In honor of the 100th Anniversary of our town, 16 talented photographers have organized a "One hundred years, one hundred approaches" non-profit expo showing images of Puerto Vallarta throughout its history.
By noon, during the 15 days the expo will be open, a series of workshops will be available with topics like "Perspective and photojournalism", "Composition of the image" and"The best angle of photography". In addition, the artist Ernesto Garrido has created a Psychogeographic mural that will be visualized in the access to the exhibition area.
The opening of the event took place on April 15th at 18:00 hrs in a place nearby Suites Marbella. Locals will be able to attend until 30th, from 12:00 to 20:00 hrs, to delight with Vallarta's photographs taken from an inspiring, changing, and full of history perspective, which they probably don't know. To access will be necessary to present a padlock, which can be acquired at the entrance by $20 pesos, and that will be used to create a sculpture symbolizing the love for sand and the spirit of eternity that the beautiful mountain landscapes transmit, enclosing the whole story in a hundred years of Puerto Vallarta.
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Restaurant Week 2018, organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group, has reportedly beaten its record restaurant participation with 59 affiliations this year.
Restaurant Week, the gastronomic festival organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group, beat its record for participating restaurants with 59 affiliations for its 14th edition, to take place later this year. The former record was set in 2012, with 45 participating restaurants. From this year on, Restaurant Week will run for 10 more days. The festival will begin on May 15 as usual, but it will end on June 10. This extension aims to provide tourists and locals with the opportunity to sample the great and varied culinary offerings of our destination.
This year’s 59 participating restaurants are: Agrodolce, Ambrosia Grill, Archie’s Wok, Azafrán, Barcelona Tapas, BARRIO BISTRO by Memo Wulff, Boccon Di Vino, Café des Artistes, Coco Tropical, Daiquiri Dick’s, Da Simone, De Cántaro, Di Vino Dante, Eishan Oriental Cuisine, El Arrayan, Florios, Fusion Gourmet, Gaby’s Restaurant Bar, Gaviotas, Hacienda San Angel, India Gate, Kaiser Maximilian, Katana Sushi & Bar, La Cappella, La Cigale French Bistro, La Leche, La Pancha, La Trattoria, Layla’s Restaurante, Mamá Sirena, Mark’s Bar & Grill, Matiz, Mérida Grill, Mikado, Nicksan, No Way José!, Oso’s Fish Market Restaurant, Pezlimon, Pizzeria La Dolce, Porto Bello, Restaurante Icú, River Café, Roberto’s Mexican Seafood, Sapori Di Sicilia, Seasons P.V., Serrano’s Meat House, Sí Señor Beach, Sushi Pop, Taste Restaurant @ Casa Cupula, Teresa Bar & Bistro, The Blue Shrimp, The Iguana, The Swedes, Tintoque, Trio Mediterranean, Tuna Blanca, Vallarta Factory, Vitea Oceanfront Bistro and Warique Restaurante.
Restaurants joining Restaurant Week for the very first time are: Agrodolce, Ambrosia Grill, Azafrán, Da Simone, De Cántaro, Eishan Oriental Cuisine, La Cappella, La Pancha, La Trattoria, Katana Sushi & Bar, Mamá Sirena, Matiz, Restaurante Icú, Sapori Di Sicilia, Sushi Pop, Teresa Bar & Bistro, Vallarta Factory and Warique Restaurante.
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Source: Vallarta Lifestyles
Vallarta Pride 2018's official website recently announced that their special VIP wristbands are finally available!
Vallarta Pride, the biggest LGBTQI event in Puerto Vallarta, returns this May 20-27 for its sixth year with a whole week of cultural and fun, free and exclusive events that you’re going to love!
We want to make sure you don’t miss the biggest and exclusive events this year, so take a look for our special VIP wristbands, now available on our online store here. Wristbands and tickets will be available at our information booth in Blue Chairs Resort (Malecon y Almendro #4, Puerto Vallarta) from May 20 to 26, 10am to 2pm, with your official ID and your printed purchase confirmation.
Source: Vallarta Pride
This past Wednesday, April 11th, Vallarta welcomed representatives of the artistic community of Magdalena as part of the 'Expo Municipios' event, which will run through Sunday, April 15th.
In light of Vallarta's 100th anniversary, the mucicipality is promoting the traditions of Vallarta from 4pm to 11pm, the expo will be held in the Hidalgo Park, Plaza de Armas and the Municipal Presidency residence.
Some of the participants of this event include production houses “Standard Art Stone”, specializing in obsidian craftsmanship; and “TFM” known for their used of opal. Likewise, Magdalena's Contemporary Dance Company will present the play 'Contumaz' n Friday, april 13th.
Magdalena is a town and municipality in the state of Jalisco in central-western Mexico. It borders the state of Nayarit to the west, and the town of Tequila to the east. This town is home to several natural, cultural and historical attractions.
Source: NotiVallarta (Spanish)
For the first time, the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a regularly scheduled port visit, April 6.
While in port, the crew of San Diego will have a chance to engage in friendship building activities, through professional exchanges with Sailors from the Mexican Navy. The crew will also volunteer their time and participate in a community relations project to help re-paint a local library.
“You always want to build professional engagements with other militaries,” said Commanding Officer, Capt. Pete Collins. “And with Mexico being our next door neighbor, working together will continue to build our relationship while fostering a professional atmosphere between our two Navies.”
The crew will also have the opportunity to visit many local attractions such as Old Town Vallarta, colorful markets, and beautiful beaches as well as experience a diverse range of foods and cultures while taking some well-deserved rest and relaxation. .
“This visit provides the crew a great opportunity to see and experience new things while enjoying the nature of being in the U.S. Navy in a foreign port,” continued Collins.
Source: Vallarta Daily