Just off the beach in front of the Sonoran Sea and Sonoran Spa Resort Condominiums it is common to see dolphins frolicking and jumping above the surface of the Sea of Cortez almost year around. They are such fun to watch and the opportunity to see them, though frequent, never gets old.
Until you’ve sailed, you might wonder about the free spirit that radiates from every sailor you ever met. But once you’ve been out there on the water, it becomes aqua clear that the fresh briny breeze coursing across the sea creates and fuels that special spirit in the sailor. That combination usually makes for a […]
This Saturday will mark the 7th gathering of local arts, crafts and food vendors exhibiting their wares and products to the public of Puerto Peñasco. Since the first event on Saturday December 17, 2011, Mike McLaughlin’s original idea has proven a timely one for which the community was ready.
Puerto Penasco Dreaming is an inclusion of photos of the area with descriptive poetry or prose which appear for the enjoyment, hopefully, of our readers when the inspiration hits.
In an interview after their concert performance at the Tempe Center for the Arts Tuesday Night, Paul McDermand and Terry Anderson reiterated their love of Rocky Point, not just to this writer, but to the crowd of attendees who grouped around them after their show. Paul had mentioned the beauty of the beach and the people while telling the story of the winds that had cancelled the St. Patrick’s Day concert in Rocky Point over the past weekend.
Shortly after the Mariachi band began playing, young Eliana Ramirez, just 7 years old, strolled over in front of the Mariachi group, raised a wireless mic to her lips, and with the confidence of a consummate professional, welcomed the small crowd of 50 or so early arrivals and announced the first song she was going to sing for us, ending it with “…and I hope you will like it!”
Beginning, as all the headlining musicians on the stage tonight have, with an early exposure to a musical instrument, since toddlerhood in Steve McCarty’s case, followed up with proper and timely formal training to enhance his natural aptitude, and his own early passion to become a part of the overall creative process through which the music industry was passing, Steve was able to reach the highest level attainable in the industry—and at a comparatively young age.
Before he was 20 years old, Curly had played with local bands throughout Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma until he was discovered by an Asylum Records-signed rock band newly forming by the name of Jo Jo Gunne. Two of the members had just come over from the recently dissolved rock band Spirit. From their eponymous debut album, a #10 hit in England, “Run, Run, Run” was spawned. That record peaked #27 in the U.S. Jo Jo Gunne toured the U.S. and Europe several times and released three more albums before breaking up in 1974.
Greg has visited Rocky Point before but did not have a picture entered in the contest. He just wanted vote! He’s sure glad he did now, and will be claiming his weekend at a Sonoran Resorts Beach Front Condominium and $100 in cash in the near future!
If you haven’t voted yet, you still have about six hours, until midnight tonight, to cast your vote and enjoy some true photographic expressions of love for Rocky Point by hundreds of loyal visitors to our seaside paradise!
Your vote could decide the winner; plus you’ll automatically be entered into the special Voters’ Drawing for a chance to win $100 dollars in cash, a weekend for two in a luxury Sonoran Beach Front Resort Condominium and two tickets to the Peñasco Palooza 2012 on March 17th and voting is FREE!