“People don’t get how fabulous these online events are. There’s no straining to hear from the back rows. You are totally intimate and personal with these famous authors! It’s the most star-studded lineup of programs the Writers’ Conference has ever pulled together!” This, according to a fan of the new online format of the Writers’ Conference.
Alejando Cortés—Boomzer to his friends and acquantances—is a muralist and an urban artist from San Miguel. He is studying visual arts at the University of Guanajuato and has painted many murals in San Miguel de Allende and other cities. His murals reflect his love for flora and fauna.
San Miguel is an adventure for the senses. In the center of this vibrant city there is a private refuge that is still fully connected with the city. The hotel Sierra Nevada del Parque is offering a unique dining experience on Fri, Dec 4.
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.