Archive for: June, 2014

Rodolfo Camacho: Dreams and Metaphors

By Margaret Failoni On a sunny day in Valle de Bravo I discovered Rodolfo Camacho. Walking through the quaint winding streets of Valle, three large paintings exhibited behind large plate glass windows brought a mysterious forest into this urban setting. The paintings were large, very large, making the trees almost alive and life-like, except that [...]

“Little Picasso at Rosewood” by the Children’s Art Foundation

By Hannah Jarmain There is an incredible energy in all children, which needs to be released and guided for their healthy emotional development. Workshop Little Picaso at Rosewood From July 7th to August 1st Monday- Friday- 11am9-1pm US$150 per week 10% discount for two weeks or more All art materials and snacks are included. Register [...]

From yoga to art

By Alejandro Gomez-Tagle Yoga is not just about working out, it’s about a healthy and youthful lifestyle. Every yogi and yogini who practices yoga knows perfectly well the amazing health benefits of this practice: First Yoga’s focus on strength training and flexibility is an incredible benefit to your body. The postures are meant to strengthen [...]

Pastel Lupita de tortillas y huitlacoche

Por Kirsten West After the surprising discovery of the life-story of the amazing Mexican actress Lupita Tovar, it inspired me to create this lasagna-like luscious casserole, a variation of what is called Moctezuma’s Pie or Budin Azteca. To learn about Lupita’s amazing story, go to my blog kirstenwest.blogspot.com and find the article “Hollywood and Moctezuma’s [...]

Center for Agricultural Development (CEDESA)

By Phyllis Culp Centro de Desarrollo Agropecuario or Center for Agricultural Development (CEDESA) has been helping to develop sustainable practices in rural communities in the northern part of the State of Guanajuato for almost 50 years. A little more than a year ago, the last of CEDESA’s founding members passed away. New leadership often brings [...]

Talks to improve nonprofit performance, impact and sustainability

By Alejandra García Lezama Many of us want to change the world for the better. And I believe that instead of making a change, we have to be the change. However, there are so many great causes around the globe that one can get overwhelmed with making a decision as to where, when and how [...]

Art as catalyst: the butterfly project

By Lee Lee and Susanne Mitchell This is the third in a series of articles about the “Moving Beyond Capitalism” conference sponsored by the Center for Global Justice. The conference opens at 5pm on Tuesday July 29 with an exhibition of the work of eleven artists who aim to promote a critical consciousness. Here, two [...]

Visiting IREE, the school for deaf children

By Cecilia Escobar Wednesday of last week, the students at IREE received a special visit from the students of The Naciones Unidas School (one of the best schools in San Miguel). The eventfully day provided important experiences both for the deaf students as well as for the visiting students. The students from Naciones Unidas were [...]

Finding peace did not turn me into a vegetable

By Jean-Paul Peretz and Robin Loving This is just one of the thought-provoking statements you are likely to hear from Charan Anand, a tireless traveler for peace, who is ending his tour of Latin America with an event in San Miguel. This extraordinary man has dedicated his entire life to spreading the message of his [...]

Rotary electing new officers and honoring Dr. Humberto Garcia

By Robin Loving Rowland The Rotary Club of San Miguel de Allende – Midday will elect new officers and honor Dr. Humberto García Tuesday, July 1, at 12:30pm at Hotel Misión el Molino, Salida a Querétaro 1 across from Salón Los Pinos. Rotary Honors Rotary electing new officers and honoring Dr. Humberto Garcia Tue, Jul [...]

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