20 de Feb de 2020

Nacional

For your diary

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19. Boxing night at ATLAPA, with Luis “El Nica” Concepcion versus Santiago “El Vendaval” Acosta. Doors open a...

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19

Boxing night at ATLAPA, with Luis “El Nica” Concepcion versus Santiago “El Vendaval” Acosta. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets $5 - $35, Blockbuster.

Expat Explorers Jungle boat safari tour. Experience the flora and fauna in and around Lake Gatun. 8:00 a.m. $85. Includes transportation to and from the lake and lunch. RSVP by Feb. 16 to admin@expatsinpanama.com

Birds photography exhibit at the Las Oropendolas room at the Metropolotican Park. 6:30 p.m. Free entrance. Info.: 232-5977.

Jazz night at Platea Bar, Casco Viejo. 10:30 p.m. Info.: 228-4011

Tango presentation by the Argentinian Tango Academy of Panama at Pizza Piola. Tango lessons from 8:00 – 9:00 p.m. for $5. Info.: 263-4668.

Painting exhibit by Edwin Ortiz “Costumbrismo, Folclore y Tradicion de Panama” at the atrium of the Miraflores Visitors’ Center. Info.: 276-8449.

THURSDAY FEB 19 – 20

“Mojado de Luna” painting exhibit by artists Luis Felipe Oviedo at the Visual Arts Gallery of INAC. 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free entrance. Info.: 501-4942.

THURSDAY FEB 19 – 28

“Latin American Abstraction” collective exhibit at Arteconsult gallery, calle 50.

THURSDAY FEB 19 – APRIL 6

“Cinderella”, Spanish play at Teatro Aba. Every Sunday. 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Tickets $6.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 20

Elk’s Club “Carnival Blast” at Elk’s Club in Ancon (behind Shamrock’s Restaurant). Murga, unlimited draft beer, and DJ John Wolff. $10.

Conversational: "The Panamanian Carnaval". Panamanian cultural activities and basic Spanish lessons for free. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Location provided with RSVP. Info@spanishpanama.com.

Happy hour and live music at Shihan Sushi restaurant (Calle 51, banking area) from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Info.: 264-1824.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21 – 24

Carnavales around the country. Info.: www.carnavaldepanama.com

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 21

Expats Explorer Escape Carnival day trip to El Valle market, mud bath, and the beach. 9:00 a.m. $25. RSVP by February 17 to admin@expatsinpanama.com.

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 22

English literature book exchange and garage sale at the parking lot of the Harley Davidson dealership on the corner of Via Italia and Balboa. 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. sellers $10/table, no entrance fee for buyers.

Adventure tour to the caves at the National Chagres Park. $59. Info.: panama_outdoors@yahoo.com.

Expat Explorers “A night at the Oscars” at the private mezzanine level of the Marriott’s Royal Casino. $20 includes open bar and buffet. RSVP to sasacal@aol.com.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 24

3 days/2 nights trip to Coiba Island. $2,000 for 10 people. Info.: 970-0059.

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 25

Books & Arts Circle in English at Exedra Books. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Come discuss literature and arts, with any topic-related book of your choice. $5.

Jazz night at Las Terrazas, Multiplaza Pacific. Info.: 300-9462.

Independent film night at La Casona, Casco Viejo (one block past the Plaza Herrera). 8:30 p.m. Free entrance. Info.: 211-0740.

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27

Panamanian Cooking - Panamanian Wedding Soup, "Sopa Borracha". Panamanian cultural activities and basic Spanish lessons for free. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Location provided with RSVP. Info@spanishpanama.com.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 4 – 7

Expocomer 2009 at ATLAPA, business exhibits from more than 30 countries.

THURSDAY MARCH 5 -12

Woody Allen’s “Writer’s Block” at Theatre Guild (next to Ancon DIJ). 8:00 p.m. Donation: $10. Info.: 212-0060.

SATURDAY MARCH 7, 8

Extreme wheels & drift sponsored by Mas Movil, with drifting, sound competitions, and concerts by Sean Kingston and Flo Rida at Figali Convention Center. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Saturday and 12:00 p.m. Sunday. Tickets $22, Blockbuster (valid for 2 days).

MONDAY MARCH 9

Expat happy hour social at Rhino’s. 7:30 – 11:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 11 – 15

Le Grand Cirque in Panama at ATLAPA. Tickets $15 - $65 at Farmacias Metro, Extreme Planet and Hometek. Wed – Fri, 8:00 p.m. Sat 3:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., Sun 2:00 p.m. , 7:00 p.m.

SATURDAY MARCH 14

American Society picnic on the grounds of the “Los Capitanes Hotel” in El Valle, Anton. 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $18 members; $20 non-members. RSVP by March 12 at American.society.panama@gmail.com.

SATURDAY MARCH 14, 15

Movistar Music Fest Panama 2009 at Plaza Figali with Aleks Syntek, Beto Cuevas, Carlos Vives, Luis Fonsi and more. Saturday 6:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. One day: $15 general admission, $50 VIP. 2 days $20 general admission, $75 VIP, Blockbuster.

MONDAY MARCH 16

Expats Explorer Jungle boat tour to Lake Gatun. $85 / person, includes transportation to/from lake. RSVP by March 15 to admin@expatsinpanama.com

TUESDAY MARCH 17

Expat Explorer La Pintada day trip. Visit Panama Hat makers, cigar makers, and tour a gold mine. 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. RSVP my March 9 to admin@expatsinpanama.com. $30.

COMING SOON:

March 24, 26: “La Magia de la Opera” (The magic of opera).

April 2: American Society of Panama and USA Caravana’s Annual Auction.