series
: Oct 22, 2012
Vallarta Lifestyles’ Managing Editor Paco Ojeda has volunteered to offer free introductory lectures, in English and Spanish, as a complement to the Live in HD opera series broadcast from The Metropolitan Opera in New York, now available in Puerto Vallarta. The first broadcast to be featured will be Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello, this coming Saturday, October 27, at 12 pm.
Rocky Horror Show to Open at The Palm
: Oct 22, 2012
Act II Entertainment opens their season with The Rocky Horror Show
, directed by David Restivo, with musical direction by Rhonda Padmos. The stage version of the cinema cult classic opens at midnight on Halloween at The Palm Cabaret and Barand will run through the end of December.
Puerto Vallarta El Centro Art Walks Return
: Oct 22, 2012The Centro Historico Art Walk Association has announced that their weekly Art Walks held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 10:00 PM will begin this season on October 31st and will continue through Wednesday, April 24th, 2013.
Boutique Theatre Announces Inspirational Film Series
: Oct 10, 2012
A series of inspirational films will be screened at the Boutique Theatre as part of a new series, titled Inspirational Movie Night, beginning with "You Can Heal Your Life," on Sunday, October 28. The film is based on the best-selling book of the same name.
The Metropolitan Opera Live Broadcasts Arrive in Puerto Vallarta
: Sep 28, 2012
VirtualVallarta.com has just received news from Teatro Vallarta that the theater has concluded all the licensing and testing required by the Metropolitan Opera and Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional, their country-wide representative, to broadcast the acclaimed Live in HD Opera broadcasts from The Met in New York City.
Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus Announces Holiday Performance
: Sep 11, 2012
The Puerto Vallarta Men’s Chorus recently announced “Alegría!” a holiday performance to take place on Wednesday, December 19, at Teatro Vallarta. Founded recently, the chorus presently features over 50 singers from Puerto Vallarta, the rest of Mexico and other countries, and will offer a varied repertoire with favorite Christmas and Hanukkah music in several languages.
PV Garden Club Announces Bougainvillea Festival
: Sep 10, 2012
The long-anticipated 2013 Bougainvillea Festival has been officially announced by the Puerto Vallarta Garden Club and is scheduled to take place May 17 - 24, 2013. The event has taken years of planning, support and a mountain of volunteer labor, in order to progressively transform our destination into “The City of Bougainvilleas.”