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71 artists compete in Judged Show

Once again, members of the 40-year-old Ajijic Society of the Arts (ASA) put their best pieces forward in 11 categories in the annual Judged Show held at the Ajijic Cultural Center March 17. Seventy-one artists entered 142 pieces for competition. Best of Show went to Lois Schroff for her acrylic painting “Sunrise Vision.” The rest of the winners were:

Spring equinox festival held on waterfront

Ajijic native and practicing shaman Jesus “Katusa” Higuera (right) set up a display of his personal collection of pre-Columbian artifacts collected from the lakebed on display during Spring equinox rituals held at the waterfront March 19 through 21. A small group of nationals and foreigners camped out on the beach to join in fasting, sweat lodge cleansings, dancing to the beat of hand-made drums and presentation of offerings to the ancient spirits.

Sangre Viva festival showcases Mexican culture

Ajijic will host the second annual Festival Cultural Sangre Viva, a three-day program of activities set for next weekend showcasing a wide range of modern artistic manifestations that have evolved from Mexico’s indigenous roots.

LCS unveils children’s art mural

The Lake Chapala Society pulled out all the stops for the unveiling and dedication of a new mural depicting the history of the Ajijic children’s art program.

Ribera Arts Review - March 3, 2012

The mural

Don’t miss the public dedication of the Lake Chapala Society Children’s Art Program mural on Saturday, March 3, noon, on the back patio of LCS. Dignitaries have been invited and mariachi music will make it a real celebration.