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Archive for: November, 2013

Let’s be careful out there!

By Robin Loving Rowland True story: I saw my first mugging last night. As a lone fem soul, I was walking, purse on shoulder, home at night. Let’s just say this was at the corner of My Street and Yours. The poor dear who was attacked was older that I, also a lone fem soul, [...]

Gallery CSEIS at Fábrica de la Aurora says thank you

By Victoria Pierce 2013 has been an exciting and successful year for all the artists at Gallery CSEIS. In appreciation of your support, we invite you to join us on December 6 from 5-7pm for a bit of holiday cheer and a toast to all the artists and art supporters that made this possible. Art [...]

Calenda Restaurant & Bar: Winner of 2013 Best Margarita in San Miguel

By Brittany Peters On Friday, October 25, CASA celebrated its Sixth Annual Margarita Contest Fundraiser at the Hotel Nena in San Miguel. The first-place winners for the Best Margarita of 2013 were Karen Wix and her innovative team of mixologists at Calenda Restaurant & Bar, presenting us with a perfect blend of sweet, savory and [...]

Porcelain sculpture and works on paper

By Fran McConkey Edna Dickinson will be showing porcelain sculpture and Kathleen Cammarata  works on paper on Sunday, December 1, 1 to 4pm at Esperanza Studio, Alameda 6, colonia San Antonio. The two artists will show small works entitled: “Paper Clay” by Dickinson and “Works on Paper” by Cammarata. Art Art Opening “Small Works” By [...]

Conciertos en el campo for Ojalá Niños!

By Elsmarie Norby The first concert in what will become an ongoing community cultural event will be held at Rancho San Miguel Viejo on Sunday, December 1, at 3pm. Come and enjoy the music of Wendy & The Lost Boys/Wendy y Los Muchachos Perdidos, an acoustic string band that draws from the roots of American [...]

Gallery open house features copper vessels and vintage Guerrero woodcarvings

By Susan Page The town of Santa Clara del Cobre near Pátzcuaro in Michoacán is the source of some of the world’s most extraordinary works in copper. For over 500 years, nearby sources of copper stimulated the trade of copper work, and most of the items made were utilitarian. In 1966, an American artist, James [...]

Graffiti in town, art or vandalism

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado In San Miguel, there are an estimated 150 graffitists, who, not satisfied with tagging the walls around El Centro, have penetrated to the Jardín Principal and even to the atrium of the parish of St. Michael the Archangel. However, the San Miguel Siempre Hermoso (San Miguel Always Beautiful) organization has [...]

Bittersweet chocolate tales

By Julieta Moreno The Director of Art and Culture of La Biblioteca, Julieta Moreno, recently sat down with storyteller, Joseph Toone. They chatted about Toone’s upcoming one-man show about growing up in Hershey, performed to benefit La Biblioteca’s cultural and educational programs. This is the first in a series of three interviews. The show is [...]

¡Danzón cómico! Part II

By Leonardo Rosen If you read my article in the November 22 edition of Atención, you know that the Club de Danzón was presenting a choreography in the Muestra Nacional del Danzón de Querétaro 2013 on November 16. However, this was different from every other choreography in the program. With all the other groups striving [...]

Up close and personal

By D.K. Ross “He plays. She sings. Well, sometimes she plays too. And truth be told, he also sings. At least he does during the guitar solos. Something you can only see if you are…Up close and personal.” On Saturday, December 7, Fowler & Gotés will present a concert that will be a decided departure [...]

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