DR Christmas Season & New Year Agenda

The Dominican Resistance Memorial Museum is exhibiting a selection of restored clothing sewn and worn by the Mirabal sisters who were slain in 1960 at the orders of Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The exhibition of the “The Mirabal Sisters Textile Collection” seeks to give people a closer, more human look at the heroines, who […]

La Romana Christmas concert

The Altos de Chavón Amphitheater will be presenting an encounter of classical and popular music on 29 December. The event is directed by Maestro Carlos Piantini (http://www.fiu.edu/~music/piantini.html). Leading Dominican merengue music star Milly Quezada (http://www.lamusica.com/millyquezadaeng.htm) will go on stage as of 9 pm together with internationally acclaimed violin soloist Eugene Fodor and pianist Susan Starr […]

Magicians at the InterContinental Hotel

The Dominican Resistance Memorial Museum is exhibiting a selection of restored clothing sewn and worn by the Mirabal sisters who were slain in 1960 at the orders of Dominican dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The exhibition of the “The Mirabal Sisters Textile Collection” seeks to give people a closer, more human look at the heroines, who […]

Christmas in the Colonial City

"Navidad 99" is the celebration of Christmas organized by the Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo (city municipality), Secretaría de Turismo (ministry of tourism), Comisión de Monumentos (historic monuments commission), Oficina de Patrimonio Cultural (office of cultural heritage), and the Patronato de la Ciudad Colonial (board of the colonial city). Most of the events take place at […]

Lows at 18 and highs of 28 for most of DR

A record low of 14.4 Degrees Celsius was registered at the Las Americas International Airport yesterday at dawn. The previous low was 14.8 Degrees. Lows in Santo Domingo were 18.3 degrees. In Punta Cana and Puerto Plata lows of 18.5 and 18.6 respectively were registered. The National Weather Department reported noontime highs of 26-28 degrees. […]