Archive for: October, 2012

Exhibición del día de Muertos

Por Ulysses Torrescano La Galería Pérgola, desde los años 50, ha invitado a los estudiantes y comunidad artística de San Miguel de Allende a participar en una exhibición sobre el tema del Día de Muertos. Colective art exhibition For the Day of the Dead Sun, Oct 28-Sun, Nov 25 Galería La Pérgola Ancha de San [...]

Day of the “DF” Dead exhibit celebrates new generation of photographers from Mexico City outskirts

By Mark Powell Mexico City looms large and is an expansive horizon for any photographer. The city’s past subject matter is often seen in classic and traditional Mexican street photographers like Hector Garcia, Nacho Lopez, Enrique Mertinides and Francisco Mata. These photographers laid ground, worked hard in the city as it existed in the 1970s, [...]

Gallery opening at the studio of Ezshwan Winding

By Victoria Pierce Forty years ago, Ezshwan Winding began exhibiting her paintings in Chicago, Illinois. Her work was widely praised, resulting in exhibitions in US galleries and later expanding to Spain, France and Italy. Her art is in permanent collections of museums and universities. Art Gallery Opening at the studio of Ezshwan Winding Sun, Oct [...]

Lars Svanström in San Miguel at the Galería-Estudio Rolando García

By Lars Svanström and Judith Soberanes The Swedish photographer Lars Svanström lived and travelled extensively in central Mexico in the 1970s and 1980s, photographing landscapes and people. He has been living in San Miguel de Allende since 2003 during winters. Art Exhibit by Lars Svanström Fri, Oct 26, 6-8pm Galería-Estudio Rolando García Fábrica la Aurora [...]

Pro Musica altar, children’s music performance and photo exhibit celebrate Day of the Dead

By Tim Hazell and Michael Pearl Pro Musica will offer a special Day of the Dead Altar celebration in the beautiful colonial courtyard of the ArtPrint Express graphic design studio and photo gallery. The altar will honor departed musicians and composers and everyone is cordially invited to come for traditional atole and pan muerte, as [...]

Jazz & Blues Festival 2012

By María Dolores Vidargas Rojas Everything is ready for the International Jazz & Blues Festival, to be held in San Miguel de Allende from November 15 through 18. It is the oldest festival of its kind in Mexico, and one of the most important in Latin America. This year there will be four concerts and [...]

Major donations highlight Casita Linda Spirit of Hope gala

By Alexis White It was sold out. It resulted in donations that will pay for the building of four more homes. And there will be more great news once the final tally regarding monies brought in through the selling of raffle tickets, an auction for American Airlines tickets, sales from the one-night-only Tiendita Linda boutique [...]

The World Day of Inner Peace

By Alejandro Negrete From the Pneuma System, which proposes an innovative vision of Transpersonal Psychology and offers an integral system of teachings and practices that synthesize the wisdom traditions of the world, we celebrate and promote October 27 as the World Day of Inner Peace. The World Day of Inner Peace Fri, Oct 26, 6:30-8pm [...]

Perfect Day: A Deadly Walk

By Jade Arroyo Ending the month and beginning November, we celebrate both the Day of the Dead and HalloweEn. Thinking about these spectral topics, there are several places you can visit. 1. You can start youR day at Cumpanio (Correo and Recreo) having a sweet breakfast with coffee or chocolate and Pan de Muertos (dead [...]

Calaca Festival builds on Day of the Dead

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado In Mexico, at the beginning of November we all are calaveras (skulls). In this country the huesuda (image of death) is respected and even gets dolled up in showy dresses and big hats adorned with colored feathers as La Catrina, the skeletal image of the society lady made immortal by [...]

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