David Mendoza is one of the San Miguel treasures, not just one of the best violín interpreters, but a very interesting composer as well. The English Grammy nominee Michael Hoppè (who has David as part of his shows around the country) praise David as “wonderfully expressive violin...one of the most beautiful sounds you can hear.”
The Mexico District Auditions of the Metropolitan Opera National Council (MONC) are on the calendar for Dec. 17. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the application, selection, and audition processes have been changed from live to virtual, but the challenge did not intimidate aspiring young opera stars.
The 16th San Miguel International Writers’ Conference, organized by a local NGO, startet on Oct 11. The conference, which will be held online in a 6-month series, is devoted to readers, writers, and everything related to books. It has become one of the most sought after, prestigious literary events in the world.
Most of us living in Mexico are in closer contact with active indigenous communities than we were before we moved here. Celebrated Canadian writer Joseph Boyden writes about the First Nations people of Canada, with themes similar to all indigenous groups.
Animation is a form of artistic expression that introduces viewers into fantastic worlds limited only by the imagination of their creators. Netflix offers a great variety of animated films, and here are some of the ones that I liked the most. These are perfect to see in the company of your family.
On Friday, September 25 of this year, the art exhibit “Wild Substance” opened at the Manuk gallery of the Fabrica La Aurora. The exhibition features works of eight Mexican artists, they will be available for viewing and sales at the gallery.
We know we still can’t really get out of the house, but don’t worry. You can stay safe indoors with a bunch of movies I have found for you on Netflix. Sit back, get some snacks—if you don’t have any on hand you can always call Uber Eats or a restaurant that will deliver to your home. Now that you have everything ready, let’s get to the good part. Sit back and press “play.”