From today’s broadcast:
247,800 new doses of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Guadalajara. https://vallartaopina.net/llegan-248-mil-vacunas-contra-covid-19-para-menores-de-edad-y-mayores-de-18-anos/
City fine tunes the Independence Celebration schedule (and NoticiasPV publishes photos that will give you an idea of what to expect if this is your first year in PV). https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/afinan-detalles-para-los-festejos-patrios-en-puerto-vallarta/
City announces traffic modifications in light of Independence Day celebrations. https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/alistan-cambios-a-la-circulacion-por-festejos-patrios-en-el-centro/
Mayor Michel also addresses the municipality. https://www.noticiaspv.com.mx/el-profe-michel-hizo-frente-a-deudas-y-problemas-dejados-por-gobiernos-de-mc/
You asked who to call when you have a non-life-threatening emergency. That would be Protección Civil. Here is their Facebook page with all their contact info. https://www.facebook.com/PCivilVallarta/
Thank you, Colleen Ferris for alerting us of this excellent volunteering opportunity with the SPCA! https://www.facebook.com/spcapv/posts/pfbid0qKtcrUqTxjoWc2nfXZbDDmXdaZArHKE2JxZGA7v1JgKj3E9h75a4A2Ef2nFBpUBAl
Guadalajara celebrates 18 years of ‘Vía Recreactiva.’ https://www.informador.mx/jalisco/Via-RecreActiva-Asi-celebraron-los-usuarios-los-18-anos-de-la-via-20220911-0087.html
National Symphony Orchestra live broadcasts are back. https://www.informador.mx/cultura/La-OSN-se-escuchara-en-vivo-a-nivel-nacional-gracias-a-convenio-entre-INBAL-y-Radio-Educacion-20220910-0110.html
SONG SPOTLIGHT: Un Mundo Raro, by José Alfredo Jiménez (1926-1973)
As performed by Eugenia León in her 1991 release, Juego con Fuego.
In Eugenia León’s version, the pain is raw, and the choice to present the song with a string orchestra instead of the traditional (expected?) mariachi accompaniment serves the lyrics beautifully, while her interpretation clearly conveys the main character’s painful state of mind and heart.
As performed by La Boquita Puerto Vallarta
In Silvia Basurto and Paolo Uccelli’s beautiful rendition, the pain is real but more dream-like, and the guitar accompaniment provides a lullaby soundscape that makes the intention of the lyrics feel more like a painful but distant memory. While La Boquita performs regularly at Barcelona Tapas, it is a joy to discover these more intimate gems in which they fully commit to the music without distractions intrinsic to performing at a restaurant. Follow them on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/laboquita.puertovallarta
With English lyric translation
This is just for your listening pleasure: a traditional mariachi rendition with English lyrics displayed on the screen.
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