By purchasing a ticket for The Ghost Circus you will be contributing to the programs of Ojala Niños and the opportunities for these children to dream a better future. Learn more about us www.ojala-ninos.org
Last weekend the San Miguel Red Cross organized a grand auction of painting, sculpture, and crafts produced by natives and residents, to raise funds for equipment renewal and medical supplies for its 12 ambulances.
All Signs: Halloween can be full of surprises, “Trick-or-treat!” However, this year Halloween will “really” be full of surprises because on that day, the Sun will be opposite Uranus, the planet of wild and crazy unpredictability; plus, the Moon will line up with Uranus as well.
A series of seven wells to provide water to the upper and lower parts of San Miguel de Allende in the short term will be constructed on the banks of the Ignacio Allende dam. SAPASMA decided to build a tank with a capacity of 600 cubic meters
Freshly picked, sun-warmed figs have been considered natural aphrodisiacs since ancient times. Elevated into a memorable dessert, served raw with cashew lemon cream, they become a sensual delight of the season. Many residents have black mission fig trees in their gardens or can find them readily available at the market. The perfect finale to comida under the trees!
I had a good-news day recently and gosh did it feel great! Within a few days, we were able to save so many cats and kittens that we more than doubled our cat population at the San Miguel Animal Protection Society, also known as SPA. We were thrilled.
This is our first invite in our new home town. The hostess has said nothing about attire. Can you give me some tips as to what’s expected of a good dinner party guest in San Miguel de Allende.
Some companies choose to minimize their expenses associated with providing customer service by making it impossible to reach them.
Under the October moon, crowned by fireworks, the city celebrated its designation by readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine as the “Best Small Town in the World to Travel.”
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Due to the decrease of Covid-19 cases in San Miguel de Allende, the municipal government has established new protocols for economic reactivation, within the state of Guanajuato. San Miguel de Allende, with 59 current cases, ranks as one of the municipalities with the lowest number of active cases.
President Obrador requested that his wife Beatriz Gutiérrez Mueller, on her trip to Europe, petition the Austrian government to return Moctezuma’s crest, which is currently in the Anthropological Museum of Vienna. She, however, admitted that it was an almost impossible mission since the Austrian government has denied lending the crest on more than one occasion.
This morning, on Tues., Sept. 13, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced in a conference that 3 pre-purchase agreements for Covid-19 vaccinations were signed, guaranteeing access to the vaccine for 107 to 116 million Mexicans.
On Wed., Oct. 7, the House of Representatives approved the elimination of 109 funds, one of which was the Fund for High Performance Athletes, known as FODEPAR. This, according to José Javier Patlán Matehuala, director of the Municipal Sports Commission in San Miguel de Allende, is "a hard blow to sports."
Our doors were closed for a lot longer than we ever imagined when the Covid-19 pandemic spread around the world. As an institution, we did our part in the overall effort to stem the spread of the virus in our community, while trying to maintain some form of normality within our walls.
The Guanajuato Department of Hygiene has an estimated 35,000 free influenza vaccinations available for San Miguel de Allende residents. Jorge Vidargas, director of Sanitary Jurisdiction II, said that the vaccinations would cost between 2,000 and 3,000 pesos each in a private clinic or pharmacy.
Guanajuato’s Secretary of Tourism, Juan José Álvarez, visited the city on Oct. 6 as part of a formal tourism reactivation event called “Guanajuato, Live Great Stories,” to deliver a metal structure he described as the state’s new tourism brand. This “is a whirlpool of colors, smells, flavors, culture, history, and tradition to the people,” he said, and represents the pride of being from Guanajuato.
One of the largest migrant communities in San Miguel is La Talega. Don Rutilio Hernández, representative of the community, says it was founded in the mid-1700s. There, the Holy Cross, San Isidro Labrador, and San José are venerated.
The community cultural center, El Sindicato, will offer the theatrical opera "Fireflies do not Fly" as part of its 25th anniversary celebration. The performance will be free of charge and all the health protocols established by the municipal government will be observed.
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.
Artist Harry Ally and his wife Suzanne recently chose San Miguel de Allende as their home. And the community is enriched by this choice.
Keila will sing tangos and milongas for us, in a concert of approximately 40 minutes, which will be broadcast live from our beautiful Santa Ana Theater, on Thursday, October 8, starting at 6pm.
Eighteen Jóvenes Adelante (JA) students and others, via Amistad Canada, are participating in a Toronto virtual marathon. They will run, walk, or bike safely, on their own.
If you have not received your ballot, you can still vote! But there are conditions, so please read carefully.
This year the San Miguel Writers’ Conference, usually held for one week in February, has become “A Literary Season Online.” The very first event is an exclusive interview with the celebrated author Margaret Atwood on October 11 at 6 p.m.
David Mendoza is one of San Miguel de Allende’s treasures. He is not just one of the best violin interpreters, but a very interesting composer as well.
For those looking for a way to pass the time while staying at home, Amazon Prime has numerous interesting movies, series, and documentaries. Here is a list of my favorites this week.
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.”
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