Archive for: May, 2015

Get to Know the Guest Chefs of Sabores San Miguel (June 12-14)

By Angela Lewis Carlo Mirarchi (New York, USA) Mirarchi is a chef and owner of highly acclaimed Brooklyn restaurants Roberta’s and Blanca, which received a Michelin Star in 2012 and was named one of the country’s top 10 restaurants by the Times and Bon Appétit. He was named one of Food and Wine’s Best. Neal [...]

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

By David Johanssen Frida Kahlo persevered through a private life of illness and pain while cultivating an open and irreverent public persona. Born in Mexico in 1907, Frida became an international sensation in the world of modern art and radical politics. She counted León Trotsky among her lovers, but Nelson Rockefeller and Henry Ford among [...]

Why Protecting Indigenous Land Matters to All of Us

By Jon Sievert In a follow-up to last week’s service that focused on protecting Mexican ejido lands from exploitation by extractive energy industries, Georgeann Johnson expands the discussion to include indigenous protests of practices that contribute to climate change in all of the Americas at this week’s Unitarian Universalist Fellowship service. UU Service By Georgeann [...]

Apoyo Empowers Entrepreneurs to Become Sustainable

By Robin Loving Rowland “I really believe that education and training provide the quickest way to break out of the cycle of poverty,”  said Ezequiel Mojica, founder and executive director of Apoyo a Gente Emprendedora, A.C., who will present at Rotary Midday on Tuesday at Hotel Misión. Mojica knows first hand about the value of [...]

A shopping day

By Sandra Ríos San Miguel de Allende is characterized by its stores offering creative products for visitors. Here are some options to explore. Casa Corazón Galería is a shop full of personality. Most of its products are made by its owner with a unique and creative style. Here you can find everything from mirror frames, [...]

SMART Festival Returns

By Sandra Ríos The fourth edition of SMART + DESIGN Festival will be held on May 29, 30, and 31 in San Miguel for the pleasure of people who enjoy art and design. This year they will be at the streets of Aldama, Correo, Recreo, Relox, Quebrada, and Chiquitos, and the artists who will participate [...]

Lord of the Conquest is Being Restored

By Jesús Aguado The Señor de la Conquista (Lord of the Conquest), the light-weight Christ dating from 450 years ago, is being restored. In the mid-18th century, it was attacked by moths. The early lack of knowledge for proper restoration led people to paint the sculpture with inappropriate paints. “In the end the Christ will [...]

Mayoral Candidates are Ready for Closing Campaigns

By Jesús Aguado Almost two months have passed since the beginning of the electoral process. The campaigns will come to an end on June 3. The candidates had two months to convince more than 122,000 sanmiguelenses—registered to vote—that their proposals are the best for this city. It is important to mention that in the 2012 [...]

By Jesús Aguado Six of the seven candidates running for office attended a security forum organized by the Sanmiguelenses Unidos group. For 10 minutes, each candidate presented his proposal for security, and later for 15 minutes, they answered questions related to security from members of the group and the approximately 50 attendees. The first candidate [...]

San Miguel Inaugurates New Industrial Section

By Sandra Ríos San Miguel started a new industrial era with the inauguration of the Polígono Empresarial de San Miguel de Allende (the Polygon Industrial Park) on May 20 with the opening of Stant. The grand opening was led by the governor of Guanajuato, Miguel Márquez Márquez; the mayor of San Miguel de Allende, José [...]

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