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A Female Odd Couple Bring Hilarity to The Roommate,

Lee Duberman

By Fredric Dannen In playwright Jen Silverman’s two-hander, The Roommate, Sharon, a divorced Iowa housewife in her fifties, is seeking a woman her age to share her spacious house. She gets her roommate and a lot more than she bargained for in Robyn, a lesbian vegan from the Bronx with a shady past and a [...]

Environmental Author Seeks to Recast Notion That Humanity Is Hardwired for Greed

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By Peter Weisberg Let’s face it: we are waist-deep in a global quagmire. I suspect we all have days when no matter how hard we struggle to pull ourselves out of the morass, trying to grab onto familiar uplifting handholds, we still feel stuck at the end of the day. To get out of the [...]

Upcoming Twenty-Seventh Anniversary Sale Also a Moving Party for Galeria Izamal

Painting by Juan Ezcurdia Mixed Media Collection of Josefina & Carlos

By Henry Vermillion Who woudda thunk it? I was one of a handful of painters having coffee in the patio of the old Meson San Jose restaurant on Mesones in 1992, commiserating with each other about how the three art galleries in town were not selling much of our work, how they stuck our beautiful [...]

Documentary Looks at the Legacies of Watergate in Trump’s Impeachment Investigation

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By Jim Carey On Monday we revisit the Watergate scandal, which led to Nixon’s resignation in 1974, by showing Part 2 of Charles Ferguson`s 2018 documentary Watergate—Or: How We Learned to Stop an Out of Control President. The Guardian`s Peter Bradshaw describes Watergate this way. “The fad for true-crime documentaries continues with this investigation into [...]

New Santa Ana Café Exhibit Celebrates the Diversity Within Mexican Identity

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By Christian Nájera Jiménez On Saturday, November 16, the exhibit The Eyes of México, a series of large-format portraits, opens at the La Biblioteca in the Café Santa Ana. Self-taught artist Ana Ragá studied product design at Universidad Iberoamericana and textile design at the School of Design of Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes. But, she [...]

San Miguel Writers’ Conference 2020 Guest List Brings Many Highly Lauded Authors

Villoro Signing

By Susan Page As it reaches its fifteenth anniversary in 2020, the San Miguel Writer’s Conference celebrates with a number of keynote speakers who are bright lights on the North American literary scene, including a New York Times bestseller, a MacArthur Grant winner, a former US poet laureate, and an American Book Award winner. Keynote [...]

San Miguel Writers’ Conference 2020 Guest List Brings Many Highly Lauded Authors

roup on grass

By Susan Page As it reaches its fifteenth anniversary in 2020, the San Miguel Writer’s Conference celebrates with a number of keynote speakers who are bright lights on the North American literary scene, including a New York Times bestseller, a MacArthur Grant winner, a former US poet laureate, and an American Book Award winner. Keynote [...]

Expert on the Invisible Microbes Around Us to Speak at La Casona

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By Robert Lerner The micro-world made its human debut in 1672 when a Dutchman named Leeuwenhoek peered at a drop of pond water through his primitive microscope and dubbed the amazing tiny moving critters he saw as “animalcules.” Today we know them as microbes, but our progress in understanding them has been limited to the [...]

Is Bali on Your Bucket List?

Bali On Your Bucket List_ Travel Presentation

By Irineo Muñoz Alexsandra Trevor—aka Smartalexcoach on various social media platforms—fell in love with Bali on her first visit in 1989 and lived there from 2011–2018 before relocating to San Miguel de Allende. While living in Bali, Trevor invited small groups in order to introduce them to the wonders of Bali. Now she is inviting [...]

One-Woman Joan of Arc Play Has a Thirtieth Anniversary Revival at the San Miguel Playhouse

Valeria Fortin as Joan of Arc

By Fredric Dannen “Once in every four or five hundred years, a person comes from out of nowhere and changes the world. Joan of Arc was such a person.” So says John Morrow, whose play, Joan of Arc: A Vision Through Fire, opened in Los Angeles in 1989 and is about to have its thirtieth-anniversary [...]

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