Corpus Christi Up Close and Personal

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Recently I lucked out.  Well, I often do, but this was a first for me being able to participate in the Corpus Christi procession.  Corpus Christi is a celebration of Jesus being in the communion wafer, not just a town in Texas Eva Longoria’s beauty once reigned over. Corpus Christi is celebrated with a mass and a procession around town where the More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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The 8th Festival of Mezcal and the Lamb was held in “Casa de Aves”

Merchants and tourists from all around the world enjoyed great flavors that were exhibited and served during the 8th Festival of Mezcal and Lamb, an event where participants also enjoyed an excellent musical repertoire More...

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Murals, Murals Everywhere!

Long ago in a land not so very away murals as street art were a rarity in San Miguel.  Colonia Guadalupe was one of the first neighborhoods to promote having resident, national and international artists express More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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OPINION: Mexican presidential debates: Constructive Discussion or Bad Joke?

The second Mexican presidential debate was held on May 20, 2018, in Tijuana, Baja California, across the border from San Diego, California.  The location in a border city was no accident, as the debate, entitled More...

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Women Rights in Mexico and Progress Over the Last 20 years.

Women’s rights in Mexico will be the topic in an upcoming Midday Rotary Club presentation.  Alejandra Cervantes, a young, dynamic professional from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) will offer insight More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Why Scorn Tourists?

Saw an interesting advertisement for one of the local foreigner-run non-denominational churches.  This particular church has a long history of being both rude and belittling in regards to Mexicans on matters of More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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2 days in San Miguel with Kat Odell

While Mexico may be best known for its beaches, take a four-hour drive northwest of Mexico City into the Bajío mountains and you’ll discover the often overlooked gem, San Miguel de Allende. Its neatly-packed More...

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The Prime of Valle de Maiz

A decade ago I agonized between purchasing a home off Calazada de La Luz or underneath the mirador in Valle de Maiz.  Both homes were about the same size, with aqueduct fountains.  The big difference was the views.  More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Celebrating the Patron of Music and Laughter

Expect fireworks and fun on both Saturday and Sunday for more than the festival to the Sacred Cross in Valle de Maiz.  It is also the feast day for Saint Phillip Neri, founder of the Oratorio order of priests. More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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Fan of Fans

Hanging in my office for years is an image of Libby Holman, the 1920’s Broadway star.  The image was taken in the century’s, and her own, forties when she toured the country with her show “Blues, Ballads More...