2 Mexican Moviemakers Receive Heineken/Tribeca Grants

Mexicans Yolanda Cruz and Rodrigo Reyes are the recipients of the 2014 Heineken VOCES Grant, presented by the Dutch brewer in conjunction with New York’s Tribeca Film Institute. The grant winners were formally presented at an invitation-only event hosted by Heineken coinciding with the Tribeca Film Festival. Cruz, who has now made seven documentaries, won...
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Birthplace of the chili pepper identified in Mexico

Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper — now the world’s most widely grown spice crop — reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis. Results from the four-pronged investigation — based on linguistic and ecological evidence as well as the more traditional archaeological...
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Ella Fontanals-Cisneros: A Video Interview

Last month, the art and auction website Artnet posted a video interview with Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, on the occasion of the opening of Permission To Be Global: Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The exhibition debuted last December at the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation in...
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Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic: A Culinary Hole in One

There’s a private peninsula jutting out from the Mexican mainland about 26 miles north of Puerto Vallarta in the Mexican state of Nayarit. It’s called Punta Mita, which translates to “point of the arrow” in the area’s native language, and once you’ve passed through the actual gates of one of the two resorts that occupy...
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Latin Barbecue 101

To many immigrants or out-of-state transplants who aren’t from the South, Mississippi isn’t just a place with blues music, a complicated race heritage and southern accents. Mississippi and its fellow Deep South states also taste different. For me, coming to the Magnolia State turned the meaning of the word “barbecue” upside down. When you attend...
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Vallarta Food Tours Launches 3rd Food Tasting and Cultural Walking Tour

This walking tour (with a brief, fun bus ride) thoughtfully weaves its way through some of the most authentic and delicious local eateries in Emiliano Zapata and 5 de Diciembre neighborhoods, all the while teaching you about the people behind the carefully crafted, delicious food and the vibrant night culture of Puerto Vallarta. Mexico’s sophisticated...
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Mexico cinema makes move to 3D with new version of horror classic

Mexican cinema will make its first foray into 3D with a new version of late Mexican director Carlos Enrique Taboada’s horror classic “Mas negro que la noche” (Blacker Than the Night), which is scheduled to hit theaters in September. Cutting-edge 3D technology has been employed in this Spanish-Mexican production that “has never been used” elsewhere,...
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Mexico’s Darkness wins at Panama Meets

For the first time this year, the festival played host to Meets, a film market aimed at fostering networks for co-production, sales and distribution of Latin American projects. Panama City was also chosen by EGEDA and FIPCA as the venue for their first Premios Platino awards, also during the week of the festival. A Mexican...
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Eva Longoria and 19 of her closest friends head to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Her birthday was back in March, but Eva Longoria’s celebrations were worth waiting for. The actress and 19 of her closest chums flew to Mexico to celebrate with a four-day stay at the luxurious Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa in Puerto Vallarta. The group were also celebrating the new engagements of two of their...
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Roasted Chicken Salad with Tangy Marinated Croutons

It’s almost summer and there is nothing better than a nice cold crisp salad on a hot summer day! Ingredients 1/2 cup Olive Oil 4 slices good quality artisanal bread, cut into 1/2-inch x 1-inch chunks 4 cups salad greens (arugula, baby romaine, spinach, your favorite blend) 8 ounces cooked chicken breast, cut into chunks...
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The Legendary Tom Coster In Concert April 21, 2014

VYC is again honored to welcome celebrated keyboardist and award winning composer Tom Coster for a dinner show. During Tom’s long and distinguished career he has played with some of the finest artists in rock and jazz, including Carlos Santana, Vital Information, Gabor Szabo, Third Eye Blind and Loading Zone. He has also produced an...
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The 10th Anniversary of Vallarta Restaurant Week

From New York to London, dining events in which participating restaurants offer a special, fixed price menu during a week or two, have become strong magnets for people wishing to visit such cities. Known in most places as Restaurant Week, these type of events encourage visitors and locals to experience restaurants’ exquisite offerings at reduced...
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