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Guitars as visual art

Kim Tolleson has always had a unique approach. Growing up in Texas as the son of business owners, he had business in his bones, but wanted to follow a more creative path. Two years ago, after many years owning a gallery that specialized in one-of-a-kind international home décor in Santa Cruz, California, Tolleson moved to Ajijic with no real intention of going into business.


Young carpenters show off skills and marketable wares

Watching bright-eyed youngsters deftly handle heavy duty power tools and proudly show off the products of their handiwork gave immense satisfaction to more than a dozen expats who chipped in seed money to start up a carpentry workshop program in Santa Cruz de la Soledad.


Formerly great bullfighter offers pitiful spectacle in Guadalajara

Legendary Mexican matador Rodolfo “El Pana” Rodriguez entered the Nuevo Progreso Plaza de Toros to the strains of mariachi music on Sunday to open Guadalajara’s principal bullfighting season with one of his last ever performances.


New art space shows renowned photographer

A small municipal gallery located directly behind the Basilica of the Virgin of Zapopan has opened with a bang, debuting with 23 large-format photos by acclaimed photojournalist José Hernández-Claire.


Maintaining the internet status quo

Last month there was an historical moment of unanimous agreement among parties that at other times never seem to agree on anything.  All the member states of the European Parliament voted unanimously 27-0.  The United States House of Representatives voted unanimously 397-0.  Mexico, Canada, Korea, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand all stood together in agreement.  What is it that could cause all of these parties to so solidly agree on anything?  Answer: they are against the ITU taking over governance of the internet.


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