Posts in Category: Culture
Our good friend Susie Albin-Najera at The Mexico Report posted a great article last week in which she interviews Mario… Read more »
While in Mexico City for the 2010 Symposium conference last month, some of the Journey Mexico staff were able to visit famous Mexican artist Pablo Weisz-Carrington’s most recent exhibit at José Luis Cuevas’s museum in the Colonial Heartland.
I just read a few articles that make some interesting suggestions about the conversion of the ancient Aztec and Maya to Catholic Christian beliefs during the Spanish invasions of Central Mexico.
Luxury travel enthusiasts traveling to Mexico City should enjoy this year’s production of Zoot Suit, which premiered this week and will run through July 4th. This production of Luis Valdez’s classic musical marks the first time Zoot Suit has ever been put on, in full scale, in Spanish.
Paul McCartney’s upcoming concert in Mexico City set a record with its ticket sales. Tickets for the show on Thursday May 27th in Foro Sol Stadium, which seats 60,000 people, sold out in just a few minutes, putting McCartney at the top of the quickest-to-sell-out concerts list for the enormous stadium.
If you want to stay Green while traveling to Mexico City, take advantage of the city’s new bike share program, Ecobici. Although the abundance of cobblestone streets doesn’t exactly facilitate bicycle riding, the three-month-old program seems to be flourishing.
If you love Beatnik literature, booking a Mexico City trip will transport you back in time to hear the sounds, smell the smells, and see the sights that inspired Beat heroes such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, and others.
Mexican police officers opened fire on a group of protestors who were advocating for the right to an education. A strong social backlash was channeled through the art form of graffiti, and Protest Graffiti Mexico: Oaxaca is comprised of images of the graffiti photographed by, the now deceased, Elaine Sendyk.
Researches at the archeological site of Tonina in Chiapas found a new sarcophagus in January of 2010, which they feel… Read more »
Dios Nunca Muere (“God Never Dies”), an awesome exhibition of contemporary Oaxacan art, went off with great success last week… Read more »