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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 18, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 18, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 21, 24,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
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    IMPORTANT Thursday, October 17-25. STREET CLOSURE: Street: Orizaba. Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    We continue with the work of replacing the drinking water line in Ancha de San Antonio street, in order to ensure the supply of drinking water in our homes. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
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    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. Callejón de Alcocer and access to Santa Teresita community of Don Diego. Col. Guadalupe: Fco. González Bocanegra corners Antonio Plaza, Cielito Lindo, Cielito Lindo corners Guty Cárdenas and Alfonso Esparza. San Antonio Abad de Canal to Calzada la Luz.
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 17, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 17, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 21, 24,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~

    IMPORTANT Thursday, October 17-25. STREET CLOSURE: Street: Orizaba. Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    mtdilum4l9bm5wkb.png


    ~~~~~~~~~~

    We continue with the work of replacing the drinking water line in Ancha de San Antonio street, in order to ensure the supply of drinking water in our homes. PLEASE DRIVE WITH CAUTION AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    bg69jw4tpl2nkzv1.png

    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Partial closures for works. Callejón de Alcocer and access to Santa Teresita community of Don Diego. Col. Guadalupe: Fco. González Bocanegra corners Antonio Plaza, Cielito Lindo, Cielito Lindo corners Guty Cárdenas and Alfonso Esparza. San Antonio Abad de Canal to Calzada la Luz.
    djbvakdmbhi65fv7.png
    v052td2cy2eetxxy.png
    zirbp9kw4c6a29cb.png
    4uybbz3piw7t6oco.png

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~

    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Google translations. News sites and Facebook pages are on our Links page.

    More in the category Activities and Events and News and Views.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 16, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 16, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).


    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
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    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
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    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).
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    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
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  • Special Report: The Trees, The Protestors, The City, Foreigners Detained

    Background: How did we get here?
    Previously reported on SMAFAQ as a part of Brief News and Views or Upcoming Activities and Events.

    August 18
    Mayor proposes to merchants construction of an arcade on Guadalupe Avenue
    Luis Alberto Villarreal presented the project for the construction of an Arcade (series of arches) at Avenida Guadalupe, for which the sidewalks will be expanded and the central ridge will be eliminated. ...

    This work contemplates the extension of the two sidewalks that are located in the Guadalupe Avenida of the section of San Rafael street to Insurgentes, with the placement of San Luis cobblestone [update: another translation is paving stone], as well as the extension of the vehicular stream with the hydraulic cement location; the existing central ridge will be demolished to allow greater vehicular fluidity with designated parking places and the construction of the Arcade, with a length of 220 meters from the stretch of San Rafael street to Insurgentes street.
    Mayor proposes to merchants construction of an arcade on Guadalupe Avenue (sp).

    September 14
    The Natural Cost of Beautifying Avenida Guadalupe
    Some residents are raising objections to the city’s plans to replace the decades-old shade trees on Avenida Guadalupe as part of a major reconstruction plan that will significantly alter the appearance of that section of the avenue as well as the large makeshift vendor market stationed there. In the street’s raised median ...
    The Natural Cost of Beautifying Avenida Guadalupe.

    October 3
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).

    October 9
    The trees of Av Guadalupe leave
    #SEVAN @GobSMA confirms that Guadalupe Avenue trees will be removed from the area to remove the ridge where they rest; they need space to place concrete and the arcade they project; they will invest $8 thousand in each transplant.
    The municipality announced through a statement that according to the study and in response to dozens of proposals received by inhabitants of different colonies, neighborhoods ..., the parks and the areas where Guadalupe Avenue trees could be located and the total number of specimens that could be transplanted in these areas (were identified).

    He said that so far the following locations that would allow receiving up to 8 copies are listed...
    The trees of Av Guadalupe leave (sp).
    The 33 trees that the members of Salvemos 41 Árboles have been defending for 3 weeks, leave the avenue. The constant protests, petitions, vigilance and manifestations of characters and environmentalists who requested that the project adapt to the trees and not the trees to the project, were rejected ...
    33 trees of Guadalupe Avenue leave; will invest 8 thousand pesos in each one to transplant them (sp).
    San Miguel de Allende, Gto., October 8, 2019.- In response to the request of the inhabitants of various colonies, neighborhoods and communities that seek to adopt the 33 trees that remain on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government announces the location of the transplants

    In an unprecedented event in the history of San Miguel de Allende, the Municipal Government will carry out - for the first time - an action of this nature, which will imply a cost of 8 thousand pesos per copy.

    Before the start of the work that includes the rehabilitation with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of the arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the removal of the vehicle ridge is necessary. However, in a professional manner a diagnosis of technique and procedure was prepared to correctly perform the transplant of the specimens.
    Defined Locations Of The 33 Trees Of The Guadeloupe Avenue That Will Be Transplanted (sp).

    October 14
    Thirteen Tree Protectors Arrested; Trees being Removed
    Tree transplant in #SanMigueldeAllende and the resistance of the activists their neighbors is early Monday.
    #SanMigueldeAllende they arrested 13 activists and citizens who protected @41Arboles for "particular resistance," said police director of San Miguel de Allende, Jorge Ignacio Luna.
    With violence they remove the first of the trees, between pulls they retired Protesters who protected tree # 2. Operator of retro excavator decided to leave the machine before the violence with which they are treating the Protesters.
    The municipality began to remove the trees that had been protected for more than 22 days by a group of environmentalists, and society in general.
    SMA: The 41 trees defenders are violently evicted and arrested on Calzada Guadalupe (sp).


    Special Report: The Trees, The Protestors, The City, Foreigners Detained
    Stories listed in the order published on October 14, 2019. Foreigners in Mexico should note the bolded text below at 2:33pm.

    6:55 am
    They prevent trees from being transplanted in SMA
    At 9:00 p.m., this Sunday, October 13, 2019, machinery of the company "Aegean environmental" entered with common excavators, to start the transplant to what Neighbors and protesters prevented begin with the work.
    They prevent trees from being transplanted in SMA (sp).

    8:42 am
    SMA: The 41 trees defenders are violently evicted and arrested on Calzada Guadalupe.

    8:54 am
    #TenemosQueHablar 13 activists arrested, 1 tree
    Good morning my dear and beloved readers! what a pleasure to have you here again, reading us and starting together this week so full of emotions and eventualities that midnight today they still had us in suspense and with the red eye, pending what ...
    #TenemosQueHablar 13 activists arrested, 1 tree (sp).

    9:07 am
    Government of San Miguel de Allende detains Movement activists Save 41 trees
    On Sunday and early Monday night several clashes were raised between the protesters of the Movement Save 41 trees and elements of the Municipal Police, fourteen leaders were surprised and arrested for "Resistance of individuals"

    At approximately 9 p.m., dozens of workers from the Aegean Environmental Company, hoppers and two retro excavators began arriving at Guadalupe Avenue.
    Government of San Miguel de Allende detains Movement activists Save 41 trees (sp).

    noon
    There are only 40 trees, they uprooted one
    Agitated night lived Sanmiguelenses in defense of 41 trees , the municipal authority and the company "Aegean environmental" uprooted a tree with luxury of violence. There are 13 detainees.

    It all started from 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 13, 2019 with the eviction of vehicles and the entry of backhoes, to Guadalupe Avenue , where around 300 neighbors and activists managed to retire, after slogans and dialogue with the company.
    There are only 40 trees, they uprooted one (sp).

    12:20 pm
    The Aegean Environmental company has already prepared the site where some of the trees of Av Guadalupe will be placed, it is in the middle of a field and next to it (there they cut down a tree and two nopales) in the Bellavista fractionation.

    1:41 pm
    They demand that they release the 13 protesters
    They call for a peaceful demonstration today (yesterday) at 1:00 p.m., in the city center, after the arrest of 13 citizens in the early hours of today that protected 41 trees. ...

    The meeting will be in the main garden of San Miguel de Allende at 1:00 pm today Monday October 14, 2019.
    They demand that they release the 13 protesters (sp).

    1:49 pm
    13 Activists Forcibly Removed and Arrested, Tree Removal Begins
    Early this morning, a dozen activists protecting the 41 trees on Calzada de Guadalupe were forcibly removed from the area and arrested by police. For more than 22 days, a sizeable group of activists and local citizens have been protecting the trees around the clock from being removed. The local government stated, three weeks ago, that the trees would be transplanted, though no location as to where had been announced. They announced plans to do construction on the street and would remove the trees to do so.
    13 Activists Forcibly Removed and Arrested, Tree Removal Begins.

    2:33 pm
    City Statement: The works of Guadalupe Avenue will continue in the next hours
    Before the start of the transplant works of the 33 trees located on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government reports the following:

    At approximately 9:00 PM on Sunday, October 13, the company EGEOS, responsible for the transplant, began executing the necessary actions to carry out the work, however, some protesters prevented it by arguing to seek an agreement. ...

    Given this series of actions that violate article 259 of the State Criminal Code, 12 people, 10 Mexicans and two foreigners (one German and one Colombian) were arrested, for transferring their right to the demonstration and employing physical violence opposing the authority exercise its functions of execution to a public work.

    One of the detainees, Raik N, did not prove his legal stay in the country, for which he will be made available to the National Migration Institute. In addition, he along with the Colombian woman violate Article 33 Constitutional that prohibits foreigners from meddling in the political affairs of the country. ...

    Before these acts, the work was suspended at dawn on Monday, October 14 and will be resumed as soon as the operating conditions allow.

    Yesterday the successful transplantation of a tree that was placed in the Park of the Mexiquito fractionation was achieved, which is in the optimal conditions for its growth and development.
    The works of Guadalupe Avenue will continue in the next hours (sp).

    2:44 pm
    Before the start of the transplant works of the 33 trees located on Guadalupe Avenue, the Municipal Government reports the following:

    4:00 pm
    @GobSMA He requested the presence of all the police to protect Guadalupe Avenue and continue removing the trees. Without technique and in a hurry work continues.

    6:36 pm
    This is one of the first trees that arrives in Mexiquito, we thank the neighbors for receiving this species from Guadalupe Avenue, we are sure that it will be well taken care of by the citizens of #SanMiguelDeLaGente

    8:24 pm
    So far, 3 trees have been removed in Guadalupe Guadalupe, one of which was lifeless, the Public Security elements withdrew from the place but remain in the @dif_sma Waiting for orders. This is how Avenue was this afternoon.

    10:37 pm
    12 of the 13 citizens who were arrested for caring for trees in San Miguel de Allende de @41Arboles after a long day on Monday, demonstrations, confrontations, etc ...

    10:39 pm
    They release activists who defended the trees; they have them sign a letter not to return to Guadalupe Avenue
    Free! The activists who were arrested early Monday morning on Guadalupe Avenue, in their fight to defend the 41 trees are free. His release is given under the condition of NOT returning to Guadalupe Avenue to demonstrate and accept that the trees are transplanted
    They release activists who defended the trees; they have them sign a letter not to return to Guadalupe Avenue (sp).

    11 pm
    Villarreal imprisons and criminalizes protest of environmentalists who sought to avoid woodland removal
    The environmental protest that defended a "transfer" 41 trees threatened by a public work in San Miguel de Allende, was repressed and criminalized by the government headed by the panist Luis Alberto Villarreal, whose office issued a statement justifying the arrest of 14 people for the alleged "carrying of weapons", in addition to emphasizing the presence of "foreigners" in the demonstration.

