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Briefly - May 13, 2017

Beachfront privatizers beware

Those seeking to privatize beaches in Jalisco could be faced with stiff fines and even jail time, following recent law changes approved by the Jalisco State legislature. 


Consul general shares musical knowledge

Tanya Anderson, the U.S. Consul General in Guadalajara, gives a presentation about American music as a part of the Instituto Cultural Mexicano Norteamericano’s Consulate Speaker Series.

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Her lecture’s timing was deliberate: April is Jazz Appreciation Month, a time to reflect on this musical genre’s artistic and cultural importance worldwide.  

Memorial Mass for Amsoc member

A Memorial Mass for American Society (Amsoc) member Carolina Turnquist will be held Saturday, April 29, 5 p.m. at Saint Mark’s Anglican Church located at Chichimecas 836 at the corner of Aztecas, Colonia Monraz in Guadalajara.

New play brings wit and charm to ‘unknown story’ of Mexican-American collaboration

A handful of bigger-than-life historical characters—including Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Maximiliano I and his wife Carlota, Benito Juarez, General Ulysses Grant and Secretary of State William Seward—are audaciously brought to life in Michael Hogan’s new play, “Lincoln and Mexico—The Untold Story,” which premiered last week at the American School in Guadalajara.

Dems Abroad in GDL to show film

People interested in the Democratic party, along with their friends and relatives, are invited to see the movie “In a Better World” in the home of a member on Sunday, April 2, 2 p.m. Spokesperson Jude Wallesen emphasized that new attendees are welcome.