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What is this site?

San Miguel’s online presence for all things Creative. Conceived of and run by a fellow creative for other creatives of every discipline who consider themselves connected in some way to San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico.

The Goal

To build the database to include every artist, writer, poet, chef, maker, musician, actor, film maker, photographer, etc…who wishes to be found. How? By interviewing people, letting creatives upload your own listing, links and photos and maintaining an updated listing of local resources.




Exhibition: Paintings By Rio – August 2017

The Public Library presents a painting exhibition by Jose Cuellar August 1 to August 31 Gallery of Cafe Santa Ana It is an honor to exhibit my paintings here at the Biblioteca. My name is Jose Cuellar but everyone knows me as Rio. I have been living in San Miguel for...

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SMA Literary Sala Summer Writing Workshops

San Miguel, a place for writers August 5 - September 1, 2017 Location: Sala Literaria Bellas Artes Hernández Macías 75, Centro San Miguel de Allende Most people will agree San Miguel is a special place for writers. Maybe it’s the light. Or possibly it’s the colorful...

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Promote Your Art. Let Me Write Your Story!

Linda Laino I am an artist, writer and teacher here in San Miguel. I offer a profile writing service for artists and other creatives. Would you like your work to reach more collectors? Do you have an exhibition coming up that would benefit from additional PR? Would...

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April 19, 2016: Poetry Café Bellas Artes

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Time: 5:00–6:30 p.m. Location: Centro Cultural Ignacio Ramírez “El Nigromante” Hernández Macías 75 Sala Literaria, 1st Floor Admission: A donation of $50 pesos is suggested Bartula and Alvaré to Headline Poetry Café By Maia Williams -...

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Upcycled ARM CUFFs

I am Mariosa ARM CUFF embraces the idea of upcycling.They are made from recycled wool coats, unusual fabric scraps, reclaimed old jewelry milagros and treasure trinkets, backed with old baby blankets or flannel pajamas. They blend Radically Expressive iconology for...

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Linda Laino Paintings, Drawings, Mandalas

R.M. Rilke once pondered whether all art was not simply an act of profound remembrance. As humans, we yearn to elevate our ordinary experiences into something less ordinary, something that has more weight, something we can set to music. As an artist, I am a hunter and...

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Dear Change

This March I took a writing workshop with Maia Williams. She calls it "The Wild Muse - Show Up and Write!" Here's a link with more info. Each session Maia would offer what they call writer's prompt, where she tosses out the seed for an idea and we see where it takes...

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String Them Together

Every day Month in Month out (until we don’t) we get another chance Sun days Moon days Mars days Rain days, days of joy, tax day, birth day to be whomever it is we opt to be. These equinoxes Those solstices Balance Imbalance Each day offers its own brand of awakening...

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Home is Where the Art Is

A Master of Color Artist: Anado McLauchlin Anado McLauchlin is a colorful guy. Not only is his art packed full of every hue imaginable, his entire life glows with a vibe that taps into every corner of the spectrum and beyond into the unseen. I first came to learn of...

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List of Categories

Soon this site will be full of posts from artists, authors, poets, songwriters, photographers, painters, sculptors, jewelers, potters, weavers, designers and all manner of creative efforts from people from around the world and around the Mexican central highlands who...

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YOU Can be Interviewed too! Sample Questions…

Would you like to be included in our Interview series? Just answer some or all of the questions below. This can be done via face to face interview with site owner, Marti McGinnis, or by email. Just copy and paste these questions into an email document and answer them!...

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