    The activists defend the trees threatened by a municipal rehabilitation work on Guadalupe Avenue, and under the charge of "private resistance" they were arrested midnight on Sunday, after the local government sent the public force to remove these people from instead, while workers tried to remove these trees, and about twenty police and other Civil Protection elements were used to defend the work.
    Villarreal imprisons and criminalizes protest of environmentalists who sought to avoid woodland removal (sp).

    11:02 pm
    Detained environmentalists released
    Tonight were released 12 of the 13 protesters arrested the first minutes of this October 14 in Guadalupe Avenue, with the condition of signing a letter where they accept the work of the municipal government.

    Shortly after 9 pm, 12 of the 13 activists detained while trying to protect the trees on Guadalupe Avenue were released.
    Detained environmentalists released (sp).

    11:17 pm
    Apparently our partners were released from @41Arboles after signing a commitment letter with the municipal government of #SanMigueldeAllende The exhibits will not interfere with the work and will be waiting for the trees to be relocated. We feel frustrated.

    11:42 pm
    City Statement: : Free 9 Detained By Work Obstruction In Avenida Guadalupe
    Nine of the protesters who were arrested by the municipal authorities after carrying out different acts of obstruction against the rehabilitation and improvement works of Guadalupe Avenue, were already released .

    This action was possible in terms of civic justice that favors mediation and conciliation when administrative offenses are committed.

    Those released are María Xóchitl Granados, Ariel Garibaldi, Esthela Calderón, Martín Chávez, Pedro Granados, Victoria Delgado, Eréndira Edith Muñoz, Carlos Heredia and Maribel Arciniega.

    In the case of the two foreign persons detained (one Colombian and one German), their legal status was left to the National Migration Institute, an entity that will be responsible for determining what is conducive.

    The release of the ten protesters occurs less than 24 hours after being sent to the separators, this as part of the interest of the local authorities to strengthen the dialogue to which he always showed disposition.

    One of the leaders of the 'Save the Trees' Movement, María de Lourdes Guerrero Castro, explained that it must be clear that violence is nowhere to be reached and that dialogue must be privileged first and foremost.

    “The message I want to give everyone is that we please calm down, that we wait for the transplants to be carried out and be vigilant (…) The police chief made an offer to donate a thousand small trees for us to raise In several places. We thank you as a movement, that we can continue our work from this new panorama that is to plant, in many places in the city, different types of trees to improve our environment. ”

    Likewise, Adolfo Cervantes Segura, another of the activists, stressed that they agreed among all and together with the authorities, to commit themselves so as not to hinder the work of this important work.

    "We have the desire that this important work be completed on time for the benefit, mainly of all the merchants in the area and for our city, we consider it so," he concluded.
    Free 9 Detained By Work Obstruction In Avenida Guadalupe (sp).

    11:48 pm
    Leader of the 'Save the Trees' Movement, María de Lourdes Guerrero Castro, explained "that violence is nowhere to be reached and that dialogue must be privileged above all." After the release of 9 detainees of Ave. Guadalupe. + information in ...
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 15, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 15, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).


    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
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    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works in #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Thanks for your understanding.
    Oct 7 - 11

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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    The #SemaforizaciónInteligente came to #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Know the basic signals of traffic lights and the meaning of each color: green, amber and red.
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 14, 2019

    Oct 14, 2019:
    • Overnight: Tree Protectors Arrested; Trees Removal Starts,
    • Romeo ZK saved by Rap,
    • 'Survive': Gloria Gaynor Live Vineyard Music,
    • GTO: Prosecutor incinerates more than 190 kilos of drugs,
    • Airbnb hosts in GTO and proposed law,
    • Climate change is shaping Iowa's physical and political landscape,
    • How PG&E’s power shutdown threatened a NASA mission,
    • MacOS Catalina: Not Ready for Prime Time?

    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~

    Thirteen Tree Protectors Arrested; Trees being Removed
    Tree transplant in #SanMigueldeAllende and the resistance of the activists their neighbors is early Monday.
    #SanMigueldeAllende they arrested 13 activists and citizens who protected @41Arboles for "particular resistance," said police director of San Miguel de Allende, Jorge Ignacio Luna.
    With violence they remove the first of the trees, between pulls they retired Protesters who protected tree # 2. Operator of retro excavator decided to leave the machine before the violence with which they are treating the Protesters.
    The municipality began to remove the trees that had been protected for more than 22 days by a group of environmentalists, and society in general.
    SMA: The 41 trees defenders are violently evicted and arrested on Calzada Guadalupe (sp).

    Romeo ZK, the young man from San Luis Rey who was saved by Rap; today is an activist and a great rapper
    Someone who is attracting attention and causing controversy in San Miguel de Allende, is rapper Romeo ZK, a 23-year-old young man who found in the rap how to save his life and put in his lyrics what many think but don't know how to express.
    Romeo ZK, the young man from San Luis Rey who was saved by Rap; today is an activist and a great rapper (sp).

    'Survive' Live Vineyard Music next to Gloria Gaynor in a Dolores Hidalgo vineyard
    The queen who with her music has transcended generations, this Saturday night she invited her guests to dance until they came to the vineyards where the first edition of the Live Vineyard Music Experience was held in the Cuna de Tierra vineyards, in Dolores Hidalgo.
    'Survive' Live Vineyard Music next to Gloria Gaynor in a Dolores Hidalgo vineyard (sp).

    Prosecutor incinerates more than 190 kilos of drugs seized in Guanajuato
    @FGR_Gto incinerates this week more than 190 kilos of various drugs that have been seized during the operations by #Guanajuato.
    The Attorney General's Office (FGR) in Guanajuato incinerated more than 190 kilos of drugs, related to different investigation files initiated by the probable commission of crimes against health, in its different modalities. The drug incineration event was held at the facilities of the Hunting Club of León.
    Prosecutor incinerates more than 190 kilos of drugs seized in Guanajuato (sp).

    Non-compliant, Airbnb hosts in Guanajuato with bill
    Airbnb hosts in Guanajuato are dissatisfied with the law initiative presented by the PAN in the local Congress to regulate hosting through digital platforms, since they warn that there will be an over-regulation when raising excessive requirements, and defends the interests of the hotel sector.

    Manuel Reyes, a member of a host club in León, lamented that at the work tables of the Economic Development Commission where this initiative is analyzed, they were not allowed access, and instead, the hotel sector was given a space.
    Non-compliant, Airbnb hosts in Guanajuato with bill (sp).

    Climate change is shaping Iowa's physical and political landscape
    David Lieth has farmed about 600 acres near this southwest Iowa town for more than 30 years, but he won’t harvest a single ear of corn this year because flooding on the Missouri River covered his fields and didn’t allow him to plant any seed.

    The loss of the corn and soybean in his grain bins and his inability to plant meant the longtime farmer had lost nearly two years of income. With levee protections destroyed and more rain on the horizon, like many farmers in the region, he feared he would never recover and might see these same floods regularly.
    Climate change is shaping Iowa's physical and political landscape.

    How PG&E’s power shutdown threatened a NASA mission
    At noon Tuesday — 30 hours before a satellite was supposed to launch — the head of UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Lab sent an alarming email.

    “Here’s an update on the impact of the power shutdown,” it began. “Overall, we are not optimistic we can pull this off but we are working as hard as we can to make it happen, if everything falls our way.”

    If PG&E’s power outage went as planned, it would not only close schools, spoil stores of ice and food supplies and darken thousands of homes, it would also disconnect the UC Berkeley lab. The team, which built NASA’S ICON satellite, needed power to monitor its scheduled takeoff Wednesday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

    As cities braced for PG&E’s mass preemptive power shutdown, the director of mission control headed out to buy extension cords. So began a DIY effort to jerry-rig the science lab and keep the fallout from PG&E’s outages confined to Earth.
    How PG&E’s power shutdown threatened a NASA mission.

    MacOS Catalina: Not Ready for Prime Time?
    I’ll go through some of the highlights (lowlights?) I’ve run into below, but I guess this is my thesis: The final (well, first) Catalina release along with the outright awful public beta makes me think one thing. And that is Apple’s insistence on their annual, big-splash release cycle is fundamentally breaking engineering. I know I’m not privy to their internal decision making and that software features that depend on hardware releases and vice-versa are planned and timed years (if not half-decades) in advance, but I can think of no other explanation than that Marketing alone is purely in charge of when things ship. Why else would stuff so completely broken and lacking the attention to detail that Apple is known for and (ahem) markets themselves on have shipped if not than to meet an arbitrary deadline?
    Broken.
    That leads us to a series of important questions for Mac users who may be at risk of having important workflows disrupted by Catalina. What exactly might go wrong if you do upgrade? Should you upgrade now, and what should you do before pulling the trigger? Or should you hold off for now, and if so, what’s the best way to do that and also monitor when it might be safe to make the jump?
    Why macOS Catalina is breaking so many apps, and what to do about it.

    Michael Tsai, who develops the EagleFiler and SpamSieve plug-ins for Apple Mail on macOS, has outlined some of the issues that have cropped up in a blog post – he advises holding off on a Catalina upgrade, if you rely on Apple Mail, until these bugs have been fixed.
    macOS Catalina is reportedly causing some users' emails to go missing.

    ~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 14, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 14, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24,
    • Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    SkyMed: October Seminar Oct 22
    Come and find out why so many expats and snowbirds trust SkyMed and how SkyMed covers so many more medical emergency evacuation needs than any other plan.

    SkyMed Seminar:
    When: Tuesday, October 22nd at 12 NOON.
    Where: Buen Dia Cafe, Hidalgo # 42, Centro
    SkyMed: October Seminar

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24.

    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25
    In spanish, a conversation between Benjamin Beckhart ( lidera con carácter) and Checo Hernández “El Barbón” ( Eres Tu Marca)
    Octubre 25: 7pm Centro Cultural “El Nigromante” Hernández Macias #75
    Free
    Escritores al tú x tú Oct 25.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos Oct 27
    Vivos y Muertos children’s festival
    October 27, 10am-6pm
    Centro Cultural “El Nigromante “
    Hernandez Macias #75
    Fiesta de Vivos y Muertos.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov 1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
    9jeojd4ox0tlbu8u.jpg
    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works in #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Thanks for your understanding.
    Oct 7 - 11

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    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    The #SemaforizaciónInteligente came to #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Know the basic signals of traffic lights and the meaning of each color: green, amber and red.
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 13, 2019

    Oct 13, 2019:
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Mayor Receives Final Image Of Unesco Cities,
    • UNAM at SMA will start activities in 2020,
    • Mezquites Sanitation Campaign Starts In SMA,
    • Students in León set up WhatsApp Bus Route Groups,
    • GTO: Once Wealthy Mexican State Plagued By Killings and Extortion,
    • Leon: Respect spaces for people with disabilities,
    • Mexico will be the most affected by 'robotization',
    • Recovery begins after Japan's Typhoon Hagibis,
    • Climate change: Big lifestyle changes,
    • Adapting to Climate Change,
    • The climate crisis and the failure of economics.

