Sabius is a Guadalajara-based organization that assists senior citizens who want to offer talks or courses in their field of experience.
During an address Tuesday to members of the Guadalajara business community, U.S....
The World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum announced Tuesday that its 2017 Induction...
In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our October edi...
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of ...
With the Colima Volcano filling the air with fireworks almost daily, it is no wo...
“Today you have to get deep into the countryside, get out of your car and ...
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I&rsqu...
Way back in the 1960s when I started helping out around my dad’s camera sh...
Ted Brandsen boasts a lifelong involvement with the Dutch National Ballet, joining the company in 1981, dancing with them for a decade, becoming a choreographer and now enjoying his 14th season as artistic director.
Lakeside communities will pay tribute to the dearly departed with traditional Dia de Muertos activities and a variety of public happenings that get underway this weekend, continuing through November 2, All Souls Day.
The Naked Stage Readers Theatre presents “Time Stands Still” by Donald Margulies on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 28 to 30.
A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known as the Ancient One. Directed by Scott Derrickson.
With the Colima Volcano filling the air with fireworks almost daily, it is no wonder that visitors to the state of Colima are asking for souvenirs related to El Volcán.
Last weekend, members of Ecoturismo Xalisco, a successful hiking and camping club, invited me to help them celebrate their tenth anniversary at La Selvita Park, located near the town of Tototlán, 50 kilometers east of Guadalajara and easy to reach from the Lake Chapala area.
“Today you have to get deep into the countryside, get out of your car and walk awhile before you can find a real Mexican Dia de los Muertos celebration,” 72-year-old Palomon Jurado Vazquez complains, spitting in the mud of a pueblo street.
The Great Depression meant dislocation – along with brutal job and food shortages – not only for Americans but also for thousands of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans living in the United States.
Way back in the 1960s when I started helping out around my dad’s camera shop I quickly learned what it was like to deal with people who had been ripped off elsewhere.
Readers need to know that this week it was fully my intention to cease and desist excoriating Microsoft Corporation, at least temporarily, over its botched introduction of Windows 10 but an item in the news is too important to let pass without comment.
A record television audience could tune in for the first of the three debates between the U.S. presidential candidates on Monday, September 26.
I had planned on writing a nice, lengthy, last column worthy of the place I’ve had the pleasure of living in for the past two years.
The wool coat looks worse for the non-wear. It is wrinkled from being unworn and crammed in the back of a closet for two years; dotted with dust and dog hair from a dog that departed the family a year ago; in need of a lint brush that can’t be found in the pile of things to be thrown away, don...
Most foreign folks easily take a shine to the Mexican way of honoring the dead through all sort of colorful and quirky customs tied in with Dia de Muertos holiday.
Ballet in the park
The state’s only professional ballet troupe performs selected works in Guadalajara’s most popular park.
Following the American Society (Amsoc) board meeting on Tuesday, October 18, Club Chapalita, located at the intersection of San Bonifacio and Inglaterra, will hold an open house for Amsoc members, from 11:30 a.m.
Cabañas hosts Day of Dead mural
“Tzompantli makuili,” an installation linked to Day of the Dead celebrations created by artist Manuel Marín, can be seen at the Instituto Cultural Cabañas as of Saturday, October 29, noon.
La Ola girls’ home is in the process of a major transition from confined housing in Jocotepec to the establishment of new facilities at Hotel Perico, located on the Ajijic-Chapala Libramiento.
More than 300 enthusiastic children, teenagers and adults turned up to participate in “Run to Help” (Corre por Ayudar) and “Terra Color Race” – two fundraisers organized by the Terranova Institute each year to help charitable institutions in the Lake Chapala area. ...
End Polio Now
The Rotary Club of Ajijic is holding its annual End Polio fundraiser Friday, October 28, 5-8 p.m. at Roberto’s Restaurant.
Puerto Vallarta American Legion Post 14 Commander Dennis Rike and his wife Dinia on the Vallarta Adventures special Canada Day/July 4th cruise across Banderas Bay to Las Caletas on July 2.
The Philo Legacy
The Northshore was shocked by the sudden death of Philo Hayward due to heart failure in the summer of 2015.
