The municipal government of San Miguel de Allende approved a motion to recognize La Colmena Bakery with a plaque for its 120 years of service to the San Miguel community.
The SPA’s adoption fee is 600 pesos and includes all current vaccinations, deworming, sterilization, and more. Meet these adorable teenagers at the SPA, Los Pinos 7, Monday-Saturday between 11am and 2pm 415 152 6124.
This Persian recipe is a wonderful version of our familiar omelet, perfect for lunch. Create your own variation with tomatoes, black olives, capers, additional fresh herbs, or extra nestled sunny side up eggs!
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All Signs: There are two big changes this week: The Sun moves into Aquarius, which brings a shift for everyone for the next four weeks.
With the Jewish High Holidays nearing the end of the ten days that Rosh Hashanah inaugurates and Yom Kippur closes, Judith Jenya, Sunday’s UUFSMA Zoom Service guest speaker, will focus on her awe for the mysteries of life and death that the two events inscribe in Jewish tradition.
Although in San Miguel de Allende the tourism sector was the hardest hit in 2020, it appears that this industry will grow in 2021, as hotel chains such as Marriot, Pueblo Bonito, Hyatt, and Hilton will come to town. Concurrently, companies in San Miguel’s industrial zone should also expand, and that labor pool, currently 6,500, should increase.
Busts, as well as standing and seated equestrian sculptures in the city pay permanent homage to Ignacio Jesús Pedro Regalado de Allende y Unzaga, the hero whose surname it adopted, and who led up to 40,000 men during the armed independence uprising of 1810.
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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.
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.
Under the main altar of the San Miguel Arcángel parish, the Parroquia, is a crypt that Emperor Maximilian of Habsburg described as “a tomb fit for kings.”
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.
“Silent Acoustic: A Sculpture Conversation with DJ Barrett and Emily C-D” is a collaborative virtual exhibit by two San Miguel de Allende-based artists.
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!
On Saturday, September 12, Mexican artist Lola Villegas presented her art exhibition called Thaumaturgy—a thaumaturge is a miracle worker, a magician. The works were shown in the central patio of the Rosewood Hotel in San Miguel de Allende and will continue to be exhibited for 3 months.
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.
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.
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.
What possible chance does the young Mexican generation have of social mobility, and of achieving a personal dream of a rewarding career and advancement for themselves and their families?
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.
I did a search on Amazon for some worthwhile documentaries. The list I’ve compiled has titles that are accessible in both English and Spanish.
There are some really worthwhile courses to consider from this Ivy League university. You can find them on the site online-learning.harvard.edu. The ones I am presenting here are all free of charge.
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.
It’s quite possible that by this time you have run out of ideas about what to do during this
long lockdown period. Well, let me give you some suggestions that might interest you.
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