    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    Receive Mayor Of San Miguel De Allende Final Image Of Unesco Cities
    Mayor of San Miguel de Allende receives final image of Ciudad Unesco.
    Within the first 365 days at the helm of the Administration, the municipal president, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, received the final image of the most important social housing program in the History of San Miguel de Allende: Unesco Cities.

    This unprecedented project will provide worthy and high quality homes to 3 thousand 100 families, through three stages to be developed in the coming years.

    Just last October 7, at the Town Hall session, the building body approved the authorization of the nomenclature that will form Unesco Cities, fractionation attached to the San Miguel 2040 Plan and which will be located in a fraction of the rustic property known as Lázaro Cárdenas.
    Receive Mayor Of San Miguel De Allende Final Image Of Unesco Cities (sp).
    See also (with images): Mayor of San Miguel de Allende receives final image of Ciudad Unesco (sp).

    3 universities are planned in Guanajuato: UNAM at SMA will start activities in 2020
    The Secretary of Innovation, Science and Higher Education (Sices), Eusebio Vega Pérez, announced that four new university campuses have been projected to start activities the following year. These would be located in different areas of Guanajuato.

    He said that one of these schools that will open, is located in San Miguel de Allende and is from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
    3 universities are planned in Guanajuato: UNAM at SMA will start activities in 2020.


    The Mezquites Sanitation Campaign Will Be Started In San Miguel De Allende
    With the commitment to strengthen and preserve the tree species of San Miguel de Allende, the Environment and Sustainability Department will initiate an intense campaign of plant sanitation of the 794 mezquites located in the urban area

    The above, after detecting that 95 percent of the mezquites in the urban spot are ill, after becoming infected with the mistletoe Psittacanthus, a parasitic plant that absorbs and feeds on the nutrients of the tree.

    The problem arose due to the lack of attention of these endemic and emblematic species over the years.
    The Mezquites Sanitation Campaign Will Be Started In San Miguel De Allende (sp).

    Students in León set up groups to locate public transport routes
    The group was created by students of this campus during Wednesday morning and until shortly after this Friday it maintained more than 700 members.

    Every day the group has reported on the routes where urban buses go.

    Users interviewed by Zona Franca said they expect to wait up to half an hour for trucks to pass, which exposes them to various situations such as being victims of insecurity in an assault.
    Students in León set up groups to locate public transport routes (sp).

    Once Wealthy Mexican State Plagued By Killings, Extortion
    Business and church leaders say they are being hit by a wave of extortion demands by criminal gangs in Mexico’s north-central state of Guanajuato, which was recently considered a Mexican success story for attracting high-tech manufacturing investment, including five auto assembly plants.

    But after the federal government’s crackdown on pipeline fuel thefts early this year, gangs began targeting local businesses in the city of Celaya for shakedowns.

    Arturo Gonzalez Palomino, head of the state’s association of auto dealerships, said Tuesday that at least two car lots in Celaya have been shot up by criminals demanding protection payments.
    Once Wealthy Mexican State Plagued By Killings, Extortion.

    Successful campaigns to respect spaces for people with disabilities: DIF
    The head of the DIF mentioned that this campaign “Put yourself in my place, not in my space” (“Ponte en mi lugar, no en mi espacio” ) will be permanent with the support of Municipal Transit in all shopping centers not with the intention of sanctioning but to raise awareness and foster a culture of respect.

    It is important to remember that the fine for parking in special drawers for people with disabilities is 2 534 pesos.
    Successful campaigns to respect spaces for people with disabilities: DIF (sp).

    Mexico will be the most affected by 'robotization': Oppenheimer
    Argentine journalist Andrés Oppenheimer said in the coming years the robotics of the industries will leave China and Mexico as the most affected countries.

    "This is because countries like the United States or Germany have a more dependent economy, while Mexico and China will be the most affected because they are more involved with manufacturing," he said.

    He said this is already a reality both in the most prominent economies and in developing countries, affirmed that the impact and automation of processes will impact all productive sectors, giving as examples to companies in the banking system , where I calculate the future dismissal of 18 million people worldwide.

    “Today, industrial robots are cheaper than the workforce in Mexico, two years ago in 2015 the cost of a robot was higher than the salary of a human welder , last year they were already equipped: the two charge the same, and in 2025 the hourly cost of a welding robot will be three times less than the salary of a human welder, ”he said.
    Mexico will be the most affected by 'robotization': Oppenheimer (sp).

    Recovery begins as Japan's Typhoon Hagibis leaves trail of death and destruction
    Typhoon Hagibis weakened to a tropical depression as it continued to move across central Japan on Sunday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 140 injured in its wake.

    The storm made landfall just before 7 p.m. Saturday local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, bringing hurricane-force winds and heavy rains which led to widespread flooding. More than 230,000 people were evacuated ahead of the storm, with emergency orders issued for many cities around the greater Tokyo area.
    Along with the 15 deaths, Japan's Fire Disaster and Management Agency said about 140 people had been injured and nine remain missing.
    Recovery begins as Japan's Typhoon Hagibis leaves trail of death and destruction.

    Climate change: Big lifestyle changes are the only answer
    Researchers from Imperial College London say we must eat less meat and dairy, swap cars for bikes, take fewer flights, and ditch gas boilers at home.

    The report, seen by BBC Panorama, has been prepared for the Committee on Climate Change, which advises ministers how to cut the UK's carbon footprint.

    It says an upheaval in our lifestyles is the only way to meet targets.
    Climate change: Big lifestyle changes are the only answer.

    This Is What Adapting to Climate Change Looks Like
    California has always promised Americans a glimpse of the future. But this week, the Golden State is forecasting a future that nobody wants to live in.

    Millions of people across California lost their power this week, after the local utility Pacific Gas and Electric intentionally shut off electrical lines to avoid starting wildfires in dangerously dry and windy conditions. The outage—termed a “public-safety power shutoff”—stretched hundreds of miles across the state’s northern half, dousing the lights in affluent Bay Area suburbs, on Sacramento Valley ranches, and in large coastal cities such as Eureka.
    This Is What Adapting to Climate Change Looks Like.

    The climate crisis and the failure of economics
    The first intro-to-economics class often starts with the question: why are diamonds expensive and water cheap? After all, we need the latter to survive.

    The answer, of course, is scarcity, a concept at the core of economics. Diamonds are rare and water literally falls from the sky. Were there no scarcity, we wouldn’t need economics. But given that scarcity exists, we have a price system to signal the economic value of stuff — how much of it there is and how badly we want it.

    And yet, there’s a key area where prices fail us every day. They fail us every time you fill up your gas tank: Fossil fuels are severely underpriced.

    What do I mean by that? I mean that fossil fuels are imposing costs on our environment, our economy, and our future that are not being captured by their price.
    The climate crisis and the failure of economics.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 13, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 13, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10-Nov 10,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • Cervantino in SMA Oct 16, 21, 24,
    • Rotary Club Oktoberfest Oct 19,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 19,
    • 100 Women Who Care Oct 21,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov1,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10 - Nov 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.
    Casa Europa Exhibit Encourages Viewers to Engage with the Sociopolitical.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient Oct 16
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa
    A bit of @cervantino comes to #SanMigueldeAllende to the rhythm of Cuba, Africa and Peru.
    Everything is ready to begin the 47th edition of the Cervantino International Festival in the state of Guanajuato that takes place from October 9 to 27. And next to the Feast of the Spirit some events will arrive in San Miguel de Allende with shows and musical presentations for you to go
    A part of the Cervantino arrives in San Miguel de Allende to the rhythm of Cuba and Africa (sp).
    From Peru, with traditional mixed music and with black humor content, 'La Lá' will be presented on October 16, in the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 p.m.

    On October 21, at 7 pm, in San Antonio, Elida Almeida will be presented, direct from Cape Verde, Africa; which will delight the people of San Miguel and make them enjoy a fusion of varied rhythms.

    The Blanche Lady is the project of the Cuban singer, flutist and percussionist Yaite Ramos, who is heiress of the oratories of the Afro-Cuban rumba, which will be presented on October 24 at the Old Plaza de Armas, about 7 o'clock the night.
    San Miguel De Allende Will Be The Place Of The Cervantino International Festival (sp).

    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Pool Party Oct 19
    You are cordially invited to attend our October 19th Oktoberfest party to raise money to fund our clean water, dry composting toilets, and literacy projects in the poorest communities in San Miguel. Your support is needed to continue these efforts!

    Saturday, October 19.
    1 pm - 6 pm.
    Rotary Club Oktoberfest Event Oct 19.

    TOSMA Organic Market Oct 19
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday Oct 19
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    100 Women Who Care Oct 21
    We welcome you to 100 Women Who Care in San Miguel de Allende. We invite you to become part of this powerful group and to have a positive impact on those in need here in the San Miguel area, without the time-consuming effort we all associate with fundraising.

    Monday, October 21, 2019.
    5 pm – 6 pm.
    Location: Rosewood Hotel
    Men are also welcome.
    100 Women Who Care.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24
    Presenting Germany: Oktoberfest, a taste of Germany in our Cultural and Gourmet event. Great beer from a German artisan manufacturer en Queretaro. Sauerkraut and Apfelstrudel from Esmeralda Brinn, local restaurant La Querencia in Colonia Guadalupe. Beef Sausages and Pretzels from local manufacturers.

    Thursday 24th. 5 to 8pm.

    Tickets 800 Mx Pesos.
    Advanced tickets (from Monday 14th) at ...
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Oct 24

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta Oct 30-Nov1
    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday October 30 & 31, November 1.
    1:00 PM--Talk on Traditions of the Day of the Dead Altar.
    1:30 – 4:30 PM--Oaxaca Rug Weaver Exhibit & Sale, Open House at Mask Museum.
    No Charge.
    Triple Day of the Dead Extravaganza at Casa de La Cuesta.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
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    IMPORTANT NOTICE Monday, October 7 to November 25.

    CLOSURE OF STREETS:
    Street: Zacateros, section: Hernández Macías to Orizaba.

    Rehabilitation work in the drinking water network and tap replacement.

    PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSIT TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    For this purpose, there will be alternative routes for the circulation of vehicles from neighbors and local merchants in the streets Hernández Macías, Tenerías, Suspiros and Nemesio Diez.
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    Sapasma Resumes Work on Zacateros and Ancha De San Antonio (sp).
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    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works in #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Thanks for your understanding.
    Oct 7 - 11

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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
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    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
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    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).
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    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    The #SemaforizaciónInteligente came to #SanMiguelDeLaGente . Know the basic signals of traffic lights and the meaning of each color: green, amber and red.
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 10, 2019

    Oct 10, 2019:
    • Road work Calle Correo corner of Recreo,
    • Guadalupe Avenue evacuated to continue works to build the Arcade,
    • Celebrations in San Miguel,
    • Over 500 pair of tennis shoes seized in SMA,
    • Chefs and firefighters boarded the Food Truck to bring food to the kids in Tirado Kindergarten,
    • California Bans Popular Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children,
    • Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block Roads, Stage Protests Worldwide,
    • Mexicans are killing each other at record rates. The U.S. provides the guns.

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    Local News Sites
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    Atención | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
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    Thursday, October 10 SAPASMA informs: for substitution work of the well of the visitor's well located in the Calle Correo corner of Recreo, vehicular traffic will be affected, starting at 6:00 AM Please use alternate roads Thank you for your understanding.

