Amazing Colors At Dawn End Of August 2014

The sky over the Colonial Zone these last few days have had spectacular colors hues and shapes. I do not have words to describe so here are some pictures. They are beautiful but it was so much more brilliant is person.

Dawn at Calle Salome Ureña on the corner of Duarte, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo. The colors in the sky and the glow on the buildings were mesmerizing. August 30, 2014 at 6:18AM.

Dawn at Calle Salome Ureña at Duarte, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo

Dawn at Calle Salome Ureña at Duarte, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo

Dawn at the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón. You can see the light on the top of the Faro de Colón in the distance August 28, 2014 – 6:14AM

Dawn at the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón

Dawn at the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón

A Hispaniolan Woodpecker/ Pájaro Carpintero de la Hispaniola finding his breakfast in the stone wall of the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón. August 28, 2014 at 6:16AM.

Hispaniolan Woodpecker on the side of the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón, Zona Colonial.

Hispaniolan Woodpecker on the side of the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón, Zona Colonial.

Calle el Conde at dawn looking towards the tall white tower of the Palacio Consistoral. August 30, 2014 at 6:21AM

Calle el Conde at dawn

Calle el Conde at dawn

The morning sky over the eerie Ruinas del Monasterio de San Francisco. August 30, 2014 at 6:10AM

Dawn over the Ruinas del Monasterio de San Francisco

Dawn over the Ruinas del Monasterio de San Francisco

Playita Montecino. August 31, 2014 at 6:10AM. The sun was just brightening the skies.

Playita Montecino at 6AM.

Playita Montecino at 6AM.

The monument dedicated to Fray Anton de Montesinos, defender of the Tainos and slaves, reflected in a puddle made from the rain we have been having August 31, 2014 at 6:45AM (there are not bright colors but I love this picture and had to include it)

Reflections of Fray Anton de Montesinos

Reflections of Fray Anton de Montesinos

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Serie del Caribe 2015

Serie del Caribe 2015 – 2 a 8 de febrero 2015/ Caribbean Baseball Series 2015 – February 2 thru 8, 2015

Serie del Caribe 2015  / Caribbean Baseball Series 2015 - February 2 thru 8, 2015

Serie del Caribe 2015 / Caribbean Baseball Series 2015 – February 2 thru 8, 2015


The Organizing Committee of the 2015 Caribbean Series, to be played in Hiram Bithorn stadium in San Juan, announced the schedule for the series with a big surprise.
Serie del Caribe 2015  / Caribbean Baseball Series 2015 - February 2 thru 8, 2015

Serie del Caribe 2015 / Caribbean Baseball Series 2015 – February 2 thru 8, 2015


This year there will be five countries playing in the 2015 series. The countries participating are Puerto Rico, República Dominicana, Venezuela, México and Cuba.

*Monday February 2:
Game 1) México vs. Cuba 1:05PM (EST)
The Opening Ceremony 6:30PM (EST)
Game 2) Venezuela vs. Puerto Rico 7:30PM (EST)

*Tuesday Feb. 3:
Game 3) Dominican Republic vs Venezuela 1:05PM (EST)
Game 4) Puerto Rico vs. México 7:30PM (EST)

*Wednesday Febrero 4:
Game 5) Mexico vs. Dominican Republic 1:05PM (EST)
Game 6) Cuba vs. Puerto Rico 7:30PM (EST)

*Thursday Feb. 5:
Game 7) México vs. Venezuela 1:05PM (EST)
Game 8) Dominican Republic vs. Cuba 7:30PM (EST)

*Friday 6:
Game 8) Venezuela vs. Cuba 1:05PM (EST)
Game 9) Dominican Republic vs. Puerto Rico 7:30PM (EST)

*Saturday 7
Game 1 of the Semifinals – 1:05PM (EST)
Game 2 of the Semifinals – 7:30PM (EST)

*Sunday 8 febrero
The final game / Juego Final- 7:30PM (EST)

Venta de abonos comienza el viernes
6 de septiembre de 2014 / Ticket sales begin Friday
September 6, 2014 and are available at http://www.seriedelcaribepr.com/tabla-de-boletos.html

The winning team of the Dominican Professional Winter Baseball League will travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico to play the Caribbean Series. As soon as the representative team from DR has been announced I will post.

