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City Living - February 7, 2014

Jalisco’s Fourth Intermunicipal Campaign for the Collection and Recycling of Electronic Waste 2014 got underway last week in Zapopan and continues this weekend in Guadalajara.

City Living - January 31, 2014

Twenty-three members of the U.S. Consulate community in Guadalajara ventured into the Primavera Forest last Saturday to visit a small perennial spring hidden at the end of a long, winding slot canyon.

City Living - November 16, 2013

Spaniard Julian Lopez “El Juli,” one of the world’s best known bullfighters, will make an appearance at the final corrida of the fall season at Guadalajara’s Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progeso on Sunday, November 17, 4 p.m.

City Living - January 24, 2014

With the championship games done and dusted, Super Bowl XLVIII will see the Denver Broncos come up against the Seattle Seahawks at the Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

City Living - November 9, 2013

Pilgrims beware!

It’s now or never to get your tickets to the American Society of Jalisco (Amsoc)  Thanksgiving Day Dinner  on Thursday, November 28.

City Living - January 17, 2014

The U.S. Consulate General in Guadalajara will be closed on Monday, January 20 in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. King was born on January 15, 1929 and shot to death on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee.

City Living - November 2, 2013


Biannual arts and crafts festival TlaquepArte opened Thursday, October 31 and runs through Monday, November 4 at the Centro Cultural El Refugio in Tlaquepaque.

City Living - January 10, 2014

To mark its 30th anniversary, Intermoda, one of Latin America’s leading fashion trade shows, will be opening up its doors to the general public on its final day.

City Living - October 26, 2013

English ‘high tea’

Last week’s AMSOC Book Club meeting was highlighted with a serving of English “high tea.” 

City Living - December 27, 2013

The American Society (Amsoc) aims to get 2014 off to a rip-roaring start with a New Year’s Day (Wednesday, January 1) breakfast served at 8 a.m.  There will be a pot luck lunch from 12:30 p.m. – all those coming are asked to bring a dish to share.

City Living - October 18, 2013

The premier bullfighting season of the year gets underway on Sunday, October 20 at the Nuevo Progreso bullring in Guadalajara.

City Living - December 20, 2013

A traditional Christmas Eve Mass at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Guadalajara begins with a bilingual carol sing at 6 p.m., Tuesday, December 24, led by the church’s 17-member choir including six professional singers and the acclaimed Ana Silvia Guerrero on the organ. These five carols — “Good Christian Friends Rejoice,” “Joy to the World,” “It Came Upon a Midnight Clear” and others — have been arranged with alternating English and Spanish lyrics and the congregation will join in the singing.

City Living - October 12, 2013

Livestock Fair

Expo Ganadera 2004, Guadalajara’s annual livestock fair, considered by many as Mexico’s best of the genre, opened this week with an ongoing exhibition of live farm animals and a jam-packed program of special events that should entice thousands of visitors before it ends November 3.

City Living - December 13, 2013

The countryside comes to the city next week when 120 small-scale artisan farmers in Jalisco get an opportunity to show off their products at a special pavilion on one of the metro area’s most prestigious boulevards.

City Living - October 5, 2013

Meet the author

Alejandro Grattan-Dominguez will discuss his historical novel “The Dark Side of the Dream” at the American Society (AMSOC) Book Club meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 24.

City Living - December 6, 2013

The 16-member choir at St. Mark’s Anglican Church in Guadalajara is set to sing the annual, bilingual, interdenominational “Lessons and Carols” worship service on Sunday, December 8 at 5 p.m. The congregation joins in on many of the Advent hymns and Christmas carols, which alternate with bible readings related to Jesus’ birth.

City Living - September 28, 2013

Photography Club

Everyone is invited to join in the new Photography Club at the American Society (AMSOC) that will hold meetings on the first Thursday of each month.  The club welcomes both native Spanish and English-speaking participants.

City Living - November 30, 2013

The fall edition of Bazart takes place at the Larva Cultural Center in downtown Guadalajara on Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1.  

City Living - September 21, 2013

La Gourmetería/Encore Hotel

Some people may feel that Guadalajara already has too many plush malls and hotels. Marketing analysts clearly think not.

City Living - November 23, 2013


Here’s a chance to donate toys so children living in the desolate Huichol region of northern Jalisco can enjoy a happy Christmas.

City Living - September 14, 2013

Gastro fest

Fantastic aromas will be wafting around the ample spaces of Expo Guadalajara this weekend when the year’s leading gastronomic show comes to town.