Norte Sonoro 2012: Tijuana Musicians Vanguard

Posted December 11, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

The city of Tijuana played host to one of the most interesting musical projects/experiments in its recent memory. In November 2012 NORTE SONORO was held in the city to the delight of music bloggers (From Mexico and Internationally), savvy music lovers and the culturally hip crowd from Tijuana and San Diego. Norte Sonoro is a… Read more »

Tijuana Tourism Diversifies, But Kitsch Remains

Posted November 23, 2012 by & filed under Mexico.

TIJUANA, Mexico — Ever since fears of drug violence stemmed the flow of American visitors to Tijuana, the city’s tourism officials have been trying to draw tourists back by promoting its emerging new food, art and culture scenes. But even as officials tout a newer, hipper TIjuana, vestiges of the city’s older, kitschier tourism economy… Read more »