Tag archive for ‘SMA’
By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020
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Landeta – Pooches, Picnics and Pools

Landeta is a pretty name that has been featured in San Miguel de Allende since the Inquisition.  Back then members of Landeta family-owned textile factories held important municipal offices and were elite movers More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Dancing Through Life

Dancing is a way to celebrate, whether it is a birth, a death, a religious observance, or folklore; dances are a way to celebrate life and express your feelings. Perhaps even more than learning the Spanish More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Secrets to Money in Mexico

Money is different in Mexico than up North.  Obviously, the look and feel, but also how money works and one’s relationship with it take some mental adjustments to financially succeed here. The currency More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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St. Joseph Day Celebrations

Back in 1793 when the chapel to St. Joseph of the Mountain was built the Inquisition was in full swing and freedom from Spain was still in the future. Then the area that is now next to Balcones was considered a More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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The creative industry in Mexico will be analyzed by an expert in SMA

In the extension of the National School of Higher Studies, in San Miguel de Allende, the ARTE-SANO conference: “Real luxury is handmade” will be discussed, which will address the issue of creative industries More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Violence, industry and tourism co-exist in Guanajuato state

IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s drug war has long played out in dusty northern border cities or the poppy fields of its southern mountains, but now the killings have moved to the conservative industrial heartland More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
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100 Women that Care?

Recently a pal invited me to an event sponsored by One Hundred Women that Care, a local Non-Government Organization (or NGO, the term for a charity).  Each quarter a hundred women (and, it seems a handful of men) More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, October 26th, 2019
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The Father (literally) of Mexican Liberalism

José María Luis Mora Lamadrid was a local politically-active Catholic priest and promoter of the separation between church and state more than a century before than it came to pass.  Considered the “father More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Murals for the Love Heroine

As any proper foodie should, I went to Comonfort to enjoy the annual Tortilla Festival of the Indigenous to learn all about how tortillas are dyed with special symbols to reflect indigenous culture.  It was More...

By sanmigueltimes On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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OC Register’s Coast Magazine recommends “sizzling” San Miguel

Restaurateur David Wilhelm is best known for developing many Orange County and Los Angeles restaurants over the past three decades. Wilhelm’s tenure in Orange County began in the ’80s and since then, he’s More...