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Archive for: October, 2017

The Computer Corner

By Charles Miller   Fake Technical Support   Last week in this column, I related the experience one of my clients had with one of the fake technical support companies that advertise on the Internet that they are “authorized” support for many different companies. Much to my client’s credit, she was alert and when the [...]

The Local National Spouse

By Orlando Gotay, Tax Attorney Some expats literally integrate into Mexico by marrying a local national. Many are mostly eager to get to know in-laws and new relatives; however, not too many pay attention to the tax consequences of marrying a non-US person. First, consider the likely change in your filing status. Filing status determines [...]

Llega festival de Jazz & Blues en menos de un mes

Por Pavel Cervantes San Miguel de Allende.- En menos de un mes, llega a ésta ciudad El dueto integrado por Jenny Beaujean y Benjamín García, cantante y contrabajista, respectivamente con un jazz que mezcla música brasileña y un repertorio latinoamericano de sonido acústico. Ellos son quienes abrirán la edición 2017 del Festival de Jazz & [...]

San Miguel Writing Contest

By Nathan Feuerberg Do you have original poetry, creative nonfiction, fiction, or a Spanish short story to share? Well, now is the time to polish that piece and submit it to the San Miguel Literary Sala. This year the Literary Sala will be selecting one winner from each category and inviting each winner to attend [...]

Dear Editor

I very much appreciated Jesús Aguado’s article “A Journey to the Past” in the October 13 edition of Atención. Aguado’s thought-provoking description of the haciendas throughout the states of Guanajuato and Queretaro serves as a testament of the rich history surrounding San Miguel de Allende. As he wrote, “it is possible to breathe, smell, and [...]

Occupy SMA

By Peter Weisberg These past several weeks have proven to be particularly disturbing in the wake of one crisis after another. Between climate catastrophes, earthquakes, (the glaring inequities in how these disasters are addressed), mass shootings, government policies that lead to genocide and justice inequities around the globe, and a list of grievances that grows [...]

The Conscious Brain—2½ Physical Theories

By Frank Simons The Meditation Center presents the 24-part Great Courses series, Philosophy of Mind: Part 22, “The Conscious Brain—2½ Physical Theories”, at 5:30pm, Thursday, November 2. The core of the hard problem of consciousness is this: How are we to understand conscious experience? How could the three pounds of gray and wet cellular matter [...]

Film Series: The Quest of How to Spin Beauty from Human Despair.

By Judith Cohen The movie that we will be screening is Maudie. It is about the self-taught artist Maudie Lewis. The actors who play the two main characters are Sally Hawkings and Ethan Hawk. It is a dramatic display of artistic talents from both of them, involving the ability to develop real human and interesting [...]

A Grave Fit for Kings,” the Parochial Crypt

By Peggy Jones Under the altar of the Parroquia de San Miguel Arcángel lies an amazing crypt constructed most likely around 1830 by the famous Mexican Architect Eduardo Tresguerras. An artist, Tresguerras painted the monochrome murals that enhance the walls of the crypt as well. Emperor Maximillian, when he visited San Miguel in 1864, declared [...]

This is a bimonthly graphic reportage of places and events in San Miguel de Allende

This is a bimonthly graphic reportage of places and events in San Miguel de Allende by Susan Dorf A local San Miguel artist who has an eye for noticing and capturing the unusual moments and details in everyday scenes. You can view the whole series and purchase prints on her website, as well as information [...]

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