Fashion Week is here!

Panamanian glamour is backRaiza Erlenbaugh, Ms. Panama World and beauty icon

Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Panama ( returns to the Atlapa Convention Center Wednesday, October 29 – Friday, October 31.

Among this year’s participating designers is Hélène Breebaart, symbol of the national fashion scene. Here, the incomparable Ms. Panama World and beauty icon, Raiza Erlenbaugh, models … Continue reading

The countdown begins

Miembros de la banda "30 Seconds to Mars".

“30 Seconds to Mars” in Figali

This Sunday, October 26 Plaza Figali will see the PIXBAE Rock Festival, this year including participation of national bands such as Los Rabanes, MD Polyphase, Llevarte a Marte and Sólo Sanchez.

The event’s main attraction is the American multi-instrumental musician, actor, director, producer and actor, Jared Leto, arriving in the country with his band, 30 Seconds to … Continue reading

Exedra Books at Frankfurter Book Fair

Representatives from Central America, along with Exedra Books from Panama, participated in “Frankfurter Buchmesse,” one of the world’s most important book fairs, held October 8 – 12. Central America had the opportunity to attend for the first time thanks to initiatives led by the Goethe Institute and writers such as Sergio Ramirez to further the reach of literature produced in this region.


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Teatro Nacional, 8 p.m. The National Concerts Association of Panama presents Korean pianist, Ah Ruem Ahn, feauring music from Haydn, Schubert and Chopin. Tickets from $25 to $50 through Ticketplus and at the door. For more information contact 214-4848 or 214-7236.



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“Rompiendo la Ola” today in theaters


rompiendolaola01a_fmt“Rompiendo la Ola” (Breaking the Wave), the new film by Panamanian director, Annie Canavaggio, hits theaters today, October 23.

Oli, Cholito and Deivis, three talented Panamanian surfers, face a path rife with obstacles, but also full of rewards, that propels them to keep striving to reach the top of the surfing world.

“‘Rompiendo la Ola’ is not … Continue reading

PRISMA, in its last week

The Spellbound Contemporary Ballet.

The contemporary dance showcase

The PRISMA International Contemporary Dance Festival was created to promote contemporary dance in Panamá. For this third edition, a collection of national and international artistes, street performers and workshops have been put together to delight attendees from Tuesday, October 21 to Monday, October 27 in various locations across the capital.

The festival’s directors have selected dance troupes from around … Continue reading

“The Woman in Black” at the Guild

HB Twohy (izquierda) y Federico del Bono (derecha) protagonizan la nueva obra (Foto cortesía de Elena Nathani).

“The Woman in Black” continues at the Ancon Theater Guild Thursday, October 23 – Saturday, October 25.

The stage version of the story is adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill about “a young woman dressed all in black with a wasted face, the mere mention of whom terrifies the local townspeople.”

The unique, two-person cast features HB Twohy as Arthur Kipps … Continue reading

Wine Fair chronicles

By Carlos Mata

One of the most important and worthwhile social events in Panama’s annual agenda is the Felipe Motta Wine Fair. The event has grown year after year, and last week’s 14th (XIV) edition was the most pleasant and enriching yet.

The Visitor was there both days, October 16 and 17, traveling through all the wine regions that were represented. Many famous … Continue reading