Archive for: July, 2012

Tibetan singing bowls

By Patricia González The spiritual life of humans is associated with sound through songs, mantras, prayers and the use of various instruments such as drums, cymbals, organs, flutes and many others. But sounds are also part of our daily lives. In fact, we travel through a sea of sounds, which are so powerful that they [...]

Your best and final gift—the 24 Hour Association

By Natalie Hardy Do you know that forward looking ex-pats in San Miguel, as far back as 1965, put together an association which handles the legal necessities and personal last wishes of one who passes away in this adopted city? We are here, as strong as ever and growing. 24 Hours had humble beginnings when [...]

Pushed to the “Radiant Edge”

By Sheridan Sansegundo When Anado McLauchlin chose artists for the second exhibition to be held at the Chapel of Jimmy Ray, his studio gallery in La Cieneguita, he set them a challenge: Think about where you are with your art, and then go beyond the point where you feel comfortable. Step over the edge — [...]

San Miguel Fair 2012 will be “the best of this administration”

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The Fiestas Patrias y Patronales (Mexican Independence and Saint Michael Archangel celebrations) will take place from September 15 through October 16 in San Miguel de Allende. Recently, the city council published a call for service providers to find carnival owners interested in organizing the San Miguel Fair 2012. The selected [...]

Japonisme: the art of dissemination and cross-fertilization

By Béa Aaronson What is Japonisme? It is a French term that was first used by Jules Claretie in his book L’Art Francais en 1872. It refers to the influence of Japanese art on Western art. Influence? I would rather say “frenzy” or “upheaval.” The artists of the Far East had a completely new aesthetic [...]

Agenda, Biblioteca Publica Board meeting, Friday July 27, 2012, 10:30am Sala Quetzal

Minutes of June meeting General Manager’s Report Finacial Report English Book Committee report Becas Committee report Discussion of Atencion growth, needs, and ideas to pass on to the editor PR committee report New business

Conjuntos Compartidos – Shared Collections

By Carlos Pez Shared Collections proposes an exhibit that covers three plastic techniques: painting, lithography and cyanotype. These are three collections that are well-differentiated because of their material bases and the way they are approached; however, they share a search for intersections in shapes, textures and colors that I have developed in recent years. YAM [...]

The world of Henry Vermillion—an opening

By Stanley Klein I was uneasy as soon as I walked into the room. The way he looked at me, I had the feeling I was in trouble. In spite of the fact that he wore a Cardinal’s skullcap and collar, I still felt threatened. And the gang of characters surrounding him only heightened my [...]

Little Picassos at Rosewood Hotel

By Hannah Jarmain The Summer Art Workshops at Rosewood Hotel, which runs through July is a charity concept to raise funds to buy books and support the kids art programs in September. This past week we had a great group of kids; some of them will stay on and take another adventurous week of stimulating [...]

Discover Tlaxcala, one of Mexico’s authentic treasures

By Colleen Besman The Audubon Society of Mexico has announced another in its series of ecological adventure trips, this one a three-day getaway from August 21 to 24 that will open another Mexican world to you. Travel Audubon de Mexico Eco Journeys Trip to Tlaxcala Aug 21-24 415 152-3644 or 415 100-2798 US$590 or 7,700 [...]

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