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Lady Zen is an internationally known award-winning lyric poet, author, and singer. Based out of San Miguel de Allende, she creates commissioned art as director, performance artist, and vocalist. She is a visionary force, possessing the powerful vocal agility of a mezzo-soprano and the prowess of vibrant storytelling. Her popularity soared over the summer here...
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These fascinating photos from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the everyday life of Mexico in 1958. “A trip to Mexico. We drove in via Nuevo Laredo, drove down to (and beyond) Mexico City (including Taxco, Cuernevaca, Teotihuacan, Morelia, etc.), and returned back via Nuevo Laredo. We were in Mexico for nearly a...
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‘Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat’ Recap: Samin Heads to Mexico for a Study in Citrus
In the third episode of Samin Nosrat ’s new Netflix series Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat , the chef and author heads down to the Yucatán region of Mexico to learn about how to harness the power of acid. Early in the episode, Nosrat notes that acid “does the absolutely necessary job of balancing flavors, which...
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Local musicologist Paco Ojeda takes us back to the early 1920s in his next lecture, ‘Talkies’, when the first feature-length motion pictures with music and sound were released. “Music and sound in film is something we take for granted,” commented Ojeda. “By looking at clips from timeless films and their music scores, we will gain...
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Riviera Nayarit offers its visitors various activities for October, including gastronomic and sports, with the intention of generating higher occupancy rates during the fall season. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit (OCV) reported in a statement that, along with the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, they work all...
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Mexico: Homeless Create Fantastical Creature in Alebrije Parade
Mexico City is preparing for its 12th Monumental Alebrijes Competition and Parade, to take place on October 20, and homeless people are working on their own creation to participate. The event is organized annually by Mexico City’s Museum of Popular Culture, which teamed up with the Assistance and Social Integration Institute (IASIS) to coordinate the...
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Diana Villamonte, the break-out, star of last season’s shows, ‘Motown and Beyond’ and ‘Tina Turner, Simply the Best’ returns to The Red Room this Fall. Diana will be performing special shows at The Red Room on Oct 19th and 26th that preview both of her new shows, ‘More Motown and Beyond’ and ‘I Will Always...
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Twitter Really Hates Netflix’s Reality Show ‘Made in Mexico’
Because we live in a Trump-era world, some might actually be ignorant enough to believe that all Mexicans are rapists and criminals. In an attempt to change that hateful narrative about us, on September 28, Netflix released Made In Mexico – a reality show that puts young rich Mexicans center stage. Ironically, the subjects of...
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The 46th edition of Cervantino International Festival, to be held in Mexico, will see India participating as a guest of honour, with an elaborate programme of performing arts, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Director General said here in a press conference on Thursday. The festival started in 1953 with a focus on theatre, had...
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During fourteen trips between 1993 and 2010, Harvey Stein photographed in Mexico, primarily in small towns and villages and mostly during festivals (Day of the Dead, Easter, Independence Day) that highlight the country’s unique relationship to death, myth, ritual and religion. This book is the definitive expression of Stein’s intimate relationship with the people and...
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A Guide to Getting Married in Mexico
Mexico is loaded with dream wedding destinations, from the tropical beaches of Puerto Vallarta to the Caribbean waters of the Riviera Maya, and the sacred Mount Kuchumaa. The country has long been praised for its year-round tropical temperatures, colorful culture, postcard-worthy scenery, and spicy local eats. Whether you plan your wedding in a lush mountain...
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Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is considered the most representative traditions of Mexican culture and is from the Aztec culture that was popularized in much of Latin America. In 2008 Unesco declared Día de Muertos as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of Mexico. In Brazil, there is a similar celebration known...
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