Archive for: November, 2012

Landart at El Charco del Ingenio 2012

By Lizette Martínez Valle For the third time, El Charco del Ingenio invites you to visit the Boitannical Garden for the appreciation of the selected projects of Land Art. The objective is to use the landscape of El Charco del Ingenio as the scene for an artistic creation in harmony with the surroundings of the [...]

Wandering around town

By Jade Arroyo A little suggested walk through the charming cobbl stone streets of San Miguel La Felguera, Cuna de Allende 5, 152-8888 La Felguera, a nice option for breakfast, is a pretty and peaceful place, and is also very close to the St. Michael Church and other must-see places. The building that houses it [...]

Cultural Center “El Nigromante” reopens

By Jade Arroyo The emblematic building commonly known as “Bellas Artes” houses one of the most important cultural centers in the city. It reopened its doors to the public on November 23, after being closed since 2011 for remodeling and renovation. To celebrate the renovation and the resumption of operations, in addition to celebrating 50 [...]

Working for urban planning without “disabilities”

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado What is a disability? Most of the time this question seems easy to answer, but other times it could be more difficult. The term has been used to describe those living with physical, mental or emotional challenges who find some tasks more difficult to accomplish than do others without a [...]

Young taekwondo champ looks toward China

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Thirteen-year-old Sarahí Terán Martínez, from San Miguel, is a taekwondo practitioner and is anxiously awaiting being selected to represent Mexico in the 2014 China World Youth Team Championship and the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China in 2014. From November 9 through 11 the national taekwondo championship was held at [...]

Donate your unneeded warm clothing

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The Suetertón is a campaign with a goal of collecting at least 15,000 sweaters that will be given out to children and the elderly in the rural communities that experience the lowest temperatures during the winter. Winter officially begins on December 21 and will end on March 20, 2013, but [...]

New taxi safety program launched

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado In order to provide better security for residents and visitors, the local government along with a new association of taxi drivers has launched a program called “Taxi Seguro/Safe Taxi.” On November 15, the current administration presented the Taxi Seguro program, an initiative that includes 12 drivers from the San Miguel [...]

Made in San Miguel Festival

By Jade Arroyo San Miguel de Allende has a wealth of cultural offerings, among them gastronomy, art, music, dance and handicrafts. The Festival Hecho en San Miguel was about highlighting these offerings. The day was filled with many open-air activities including horse shows, hula dancers, live cooking demonstrations, performances by local musicians and wine and [...]

A life-changing experience for two folk artists

By Susan Page The father and son Mexican folk potters Ángel Ortiz Gabriel and Ángel Ortiz Arana created a sensation at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico, last summer. They were one of the top sellers out of 150 remarkable artists who come together from all over the world once a [...]

The elegance and power of the minimal in the art of Gerardo Ruíz Maldonado

By Edward Swift Gerardo Ruíz Maldonado’s latest exhibition of paintings, wire sculptures and graphics at the Sortilego Gallery, Fábrica la Aurora, takes the word “minimal” seriously. There’s great elegance and beauty in the simplicity of a line, and Ruíz understands this, as well as the power of communication through only a few strokes of the [...]

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