Day: March 24, 2020

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Art Spirit Dolls—Past and Present
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Art Spirit Dolls—Past and Present

By Kate Mills Dolls have been used around the world for thousands of years, both as toys and for mystical purposes. In Roman times, girls played with their dolls, but when they reached the age to marry, they often turned their playthings into “goddess dolls.” They would choose one of the numerous goddesses they admired...

The Historical Walk from Patronato Pro Niños
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The Historical Walk from Patronato Pro Niños

By Cheryl Young At Patronato Pro Niños, we think that the most important gift that you can give a child is the gift of health. Patronato Pro Niños (PPN) volunteers have been conducting Historical Walks for over 25 years. Why? To collect donations to help fund the work of doctors and dentists who give children...

Travel News
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Travel News

By Judy Newell Mexico News Two New AAA Five Diamond Hotels in Mexico AAA recently announced its Five Diamond list of top-tier properties. This year sees the addition of six new hotels, two of which are in Mexico. Hotel Xcaret México, which opened in December 2017 in Playa del Carmen, is a new listing this...

Making Friends at the SPA
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Making Friends at the SPA

By Bob Shimotakahara Back home in Toronto, it’s chilly (-8° C) and snowy. But I’m here at the SPA in the sunshine and warmth, just another day in paradise. I fill out short paperwork, and Harry greets me. “Let me show you around,” he says. I am now a newly minted volunteer dog walker. Harry...

Intuition and Ideas
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Intuition and Ideas

By Tim Hazell Divergent cultures and civilizations developed out of a nucleus that is common to aggregates of people who form settlements, achieving social stratification. These include a trinity of things, persons, and ideas. Through trial and error, basic elements must become integrated and adapt to one another, or a community will be unsuccessful in...

The Computer Corner
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The Computer Corner

By Charles Miller It is said that if it is Tuesday, there must be an election somewhere in the US.  And in the world of information technology, there is yet more election news. Many people in the tech world are hoping that February 18, 2020, will be looked back on as the day the United...

The Acclaimed Copland House Piano Quintet from New York
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The Acclaimed Copland House Piano Quintet from New York

  MusicPro Musica Concert SeriesCopland House Piano QuintetSat-Sun, Mar 21-22, 5pmSt Paul’s ChurchCardo 6200, 400, and 500 pesoswww.promusicasma.orgpromusicasma@aol.com By Linda Laino The Copland House quintet is the acclaimed resident ensemble at Aaron Copland’s National Historic Landmark home in New York, where it occupies a prominent place as perhaps the most wide-ranging American chamber music group....

Sébastien Giniaux, the best Gypsy Jazz from France!
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Sébastien Giniaux, the best Gypsy Jazz from France!

  MusicXXVI International Jazz & Blues Festival“Gypsy Jazz”From France: Sébastien Giniaux and Joris ViquesnelFri, Mar 20, 7pmTeatro Ángela PeraltaMesones 82, Centro400, 300, and 200 pesosSale at: Ángela Peralta Theater box officePayPal: www.sanmigueljazz.com.mx By Antonio Lozoya Gypsy jazz (also known as “Gypsy Swing”) is a style of jazz framed within Swing. The expression seems to have...

“My Soul Through Music and Paintings”
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“My Soul Through Music and Paintings”

  David Mendoza presents:“My Soul Through Music and Paintings”Thu, Apr 2, 5:30pmTeatro Ángela PeraltaMesones 82, Centro500, 400, and 300 pesos By Sharon McAuley David Mendoza was born to make music. When he picks up the violin and begins to play and a great yearning rises within the listener that suspends time and expands space. Mendoza’s...

“Spring Equinox Concert 2020”
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“Spring Equinox Concert 2020”

Music “Spring Equinox Concert 2020” Flower and Song: From Pre-Hispanic Instruments to Contemporary JazzChristopher Garcia Ensemble, Salomon Maawad, and David BarreraSat, Mar 21, 5:30pmEl Charco del Ingenio canyonGeneral admission: 250 pesosMembers: 200 pesosTickets on sale at Camino Silvestre Stores and Botanical GardenInfo: 415 154 4715 By Cesar Arias Every year, this musical event takes place...