Lakeside Living – April 2022

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Kim LeMieux

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April 2022

Lakeside Living is please to welcome Kim LeMieux as Events Editor.  LL thanks Carol D. Bradley for her contributions and wish her well with her future endeavours.

The Lake Chapala Society hosts Open Circle every Sunday at 10AM, a popular community gathering in Ajijic, to enjoy a diverse range of presentations.

The presentations will be on the south lawn, close to the gazebo, the entrance will be by the side door on Ramón Corona, chairs will be socially distanced. Gate opens at 9:30.

We recommend bringing a hat and bottled water, and please remove containers upon departure. Attendance is limited to 80 persons, please make your reservation if you want to attend

Use of masks and temperature checks on entry is mandatory.

The Lake Chapala Society


April 3rd:

Presentation by Michael Hogan: The American Legion of Honor in Mexico

Michael Hogan official

Michael Hogan

Michael Hogan is an historian and the author of 27 books including the Irish Soldiers of Mexico, Abraham Lincoln and Mexico, and Guns, Grit and Glory: How the US and Mexico Came Together to Defeat the Last Empire in the Americas. Hogan’s book The Irish Soldiers of Mexico was the inspiration for two major documentaries and a feature film starring Tom Berenger. Dr. Hogan is a former professor of International Relations at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, and Emeritus Humanities Chair of the American School Foundation of Guadalajara. He lives with the textile artist, Lucinda Mayo, and their Dutch Shepherd, Lola.

April 10, 2022

Presentation by Beverly Jensen: Wireless Wake-up Call

Beverly Jensen

Beverly Jensen

This past decade the insurance industry studied the science done on the telecom industry, and in 2015, Lloyd’s of London, the bellwether of the industry, concluded that the wireless technology does cause non-ionizing radiation. Lloyd’s concluded that it’s a pollutant, like asbestos, and they’re not going to cover health claims in ordinary policies. The whole insurance industry has followed. It’s not a matter of IF you will be affected but WHEN.

Dr. Jensen will discuss the symptoms of Electro-magnetic sensitivity and common diseases. Most importantly, there are simple steps everyone can take to reduce exposure, and some behaviour modification may be necessary!

She holds degrees in Journalism from Missouri, and a doctorate in communication from the University of Washington. Her work has been as a journalist, teaching marketing communication in emerging markets, and for 20 years working in communication strategies for development. Her interest in natural health treatments evolved from managing health projects and personal experiences.

April 17, 2022

Presentation by Jesus Vega: The Art Around Us

To Be Announced

April 24, 2022

Presentation by David Ellison: Story Time With Dave

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Lake Chapala’s Baptist Church Choir has been active lately.

Hard on the heels of a Christmas program and their debut Variety-Singalong, the group will offer a special Easter presentation called “The Twelve Cups of Passover,” containing sacred Bible readings and music, including the “Hallelujah Chorus.” All are welcome to attend this free program on Friday, April 15, at 3pm. Put it on your calendar right away! (Information:

The Twelve Cups of Passover

Conexión Ambiental is presenting Earth Day Festival 2022 in the Axixic Plaza and the Axixic cultural center, April 22, 23rd and 24th. Over 20 organizations will be represented with booths in the plaza.  Speakers and presentations will be scheduled inside the cultural center as well as on the plaza.

Earth Day Festival 2022

Earth protectors, territory defenders, indigenous communities, scientists, activists and government agencies will be represented and available to the public. Ceremonies and ancient wisdom. Sustainability products. Food and indigenous music as well as children’s activities.

Translators will be on hand to assist anyone as needed.

Further information from, Doug 331-354-1558

Doug Reid



La Cochera Cultural, announces a Special Playhouse presentation of a new multi-discipline performance entitled “Inhabiting la Michi-Cihualli”.   Lakeside Little Theatre has generously agreed to let us use their premises in San Antonio Tlayacapan under the umbrella of their community outreach.

La Cochera Cultural

The work is a contemporary interpretation of the local indigenous legend of the Goddess of the Lake. It has been in progress as the second part of this year’s Festival de la Michi-Cihualli, and will include original contemporary dance, live music and simultaneous video projections.

Choreography and Creative Direction: Leonor Zertuche,

Dance and Interpretation: Mariajose Medeles,

Composition and Musical Direction: Eleazar Soto (Chuco)

Production Design: Emilia GalvezMusicians: Juanpi Medeles: violin, Miguel Soto: percusión, Gilberto Rios: Bass, and Ari Loyola: voice.

Video Artist and live visuals: Paty Green

Performances will run Wednesday April 20 at 7:00 pm and Thursday April 21 at 7:00pm.

Tickets are 350p and will be on sale at Mia’s Boutique, Kind of Bazaar and by reservation at. at: and and at the door if available.

All proceeds will be used to benefit the artistic and musical education programs at La Cochera.

Festival de la Michi Cihualli

Lakeside Published Writer’s Group is back at El Gato Feo Cafe + Roastery with their “Meet the Authors” event.

el gato feo

There will be 3 authors reading from their works and answering a live Q+A at the end of each reading.

Authors will have copies of their books for signing.

This event will take place the second Wednesday of every month.

Next one: April 13th. Readings start at 11.

Come early: coffee is available and enjoy live music by Sergio Casas playing from his Personal Selections.

Meeting held in the lovely salon of Estrellita’s Bed & Breakfast. (Where El Gato Feo Cafe is located)

Open to the public.

Sergio Casas

Sergio Casas

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