    They evacuate Guadalupe Avenue to continue works to build the Arcade
    @GobSMA makes deaf ears at the request of @41Arboles to avoid the removal of the trees of Av Guadalupe, with retreats its retirement begins.
    This Wednesday the municipal government of San Miguel de Allende, began with the eviction of cars and motorcycles on Guadalupe Avenue, around 12 noon, municipal transit elements arrived at the place to remove the cars with cranes that were parked in front of Plaza Guadalupe.
    They evacuate Guadalupe Avenue to continue works to build the Arcade (sp).

    Celebrations in San Miguel
    On the final day of the celebrations in San Miguel, the shrine with the image of Archangel Saint Michael was carried out of the cathedral and taken around town, accompanied by a large, colorful procession of indigenous dancers and musicians.
    (GW: Lots of great pictures at the link.)
    Celebrations in San Miguel.

    They seize more than 500 pairs of tennis at Feria San Miguel
    Elements of the @FGRMexico they arrested a man near the fair of #SanMiguelDeAllende and secured 506 fake tennis shoes, which have various brands protected by the Copyright and Industrial Property law.
    The Public Ministry of the Attorney General's Office (FGR) in Guanajuato, with the support of the Federal Ministerial Police (PFM), assured one person and more than 500 counterfeit tennis shoes, in San Miguel de Allende.

    As stated in the respective file, the Federal Public Ministry agent initiated an investigation folder, derived from the provision of Francisco “N”, by elements of the Federal Ministerial Police.

    Federal troops arrested the accused, near the fair of San Miguel de Allende and secured 506 fake tennis shoes, which have various brands protected by the Law on Copyright and Industrial Property.
    They seize more than 500 pairs of tennis at Feria San Miguel (sp).
    See also: Federal agents seized 500 fake tennis pairs at SMA Stores (sp), and,
    US: Feds seize $2.2 million worth of fake Nike shoes at Southern California seaport.

    Chefs and firefighters boarded the Food Truck to bring food to the kids in Tirado Kindergarten
    The food truck of the Food Bank of San Miguel de Allende today traveled, with everything and chefs and firefighters to the Ejido de Tirado to feed the kindergarten children in the area. With breakfast they also learned about the work of the Firemen, who came to their kindergarten to talk ...
    Chefs and firefighters boarded the Food Truck to bring food to the kids in Tirado Kindergarten (sp).

    California Bans Popular Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children
    Beginning in early 2020, California will ban the sale of the pesticide chlorpyrifos which state environmental officials say has been linked to brain damage and other health defects in children. ...

    California environmental regulators have targeted the pesticide for years. They have designated chlorpyrifos as "a toxic air contaminant" that poses health threats when inhaled or exposed to the skin of bystanders. The agreement includes a ban an aerial spraying.
    (GW: Chlorpyrifos, or clorpirifos etil, is available in Mexico.)
    California Bans Popular Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children.

    Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block Roads, Stage Protests Worldwide
    Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change.

    Demonstrators stopped traffic in European cities including Berlin, London, Paris and Amsterdam. In New York, activists smeared themselves — and emblems of Wall Street — in fake blood and lay in the street.

    In some cities, activists chained themselves to vehicles or pitched tent camps and vowed not to budge.
    Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block Roads, Stage Protests Worldwide.

    Mexicans are killing each other at record rates. The U.S. provides the guns
    FILO DE CABALLOS, Mexico —
    The sun had not yet risen when dozens of gunmen stormed into the town of Ocotito in southern Mexico and started shooting.

    Salvador Alanis Trujillo tried to fight back, but his shotgun was no match for their assault rifles. So he and his family fled.

    This rugged stretch of Guerrero state had always been a little lawless, home to cattle rustlers and highway bandits. But by the time the gunmen seized Ocotito in 2013, the region was overrun with dozens of criminal groups battling for territory.

    There was another key difference: The criminals were now packing AR-15s, AK-47s and other weapons of war.
    Mexicans are killing each other at record rates. The U.S. provides the guns.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 6, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 6, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Literary Sala Readings Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 12,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Literary Sala Readings Oct 10
    Brooke Axtell: Beautiful Justice and Eight authors from Solamente En San Miguel, the Literary Sala anthology. Thursday, October 10, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
    October 10, 2019: Literary Sala Readings.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Nov 2
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 5, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 5, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 4, 2019

    Oct 4, 2019:
    • Two murdered during funeral procession,
    • Walmart coming to SMA,
    • Celaya student marches ‘legitimate and fair’,
    • Pot could be legal by end of month,
    • Hamburger for dinner? With some brands, expect a few surprises,
    • How not to die from Cancer.

    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~
    Hector and Pablo are murdered during funeral procession
    Two men identified as Héctor Miguel and Erick Pablo were killed aboard a red Toyota truck when leaving a mass of body present.

    At 1:11 p.m., a report was received to the 911 emergency system, about detonations of firearms in Fray Juan de San Miguel Street, in the San Felipe Neri neighborhood.

    Four minutes later, the first Municipal Police unit arrived at the scene, which detected several people, who reported that a red van lowered towards Manuel Zavala.

    Through the C4 cameras, the Toyota pick-up truck, on the road with Francisco Javier Mina Street, is detected. To one side five injured people were located, apparently by firearm.
    Hector and Pablo are murdered during funeral procession (sp).

    When it is 3:59 p.m., on the place where a shooting took place, the survey of the National Guard continues, there is slow traffic on José Manuel Zavala Zavala Boulevard ppkbzon, caution.

    OFFICIAL REPORT At 13:11 a report is received to the 911 emergency system, about detonations of firearms in Fray Juan de San Miguel street, in the San Felipe Neri neighborhood. Four minutes later the unit arrives at the place, which detects several people, who report that ...
    Funeral procession attack; Two dead and 5 wounded, the result of the shooting in the Libramiento (sp).

    With a Walmart, cinemas, hotel and a Wheel of Fortune, the new Shopping Center will arrive in San Miguel de Allende
    With a Walmart, a hotel and a permanent ferris wheel, a new shopping center would arrive at #SanMigueldeAllende; real estate agents are already offering it around the country.
    A Walmart store, new Cinemex movie theaters, an Ibis chain hotel, clothing stores, stationery stores and even with their own permanent fortune wheel would reach San Miguel de Allende in the year 2021. Its location according to the project they send ...
    With a Walmart, cinemas, hotel and a Wheel of Fortune, the new Shopping Center will arrive in San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    How ‘legitimate and fair’ qualifies State Government student marches in Celaya
    Through a statement, the Government of the State through the Ministry of Government, recognizes as legitimate and fair the demonstrations for Peace made today in Celaya and that They have been taking place in other parts of the state and the country. And they point out ...
    How ‘legitimate and fair’ qualifies State Government student marches in Celaya (sp).
    See also: Six months of complaints in Celaya without being heard; ITC students demand results (sp).

    Senator: pot could be legal by end of month, but no state company will sell it
    “. . . We’re very close to having a draft marijuana law,” Monreal said, adding that he will seek input from Delgado and other lower house lawmakers.

    The Senate is looking at 12 different proposals on legalization and regulation that were discussed at recent open Senate sessions, the senator said. ...

    The senator predicted that marijuana will be legalized by the end of the month and said that he was open to other aspects of Delgado’s bill being included in the final draft voted on by lawmakers.
    Senator: pot could be legal by end of month, but no state company will sell it.
    See also: Cannabis plan.

    Hamburger for dinner? With some brands, expect a few surprises
    More than a dozen popular beef and chicken burger brands contain ingredients other than those listed on their packaging, a government study has found.

    Soy, chicken skin and bacon were among the surprise additions to 15 of the 35 burgers tested by the consumer protection agency Profeco.

    “The way in which they are presented makes it easy to disguise different content . . . in the ground meat,” Profeco said.
    Hamburger for dinner? With some brands, expect a few surprises.
    See also: Hamburger meats that claim to be beef have soybeans and chicken skin: Profeco (sp), and, Beef burger meat contains pork, soy and skin (sp).

    How not to die from Cancer

    After Dr. Dean Ornish conquered our #1 killer, he moved on to killer #2. What happens if you put cancer on a plant-based diet? Ornish and colleagues found that the progression of prostate cancer could be reversed with a plant-based diet and other healthy lifestyle behaviors—and, no wonder.
    How not to die from Cancer.

    ~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 4, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 4, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 3, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 3, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de SMA Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Partial Zacateros and Ancha San Antonio Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    Follow the link for a photo of the announcement and map. We'll publish a better image when available.
    Ancha Closing October 7 to November 25th.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 2, 2019

    Oct 2, 2019:
    • Avenida Guadalupe without sidewalks,
    • Tirado kindergarten still in trailers,
    • Celaya students march for Security,
    • León Balloon Festival ambassadors,
    • A 9-year-old accidentally won a 10K race after missing a turn
    • Popular heart myths,
    • Water storage level worst ever,
    • Justice in Mexico Program receives a US grant,
    • US Expats - You can vote in US elections,
    • Tropical Storm Narda Kills Two.

    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~

    Leave dealers and neighbors of Avenida Guadalupe without sidewalks
    Merchants and neighbors of Guadalupe Avenue began to suffer the first damage of the works due to the remodeling of the avenue in which they now left them without sidewalks. In stores, workers and owners point out that customers have not arrived as often as before ...
    Leave dealers and neighbors of Avenida Guadalupe without sidewalks (sp).

    SEG delegate says that the important thing about Tirado kindergarten is not how the facilities are but the classes
    Delegate North Region of @EducacionSEG He says that the facilities of a school "are not the important thing", but what you learn in them, when referring to a kindergarten that for 8 years has classrooms of trailer boxes in #SanMigueldeAllende.
    "The important thing is not the facilities, the important thing in a school is the work that is done inside it," says the delegate of the northern region of the Ministry of Education of Guanajuato (SEG), Montserrat Batallier to parents of the kindergarten children of the Ejido del Tirado.
    SEG delegate says that the important thing about Tirado kindergarten is not how the facilities are but the classes (sp).

    Celaya students close their school and march to demand Security from Mayor Elvira Paniagua
    Friends and students of the Celaya Institute decided to close the school to go out and demand more security, after the weekend Gabriel lost his life when a couple of assailants took his cell.
    Celaya students close their school and march to demand Security from Mayor Elvira Paniagua (sp).
    See also: Mayor agrees to strengthen security actions at ITC (sp).
    Second day of marches; Celayan students demand security after Gabo's murder (sp).
    Resistance against violence and crime arises from young people in Celaya (sp).

    León Balloon Festival ambassadors: Bárbara de Regil and the Escorpión Dorado
    @barbaraderegil and the @ESCORPIONGOLDEN are the ambassadors this year of @FIGLeon where over 200 air balloons will fly over the dam.
    November 15-18 in León. 200 hot air balloons.
    Over half a million people are expected.
    Barbara de Regil and the Golden Scorpion, the ambassadors this year of the Balloon Festival in León (sp).

    A 9-year-old accidentally won a 10K race after missing a turn
    Kade Lovell never dreamed he would win the St. Francis Franny Flyer 10K run -- heck, the 9-year-old didn't even know he was running it until he was about halfway through the race.

