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Archive for: December, 2013

Volunteer of the Month

Each month, we recognize one of our many volunteers whose work is so valuable in keeping La Biblioteca educational programs free of charge. Their work – whether with library books, in the Bodega de Sorpresas, on the House & Garden Tour, or with Atención – makes a great impact on the local community; plus, volunteering [...]

2013 en corto

Por Antonio De Jesús Aguado Sin duda el año que concluye proyectó al municipio a nivel internacional, debido al nombramiento como Mejor Ciudad del Mundo por la revista Condè Nast Traveler. Además ganó el reconocimiento, nacional no sólo por los festivales bimestrales, sino por supuestos abusos de poder por parte de elementos de seguridad públicaEl [...]

Maggie Taylor: A digital artist in San Miguel

By Jim D. McKeever Maggie Taylor, one of the most well-known digital artists and photographers in the world, is coming to San Miguel de Allende to present her work and sign copies of her new book. Taylor, a Yale University graduate in philosophy, started experimenting with photography during her days at Yale by taking an [...]

A toy for each and every child

By John Doherty Christmas Day may be past but Día de los Reyes Magos, or Three Kings Day, celebrated each January 6 is still ahead. This is the day when children in Mexico traditionally receive gifts from los Reyes Magos and we want to assist to make this happen. The toy collection for children in [...]

The year 2013 in review

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Without a doubt, in 2013 San Miguel achieved greater international renown by being voted the world’s best city by readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Nationally, the city gained recognition not only for its festivals but also through the posting of a viral video of abuse by police officers that resulted [...]

El 066 ya es bilingüe

Por Antonio De Jesús Aguado El director de Protección Civil, Felipe Cohen, anunció que en el sistema 066 ya hay operadores bilingües, quienes tienen conocimiento en control de emergencias. En octubre, por primera vez en la administración municipal, el director de Seguridad Pública, Arturo Yáñez Saldaña, se reunió con algunos miembros la comunidad extranjera. En [...]

The 066 system is now bilingual

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Felipe Cohen, head of the Civil Protection Department, announced that bilingual operators have been hired to assist English speakers who call the 066 emergency number. In October, for the first time during the 2012–2015 administration, Arturo Yáñez Saldaña, head of the Police Department, attended a meeting requested by some members [...]

Why I’m a Rotarian

By Robin Loving Rowland Long ago and far away – it was the 1980s — I was witness to the first woman to enter what would become “my” Rotary Club in Austin, Texas.  Her name was – really – Marilyn Monroe.  She was tall and blonde and pretty like the other famous Marilyn Monroe, and [...]

Editorial Presentation of Danish poetry translated into Spanish

By Guillermina Fonseca Danish poets Morten Søndergaard and Thomas Boberg will present the Spanish translations – made by Daniel Sancosmed Masiá – of their latest books of poetry, Friday, January 10, at 5pm. The books were co-published by the INBA (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes) and Editorial Calamus, founded by the painter and cultural manager [...]

San Miguel International Symphony presents its first “All Europe” festival

By Antonio Cabrero Director and Maestro Antonio Cabrero announced the orchestra’s “All Europe” festival to be presented in January and February to celebrate the new year and the first year of the orchestra’s existence. Concert All Europe festival Sat, Jan 4, 6pm Teatro Ángela Peralta Tickets, 350, 250, 150 pesos Composers from France, Spain, England, [...]

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