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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 - 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 - August 31, 2013

Guinness record

As has now become a tradition at the International Mariachi Festival, an attempt will be made next week to create a new Guinness world record for the largest number of mariachi musicians playing together at once.

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 - August 24, 2013

Food festival in Zapopan

A gastronomic festival planned at the Centro Cultural Las Aguilas in Zapopan next week will include a photographic exhibit opening, a book presentation, a display of Jalisco cuisine and a salsas competition for students.

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 - August 17, 2013

International Youth Day

During a celebration of International Youth Day, Monday August 12, that culminated with a free, well attended multi rock concert in the Plaza Liberacion, 115 teens from throughout the state competed as part of a state campaign of risk prevention in the city’s center. The youths had three hours to cover 15 stations in Plaza Tapatia and the Plaza de Armas where they competed in sports, fire brigades and cultural activities to learn more about accident prevention. An exam about what they learned was given at the end of the session. First and second place were taken by teams from Guadalajara and third place by a group from Tlajomulco.

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 - August 10, 2013

Junior charro championship

Mexico’s most accomplished young equestrians are gathered in Guadalajara for the 21st annual Campeonato Nacional Charro y Juvenil that wraps up this weekend with final rounds of competition at the Lienzo Miguel Aceves Galindo, located at Av. Dr. R. Michel 577, a block south of Calzada González Gallo near the Agua Azul park.

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 - August 3, 2013

British Evening

British residents of Guadalajara and their friends will gather for another informal monthly get-together at the home of Helen Carter on Saturday, August 10, from 8.30 p.m. onwards.

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 - July 27, 2013

Herradura tours

Tequila Herradura is offering Tapatios action-packed adventure tours in the countryside near its distillery in Amatitan.

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 - July 20, 2013

Read on if you’ve ever taken some great photos of mariachis?

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 - July 13, 2013

The new Canadian consul and trade representative in Guadalajara will be Francis Miguel Uy. He is expected to take up his post at the beginning of August.  He replaces Yvonne Chin, who is leaving the city after a three-year tour of duty.

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.

City Living - July 6, 2013

Since its headquarters closed down a few years ago, American Legion Post Three members and friends have been meeting on Saturdays for breakfast, with about a dozen or so attending each week.

City Living - September 7, 2013

Tequila expo

More than 50 tequila producers have set up shop in Tlaquepaque for the third Expo Tequila Tlaquepaque, which runs from Thursday, September 5 through Sunday, September 8, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Centro Cultural El Refugio (Donato Guerra 160, between Contreras Medellín and Prisciliano Sánchez). Fans of Mexico’s firewater will find at least 150 different brands of tequila on exhibit and for tasting.

City Living - June 29, 2013

The American Society (Amsoc) will celebrate U.S. Independence Day and Canada Day with a joint luncheon/party on Saturday, July 6.

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