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A Museum for Giants

A Museum for Giants

Few know that there is a paleontological zone on the road from San Miguel de Allende to Dolores Hidalgo. It is an area of about three thousand hectares, where the “’giants”’ rest; this is how the local inhabitants call the bones of enormous prehistoric animals.

Locations of altars and offerings

Locations of altars and offerings

The skull adorned for the Day of the Dead exists in the collective imagination, because on this day, bitter death is sweetly enjoyed, and tears become laughter. The aromas, colors and flavors of this celebration are mixed here on earth and taken to Mictlán, land of the dead.

A Date with the Dead

A Date with the Dead

Even the dead will be quarantined due to Covid-19 and because of this, cemeteries will not have as many visitors as usual on Nov. 2, the Day of the Dead.

ART

San Miguel ElecTrikes. Pedal to Win

San Miguel ElecTrikes. Pedal to Win

Imagine a vehicle that is simple and fun… that zips you across San Miguel quicker than a car and uses less energy on a 150-mile ride than a 5-minute hot shower. Imagine big fat tires that go over the cobblestones and topes with ease and stability. You are imagining the San Miguel ElecTrike!

Art Opening “The Wild Substance”

Art Opening “The Wild Substance”

The Wild Substance is a collective exhibition that was born as an initiative of Casa Fehrrera with the purpose of articulating a group of artists whose body of work addresses psychedelia in the strict sense of its Greek root: ψυχή, “soul”, and δηλωτικό, “manifest”, that is, the manifestation of the soul, or, of the mind.

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Joining Hands in Solidarity: Mutual Accompaniment and Affective Conviviality

Centuries of colonial and capitalist oppression and exploitation not only threaten global ecocide but—some indigenous groups aside—have diminished humanity’s powers to collectively save our earthly home. To strengthen those powers, a group of psychologists and their students are spreading horizontal relationships that liberate needed but repressed capacities.

Local NGOs Cooperate to Answer Food Needs Caused by COVID

Local NGOs Cooperate to Answer Food Needs Caused by COVID

In times of crisis, we look to our leaders to give us direction, stability, and, most of all, hope. In San Miguel, we have a well-established group of exceptional NGOs, possibly the most successful group in Mexico. As it became clear that this insidious virus was not going to disappear quickly and would cut deeply and painfully into the lives of the most vulnerable, the leadership teams of these critical organizations quickly galvanized into action.

An Enduring Gift of Love

An Enduring Gift of Love

Now that the corona virus is stretching its malicious grasp on planet earth, and most especially on academic institutions, CILA needs financial assistance in order to continue its remarkable mission of love and excellence in learning.

Netflix Rankings

Netflix Rankings

We are still in the middle of the pandemic and are told to remain at home. For your entertainment, here is my review and ranking of three Netflix movies.

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