Archive for: January, 2016

February Pets of the Month: Four Valentine’s Day Sweethearts

By Lynn Weisberg and Joan DiPiero Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we are showcasing two of our most affectionate female cats, Dakota and Kiki, both about one year old. Dakota is one big fuzzball, so it’s difficult to tell where her legs and body actually meet. With her long luxuriant black fur coat and [...]

Arte público en SMA

Mónica Gómez y David Hernández

Por Jade Arroyo Graffiti Worl y Muros en Blanco, las organizaciones que apoyan y promueven el arte urbano del graffiti, dieron inicio a su más reciente acción, de tipo festivalera durante el fin de semana de enero 22 al 24 en las calles principales de la colonia Guadalupe. Presentando su edición de invierno 2016, el [...]

Así se rindió tributo al héroe de Allende

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Por Jesús Aguado En 1769 en la pequeña villa de San Miguel el Grande, nació el gran general Ignacio Allende, responsable de la independencia de México. Para celebrar el 247 aniversario del nacimiento de Ignacio Allende, la administración local organizó una serie de eventos (el 21 de enero) que incluyeron: un acto cívico, en el [...]

Galería Atotonilco Presents Ceramics by Gustavo Pérez

By Susan Page Gustavo Pérez stands alone as the only Mexican ceramic artist who is internationally celebrated and admired. His work is exhibited in fine galleries in Tokyo, Paris, London, New York, and Los Angeles and continues to be represented here in San Miguel de Allende by Galería Atotonilco. The current exhibition at the gallery [...]

Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk and Anniversary

By Edward Swift La Aurora will be celebrating its 12th anniversary as an arts and design center on Saturday. For over 90 years Aurora was a textile factory for the production of manta (muslin). In 1991 the looms fell silent, but the building continues to be a hub of activity housing galleries, studios, shops, and [...]

El Arte Hecho a Mano

Por Daniela Cervantes Trejo San Miguel de Allende es un municipio de Artesanos; sin embargo nunca se había llevado a cabo una Expo Artesanal, donde también participaran otros municipios de la región quienes exhibirán las distintas artesanías que producen, por lo que la realización de dicho evento servirá para reconocer el trabajo de los artesanos [...]

Opera San Miguel Premieres French and Russian Program

By Shari Alexander In the second of Opera San Miguel’s “In Concert!” series, on February 6, the company presents a fascinating program of scenes from operas by Poulenc and Tchaikovsky, much of it heard for the first time in San Miguel de Allende. “There is so much more to operatic repertoire than Carmen, Bohème, and [...]

Rare Serape Exhibition at Bellas Artes

By Susan Page The beautifully woven blankets known as serapes are a universally recognized symbol of Mexico. Widely used for centuries, the serape is an integral part of Mexican history and identity. Like American quilts or Navajo rugs, serapes are exquisite works of art, each piece the result of months of work by talented weaving [...]

The Paleolithic of Terra Mizwa: A New Exhibit for a New Space

By Peter Leventhal In the revitalized space now called the Hi Lite Gallery (2D) in the Fabrica la Aurora, the artist Terra Mizwa creates a unique environment provoked by the stunning achievements of the world’s oldest art. Derived from her lifelong enthusiasm for prehistoric painting and sculpture, the artist has constructed an homenaje to the [...]

Group Show Opening at Galería UMO

By Marie Moébius Galería UMO, situated at calle Jesus 20, opens a new exhibition dedicated to contemporary art and jewelry on Friday, January 29. Visual artist and gallery owner Juan Ordoñez has invited his longtime friend Adolfo Caballero (from YAM Gallery) to curate the show. Visitors and residents of San Miguel who know our town [...]

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