    The St. Cloud, Minnesota, fourth-grader was supposed to be running September 21 in the 5K (3.1-mile) race, but a volunteer told him to go the wrong way and he wound up on the longer course.
    A 9-year-old accidentally won a 10K race after missing a turn.

    How to keep your heart healthy: myths and realities
    September 29 is World Heart Day, introduced by the Pan American Health Organization and by the World Health Organization. The date is intended to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, its prevention, control and treatment. Sputnik presents the seven most popular myths about the functioning of our heart ,,,
    Atención: How to keep your heart healthy: myths and realities (sp).

    Water storage falls 20% in Mexico, the worst level ever
    The rains associated with storms and hurricanes during the current season in Mexico were insufficient to fill the reservoir system and conjure up the drought that prevails in the country.

    This was said by the National Water Commission (Conagua), according to which there is still a water deficit and water storage is located 20% below its capacity.
    Water storage falls 20% in Mexico, the worst level ever.

    Justice in Mexico Program receives a $3 million US government grant
    Justice in Mexico at the University of San Diego is pleased to report that due to the generosity of the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the Oral Adversarial Skill-Building Immersion Seminar (OASIS) has been extended through the year 2022, receiving an additional $3 million grant. This oral advocacy training program may now utilize the total federal grant of approximately $9.3 million to further its principal mission of providing legal actors in Mexico with the competencies and best practices necessary for the successful performance of their professional duties within the judicial system.
    Justice in Mexico Program receives a $3 million US government grant.

    US Expats - You can vote in US elections
    Our Links page has a link to the U.S. Federal Voting Assistance Program.
    At that site you can register to vote, request an absentee ballot and get additional information.

    Tropical Storm Narda Kills Two, Causes Flooding and Landslides in Mexico Before Dissipating
    What was once Tropical Storm Narda dissipated on Tuesday morning but not before killing two people while raking along Mexico’s Pacific coast.

    The two deaths occurred in the southern state of Oaxaca on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. A 26-year-old man died while trying to cross a river in San Pedro Mixtepec, and a 17-year-old boy was swept away in a river at San Jeronimo.
    Tropical Storm Narda Kills Two, Causes Flooding and Landslides in Mexico Before Dissipating.

    ~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 2, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 2, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2,
    • Water outage,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day Oct 12
    The date Columbus arrived in the Americas is celebrated in some countries of Latin America. The most common name for the celebration in Spanish (including some Latin American communities in the United States) is the Día de la Raza ("day of the race" or the "day of the [Hispanic] people"), commemorating the first encounters of Europeans and the Native Americans.
    Día de la Raza / Columbus Day.

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead Oct 31-Nov 2
    The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico, in particular the Central and South regions, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday involves family and friends gathering to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died, and helping support their spiritual journey.
    Día de Muertos / Day of the Dead.

    Water outage
    IMPORTANT: Neighbors of the Center: it is reported that due to valve change works. There is a lack of water in the areas: - Loreto - Hidalgo - Mesones - Calzada de la Luz - Quebrada - Insurgentes - Calzada de la Aurora - Infonavit Allende THANK YOU for your understanding.
    GW: Announced yesterday, maybe completed?

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Brief News and Views Oct 1, 2019

    Oct 1, 2019:
    • New SMA Visitor Center,
    • Atención Travel News,
    • Vistas de San Miguel,
    • Tropical storm Narda soaks Mexico’s Mazatlan,
    • Mexico's Pemex seeks control of U.S. oil firm's billion-barrel find,
    • Komodo Dragons 'Chain Mail' Embedded in Their Skin,
    • How Smoking in 1959 is Like Eating in 2019.

    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~
    What was the pharmacy in El Cardo, is now the Lobby to receive visitors; will be administered by the Tourism Council

    In the Cardo parking lot, which used to be @issegto, @turismo_sma open and manage a lobby to receive visitors to #SanMigueldeAllende. There are coffee shops and craft shops.
    In the parking lot of “El Cardo” they opened a room with small shops and coffee that will be the Visitor Service Center in San Miguel de Allende. The place is located where the ISSEG store used to be.
    What was the pharmacy in El Cardo, is now the Lobby to receive visitors; will be administered by the Tourism Council (sp).

    Atención Travel News
    Yucatan State looks to promote cultural tourism México’s Yucatán State, situated on the north end of the Yucatán Peninsula between Campeche and Quintana Roo, is looking to promote itself to travelers as a destination in its own right, separate from its more famous neighbors. “All of the Mayan culture, ...
    Travel News.

    Vistas de San Miguel
    “Vistas de San Miguel” is a graphic reportage of scenes and events in San Miguel de Allende by Susan Dorf, a local San Miguel artist who has an eye for noticing and capturing the unusual moments and details in everyday scenes. You can view the series and purchase prints on her website, as well as ...
    Vistas de San Miguel.

    A tropical storm again, Narda soaks Mexico’s Mazatlan
    Tropical Storm Narda soaked the resort city of Mazatlan with sheets of driven rain and whipped palm trees with its strong winds Monday, swamping streets and causing some property damage after passing over Puerto Vallarta, another popular beach destination. ...

    The storm was crawling up Mexico’s west coast on a forecast track parallel to the shore. Narda had previously been downgraded to a tropical depression after moving over land Sunday, but it regained tropical storm strength after passing back over water.
    A tropical storm again, Narda soaks Mexico’s Mazatlan.
    As a tropical storm this meteorological phenomenon entered through Mazatlan, it will continue through Altata and in Topolobampo it will remain from Monday night until Tuesday.
    This is what Mazatlan looks like during the impact of ‘Narda’ on the Sinaloa coast.
    However, sustained tropical-storm-force winds may still exist along and just offshore of the coast, north of Los Mochis, Sinaloa and south of Guaymas, Sonora. ... the initial intensity is lowered to 35 kt.

    Although Narda's center has re-emerged over the Gulf of California, further weakening is still forecast, and dissipation of the cyclone is anticipated as it once again moves inland over the rugged terrain of coastal Mainland Mexico on Wednesday. ...

    The main hazard produced by Narda continues to be very heavy rainfall, due to large amounts of deep-layer moisture being advected northward and northeastward over Mexico on the eastern side of the cyclone's circulation. These rains, which could total as much as 15 inches in a few locations, will result in life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.
    Tropical Storm Narda Discussion Number 12.
    See also: Tropical storm leaves 1 dead, widespread damage in several states.

    Mexico's Pemex seeks control of U.S. oil firm's billion-barrel find
    When U.S. oil firm Talos Energy found nearly a billion barrels off Mexico's southern Gulf coast two years ago, it marked the first discovery by a foreign firm since the oil industry was nationalized eight decades earlier.

    Now Mexico's state-run oil firm Pemex wants to take over the lucrative project, according to two former Mexican energy officials and two company executives with knowledge of internal Pemex discussions.
    Mexico's Pemex seeks control of U.S. oil firm's billion-barrel find.

    Komodo Dragons Are So Badass They Have 'Chain Mail' Embedded in Their Skin
    Komodo dragons - the biggest, fiercest, most impressive lizards on our planet - just got that much more amazing. A new discovery shows that under their scaly skin, these animals are completely covered in mail-like armour built out of tiny bones, from nose to tail-tip.
    Komodo Dragons Are So Badass They Have 'Chain Mail' Embedded in Their Skin.

    How Smoking in 1959 is Like Eating in 2019

    Most deaths in the United States are preventable, and related to nutrition. According to the most rigorous analysis of risk factors ever published, the Global Burden of Disease study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the number one cause of death in the United States, and the number one cause of disability in this country, is our diet—which has bumped tobacco smoking to number two. Smoking now only kills about a half million Americans every year, whereas our diet now kills hundreds of thousands more.
    How Smoking in 1959 is Like Eating in 2019.

    ~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Oct 1, 2019

    Upcoming for Oct 1, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    ATTENTION NOTICE. For maintenance and conservation of streets, there will be different partial or total closures for the development of the works. Thanks for your understanding.

    Colonia Jardines II partial closure:
    4tdkndh6jadwlxum.png

    Antiguo Camino a la Lejone partial closure:
    z761inohg25n8524.png

    Principal de los Frailes partial closure:
    prwrx01hoauw6di2.png

    Calle Paloma partial closure:
    t44rt1nxug68kcgy.png
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.
    655ox0a1jdhtjjbg.png

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 30, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 30, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • RBG US Supreme Court Justice Sep 30,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Prose Café: Race and Injustice Oct 3,
    • Storytelling Festival Oct 5,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • Danzón: We’re Back! Oct 6,
    • Pro Musica: Concerts Start Oct 6,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Oct 10,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    RBG Charts the Life of a US Supreme Court Justice Who’s Become a Pop Culture Icon Sep 30
    US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known to her fans as “RBG,” was appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993 as only the second woman to be nominated and confirmed to the Court. At one time, she was its only female justice. Today she is the second of four ...
    RBG Charts the Life of a US Supreme Court Justice Who’s Become a Pop Culture Icon.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice Oct 3
    Please join us on October 3, when Prose Café is honored to present three gifted local writers with work that tackles the challenging issues of race, injustice, and more. Before moving to San Miguel de Allende in 2005, Cynthia Simmons lived in Atlanta, New York City, and, briefly, in New Orleans. She ...
    Prose Café Guest Authors Take On Difficult Issues of Race and Injustice.

    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff Oct 5
    The 2019 San Miguel International Storytelling Festival concludes with the Showcase Finale, which from the festival’s founding in 2013 has been the most popular storytelling event of the year. The Showcase presents the best stories that have been crafted and told throughout the festival’s events and workshops that year. For over six ...
    Stories of Time Travel, Leonardo da Vinci, and a Magic Carpet Give Storytelling Festival a Big Sendoff.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back! Oct 6
    At the last minute, after I had made the announcement that our event had been approved, the Presidencia Municipal of SMA cancelled “El Danzón y Otros Ritmos bailables con el Club de Danzón Mercerina” an event scheduled for September 1, 2019. The reason given was that they decided to move the coronation ...
    Danzón: We Were Bumped, but We’re Back!.

    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season Oct 6
    The twenty-second Pro Musica concert series, which starts October 6 and runs through the end of March 2020, has a large array of musicians and music to suit all tastes, including two operas. We celebrate two remarkable anniversaries this season: the two hundred fiftieth of Beethoven’s birth and the centenary of Leonard ...
    Pro Musica Presents the 2019–2020 Concert Season.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues Oct 10
    It can delight the senses. It can fill us with wonder. Art can also be opinionated and so persuasive that it wakes us up and forces us to think about how we see and experience the world. I recently had the opportunity to view the renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s Restore Memories [...]
    Assemblage Artist in Casa Europa Exhibit Doesn’t Shy Away from Challenging Issues.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
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    Monday, September 30, our offices will remain # CLOSED , you can make your #PAY online http: // sapasma.gob.mx or at OXXO The operational management staff will enable a guard brigade On Tuesday we wait for you at our usual schedule 8 : 00 AM to 3:15
    ATTENTION NOTICE. On Monday, September 30, 2019, the Municipal Administration offices will remain closed. On Tuesday, October 1 they will operate on a regular basis. Thanks for your attention.
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    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    (GW: Anyone know is this is still in progress?)
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
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    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
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    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
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  • Brief News and Views Sept 29, 2019

    Sept 29, 2019:
    • Patron saint event program,
    • SMA Flights Closer to Reality,
    • School Awaits a Permanent Building,
    • Color Inkjet Printer in This Climate?,
    • Mexico Selection wine competition,
    • Jalisco dengue epidemic,
    • Women in jail for abortions,
    • Tourism falls in Guanajuato,
    • ‘Narda’ Forms in the Pacific,
    • Lorenzo Category 5 Strength.

