Last updateFri, 27 Mar 2020 10am

Culture center head under heat from critics

The announcement of the upcoming formal unveiling of a work by acclaimed Mexican sculptor Miguel Miramontes highlighted the progress report given by Centro Cultural de Ajijic (CCA) director Efren Gonzalez during a public meeting held Tuesday, August 13.

Chapala dance company gathers steam

The birth of lakeside’s first regional dance company is on the horizon following an open audition for prospective artists held on Friday, August 2 at the Auditorio de la Ribera. The new group is expected to be ready for a public debut by mid-November in the performance of a novel dance program.

Art with an ecological message

With the aim of raising public awareness on Lake Chapala’s plight, local artist Conrado Contreras has designed a sculptural installation piece with an environmental message to be put on display during next weekend’s three-day Tequila Festival (see story below).

Chapala to publish tome of local legends

In the interest of preserving local folk history, Chapala’s Historical Archives recently sponsored a contest to compile a written collection of tales that have been passed down orally from generation to generation.

Tapatios relish summer’s day at the lake

A crowd of approximately 150 people made up primarily of day trippers from Guadalajara enjoyed a serene day of activities at the edge of Lake Chapala during the Tarde de Verano held June 22 at the La Floresta home of longtime lakeside resident Alejandra Collignon.