Die Another Day

Renowned Mexican writer, Octavio Paz, notes

that a Mexican has no qualms about getting up close and personal with death – he/she “…chases after it, mocks it, courts it, hugs it, sleeps with it; it is a favorite plaything and most lasting love.”

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1 & 2

Photo: LA CALACA COUNTDOWN: 16 DAYS!

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Abrazos San Miguel – Day of the Dead Fabrics

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And Happy Halloween!

What’s cool in San Miguel de Allende this week:

Full moon ceremony Jardin Botanico  Charco del Ingenio 7pm Oct. 29

La Calaca Festival Nov. 1 – 4

What’s cool in Aspen this week:

AEF’s Flamingo-a-Go-Go Nov. 2

What’s cool in Santa Fe this week:

Halloween at The Lensic The Phantom of the Opera Oct. 31

Stay Cool!

Jody

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Celebrating Life

Celebrating LIFE is what the Day of the Dead is all about…

Fabulous…from photographer Pauline Darley, make-up by MademoiselleMu

Papel Picado

Pan de Muertos

La Calaca Festival - San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

La Calaca Festival
Nov. 1 – 4
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

What’s cool in San Miguel de Allende this weekend:

Laura Fraser’s Mexican Writing Fiesta Oct. 29 – Nov. 3

Day of the Dead celebration and open house 12 – 5 pm Sat. & Sun. Oct. 27 – 28 Galeria Atotonilco

What’s cool in Aspen this weekend:

Samsara at the Wheeler Opera House  Fri. & Sat., Oct. 26 – 27

What’s cool in Santa Fe this weekend:

ARCOS Dance Fall Repertory Concert Fri. – Sun. October 26-28 at NDI New Mexico Dance Barns

Stay Cool!

Jody

Shopping for Day of the Dead

Shopping in San Miguel de Allende for Day of the Dead altars…

Mark your calendars in San Miguel de Allende

What’s cool in San Miguel de Allende this week:

Mujeres en Cambio’s Day of the Dead event 4 pm Galeria Atotonilco www.folkartsanmiguel.com

What’s cool in Aspen this week:

Farewell My Queen at the Wheeler Opera House Oct. 22 – 24

What’s cool in Santa Fe this week:

Debate the Debates with Dupuy – Santa Fe Community College and KSFR 101.1 FM to Host Presidential Debates Live on the Big Screen – 7 to 9 pm

Stay Cool!

Jody