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    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
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    Patron saint event program
    Today #SanMiguelDeAllende he is celebrating celebrating his patron saint #SanMiguelArcángel
    This weekend the streets of our city will be filled with dances, incense and events in honor of our Patron Saint and the founder of our city. We invite you to live our traditions always with order and respect.

    Sunday September 29
    • Traditional Burn Of The Castle Of Once 11:00 Hours.
    • Parade Of Dances, Mojigangas And Allegorial Cars.
    • Tribute To Fray Juan De San Miguel.
    • Presentation Of La Guelaguetza 18:30 Hours.
    • Serenata 20:00 Hours..
    • Burn Of Fireworks And Piromusical 21:00 Hours.
    Patron saint event program (sp).

    Fly Across Airlines Opens in Guanajuato, Bringing San Miguel Flights Closer to Reality
    With the opening of Fly Across airline facilities at Bajío International Airport on September 19, San Miguel de Allende comes closer to an air-taxi route between here and BJX. According to Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal García, the company still has to obtain the necessary permits from the General Office of Civil Aeronautics ...
    Fly Across Airlines Opens in Guanajuato, Bringing San Miguel Flights Closer to Reality.

    A School Sitting on “Irregular” Land Awaits a Permanent Building
    The fifth school year will conclude in July 2020 for a preschool with no name located in colonia Magisterio of Ejido de Tirado. Although Ejido de Tirado sits in the urban area, some of its neighborhoods do not have drinking water or paved or even cobblestone streets. This is the other San ...
    A School Sitting on “Irregular” Land Awaits a Permanent Building.

    If You’re Going to Buy a Color Inkjet Printer in This Climate, Here’s What You Need to Know
    Okay! I can take a hint. Several emails that appeared in my inbox said they did not like my advice on the subject of printers that appeared here two weeks ago. The common refrain was that the writers all wanted a color printer that was trouble-free, long-lasting, and inexpensive. ...
    If You’re Going to Buy a Color Inkjet Printer in This Climate, Here’s What You Need to Know.

    Baja California big winner at Mexico Selection wine competition
    A record number of winemakers and distillers took part in this year’s edition of the Mexico Selection of the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, held this year in Aguascalientes.

    A total of 517 wines and spirits from 15 Mexican states were sampled by an international panel of judges invited to the event known colloquially as the United Nations of Fine Wines.

    Baja California continued its reign as the nation’s premier wine-producing state, winning three of the six grand gold medals as well as 31 golds and 30 silvers.
    Baja California big winner at Mexico Selection wine competition.
    See also: Mexico wine selection competition (sp).

    Governor says Jalisco facing dengue epidemic; blames climate change
    Jalisco is facing “a dengue epidemic,” Governor Enrique Alfaro said on Thursday, explaining that the metropolitan area of Guadalajara is the worst affected area of the state.

    There were 4,290 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne tropical disease in Jalisco to September 15 and 25,000 probable cases. Only Veracruz has reported a higher number of confirmed cases.

    The state Secretariat of Health confirmed this week that two people have died of dengue in Jalisco this year, while 22 other deaths are being investigated to determine whether the disease was the cause.
    Governor says Jalisco facing dengue epidemic; blames climate change.
    See also: Increase in cases of dengue is not due to government negligence: Enrique Alfaro (sp), and, 'We are facing a dengue epidemic,' says Governor (sp).

    That women are in jail for abortions comes as a big surprise
    Little did I know that there are women in jail all over the country for precisely this “crime.” Like the United States, abortion laws vary by state, and most grant an exception for rape (good luck convincing the authorities that you’re telling the truth, mind you). Abortion is legal in Mexico City during the first 12 weeks, and women who are wealthy enough can travel there if need be. ...

    There are currently thousands of women serving sentences in Mexico for abortions or suspected abortions.
    That women are in jail for abortions comes as a big surprise.
    See also: Mexico's Oaxaca state legalizes abortion in historic move for Catholic nation.

    Tourism falls in Guanajuato: 15 percent fewer visitors arrive
    Guanajuato From January to August of this 2019, the tourist activity in Guanajuato has plummeted by 15 percent, comparing it with the same period of the previous year. ...

    Even so, the state authority insists that this phenomenon is due to the low numbers of visitors that arrived at the entity during the month of January, with the fuel shortage crisis; and that little by little the monthly indicators are going up. ...

    He presumed that during the national holidays in municipalities such as Dolores Hidalgo, San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato there was a historic influx of people.
    Tourism falls in Guanajuato: 15 percent fewer visitors arrive (sp).

    ‘Narda’ Forms in the Pacific
    It is located south of #Guerrero presents #Vientos sustained maximums of 75 km / h with #Rachas 95 km / h and north-west displacement at 13 km / h. More information:
    The forecast is for PTC 16-E to strengthen, eventually into a tropical storm through the day Saturday. Once the system strengthens enough (winds >39 mph), it will be named Tropical Storm Narda. Narda will move to the north-northwest, skirting the Mexican coastline, and eventually moving toward Baja California, maintaining its strength as a tropical storm.
    Soon to Be ‘Narda’ Forms in the Pacific.
    See also: Storm sa brewin'.

    Lorenzo Muscles Its Way to Category 5 Strength
    In a remarkable burst of rapid intensification, Hurricane Lorenzo vaulted to Category 5 status late Saturday, becoming the Atlantic’s second Cat 5 storm of the year, the strongest hurricane ever observed so far east in the Atlantic, and one of the northernmost Cat 5s on record. As of 11 pm EDT Saturday, Lorenzo was packing top sustained winds of 160 mph. ...

    NHC predicts that Lorenzo will approach the Azores on Wednesday as a strong Cat 1 or weak Cat 2 storm. ...

    By late next week, Lorenzo will be an exceptionally large and strong post-tropical storm. Track uncertanties at this point are large, but a post-tropical Lorenzo could approach Ireland and the United Kingdom around Thursday with very heavy rains and winds well into the tropical-storm range.
    Lorenzo Muscles Its Way to Category 5 Strength.

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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 29, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 29, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Oct 5,
    • Chess Saturday Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    As every year, an extensive program of cultural and religious activities will be in the Parish, among the most prominent are the traditional ALBORADA ...
    GUIDE so you don't miss any celebration of the party in honor of San Miguel Arcángel (sp).

    Patron saint event program
    This weekend the streets of our city will be filled with dances, incense and events in honor of our Patron Saint and the founder of our city. We invite you to live our traditions always with order and respect.

    Sunday September 29
    • Traditional Burn Of The Castle Of Once 11:00 Hours.
    • Parade Of Dances, Mojigangas And Allegorial Cars.
    • Tribute To Fray Juan De San Miguel.
    • Presentation Of La Guelaguetza 18:30 Hours.
    • Serenata 20:00 Hours..
    • Burn Of Fireworks And Piromusical 21:00 Hours.
    Patron saint event program (sp).

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    This weekend we will celebrate the parties of #SanMiguelDeLaGente with the traditional Alborada, the entrance of the xuchiles and the festival of San Miguel Arcángel, celebrate them in family.

    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.
    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel
    This Saturday, September 28, the traditional entrance of the Xuchiles will be held in honor of San Miguel Arcángel through the main streets of the city, for this reason the Municipal Government, through the Directorate of Transit, informs the tour of the dance group and the eviction of streets for this event. ...

    For Sunday, September 29, the dance parade begins at 11 a.m. in Cardo, Ancha de San Antonio, Zacateros, Canal, continues through Hernández Macías, Mesones and Núñez, continues through San Francisco, Main Square and Portal Allende to finish at the monument to Fray Juan de San Miguel, where at about 1:30 in the afternoon begins the delivery of awards to the participating dances in homage to this illustrious character.
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 28, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 28, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    As every year, an extensive program of cultural and religious activities will be in the Parish, among the most prominent are the traditional ALBORADA ...
    GUIDE so you don't miss any celebration of the party in honor of San Miguel Arcángel (sp).

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    This weekend we will celebrate the parties of #SanMiguelDeLaGente with the traditional Alborada, the entrance of the xuchiles and the festival of San Miguel Arcángel, celebrate them in family.

    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.
    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel
    This Saturday, September 28, the traditional entrance of the Xuchiles will be held in honor of San Miguel Arcángel through the main streets of the city, for this reason the Municipal Government, through the Directorate of Transit, informs the tour of the dance group and the eviction of streets for this event. ...

    For Sunday, September 29, the dance parade begins at 11 a.m. in Cardo, Ancha de San Antonio, Zacateros, Canal, continues through Hernández Macías, Mesones and Núñez, continues through San Francisco, Main Square and Portal Allende to finish at the monument to Fray Juan de San Miguel, where at about 1:30 in the afternoon begins the delivery of awards to the participating dances in homage to this illustrious character.
    There will be eviction of streets by Entrance of Xuchiles and parade in honor of Fray Juan de San Miguel (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
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    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 27, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 27, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    This weekend we will celebrate the parties of #SanMiguelDeLaGente with the traditional Alborada, the entrance of the xuchiles and the festival of San Miguel Arcángel, celebrate them in family.

    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.
    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
    xliz9neop5ig7u7j.jpg
    34ujaoqvi59jucit.jpg
    finh67idg1z74fjm.jpg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 26, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 26, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.

    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
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    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
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    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
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    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
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    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
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  • Brief News and Views Sept 25, 2019

    Sept 25, 2019:
    • Help get a rapist off the streets,
    • La Alborada and recommendations for the party,
    • Swearing in of police cadets and delivery of new equipment,
    • Citizens Protest Transplant of 30 Trees,
    • Tree activists agree with city to not protest during First Report,
    • Mayor Villarreal to present the First Report at Insurgentes Square (Garibaldi Plaza),
    • They transfer man who fell from scaffolding by air,
    • Congress approves home defense including fatal force,
    • Mexico braces for impact as Thomas Cook collapses,
    • The September Airline Massacre in Europe,
    • Karen’s Future Still in Doubt; Jerry Weakens; Lorenzo Intensifies.
    ~~~~~
    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor (sp) | News San Miguel (sp).
    See our Links page for more news sites.
    ~~~~~
    Help get a rapist off the streets
    A known predator raped and robbed Holly Sinclair (a pseudonym to protect privacy) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, during mid-July 2019. Holly's rapist is a taxi driver.

    Holly, a woman in her 60s who lives between the U.S. and San Miguel de Allende, has rape-caused expenses that she simply cannot afford to pay. A wrinkle to the ongoing investigation requires a lawyer who specializes in violence against women, without whom a conviction is uncertain. Five court appearances are expected at a cost of $5000 MXN ($257 USD as of today's exchange rate) for each lawyer appearance. Five court dates will total $25,000 MXN ($1285 USD) in attorney fees. Holly also requests help with transportation costs and an interpreter for the process, as everything is in Spanish. She is required at the police station frequently, and this stretches her finances thin.
    Help get rapist off the streets (GoFundMe).
    I believe this is the incident that was the top story in our Brief News and Views July 24, 2019 and reported at More Security in San Miguel de Allende July 22, 2019 (Facebook).
    Also see: Three out of ten people in Hidalgo stopped using taxis for fear of insecurity (sp).