Did you know – República Dominicana has the most wins in the series than any other country participating in the games. We have had 19 wins since the start of the series in 1949 with the first game played in Cuba.

www.seriedelcaribepr.com
www.lidom.com
www.colonialzone-dr.com/pastimes-baseball.html

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Félix D’oleo 8-30-2014

Félix D’oleo presents “Sentimientos de una noche” on Saturday August 30, 2014 at Lucia 203, Colonial Zone starting at 10PM.

Félix D’oleo at Lucia 203 8-30-2014

Félix D’oleo at Lucia 203 8-30-2014


Félix D’oleo, Dominican singer and guitarist, along with his band will present his music. It is promised to be a magical evening with Félix singing about love, romance and heartbreak in his special signature bohemian style.

Tickets in advance are RD$1,000 and can be purchased on line at Ticket Express.

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Hiroshima Art Exhibition 8-28 to 9-3-2014

Art Exhibition “Lo Que Pasó en Hiroshima” with images from Hiroshima and Nagasaki by Akiko Tsumori at the La Escuela Nacional de Artes Visuales #59, Calle el Conde at Isabel la Católica, Colonial Zone.

HIROSHIMA and NAGASAKI Exhibition, Colonial Zone, 8-28 to 9-3-2014

HIROSHIMA and NAGASAKI Exhibition, Colonial Zone, 8-28 to 9-3-2014


The exhibit is from August 29 to September 3, 2014 from 9AM to 5PM.
The Inauguration will be on Thursday, August 28th at 7:30PM.

Did you know that August 6, 1945 is when United States become the first and only nation to use atomic weaponry during wartime when it dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

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Rally Fotocultura 2014

The Cultural Center of Spain / Centro Cultural de España in Santo Domingo and Image Center / Centro de la Imagen invite you to participate in this years Rally Fotocultura 2014, a photo competition, which brings together 200 participants, adults and children, in one day devoted to photography.

Photo Imagine 2014 - Santo Domingo

Photo Imagine 2014 – Santo Domingo

Photographers, both professional and amateur, will roam the streets of the Colonial City taking digital snapshots around a given theme. With these images they will compete for one of three awards : Best Cinematography, Best Picture and Best Young reportage photography. / Mejor fotografía, Mejor foto-reportaje y Mejor fotografía joven.

*Rally Fotocultura 2014 will be held on September 20, 2014 starting at 9PM. You can register to participate until September 11 or while spaces are open.

*The Exhibition and Awards ceremony will be held on October 10, 2014 at 7PM at the Centro Cultural de España, Ciudad Colonial.

For more information, download the attached bases.
http://www.ccesd.org/spip.php?article709

The Image Center / Centro de la Imagen is the first and only space dedicated to the promotion and development photographers and photography in Dominican Republic. The main objective of this NGO is to serve as a catalyst in the development of Dominican photographers from adolescence to adulthood. Our mission: “to create educational programs of the highest level to help teens and adults in Dominican Republic to become the serious photographer, enter the workplace and improve their lives.” / Nuestra misión: “crear programas educativos del más alto nivel para ayudar a los adolescentes y adultos en República Dominicana a convertido en los fotógrafos profesionales, introduzca el lugar de trabajo y mejorar sus vidas.”

More about the Centro de la Imagen located in the The Cultural Center of Spain / Centro Cultural de España, Calle Arz. Meriño #2 on the corner of Arz. Portes, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo

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Jose Duluc Concert at La Espiral 9-20-2014

José Duluc “El Behíque” y los Guerreros del Fuego Concierto Aniversario Behique 56 on Saturday September 20, 2014 at La Espiral, Colonial Zone starting at 9PM. Cover is RD$200.

Duluc y los Guerreros del Fuego 9-20-2014

Duluc y los Guerreros del Fuego 9-20-2014

The Dominican Roots artist who has researched indigenous rhythms and has transferred his findings to his musical compositions will be playing new music from his latest album “Duluc and the Warriors of Fire,” which was recorded, mixed and mastered in the the Centro Cultural de España in Colonial Zone.

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