Archive for: April, 2015

Cuban Music Group Saoco

By Víctor Monterrubio Experience an exceptional night with Cuba’s most traditional musical forms: son and bolero. Cuban music group Saoco features Remy Fenoy on tres (Spanish) guitar, Aarón Romo on bass, and Víctor Monterrubio on conga drum. Very special guest on guitar and vocals, Rosa Guadalupe, is also a specialist in Latin-American music. Saoco will [...]

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Sandra Montoya


By Yaneth Ocampo “Soumaya Arabia Moon” is a show that is unique, agile, and fun. It moves the audience through different eras with classics of all time adapted to pop-electronic, a new musical approach with a cultural perspective. All of this is played by actress, soprano, and violinist Sandra Montoya. Montoya is accompanied by renowned [...]

Nikolai Gogol’s Diary of a Madman

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By Doctor P. Limon Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) had an extraordinarily important influence on Russian literature. A contemporary and friend of Pushkin, he left his mark in several areas as playwright, novelist, and short-story writer. Every Russian writer to come after him acknowledges and reveres Gogol, from Dostoevsky to Bulgakov, and on. Theater Diary of a [...]

Bored or Lonely? Come Join the In Crowd


By Norman Araiza, M. A. For a lot of people, retirement is not all it’s cracked up to be. When we’re chained to the job, free time, sleeping as late as we want, and doing exactly what we want to do seem like the answer to our problems. In the best situations retirement is like [...]

Beautiful Things to Do and Say on Mother’s Day

By Ron Smith Celebrating Moms: Climb, Love, Learn Sat, May 9, 10am-2pm Santa Fe Learning Centers Carretera Dolores, 3 km from Centro Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day in both Mexico and the US. Has that ever happened before? Here are a few things kids and moms can do on Mother’s Day weekend. Bird walk [...]

Superlative Surprises Surrounding Mothers

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By Mireille Rita Grovier, photography by Jay Grovier To honor the mothers of Centro Infantil San Pablo (CISP) students in May 2013, miniature Phantoms of the Opera and diminutive impersonations of Mary Poppins caroling “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” were a surprise and a delight. In May of 2014, the Good Ship CISP, with Greek sailors and hula-skirted Hawaiian [...]

The Battle of Cinco de Mayo

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By David Johanssen Late in 1861, a well-armed French fleet stormed Veracruz, landed a large French force and drove President Juárez into retreat. Moving on from Veracruz towards Mexico City, the French army encountered heavy resistance from the Mexicans close to Puebla. The 8,000-strong French army attacked the much smaller and poorly equipped Mexican army [...]

Creating the Beloved Community

Louise Green

By Jon Sievert The Rev. Louise Green speaks of the process of creating the beloved community for social justice action at this week’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Service. UU Service By Rev. Louise Green Sun, May 3, 10:30am La Posada de la Aldea Ancha de San Antonio 15 What are the authentic and reciprocal relationships that [...]

Education in San Miguel: Between Conformity and Trailer Cars

Sagrario Anaya, Renata and Christopher

By Jesús Aguado In the other San Miguel—at the ejido de Tirado—there is a neighborhood called Magisterio, with a kindergarten that shelters 40 students daily. This kindergarten is in the urban zone. It is not only lacking a name, but also basic services: water, electricity, drainage, and decent classrooms. But it also lacks one other [...]

Campaigning with… Martín Cacho

Martín Cacho

With this article we start our series “Campaining with …” chronicling the color of one day of campain for all six candidates in the mayoral race. This series will appear every two weeks with the stories of two candidates. By Jesús Aguado During the 13th day of campaign, I went to the rural community of [...]

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