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Magic Recipe for the New Year


By Sandra Ríos Oscar González Orozco, an expert in feng shui for 35 years, gave us some tips for next year, the year of the goat, which will start on February 18. The fixed element of the goat is earth. The goat searches for stability and peace through comfort and pleasure as he does not [...]

Unforgettable concert

Gerry and Jerry Kaiser

By Sandra Ríos An unforgettable concert took place on Thursday, December 11, at Teatro Santa Ana. With a nearly full house, Paul Voudouris (voice and piano), Pedro Cartas (violin), Ruben Olvera (bass), and Julian Mendieta (percussion) presented a selection of music from the ‘80s. For more than an hour, the audience was entertained by Voudouris’s [...]

The Posadas and Nativity in San Miguel

Nativity scene at the Jardín Principal

By Jesús Aguado During this time of the year, it is very common to attend the traditional posadas. But what are the posadas? They are nothing more than nearly theatrical reenactments of Joseph’s and Mary’s pilgrimage prior to Jesus Christ’s birth. The tradition was brought to New Spain by the Spanish friars and it was [...]

Friends for Nature

Robots made of plastic and cardboard

By Jesús Aguado The Fundación de Apoyo Infantil (FAI) held the second Fair of Environmental Education where more than 400 children gathered and shared their experiences about environmental preservation. The event also featured a recycled toys contest. The fair was held at Parque Juárez and included the exhibition of more than 400 toys made with [...]

Magic Ritual for Christmas

NAVIDAD Recetas mágicas2

By Sandra Ríos Margarita Villaseñor Nuño, with over 30 years of experience specializing in Feng Shui, numerology, astrology, and floral therapy, as well as other techniques, shares a recipe to welcome Christmas. Ritual of Wishes Ingredients: 1 small decorated bag Rice, wheat, sorghum, maize, cinnamon, sugar Three golden coins A piece of paper with your [...]

Keys for a Better Understanding of the Nativity Scene

Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus

By Jesús Aguado A few days before December 24, Catholic families begin to build nativity scenes in their homes that include a manger and cardboard landscapes of mountains, rivers, and other scenes. Hay, moss, and sawdust cover the base of the structure, which is also decorated with multicolored lights. Once the scenery is ready, the [...]

Great Exhibit at Café Santa Ana

Juan Antonio Ruiz y Andrea López

By Sandra Ríos On Friday, December 5, Café Santa Ana of La Biblioteca presented “Fragments,” the new exhibit by artist Juan Antonio Ruiz. Juan Antonio studied art at the Centro Cultural “El Nigromante,” Bellas Artes, and later in the city of Guanajuato where he studied visual arts as a complement to a career in graphic [...]

Governmental Offices Remain Open During the Holiday Period

Oficina de Sapasma

By Jesús Aguado In December, governmental offices will remain open. The Public Relations Department of the local administration stated that the offices will be open throughout the holidays but with reduced hours. From December 22 through January 2, 2015, government offices will be open between 9am and 2pm. The offices will be closed on December [...]

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Icon of Identity

The offering

By Jesús Aguado The Virgin of Guadalupe is the Mexican queen; she is the mother of the hungry, ill, and unemployed as well as of singers, soccer players, vendors, and even politicians. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the symbol of maternal happiness and salvation of the country. Lupita, Virgencita (little virgin), Lupe or Tonantzin, is [...]

Bundle up! More Low Temperatures Will Hit San Miguel

Karla Ramírez donó su abrigo en el arranque del Suetertón

By Jesús Aguado Authorities have advised that more than 55 cold fronts have been predicted for the winter season 2014-2015. The cold fronts started on September 20 and will end on May 15 next year. Felipe Cohen, director of the local Civic Protection Department, said that so far, nine cold fronts have impacted San Miguel. [...]

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