The municipal government’s Department of Culture and Traditions inaugurated the first station of the program “Libros Libres” (“Free Books”) in Colonia Guadalupe.
Two weeks ago around 25 people were forced to leave a private party in the inner court of the Plaza de Toros
We can all chip in to help dogs and cats lead safer more secure lives in San Miguel de Allende.
There is a problem well-known among computer techs, one that I call “brain lock.” Your laptop can become temporarily frozen, and therefore unable to respond.
I became an expert in healthy senior living by living in San Miguel de Allende since 1994, a town famous for the best quality of life for retired people.
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The Christmas Season is at hand. I want to know what is typically done in town in the way of gift giving and tipping this time of year. I know that folks paid a salary receive something called an “alguinaldo” from their employers that is sort of a year end bonus. Should I additionally give small gifts to house staff and gardeners What would be appropriate gifts? Should I tip the gas delivery people, the trash collectors, etc?
San Miguel de Allende’s Department of Culture and Traditions started the “urban gallery” project through which, in its first edition,...
The 10 governors who comprise the Federalist Alliance spoke out against next year's federal budget for the states. On Oct. 26 each state broadcasted a synchronized proclamation in opposition by governors, citizens and government officials.
The “Pollman International” project, an initiative to create jobs in the municipality, was presented at an inaugural event by municipal president Luis Alberto Villarreal and state governor Diego Sinhue.
At least 1,200 people live in the community of Las Cañas. Two years ago, its well collapsed, and since then each family survives on two barrels (about 500 liters of water) per week.
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.
Artist Cathy Taylor and her husband, Scott Simmons, visited San Miguel de Allende in 2015 looking for their forever home.
Internationally acclaimed poet Judyth Hill will read and discuss her poetry via Zoom in a special Poetry Alive! presentation of the San Miguel Poetry Café on Nov. 19, 5 p.m. CST. The online event is free of charge. Pre-registration is required at sanmiguelliterarysala.org.
At the start of the pandemic, historian Cristina Solís began working at El Sindicato in February; a month later it closed. She used the time to create programs for adults and youths, and even made El Sindicato classes available to people from their homes.
In an exclusive interview with Atención, Santa Fe Workshops program director Renie Haiduk confirmed that she and their world-renowned programs will return to San Miguel de Allende next Fall.
Jóvenes Adelante has received an anonymous challenge grant, just in time: students are already applying!
A beneficiary in the rural community of Los Ricos de Abajo recently told a FTH representative that she feels she is “seen” and not forgotten. It gives her hope that perfect strangers are helping her family of four avoid starvation.
“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.
By Don Krim Acclaimed local artist Alberto Lenz has been donating 50 percent of sales of recent works to Jóvenes...
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.
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