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The Casita Linda Spirit of Hope Gala 2014, A Night Of Dreams And Surprises For An Excellent Cause

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By Berenice Parra Vasquez Casita Linda is a Mexican non-profit whose mission is to provide warm shelter, hope, and dignity to those less fortunate in our beautiful community. For the third year in a row, Casita Linda will hold its Spirit of Hope Gala, on October 11 at 6:30 pm “Arabian Nights”—a unique opportunity for [...]

Gypsy Jazz with Los Mexgitanos Tonight at Shelter

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By David Johanssen Join us tonight, Friday, Sept 26, at 7:30pm for Los Mexgitanos at Shelter Theater. Local gypsy jazz artists Almitri Tzigane and Al D’yolanda Camarena Quiros will be on stage to present their new songs for the film, Todos son mis hermanos (They are all my brothers) by San Francisco movie director Nicole [...]

Think Globally, Act Locally

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By David Stea “We are accustomed to saying ‘Think globally, act locally.’” Nowhere is this truer, than with regard to our local railway line—the Kansas City Southern de Mexico which links the US Midwest with the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas, Michoacan. Discussion Occupy San Miguel presents: “ Think Globally, Act Locally” Dr. David Stea [...]

Changing Lives, One Person at a Time

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By Susan Neulist This is a success story of Libros Sin Fronteras, a literacy project started in 2013, and the way a life can suddenly blossom. Libros Sin Fronteras Fundraising Reception Tue, Oct 7, 3-5:30pm Galería Atotonilco Boletos 200 pesos available at Solutions (Recreo 11), La Conexion (Aldama 3 and Café Monet) and at the [...]

Democrats Abroad to Hold Senate Fundraiser

By Bruce Rossley Now that San Miguel Democrats Abroad is approaching the end of our nonpartisan voter assistance program for voter registration and absentee ballots, the organization is shifting its efforts to support Democratic Senate candidates who face serious election threats from ultra-conservative Republican opponents. Fundraising Help Keep a Democratic Senate Wed, Oct 1, 10:30am [...]

Public Education in Rural Mexican Communities

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By Phyllis Culp Since President Peña Nieto took office in 2012, the Mexican educational system has been scrutinized, and many reforms are being made to address the shortcomings of the public school system. Daniela Franco will share her impressions of the challenges facing the public educational system in rural communities and talk about the need [...]

“Mexico, Lindo y Querido,” Tonight’s Songs from the Heart of Mexico

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By John Wharton Please join local songstress Rosa Guadalupe tonight, Friday, September 19, at 7pm as Shelter Theater presents her “Mexico, Lindo y Querido” with Remy Fenoy accompanying. It’s a special love letter to Rosa’s beloved homeland, using traditional ‘boleros’ from Mexico’s much-beloved ‘Golden Age’ of the ‘30s and ‘40s. A sound-and-light show will present [...]

A Night to Remember — Turning Music into Paint Brushes!

Gil Gutierrez

By Hannah Jarmain   A sensational benefit concert will rock the Teatro Ángela Peralta with two world-class musicians: Gil Gutiérrez and Gabriel Hernández. Concert Gil Gutiérrez and Gabriel Hernández To benefit Children’s Art program Tue, Sep 23, 7pm Teatro Ángela Peralta 100/250/350 pesos Tickets at the door, La Tienda at La Biblioteca, La Conexion at [...]

Who are the Child Protection Officers (OPIS)?

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By National Institute of Migration staff Child Protection Officers (OPIS) are federal migration agents whose main task is to ensure respect for the human rights of children and adolescent migrants, especially those who travel unaccompanied. Currently, the National Institute of Migration (INM) has 543 OPIS in its 32 federal offices, selected according to a profile [...]

Three Emerging Artists Merge with Casa de los Ángeles

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By Joan Elena Goldberg and Cale Johnstone September is the month of festivals in San Miguel so why not join us for our multi-faceted community fiesta! Casa de los Ángeles, a free daycare center for indigent women and families, will be celebrating with Estudio Local 37, a new offbeat arts center located in colonia San [...]

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