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Community Kitchens to Feed the Elderly and Children

Niño de escuela Agustín Melgar

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Spots on the skin and even in the eyes, low energy, and sad faces are just some of the symptoms that teacher Araceli Espinosa Hernández has found in the students in the schools where she has worked. To combat children’s malnutrition and help students in kindergarten, primary, and secondary school [...]

Fringe San Miguel Announces Upcoming Activitiess


By Sandra Ríos The Fringe Festival has announced the activities for its 2015 edition. Kate Lowenstein, director of the festival, said that it will take place from February 20 to 28, 2015, and will have a more Latin American approach, with artists from Argentina, Chile, and Spain. The call for artists, companies, and workshops closes [...]

The Shroud at Parque Bicentenario

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By Sandra Rios For the first time in Latin America, Parque Bicentenario in Silao presents the exhibition “The Shroud, Studies of the Sacred Cloth,” which will remain until January 30, 2015, when it will be sent to major cities worldwide. With permission of the Vatican, a replica was made of the shroud—which was allegedly used [...]

Art Exhibition Café Santa Ana

Jose Luis Mendoza, Judith Guerrero, Jose Jimenez, Vicente López Velarde, Director de la Facultad de Bellas Artes

By Sandra Ríos Café Santa Ana at La Biblioteca presents an exhibition of 25 works of painting, printmaking, and photography done by a group of students, alumni, and faculty of the School of Bellas Artes of Queretaro. This is relationship was developed through José Luis Mendoza, manager of Teatro Santa Ana, and Vicente López Velarde, [...]

Uncompleted works and what they could be

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By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Several local public works started with the intention of improving the main accesses to the city; others began to attract international quality events or to eradicate the pollution generated by slaughterhouse. These works have been abandoned and are under investigation because of alleged embezzlement of millions of pesos. Although some [...]

San Miguel Fringe announces its progress

Fringe Festival

By Sandra Rios In a press conference, the Fringe Festival of San Miguel de Allende presented the results of the previous year, some progress for the next festival in 2015 and announced the opening of calls for artists. Kate Lowenstein, director of the festival, said that last year they had about 1,300 spectators, with the [...]

“Photography is the language of silence,” Flor Acosta

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By Sandra Ríos Flor Acosta, with over 25 years teaching photography and 10 years of living in San Miguel, began having tertulias fotográficas (photographic gatherings) due to her very personal inquisitiveness. Flor always found photographic interest in people in the city. Nevertheless, she realized that it did not go further than attending exhibitions and taking [...]

Security on the train tracks


By Sandra Ríos “Todos por San Miguel” is a group founded in 2008 by neighbors in Los Frailes, La Cañada, El Mirador and Malanquín who are worried about security and environmental pollution generated by noisy trains passing through the three train crossings in San Miguel: La Cieneguita, Los Frailes and near Presa de la Cantera, [...]

Bellas Artes presents Nicole Henry in Concert

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By Guillermina Fonseca The Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramírez El Nigromante (Bellas Artes) along with Instituto Estatal de la Cultura (State Institute of culture) will hold the master jazz concert by the renowned international jazz singer Nicole Henry to benefit Mujeres en Cambio ( These organizations will offer a champagne reception prior to the event. Nicole [...]

Universal music of the Chamber Music Festival is for everybody

Calder Quartet

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado The 36th edition of the International Chamber Music Festival began on Jul 31 and will continue until through August 23, presenting the most demanded trios, quartets and ensembles across the world. Although the festival has all the resources to grow in San Miguel, Camie Sands, former president of the organization, [...]

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