El Ganzo Community Center

We all are forced to grow. To expand. To change. We also are intended to co-exist with our community. To relate. To share. Part of our duties is to connect with our surroundings and give back a little of what we receive. At El Ganzo, we get to share our home with amazing artists and

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Cooking is an art form

“Food is everything we are. It´s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It´s inseparable from those from the get-go.” – Anthony Bourdain Food is the fuel for our bodies. We place an incredible amount of time and effort in cooking and eating every

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Girlfriends come together!

Friendship is the glue that keeps us close to the best people we know. Our best friends are always there when we need them. They are the ones that help us through heartbreaks, hard times, sickness, existential crisis and all of “life bumps”. Friends are the best company when we need the best medicine –

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Fishermen are part of our story at Hotel El Ganzo

The world changes everyday, it moves too fast and technology has also made sure of that. So it doesn’t hurt to take a breath once in a while and stop to look at the things that remain the same, those that stand the test of time. That is the case with a tradition that has

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Fishermen are part of our story at Hotel El Ganzo

The world changes everyday, it moves too fast and technology has also made sure of that. So it doesn’t hurt to take a breath once in a while and stop to look at the things that remain the same, those that stand the test of time. That is the case with a tradition that has

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Let’s have a laugh! It’s April!

April is coming soon and it’s National Humor Month. It’s actually funny because plenty of us (probably) relate April with taxes, which is definitely no laughing matter. But isn’t it wonderful? Here at El Ganzo we pride ourselves on having a great sense of humor, and how can we not? We are a space dedicated

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Shelby and Sandy remind us the beauty of friendship.

We love Shelby and Sandy Murphy! They bring color and happiness to El Ganzo. It is their sunny and colorful attitude what keeps us inviting them back. This dynamic duo not only are artists they’re also best friends and siblings. They live in Southern California and their work is filled with portraits and caricatures of

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CILER at El Ganzo

Before going to El Ganzo, for his 2nd residency, artist Alexis Mata “Ciler” had a show in Mexico City called “Dispara (nombre ficticio)” – an artistic effort – to create conscience about the present violence in our country. And while he stayed with us we had a conversation about his chosen subject. Back at the

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