Art & Culture

Raymundo Tineo: The Chronicler of Playa del Carmen

Today I want to introduce you to someone who arrived here many, many years ago. Like the majority of us…

“Ay Dolor de Mi” (Woe Is Me) – Frida Kahlo Show in Playa del Carmen

Emotion and lots of excitement! These were my reactions when I learned of the new project at the Frida Kahlo…

Love and Sexuality in the Pre-Hispanic Era

Little is known about the lives of couples in the old pre-Hispanic era and even less about their sexuality. This…

Silla Móvil: Dance for your Senses

The expression of an idea, a feeling, an experience, raising your voice against the injustices that exist in our country,…

People of Playa: Enrique Asúnsolo Morales

The Playa Times: Where are you originally from and how did you find yourself in Playa? Enrique: My name is…

Keeping Art Alive on the Riviera Maya

On a recent trip to Playa’s Parque La Ceiba, I met local artist and artisan marmalade producer, Silvia Rubio. Participating…

New Year in the pre-Hispanic Era

You may have wondered if the pre-Hispanic villages celebrated the new year. This concept and calendar are of a western…

Mexican Handcrafts for the Holiday Season

Last year I was visiting an exhibition of nativity scenes during a visit to a city in the center of…

Art and Culture at Night in Playa del Carmen

As we all know, Playa del Carmen has a very rich nightlife. Local and tourist choices are wide and varied.…

Exchange Books in Playa del Carmen with Libre Libros

Nothing better than reading on the beach! Lying on the sand, facing the sea and under the shade of a…