* September 8 through 12, Galeria Di Paola will only open in the mornings. Maria is going to Houston for her first solo photography exhibition! Check Claudia Neri’s exhibit there starting September 15, though. She’s offering 15-40% discounts through October 29.
       * At Lois Cugini’s popular Opus Boutique, new designs from Dunes, Tachi Castillo and jewelry by Citlal made for a most successful fashion show in August. View all these splendors and more at Morelos #15, Ajijic.
       * The LCS is offering you a chance to have your photo published on the front cover of their 2004 Membership Directory. The intriguing contest encompasses quite a few rules in small print, so contact Lisa Harrison at lakesoc@prodigy.net.mx if you are seriously considering entering. Deadline is 2 pm Oct. 15.