Cancun Cultural Center Art Exhibit posted by on September 14, 2017

 

Last night was the grand opening of the “Hecho En Mexico” art exhibit. The paintings are all oil on canvas. They were painted by various students of the San Lorenzo School of Art, Cancun, Mexico. Paco Negrete is the instructor and owner.

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A visit to Paco’s art school posted by on September 7, 2017

I stopped by Paco’s school for a few minutes this morning and snapped a few pix of some current projects his students are working on.

Paco’s contact info is as follows: San Lorenzo School of Art Cancun, Mexico……..email= paconegrete@yahoo.com………..   phone: +52 (998)200 7120  art-class08 art-class09 art-class10 art-class01 art-class02 art-class03 art-class04 art-class05

Betty Melendez 88th Birthday posted by on May 29, 2017

We were invited to a birthday party given by Barry Ivan White at his home for his friend and fellow entertainer Betty Melendez last week. It was Betty’s 88th birthday. She is a Mexican movie star and long time songstress that still entertains both in Cancun and Las Vegas. She spends about 6 months in each of these cities. The following is a film clip from a movie she starred in 1962 at age 33.

The following are some of the pictures from the party.

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Barry Ivan White escorts Betty into the party room to begin the celebration.

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Dear Betty blowing out her candles

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Betty is so beautiful as always. She is a kind and humble and enormously talented person.

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Betty's 88th Birthday Party

Betty’s 88th Birthday Party

 

 

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Betty entertained us with humorous stories of her life, and of course several  songs.

This special day was filled with a dish to pass from each of the guests, cake, ice cream, singing by Barry, Betty, Cynthia Morningstar Davis, and others. Guests present were from 6 different countries. The conversation was vigorous and the commaradere wonderful. The guest of honor enjoyed her special day immensely. Cancun is a very special place where this kind of gathering is common among friends that live here. Come and enjoy the fun.