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Spring equinox concert at El Charco

By Jesús Ibarra The nature reserve and botanical garden El Charco del Ingenio celebrated the spring equinox last Sunday, March 23, at 5:30pm, with an open-air concert performed in the beautiful natural setting of El Charco’s canyon. The concert was given by Mexican flautist Horacio Franco and cellist Asaf Kolerstein, from Israel. The concert included [...]

Palm Sunday in the city

By Antonio De Jesús Aguado Palm Sunday represents the entrance of Jesus the Nazarene into Jerusalem and the fulfilling of a prophecy. This year, Palm Sunday will be celebrated on April 24 and includes two processions. The first leaves from El Calvario heading toward San Francisco Church and the second from Parque Juárez to the [...]

“Spin Out,” a new show from the aerial troupe Gravityworks

By Tiffany Green There was a time when Gravityworks was one of San Miguel’s best-kept secrets. Wedding planners and private event coordinators were likely to know how to get in touch with them. But unless you had the good fortune to be on the guest list for one of those private shows, chances were good that [...]

Art and Soles: putting a foot down against domestic violence

By Suzanne Ludekens Ending all forms of violence towards women and children is very much the issue of 2013. Quite simply women (and many men) have declared “No More!” No more rape, no more beatings, no more intimidation, no more fear. Eve Ensler’s ‘One Billion Rising’ (anti-violence dance protest) brought millions to the streets all [...]

A light-hearted look at bóvedas (vaulted ceilings)

By Emma Salazar Dazzling vaulted ceilings Sun, Mar 3, noon. La Biblioteca’s patio Insurgentes 25 Tickets 200 pesos or US$18 On March 3, The Biblioteca House and Garden tour is pleased to present three spectacular homes, and an in-progress bóveda  by well-known Jimenez  master bovederos (with supervision of architects and/or homeowners). Bóveda in spanish means [...]

Muros en Blanco-Urban Street Art

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By Atención Staff Muros en Blanco is an urban street art project modeled after various other street art projects in cities such as Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Miami, Mexico City, New York. It is being presented by JovenES Expresión, a program by Instituto Municipal de la Juventud. The mission of this project is to discourage [...]

Grow Yourself celebrates being “green”

By Jade Arroyo On Thursday, February 8, an event called Grow Yourself  took place at the Hotel Matilda. During the day, a series of talks, workshops, classes, movies and tastings took place, concluding with a gathering at Matilda’s bar to celebrate the day and the success to come. The day started at 9am with a [...]

A pet’s tale


By Jade Arroyo Within the framework of the festival San Miguel I Love You, through which the city is being promoted by different cultural activities, Rosewood San Miguel and some local authorities offered an event on January 27 to promote the city’s pet-friendly attitude. This initiative was named “I Love My Pet.” In the gardens [...]

Parade honouring Ignacio Allende

By Jade Arroyo Last January 21, the 244 anniversary of the birth of the Mexican Independence hero General Ignacio Allende y Unzaga, was celebrated in San Miguel de Allende. Allende was born here in 1769, when the city was known as San Miguel el Grande; it took his current name after the hero. The celebration [...]

At the organic market

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By Jade Arroyo The organic market at San Miguel is one of the places where every Saturday locals and tourists gather to breathe some fresh air, shop, see new things and chat with friends or meet new ones in a very relaxed, tolerant and fun atmosphere. The market, run by the nonprofit organization TOSMA A.C., [...]

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