Chacala is a relaxing fishing village situated in the heart of the Riviera Nayarit, about 25 miles north of Bucerias/northshore. Each March, the Puerto de Chacala Music and Art Festival brings together musicians and other artists for a three-day, three-night celebration, comp...
A Dream Come True
Walt Disney once said that “Any dream can come true if you have the courage to pursue it.” Well Mr. Disney, our pueblo just proved you were right!
Labour of Love
At least 18 years have passed since work began on the Church of San Felipe de Jesus in Barra’s barrio. With continuous effort by the community half of the church is complete.
When Leone Ewoldt built her house in Villa Obregon in 2006, she had a room made for a book exchange because of her love of reading and sharing books with others. Having sold everything, including hundreds of books when she left Seattle, her new little room soon filled up and the bo...
Only a few Fridays left to shop at the Marsol Hotel Market, which takes place in the lobby from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and runs through the end of April.
In this monthly series, we republish a few of the headlines from our October editions 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
In the depths of New York’s bitterly cold winter, a glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon: two friends would be available for a two-week surf trip in May.
It’s a glorious feeling as you swim into the beautiful secluded beach of the Marieta Islands (Islas Marietas). As you pass under a rocky arch in the island there is a moment when the tide turns in your favor and washes you gently towards the sandy shoreline. It is as if the island has deemed y...
Chef Francisco “Paco” Ruano of Guadalajara eatery Alcalde on Avenida Mexico has been singled out as “One to Watch” in the annual list of Latin American Top 50 Restaurants sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Aque Panna.
“Abraham Lincoln and Mexico” by Michael Hogan. Fondo Editorial Universitario. (Guadalajara, 2016), 322 pp.
Reviewed by A.S. Carbonell, Tel Aviv University
Ajijic resident Tom Nussbaum says he watched the November 6, 2012 election results on television with disbelief and joy.
World Alzheimer’s Day was marked on Wednesday, September 21 but Genaro Gabriel Ortiz, president of the Asociación Jalisciense de Alzheimer, said there was no positive news to celebrate regarding the disease.
After more than two decades of indecision and delays, a lake has finally opened in the Parque Metropolitano, the largest public green space in the Guadalajara metro area.
The next Lake Chapala Shrine Club “Dine with the Shrine” fundraiser (to welcome returning snowbirds) will be held Tuesday, November 1, noon to 9 p.m. at La Bodega restaurant, located at 16 de September 124 in Ajijic.
As folks began flocking to local cemeteries to spruce up family burial plots for next week’s Day of the Dead observances, they have been surprised to find numbered government-issue stickers plastered across gravesite crosses and tomb stones, with no explanation of their purpose.
Jalisco Governor Aristoteles Sandoval this week handed out household items to 240 families affected by the recent flooding in 16 neighborhoods of Tlajomulco.
During an address Tuesday to members of the Guadalajara business community, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson underlined that whoever becomes the next occupant of the White House, the core relationship between the United States and Mexico will not be affected unduly.
The Commission for Naturally Protected Areas (Conamp) has carried out workshops and accredited 173 guides who will be the only ones allowed to take tourists to the Playa del Amor (Hidden Beach) on the Marietta Islands off the Nayarit coast.
Puerto Vallarta’s acclaimed botanic gardens will be honored as the 2017 International Peace Garden, it was announced this week.
Reports suggest the emergency situation in the Caribbean island of Haiti is worsening following the massive destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew earlier this month.
Which would be the more shocking, some Americans are saying – Donald Trump winning the White House or the high-flying Chicago Cubs lifting the World Series?
Mexican bank Banamex this week rebranded itself as Citibanamex, reflecting the name of its major stakeholder, Citigroup.
I cannot stress enough the importance of timely and correctly filing a Foreign Bank Account Report (FBAR) if you are required to.
The World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum announced Tuesday that its 2017 Induction Class will include Lorena Ochoa, the stellar Guadalajara-born golfer who retired in 2010 at age of 28 to start a family.
Charros de Jalisco fans could have been forgiven for thinking it was December 25 rather than October 12 as their Mexican Pacific League (LMP) season got underway against the Tomateros de Culiacan in Zapopan Wednesday evening.