    La Alborada and recommendations for the party to remain the best of traditions

    The Alborada festival is the celebration that every year the people of San Miguel de Allende celebrate in honor of their patron saint San Miguel Arcángel. This is one of the most important celebrations that unites the people of San Miguel every year to celebrate ...
    La Alborada and recommendations for the party to remain the best of traditions (sp).

    Swearing in of cadets and delivery of new equipment to security elements in SMA
    Public Safety Elements of San Miguel de Allende (Municipal Transit, Municipal Police, Civil Protection and Transportation) release new equipment, in addition, 21 new cadets graduated from the Police Training Center take oath. The symbolic delivery was made this Wednesday at the facilities of the C-4 of the Secretariat of Municipal Public Security...
    (GW: Note that Google translate wants to use a form of "protest" where I have used "swearing in" and "oath.")
    Swearing in of cadets and delivery of new equipment to security elements in SMA (sp).

    Citizens Protest Transplant of 30 Trees
    Day and night we have been since Saturday and we will continue being present, guarding the trees. We invite you to be part of our brigades We need you!
    Dozens of environmentalists have been guarding 30 trees for more than 36 hours, which the local government intends to remove and plant elsewhere. The local government intends to relocate the trees on Calzada de Guadalupe to do construction work; the environmentalists are calling on citizens to help take turns guarding the trees. They have been protecting the trees on Guadalupe Avenue since Saturday.
    Citizens Protest Transplant of 30 Trees.

    They 'agree' with activists 'not to protest' during the Report in exchange for Not Touching the Trees; will have a meeting
    Yesterday afternoon, representatives of the group "Save 41 Trees" met with staff of the Municipal Presidency to make a pact so that during the First Report submitted today by Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal do not protest, do not shout slogans and let the event run in peace.
    They 'agree' with activists 'not to protest' during the Report in exchange for Not Touching the Trees; will have a meeting (sp).

    The Insurgentes Square (or Garibaldi) the stage to talk about the year of activities of Mayor Villarreal
    25 of September in Plaza Garibaldo, the mayor of #SanMigueldeAllende will render your #PrimerInforme of activities throughout its first year; yesterday he #Cabildo approved the document.
    The Plaza de los Insurgentes, which we also know as Garibaldi, will be the setting for Mayor Luis Alberto Villarreal to present his First Government Report. It will be next Wednesday, September 25 from 5:00 p.m.
    The Insurgentes Square (or Garibaldi) the stage to talk about the year of activities of Mayor Villarreal (sp).

    Congress approved defending the home from any intruder, including killing him
    Congress approved defending the home from any intruder, including killing him. I leave you my column this Tuesday.
    (GW: My understanding is that the law has passed Congress but is not yet in effect and may not be for some time.)
    Congress approved defending the home from any intruder, including killing him (sp).

    They transfer man who fell from scaffolding by air
    A 51-year-old man with skull trauma was transferred by air via @SUEG_gto, from the General Hospital of #SanMiguelDeAllende to the General Hospital of #Irapuato to continue the attention in the area of ​​neurosurgery.
    A 51-year-old man with skull trauma was transferred by air from the General Hospital of San Miguel de Allende to the General Hospital of Irapuato to continue the care in the area of ​​neurosurgery.
    They transfer by air to man who fell from scaffolding (sp).

    Mexico braces for impact as Thomas Cook collapses
    Mexico is bracing for a "very powerful" impact from the collapse of British travel firm Thomas Cook, an official said Monday, as several hundred tourists gathered at the Cancun airport looking for a way home.

    Britain sends more tourists to Mexico's Caribbean coast than any other European country, and more than any country in the world except the United States and Canada, according to Mexican tourism ministry figures.

    And the majority of those Britons traveled through Thomas Cook, said Dario Flota, head of the tourism promotion board for the state of Quintana Roo, home to the turquoise waters and white-sand beaches of destinations such as Cancun and the Riviera Maya.
    Mexico braces for impact as Thomas Cook collapses.
    See also: SMAFAQ Tour company Thomas Cook collapses, stranding up to 600,000 travelers.

    The September Airline Massacre in Europe
    On September 24, Slovenia’s Adria Airways, which has long been dogged by insolvency worries, “temporarily” suspended all operations ... Also on September 23, French airline XL Airways, ceased all operations ... On September 16, Aigle Azur, the second largest French airline by passenger numbers after Air France, entered liquidation ... Norwegian Air Shuttle kicks the can down the road. ...

    Last year, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary predicted that in the saturated European air travel market, “bankruptcies will become the norm.”
    The September Airline Massacre in Europe.

    Karen’s Future Still in Doubt; Jerry Weakens; Lorenzo Intensifies
    Puerto Rico, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, and nearby smaller islands are in for a prolonged dousing from Tropical Storm Karen from Tuesday into Wednesday. ...

    A Tropical Storm Warning is up for Bermuda as Tropical Storm Jerry heads north at 7 mph towards the island. ...

    Lorenzo should be no threat to land, but it may be a spectacular hurricane on satellite by later this week. ...

    Severe thunderstorms with heavy rain riddled Arizona on Monday ... The storms were triggered by an infusion of low- and mid-level moisture from former Hurricane Lorena ...Additional moisture from former Hurricane Mario, close on Lorena’s heels, will continue to fuel storminess in Arizona.
    Karen’s Future Still in Doubt; Jerry Weakens; Lorenzo Intensifies.
    ~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 25, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 25, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.

    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14
    Canadian Thanksgiving Day. National except NB, NS, NL.
    Canada Thanksgiving Day Oct 14.

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita Oct 30
    Date: October 30th, 2019
    Cash bar starts at 6:00 pm
    Conference 6:30 pm
    Organized By: Hospice Care By Mitigare Cuidados Paliativos, A. C.
    The Atomic Bomb. What A Six Year Old Survivor Saw: Yasuaki Yamashita.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
    xliz9neop5ig7u7j.jpg
    34ujaoqvi59jucit.jpg
    finh67idg1z74fjm.jpg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 24, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 24, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.

    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27
    Sunday Oct 27, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program, we remind the population that different streets will have partial closure as of September 23.
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for

    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out:
    Did you return to work Monday and realize that in the area of San Juan De Dios there are a lot of closed streets and others with opposite directions? Well, the rehabilitation work started on Guadalupe Avenue, so ...
    Problems finding the new urban and suburban route in the San Juan De Dios area? Check this out: (sp).

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Upcoming Activities and Events Sept 23, 2019

    Upcoming for Sept 23, 2019:
    • What's Happening,
    • Consuming the Future Sep 23,
    • Art Exhibition: Rafael Coronel ...to mid Dec,
    • September: Month of Wills,
    • Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6,
    • David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26,
    • King Tut in GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29,
    • Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26,
    • Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27,
    • Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27,
    • La Alborada Sep 27-29,
    • TOSMA Organic Market Sep 28,
    • Chess Saturday Sep 28,
    • Feast of St. Michael Sep 29,
    • Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5,
    • Oktoberfest Oct 5,
    • I3: Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8,
    • Silvestre Wild Oct 12,
    • Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Oct 16,
    • La Pulga Flea Market Oct 27,
    • Scheduled Road Work and Closures.

    What's Happening
    The month of September arrived and also our national and regional holidays. Check the calendar of events here
    Noticias con Valor September calendar of events (sp).
    News San Miguel September calendar of events (pdf; sp).

    Consuming the Future Sep 23
    Like the air we breathe, we can’t live without it. Across the planet, it’s becoming a heavy political issue. “The Cochabamba Water War” was a series of protests that took place in Cochabamba, Bolivia’s third-largest city, between December 1999 and April 2000 in response to the privatization of the city’s municipal water ...
    Meeting, Film, Talk and Discussion Sep 23, 1pm
    In San Miguel’s Rural Communities, Water Rationing Is a Way of Life.

    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel ...to Mid Dec
    For three months in San Miguel de Allende the work of Rafael Coronel will be exhibited.

    Lourdes Sosa, the director of the gallery of the same name and in charge of the work, said there are 29 works that will be exhibited in the halls of the Tourist Council / Office of Tourism across from the Parroquia. Enter the exhibition through the Office of Tourism.

    He said that there are unpublished works, which he did at the end of his life in this May of 2019, so a group of oil works, drawings, bronzes from the ages of 70, 80, 90 and more are presented.
    Art Exhibition of the Work of Rafael Coronel Inaugurated (sp).

    September: Month of Wills
    With the purpose of strengthening security, giving legal certainty to the heritage of Guanajuato families and promoting the culture of legality, the “September Month of the Testament” campaign began. The Secretary of Government, Luis Ernesto Ayala Torres on behalf of the Governor, Diego Sinhue Rodríguez Vallejo; He stressed that the will is an instrument ...
    They start the campaign (sp).
    Also: How To Sign Your Will in Mexico: And Save Half-Off During September, and, Important Facts About Wills and Your Mexican Estate, and, Wills And Estates In Mexico Q & A.

    Las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel Sep 15-Oct 6
    Presentation of the National Holidays in San Miguel de Allende. The TRI, La Trakalosa, Saúl “El Jaguar”, Gerardo Ortiz, Banda El Recodo, The Cardinals of Nuevo León, Banda Machos, Mi Banda El Mexicano and even the memory with artists of remembrance such as Hidden Faces and Laureano Brizuela, are part of what will be the National Holidays of ...


    Good Sunday to everyone! From Friday began the Fair of #SanMiguelDeLaGente and will be until October 6 with many attractions for all ages. Let's take advantage of these spaces to have family moments and enjoy everything San Miguel has.

    (Click the link below for the schedule of events from Sept 15 - Oct 6).
    The TRI, El Recodo, Gerardo Ortiz, La Sonora Dinamita and Hidden Faces for remembrance, at las Fiestas Patrias de San Miguel (sp).

    David Medoza and Friends: Steinway Series Sep 25-26
    David Mendoza and Friends ...two concerts at Bellas Artes. Wednesday September 25th, 7 pm and Thursday September 26th, 3pm.
    Steinway series events.

    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26
    Thursday 26th of September our Thematic Evening will take us to South Africa, with the theme "Big Cats, conservation of endangered species".

    5 to 8 pm.
    $800 Mx pesos.

    Monthly Fundraising Event for benefit of Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C.
    Gourmet & Cultural Event for Santuario Felino Rey Ashoka, A.C. Sep 26.

    King Tut Comes to GTO Sep 25 - Mar 29
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse

    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast Sep 27
    We welcome you to share a delicious, traditional Ethiopian meal with us on Los Senderos' scenic "Playa"!

    Date: September 27th, 7pm

    Location: Los Senderos,Carretera 51, A, Dolores Hidalgo - San Miguel De Allende km 3.5, Nuevo Milenio, 37800 San Miguel de Allende, Gto

    Price: $700 MXN/person with reservation before 22/9. ($800 MXN/person thereafter.)
    Fiesta Auténtica Etíope - Authentic Ethiopian Feast.

    Mark Hartman: “George...and Other Gershwins” Sep 27
    “George...and Other Gershwins”
    Mark Hartman, pianist, singer, raconteur..with special guest Lady Zen
    Steinway series events...September 27.

