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How to know what’s going on in Mazatlán

Wherever you live you want to know what’s going on in your community, don’t you?  We have a lot of great resources here in Mazatlán to keep us in the know, but for me, Facebook beats all.  Many people scorn Facebook but it really is an excellent source of information.  At the top of this post is a screen grab of the Antonio Haas theater’s sharing of Camino al Teatro’s upcoming show.  We attended their fabulous performance of Hairspray the...

Hello again from your friend in Mazatlán

I’ve been in a bit of a funk with the blog lately… it actually came over me when I started getting ready to write a blog post about the Day of the Dead.  It was a wonderful night that started with First Friday Art Walk and continued on with Day of the Dead festivities, the highlight of which is the callejoneada.  We had a blast… and I did take some pictures and video, but then I realized that since we...

FUN! Rocky Horror Picture Show on Halloween in Mazatlán

The second annual showing of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show by Mazatlan Film and Theater at El Recreo was a big success! Everyone had a great time and there were some fantastic costumes.  Some people dressed up like Rocky Horror characters and others came in Halloween costumes.  Wine and prizes were provided by Mazatlan Film & Theater sponsor MazatlanMyCity.com and the Jonathon Hotel – there were delicious tapas available to purchase from Sugarpop, too.  At the top of...

Life is Good

Life is good here in Mazatlán.  I am feeling better every day and have been getting out and about more and more.  We have been eating out, going for walks, and going to the movies. I’ve attended a couple of meetings, met friends for knitting, and gone grocery shopping on my own.  Life feels amazingly close to normal. I do like a siesta, though. A bit of a break with my pack in the middle of the day gives me...

Day of the Dead in Mazatlán

There are so many wonderful holidays here in Mazatlán.  How could I possibly choose a favorite?  I love Moto Week and of course Carnaval, but what about Semana Santa – or El Dia de la Musica?  Every event is celebrated with a parade and fireworks, por supuesto! But maybe, just maybe, Day of the Dead or El Dia de los Muertos might be my favorite.  It’s such a unique celebration, full of love for family, partying, beer, fireworks, and celebration...