Last updateFri, 15 Jun 2018 12pm

Tragic death casts shadow over Ajijic music festival

The Northern Lights Festival de Febrero, a normally joyous occasion featuring an international array of musicians assembled lakeside for two weeks of aural art, was darkened by sudden tragedy Friday, February 16, when accordion virtuoso Alexander Sevastian died of a heart attack in his room, just a few hours before he was slated to perform with Toronto-based jazz group Quartetto Gelato. He was just 41 years old.

Chili shindig on the burner

Lakeside’s 40th annual Chili Cookoff fires up Friday, February 23, running through Sunday, February 25 at the Tobolandia Water Park located on the Chapala-Ajijic highway just west of the Libramiento junction.

Ajijic Magic Town candidacy scrutinized

Ajijic’s aspirations for designation as a Pueblo Mágico moved another step forward Monday, February 19 with the arrival of five federal officials on a mission to carry out a technical evaluation of the town’s qualifications.