    TOSMA Organic Market
    The TOSMA market is located outside at Mercado Sano. Every Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.
    TOSMA Organic Market.

    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday
    What: Chess. Players of all levels are welcome; from complete beginners to experts.
    When: Every Saturday at Cafe Arab'ella from 9am - 11am.
    Where: Cafe Arab'ella.
    Chess at Cafe Arab'ella Saturday.

    La Alborada Sep 27-29
    The Saturday before the feast of St. Michael the Archangel La Alborada has been carried out for nearly 100 years, since 1924. The long history involves our factory, railroad and nuns alongside stars, music and gunpowder.

    Michaelmas (also known as the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, the Feast of the Archangels, or the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels) is a Christian festival observed in some Western liturgical calendars on 29 September.
    La Albroada.
    Post Día de Independencia, La Alborada looms.
    The Alborada: St. Michael's Jardin War.

    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk Oct 5
    The first Saturday of every month Fábrica La Aurora hosts their open house and Art Walk.
    Fábrica La Aurora Art Walk.

    Oktoberfest Oct 5
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers David Lida Oct 8
    David Lida: When "Bad Hombres" Cross the Border.
    Tuesday October 8th, 5pm
    La Casona Conference Center San Miguel de Allende
    I3 : Conversations With Big Thinkers.

    Silvestre Wild Oct 12
    This will be an exclusive culinary affair, taking place on October 12, 2019, in a secret location in San Miguel de Allende. This is the first of its kind in Mexico, the Silvestre Wild team has been working for months to plan every detail of this event, and it promises to be spectacular!
    From the secret location to the undisclosed menu, it is designed to surprise and delights and accentuate the art of the meal.

    Seating is limited for this event, once tickets are gone.….they’re gone!
    The culinary event of the year! Silvestre Wild

    Casita Linda presents Spirit of Hope Mysteries of the Orient
    Please join us for the 8th annual Spirit of Hope Gala, Mysteries of the Orient, Wed. October 16 at the stunningly beautiful Hacienda los Arcangeles.
    Casita Linda presents Mysteries of the Orient.

    La Pulga Flea Market Sep 22
    Sunday Sept 22, 11 am - 3 pm, Salón Los Pinos, Salida a Querétaro #145.
    Since 2011. Free admission.
    La Pulga Flea Market San Miguel.

    Scheduled Road Work and Closures
    If you know of updates, corrections or additions to this list please let us know.

    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente .
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Rehabilitation of the sanitary sewer line on Calle 5 de Mayo, section: September 16 on departure to Celaya. PLEASE PROGRAM YOUR TRANSFER TIMES AND CONSIDER ALTERNATE ROADS.
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    (GW: I don't know if these completed or are continuing....)
    The Municipal Government informs that bacheo work will be carried out, as well as maintenance and adaptation of sidewalks. The works on these roads will be executed from Monday 16 to Friday 20 September, from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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    Continuing Closure of Calle Guadalupe Mujica
    We conclude the work of replacing the drinking water line in Fray José de Guadalupe Mojica street. The construction, operation, renovation, expansion and strengthening of hydraulic infrastructure in the city is possible thanks to the timely payment of the population
    (GW: But I think other work continues on this project.)
    ... the closure of Guadalupe Mujica Street in Benito Juárez Park for work in the Baeza Bridge. ... the circulation of this section will be closed from this Monday, August 19 for more than 60 days until the end of the work.
    Work In The Bridge Of Baeza (Guadalupe Mujica Street) Begins With Total Closure Of The Street (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for
    Derived from the application of the “Maintenance and conservation of streets” program that runs the infrastructure and public works management, Guadalupe Avenue will have partial closure of streets from September 21.

    As part of the dignification of this area, this Saturday, September 21 will begin the rehabilitation work of the stamped concrete pavement on Guadalupe Avenue, from the section that goes from the Station Road to the Avenue Independence.

    For this reason, there will be total closure of the section that goes from Calzada de la Estación to San Rafael street and the section of Antonio Villanueva to Insurgentes, during the first stage of this action.
    Rehabilitation Work In Avenida Guadalupe Begins (sp).

    Among Arches, wide sidewalks, plants, "transplanted" trees and "voluntary" cooperations to tenants is how the Arcade of Guadalupe Street is planned to be done in #SanMigueldeAllende
    For next September 16, the San Miguel de Allende Works Directorate will begin the rehabilitation works with stamped concrete pavement and the construction of arches on Guadalupe Avenue, just next to the San Juan De Dios market ...
    The Arcade of Guadalupe Avenue, the goodbye to the trees and the 'cooperacha' that the tenants ask for (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Traffic Light Project
    The Municipal Government, headed by the mayor, Luis Alberto Villarreal García, announced the traffic light project that will be executed during the next few days; Only in the “José Manuel Zavala” Libramiento, the historic center and the main streets of the city will not be intervened.

    With installation, supply and commissioning of 91 devices, San Miguel de Allende will have this new tool to regulate traffic and pedestrian traffic.
    They present a traffic light project (sp).
    See also: Traffic lights arrived in SMA (sp).

    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende
    September 25 is the tentative date to begin the construction works of the overpass in the Glorieta El Pípila where a project will be included that will include the first traffic lights that San Miguel de Allende will have. The traffic lights will go from the building ...
    With the overpass in El Pípila, traffic lights will also arrive at San Miguel de Allende (sp).
    ~~~~~~~~~~
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  • Brief News and Views Sept 22, 2019

    Sept 22, 2019:
    • New Parking Shuttle Route,
    • Work Starts on Guadalupe Avenue amid protests,
    • King Tut Comes to GTO,
    • Oktoberfest,
    • Tornado: Super Cat,
    • Nationwide homicides spiral halted; spike in Guanajuato and Michoacán,
    • Hurricane Lorena Moves Up Baja Peninsula,
    • Here's What Else We're Watching in the Atlantic,
    • Tropical Storm Imelda Will Likely Be Southeast Texas’ Fifth 500-Year Flood in Five Years,
    • Do not fall into hypnosis.

    Local News Sites
    Looking for more news? These are our top local news sites:
    Atención | San Miguel Herald | Noticias Con Valor | News San Miguel.
    See our Links page for more news sites.

    New Parking Shuttle Route
    Travel comfortably and safely from Cardo Parking to CAPTA. Meet the Shuttle service, transfer areas, frequencies and cost in this video. Enjoy a route through the Center of #SanMiguelDeLaGente.

    They start works on Guadalupe Avenue; protesters shout against tree transplantation
    This morning the remodeling works on Guadalupe Avenue started in #SAnMigueldeAllende where an arcade will be built; activists demonstrate during the start of the project and shout slogans such as: No to Transplant, No to ecocide in the area.
    Just at this time, late at night, the #Manifestación on Guadalupe Avenue to prevent 41 trees from being removed. They have been stranded for more than 17 hours collecting signatures. Ask if someone likes to bring them coffee.
    In the middle of a demonstration of activists shouting "No to the transplant", "Stop the ecocide", "Did you feel the heat?", the program "Mi colonia a color" started that took place this Saturday morning on the avenue Guadeloupe.
    They start works on Guadalupe Avenue; protesters shout against tree transplantation (sp).

    King Tut Comes to GTO
    The exhibit “Tutankhamen, the tomb, The gold and the curse” has traveled around Mexico and the US and now it’s coming to the state of Guanajuato!

    Starting September 26th, come see what has wowed and amazed people for decades. While there’ll be no mummies, on display will be 200 replicas of some of the 3500 artifacts uncovered in 1922 in Egypt. These include 3000 year-old funeral masks, embalming tools, jewelry and more.
    King Tut Comes to GTO.
    September 25 2019 to March 29 2020.
    For more and a map: Tutankhamun: the Tomb, the Gold, and the Curse.

    Oktoberfest
    On October 5, for the third consecutive year, the city will mark Oktoberfest, the world-famous beer festival that is one of the most important events on the German calendar. San Miguel de Allende’s version of the event will be held in the Instituto Allende’s gardens from 1pm until midnight.
    Oktoberfest.

    Tornado, Super Cat
    Whoosh! Wonder what that was? Just me, Tornado (Spanish pronunciation, please), twirling with my wand toy. Tornado is my name, but you can call me “Triple B” for Big, Black, and Beautiful. I bet I’m the largest cat the SPA has ever had up for adoption. Plus, I am gorgeous, with super-fluffy ...
    Tornado, Super Cat.

    Nationwide homicides spiral halted, but spike in Guanajuato, Michoacán
    National homicide numbers remained unchanged between July and August but Guanajuato and Michoacán both saw significant increases in violence.

    There were 3,054 victims of homicide and femicide in each of July and August, according to the National Public Security System (SNSP). The unchanged figures for the two months are 0.6% lower than the 3,074 homicides recorded in June. ...

    While the spiraling homicide rate has been halted since the nationwide deployment of the National Guard on June 30, violence has not been contained uniformly across the country.
    Nationwide homicides spiral halted, but spike in Guanajuato, Michoacán.
    The high-impact crime that has had the greatest increase this year is extortion, up 36 percent compared to 2018. According to official figures, in 2019 5,671 such crimes were reported, August being the month with more cases when adding 812 investigation folders or previous inquiries. https://www.milenio.com/policia/contiene-la-guardia-espiral-de-violencia-en-su-segundo-mes
    Contains the spiral Guard of violence in its second month (sp).

    Hurricane Lorena Moves Up Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos Flights Resume
    Hurricane Lorena spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit, instead heading up the east coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula early Saturday prompting new warnings and watches in that coastal area.

    The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Lorena was a Category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, and its center was about 55 miles north-northwest of La Paz, Mexico. It was heading to the northwest at 9 mph on a forecast track parallel to the coast through the Sea of Cortez.

    It was expected to approach the northwestern coast of mainland Mexico late Saturday and Sunday.
    Hurricane Lorena Moves Up Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos Flights Resume.

    Here's What Else We're Watching in the Atlantic
    The first system, a tropical wave dubbed Invest 99L by the NHC, has a high chance of development as it moves quickly westward toward the Windward Islands. The large tropical wave is expected to bring 1 to 3 inches of rain to the Lesser Antilles through Sunday.

    In addition to rain, gusty winds are expected in the Leeward Islands.

    The NOAA Hurricane Hunters found that this disturbance is a sharp tropical wave with no well-defined center of circulation in a flight through the system Saturday afternoon.
    Here's What Else We're Watching in the Atlantic.

    Tropical Storm Imelda Will Likely Be Southeast Texas’ Fifth 500-Year Flood in Five Years
    Tropical Storm Imelda hit Southeast Texas this week, causing incredible flooding in much of the region. Some parts of the Houston-Galveston area recorded more than 40 inches of rain, inching toward the records set during Harvey. A flash flood warning was issued from the Texas-Louisiana border, reaching as far west as Fort Bend County. More rain fell in Houston on Thursday than during Hurricane Ike, which hit the region almost exactly 11 years ago.
    Tropical Storm Imelda Will Likely Be Southeast Texas’ Fifth 500-Year Flood in Five Years.

    Do not fall into hypnosis
    ....with this video! Each ball moves in a straight line, but together they circulate ... how is that possible?
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