Archive for: June, 2014

Our July pets of the month sparkle!

By Lynn Weisberg and Joan DiPiero When Leon arrived last year with his litter mates, he was such a cutie we were sure he’d be adopted quickly. Within a few weeks, his siblings found homes, but poor little Leon was not chosen. Although he is as friendly as his litter mates, potential adopters noticed he [...]

You don’t need to know

By Charles Miller “You don’t need to know.” As an answer to a question just asked, this is a response almost guaranteed not to satisfy the asker of the question. Just because someone wants to know the answer to a question does not mean they are entitled to know the answer though. There are some [...]

10 traditions …in fine contemporary art and craft

By Cati Demme Art 10 traditions …in fine contemporary art and craft Open house Sun, Jul 6, 2-7pm Relox 46 (corner of Insurgentes) 415-106-4962 galeriarelox46@gmail.com Open to the public 1. Amate paper…the indigenous tradition of hammering bark into sheets. The work here shows traditional cut motifs representing such figures as the god of corn, the [...]

Danzón: we’re back with sweet passion!

By Leonardo Rosen Our events in the Jardín, “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos Bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” have been effectively suspended since a last moment cancellation by the authorities this past March 9. We never received a proper explanation for this. Maybe there isn’t any. I was ready to stop making the [...]

Lost in Detention: President Obama’s Tough Immigration Enforcement

By Jim Carey Last week, Harvest of Empire looked at how US economic and military interests caused much of the unprecedented waves of migration from Latin America that transformed our nation’s cultural and economic landscape. Monday we will look at what happens to the millions of undocumented immigrants who are detained by US Immigration and [...]

Ongoing movies presented Thursdays at the Shelter Theater

By David J. Join us at Shelter Theater for the start of our summer season! We are presenting “Happy Jueves” every Thursday beginning June 26. This month we will be showing films that highlight Mexican culture together with great art, two for one beer and our local DJ. The price is 40 pesos, doors open [...]

The transformation of Ken Bichel

Ken Bichel is a celebrated New York pianist and composer, who has made San Miguel His year-round home for more than a decade. Concert Ken Bichel: Transformations Thu, Jul 10, 7pm Auditorio Miguel Malo Bellas Artes Hernández Macías 75 250 pesos Bichel is calling his concert “Transformations,” a theme that pervades all the works on [...]

Benefit for San Miguel International Symphony

By Antonio Cabrero Next July 12, starting at 7pm, the International Symphony Orchestra celebrates its first year of concerts in San Miguel with a fundraising party to make possible another year of beautiful concerts. Benefit for San Miguel International Symphony Jazz concert, dinner, dance and champagne Sat, Jul 12, 7pm Grand Ballroom Hotel Real de [...]

Regula contra Regulam, Grotowsky in San Miguel

By Guillermina Fonseca “Regula contra Regulam in Mexico” is an academic project consisting of seminars, conferences and shows, which will be presented in San Miguel on July 4, 5 and 6 at Bellas Artes. Theater Los viajecitos de Paquita y la filarmónica Sat, Jul 5, 7pm Como un reloj con rabia Sun, Jul 6, 7pm [...]

In search of the frightening and beautiful: interventions in the landscape

By Adolfo Caballero Yam Gallery will be exhibiting the recent work of the artist Heather L. Johnson, who grew up moving from place to place, with dramatic cultural transitions defining each move. This process, along with an entrenched fondness for motorcycles and long road trips, has inspired her ongoing investigation of rootlessness, of moving through [...]

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