The nationwide earthquake drill is today at 11 AM. Marcelo Ebrard runs for president under his own organization. Puerto Vallarta participated in the International Coastal Cleanup Day. PLUS: Uh-oh… the pastoreitor is coming!
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From today’s broadcast:
The National Earthquake Drill is today. https://contralinea.net/se-realizara-este-martes-el-simulacro-de-sismo-7-2-con-hipocentro-al-noroeste-de-chapala/
How does the Mexican Seismic Alert System work? https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/como-funciona-alerta-sismica-mexico/
Here are the major earthquakes have struck Mexico on September 19. https://vallartaopina.net/estos-son-todos-los-sismos-que-han-ocurrido-un-19-de-septiembre/
World Coastal Cleanup Day was commemorated in Puerto Vallarta with beach cleaning efforts. https://contralinea.net/realizan-jornada-conjunta-para-limpieza-de-playas-en-puerto-vallarta/
It rained for two hours last night in Puerto Vallarta but no major damages were reported. https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/fuerte-tormenta-crecida-arroyos/
Fishermen and boaters sign a letter of intent to help protect Los Arcos de Mismaloya. https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/se-comprometen-a-conservar-los-arcos-de-mismaloya/
City bus riders create community Whatsapp groups to share bus location information. https://tribunadelabahia.com.mx/unibus-crean-grupos-avisar-camion/
Marcelo Ebrard runs for presidency as an independent candidate. https://www.informador.mx/mexico/Marcelo-Ebrard-Excanciller-crea-la-asociacion-El-Camino-de-Mexico-va-por-la-Presidencia-20230918-0113.html
Will the ‘pastorator’ automatic meat slicing robot put a bunch of taquería employees out of work? We don’t think so! https://www.mexicodesconocido.com.mx/pastoreitor-el-robot-taquero.html
SEPTEMBER 28: SONDHEIM’S WIT • A Celebration of the late Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics.
Regarded as a titan of American musicals, the late composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim left behind a legacy of extraordinary, award-winning musicals for entire generations to discover and enjoy. Sometimes, however, it takes repeated exposure to some of his lyrics to truly appreciate their wit.
Instead of concentrating on entire shows, in this unique presentation, we will narrow our focus to specific lyrics in particular songs, always providing the necessary context to establish an emotional and often humorous connection to his unique wordcraft. https://www.facebook.com/events/832331571834484/
OCTOBER 12: COUNTRY MUSIC • From Dusty Trails to Chart-Topping Tales
Join us as we explore the origins of Country music, a music genre originating in the Southern and Southwestern United States. First produced in the 1920s, country music primarily focuses on working-class Americans and blue-collar American life. https://www.facebook.com/events/2280048825525879
OCTOBER 24: TONY BENNETT • His Life and His Music
THIS IS AN ENCORE PRESENTATION, BY REQUEST!
The music world suffered a significant loss with the unfortunate passing of Tony Bennett. A true legend, he will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Nevertheless, his music will undoubtedly continue to touch hearts for generations to come. During the presentation, we will delve into Bennett’s captivating journey, from his early struggles as an aspiring singer to his meteoric rise to international stardom. https://www.facebook.com/events/1109989937005522/
OCTOBER 26: DISCO! • Evolution and Cultural Impact
In this presentation, we’ll explore the captivating history of this genre that defined an era. From the glamorous nights at Studio 54 to the iconic ‘Saturday Night Fever’ soundtrack, disco was more than just music; it was a cultural phenomenon. https://www.facebook.com/events/247500741115460/
NOVEMBER 1: DAY OF THE DEAD
In this session, we’ll delve into the heart of Mexican culture and traditions, exploring the holiday’s unique blend of music, customs, and stories. This celebration, which honors departed loved ones, offers a profound connection between the living and the deceased.