Category: Arts

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An Ancient Ritual: Los Voladores de Papantla

July 7, 2016 by

An Ancient Ritual: Los Voladores... Remembering The Dance of the Pole Flyers Performed in Cholula, Puebla, Mexico   It was a warm afternoon at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City, dozens of middle school scuttled around the sculptures while the staff tried to teach them about Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage. “Shhh, be quiet” said one of the teachers, allowing... Read More »

Tenth Annual Entijuanarte Cultural Festival

August 30, 2014 by

2014 Tijuana Cultural Art Festival Entijuanarte The name, Entijuanarte, is a mash-up of the three Spanish words: “en,” “Tijuana,” and “arte.” Translated, it means “Art in Tijuana” or “in Tijuana there is art.” The three day festival is set to take place again, beginning on Friday, October 3rd, and continuing through Sunday, October 5th. Over... Read More »

Chihuahua International Festival

August 16, 2014 by

El Festival Internacional Chihuahua 2014 A celebration of art and culture The 2014 Chihuahua International Festival began on August 1st, and will continue until the 24th of August. The yearly festival celebrates art and culture, from all over Mexico, and from around the world. Once again, this year’s program includes hundreds of cultural activities performed... Read More »

Mexico City: Muralism

July 7, 2010 by

By Ellen Creager, McClatchy-Tribune News Service, in the theEdmonton Journal MEXICO CITY - Go ahead and use Diego Rivera as excuse. Mention murals as the reason you’re coming. But get down here right away, art lovers, and soak in the atmosphere of one of the most interesting cities in the world. Diego Rivera's First Mural... Read More »