Art & Culture

Espiraluz in Playa del Carmen Offers Art Therapy For Children

Why is art important in the development of children? Art is a form of self-expression. It is a language for…

People of Playa: Artist and Poet Mercedes Bautista

Resident in Playa del Carmen, Mercedes Bautista is Spanish and studied art in Madrid. Here she divides her time between…

Art, Culture and Creative Children

In my experience, art is not only about aesthetics and beauty. Art allows children to explore materials and forms, discover…

Danger in Paradise: Eco Cultural Festival of the Riviera Maya Photography Contest and Exhibition

For the second consecutive year we are celebrating World Earth Day with the Eco Cultural Festival of the Riviera Maya…

Playa del Carmen’s Parque La Ceiba Celebrates Its 15-Year Anniversary

Parque La Ceiba celebrated its 15-year anniversary by organizing various activities on March 17. The celebration lasted all day, but…

First Exhibition by Visual Artist Iván Rosales García in Playa del Carmen

Visual artist Iván Rosales García presented his first pictorial exhibition on Thursday, March 1 at the University of Quintana Roo…

Easter in Mexico: Memories of a Little Girl

In the very Catholic and religious Mexico of the recent past, particularly in the center of the country, I remember…

Celebrating Women in Art: Denisse Pohls, Underwater Photography Artist and Poet

The Playa Times: Where are you originally from and how did you find yourself in Cozumel?  Denisse: I’m from León, Guanajuato…

Celebrating Women in the Community: Rosy Vivanco – Cultural Promoter and Environmental Activist

Have you ever heard of Libros Libres (Free Books)? I’ll bet that you have, at least on our pages. Well,…

Celebrating Women in Art: Nancy Abraham – Professional Tattoo Artis

The Playa Times: Where are you from? Nancy: Merida, Yucatán. What do you do in Playa? I am a professional…