Category: FESTIVALS AND ARTS
Two little boys no older than ten stand in front of a Casco Viejo souvenir shop corralled by three uncommonly large SPI officers with .45 caliber handguns and red berets. The cops are talking among themselves. And the two boys, … Read More
This month we had the following infographic commissioned and we LOVE how it turned out. For those who think the title is too rude or obscene, have you ever tried walking around our neighborhood at night?
Another entertaining and enjoyable Jazz Festival has come and gone. This year, 2010, brought famous musicians from the US, Italy, and Mexico to play in Casco Viejo’s Plaza Cathedral. The Jazz music started playing around 1pm and went ’till nightfall. … Read More
Anyone who’s spent the slightest amount of time in Casco Viejo is familiar with the scene: A man or woman, clearly intoxicated on some drug or another, stumbles out into the street. Some staggering takes place before he or she … Read More
Before she passed away, my grandma called me over to her house and gifted me a blurry painting of a sailboat in a stormy sea. The style, if I had to call it something, was Impressionism and the canvas itself … Read More
The first Sunday of every month, the office of Casco Antiguo puts together a flea market in the main square of Casco Viejo. The plaza is decorated with large tents to block the sun and the open-air gazebo is blessed … Read More
To some, the raw and unrefined look of Casco Antiguo’s squatter population is an eye sore. To me, there could be no better place to practice some poor hygiene of my own. You see, the world I came from in … Read More
Amidst all the hype surrounding real estate and renovation in Casco Antiguo, it can be easy to overlook some of the neighborhoods most authentic artists, and no I’m not talking about the guys who strum a guitar then ask for … Read More
Last weekend Casco Antiguo hosted a festival of the crafts. The day was characterized by scolding hot sun, frantic snow cone salesmen, and some of the neatest crafts I’ve seen in the country to date. Any little person you’ve ever … Read More
They’re filming portions of the next James Bond movie here in Casco which, if nothing else, gives me something new to make fun of. To date, the preparation for the filming has taken place mostly at the bar below our … Read More
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