Local Zumba Instructor Makes a Difference
: Jan 29, 2014
Personal fitness trainer and local Zumba guru Efren Muñoz he led a one-hour free Zumba Fitness class at the Agustín Flores Contreras sports complex (across from the Sheraton Bougainvilleas Hotel) in which over 200 people cheerfully participated. Learn more about his activities.
The Judy Show Returns to Vallarta
: Jan 29, 2014Celebrity impersonator Michael Holmes returns to Puerto Vallarta with his one-man performance, The Judy Show, to be presented February 1 - 8. The artist focuses on actress, singer and vaudevillian Judy Garland and other iconic women of Hollywood’s golden age.
U.S. News & World Report Collects Votes For Top Place to Visit in Mexico
: Jan 28, 2014Citing “the blend of excellent beaches, authentic regional cuisine and a quaint setting,” U.S. News & World Report’s website has just placed Puerto Vallarta as the top place to visit in Mexico, along with eight other vacation destinations in the country. But this assessment could change.
Christine Kenny Announces Ongoing Performances
: Jan 22, 2014Blues vocalist Chris Kenny is performing on a regular basis every Wednesday afternoon, 4-6 pm, at El Rio BBQ in Paso Ancho, a wonderful hideaway by the river just five minutes from Emiliano Zapata.
Galería Pacífico Announces Alfredo Langarica Reception
: Jan 22, 2014
The solo exhibit of Alfredo Langarica’s new paintings at Galeria Pacifico opens with a cocktail reception with the artist in attendance on January 22 during the Wednesday Art Walk downtown. There will be a second cocktail during the following Art Walk on January 29, both events occurring from 6:00 to 10:00 PM.
Vallarta Botanical Gardens Announces Member Appreciation Day
: Jan 22, 2014
The Vallarta Botanical Gardens announces their upcoming membership appreciation day, to take place on Saturday, February 8, 9am - 6 pm. The event is a perfect opportunity for non members to get to know the gardens and would like to purchase a membership.
Local Vocalist Announces Upcoming Concert
: Jan 15, 2014Vocalist Daniel Portela announces the premiere of his new music show, Metamorphosis, to be performed on an ongoing basis at Act II Stages every Tuesday evening beginning January 21. Portela has selected choice pop, latin and traditional Mexican musical hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s, which will be performed with a live band.
Kim Kuzma Music Appreciation Lecture Announced
: Jan 15, 2014
Vallarta Lifestyles Managing Editor, Paco Ojeda, will present a new music appreciation lecture around popular Canadian singer/songwriter Kim Kuzma's "Acústico" CD. “Bossa Nova, Kim Kuzma and Other Musical Musings” will be presented at The Palm on Saturday, January 25
at 5 PM.
Los Mangos Library Annual Art Auction Approaches
: Jan 15, 2014
The 14th edition of the Annual Los Mangos Library Art Auction will take place on Thursday, January 30
. It is an emblematic event for the important Puerto Vallarta cultural center in which renowned artists, art fans, young creators and the overall community gather to help the library continue with its mission.
Daiquiri Dick’s Announces Benefit Brunch
: Jan 15, 2014
Daiquiri Dick’s, an award-winning restaurant in Emiliano Zapata, has just announced a three-course, brunch and fashion show to benefit the Purr Project, a local no-kill feline rescue shelter, to take place on Tuesday, January 28
, starting at 10:30 am.
Vallarta Youth Orchestra Announces Performance
: Jan 14, 2014The Puerto Vallarta Youth Orchestra, under the direction of maestro Miguel Almaguer, has just announced their winter concert, to take place this Sunday, January 19, in Teatro Vallarta. The performance will feature introductory lectures at 11 am and will commence at noon.
Act II Presents DeNita Asberry, Viva Las Divas
: Jan 8, 2014
Act II recently announced two new performances: Viva Las Divas, featuring Bonnie Kilroe and Barg Oliver, a comedic due that performs uncanny imitations of sixteens divas, and soul singer DeNita Asbery, with a Tina Turner/Aretha Franklin/Whitney Houston tribute.
Conference on Existing and New Mexican Laws Announced
: Jan 3, 2014Author, professor and speaker Jacques-Eduard Beaulne, a lawyer at Notaría #8, has just announced a conference Mexican law to take place Sunday, January 19. The topics include discussion of important existing and news Mexican laws.
The Palm Presents Jazz Singer/Songwriter Spencer Day
: Jan 2, 2014The Palm Cabaret and Bar announces the Puerto Vallarta debut of popular contemporary jazz singer and songwriter, Spencer Day, who will perform in town January 3 through January 15, 2014.
What Interests You in 2014?
: Dec 31, 2013
What type of stories would you like to read in our Weekly Newsletter in 2014? We've put together a short survey, and we'd be very grateful if you would help us out by sharing your opinions with us. It is short, and should take less than three minutes to complete!
VirtualVallarta.com’s Top Ten News Stories of 2013 and Topic Trends
: Dec 30, 2013
What were the top news items of 2013? Your clicks helped us find the answer. Also, they helped us determine the topics that interest you the most in the past 12 months. Surprise: for a change, food and dining is not the top topic! Discover the list right here.
2013—The Year In Review
: Dec 30, 2013
As 2013 comes to an end, we look back at the news items we shared with you in 45 weekly newsletters shared with our mailing list throughout the year and highlight those items that were more interesting to you (based on subscribers’ click rates).
Comedian Tony Tripoli gets “Dirty, Sexy, Funny!”
: Dec 18, 2013The Palm Cabaret and Bar is excited to announce the arrival of comedian Tony Tripoli, Joan Rivers’ head comedy writer, for his ‘Dirty, Sexy, Funny!’ one man show, December 20 through January 31.
Carlos Santana Promotes Vallarta Nayarit
: Dec 18, 2013
As part of his agreement with Mexico’s Consejo de Promoción Turística de México (Mexico’s Council on Tourism Promotion), award-winning guitarist Carlos Santana performed a concert in Guadalajara on December 14, and travelled to our destination to film scenes for an upcoming documentary.
Local Farmers Market Features Live Music
: Dec 18, 2013An added incentive for shopping at the Old Town Farmers Market-Tianguis Cultural in Puerto Vallarta’s Emiliano Zapata neighborhood is a variety of live musicians enhancing the visitors’ experience. Learn more about the featured performers!