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The Chamber Music Festival is coming soon

Calder String Quartet

By Jesús Aguado The 37th San Miguel International Chamber Music Festival is growing. This year it will feature audience favorites, and the Wednesday concerts will include receptions with the musicians at Bellas Artes after the performances. This year, the festival will take place in the intimacy of the Ángela Peralta Theater with its incomparable acoustics. [...]

Permits for Mayor’s Father Are Legal

José Luis Zavala

By Jesús Aguado Manuel Trejo García, father of current mayor Mauricio Trejo, will open a new nightclub in town. However, some city councilors are confident that the authorization granted by the city council to open this place is irregular. Until March 21 this year, there was a building at Umarán 14 with residential land use. [...]

La Biblioteca Accomplishing Its Commitments

Becada Alejandrina

By Sandra Ríos Alejandrina Méndez Martínez recently had the opportunity to graduate with a public accounting degree, thanks to La Biblioteca. She was awarded a scholarship as one of the many supports that La Biblioteca continually provides young entrepreneurs like her. Alejandrina, born in San Miguel de Allende, tells us that after high school at [...]

Society and Nature-Reflections on Latin American Architecture

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By Jesús Aguado The Casa de Cultura Banamex inaugurated the new photo exhibit, Society and Nature. It is a collection of 33 photographs that reflect examples of Latin American architecture. The exhibition, which emerged after the publication of a book with the same title in 2006, is divided into four sections: health and education, social [...]

Great Circus and Theater

Daniela Pruneda and Myrna Camacho

Smile, You Are in San Miguel By Sandra Ríos A wonderful staging where dance, poetry, juggling, and clown art was presented masterfully shaped the show “Osmosis” by Selvyn Suruy, performed at the Cultural Center El Sindicato. Suruy, a native of Guatemala, is a psychologist, occupational therapist, and scenic artist with eight years in this artistic [...]

Stronger and More Mature GIFF Turns 18

Sara Hoch

By Jesús Aguado The Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF) turns 18, stronger, more mature, and willing to take more risks to keep growing. The festival will be held in San Miguel from Friday, July 17, to Wednesday, July 21. This year’s homage in San Miguel will celebrate an actor who has murdered more than 200 [...]

The Community That Was Forgotten

DON DIEGO Rodrigo Maldonado

By Jesús Aguado Although a newly paved street will bring benefits to them, residents of Don Diego complained to the Department of Public Works about severe flooding in their homes while the paving is being done. The community was founded at the end of 1960 after the construction of the Allende dam. Since then the [...]

A Fiesta Comes to Atotonilco!

Corona de espinas para los penitentes

By Jesús Aguado The pagan celebration of Atotonilco coincides with the 250th anniversary of the spiritual retreat house. The Shrine of Jesus the Nazarene of Atotonilco and San Miguel de Allende were appointed as World Heritage Sites in July 2008. The spiritual retreat house was conceived in 1765 by Father Luis Felipe Neri de Alfaro [...]

Celebratory Food Festival

Chef Davide Giribaldi

Smile, You Are in San Miguel By Sandra Ríos From June 26-28, San Miguel de Allende was fortunate to enjoy one of the most complete gastronomic events to have occurred so far in this city, the San Miguel Food Festival. Several of the best chefs in the city participated in “La Mesa del Chef .” [...]

Arte Público


Por Janice Zimolzak En el momento en que una obra de arte, que haya sido realizada en el contexto del “el Arte por el Arte” es colocada en un espacio público, debe satisfacer dos objetivos básicos. Primero debe acentuar las características inherentes del área en la que se le sitúa y además, ser altamente visible. [...]

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