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How a photographer helped shape the image of Mexico
Charles Ealy

Susan Toomey Frost was researching the history of tile-making in San Antonio when she came across an image of a young woman in traditional folkloric dress in a Mexico doorway.
México | Saturday April 7th, 2012

New Cultural Public Art Project Comes Alive at Mexico’s Annual Tourism Trade Convention
travelvideo.tv

The panga boat, an iconic symbol in Mexican culture, is getting a makeover with a new cultural public art project, Point of Departure: Pangas Vallarta, currently on display at Tianguis Turistico, Mexico’s Annual Tourism Trade Convention, held for the first time ever this year in Puerto Vallarta.
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco | Wednesday March 28th, 2012

Mammoth book fair offers an oasis amid Mexico's woes
TIM JOHNSON

Retired schoolteacher Carlos Garces beamed with rapture after emerging from consecutive talks by authors at the Guadalajara International Book Fair.
Guadalajara, Jalisco | Thursday December 1st, 2011

German expert says decoding of Mexico glyphs rules out 2012 apocalypse; says it means new era
AP

The end is not near. At least that’s according to a German expert who says his decoding of a Mayan tablet with a reference to a 2012 date denotes a transition to a new era and not a possible end of the world as others have read it.
México | Thursday December 1st, 2011

Mexico Mine Protested By Famous Writers And Artists
huffingtonpost.com

More than 150 internationally known writers and artists are urging Mexican President Felipe Calderon to cancel mining concessions in an area of northern Mexico considered sacred ground by the Huichol Indians.
México | Thursday December 1st, 2011

Mexico’s mariachi music named to UNESCO list of “intangible cultural heritage”
mercopress.com

Mexico celebrated as mariachi music was named to UNESCO's list of “intangible cultural heritage” in need of preservation. The Mexican music was among the new entries chosen by envoys at a meeting in Indonesia to be inscribed on the UN cultural agency's list of intangible heritage items.
México | Wednesday November 30th, 2011

An Old-World Escape Near Mexico City
FREDA MOON

I ARRIVED in Tlaxcala, the small capital of Mexico’s smallest state, on the Sunday before Mexican Independence Day, Sept. 16. The town was overlaid with banners and lights in the red, green and white of the national flag. At dusk, there were celebratory firecrackers and, in the morning, the cloudless sky was a piercing aquamarine.
Tlaxcala | Wednesday November 23rd, 2011

Mexico awards Fine Arts Medal to Vicente Rojo
EFE

Spanish-born Mexican artist Vicente Rojo was awarded Mexico's Fine Arts Medal for "his vast experience" in the visual arts and his contributions as a painter, designer and sculptor, the National Fine Arts Institute said.
México | Tuesday November 22nd, 2011

SFMoMA Presents: Photography in Mexico from the 1920s
Daniel Haim

From March 10 through July 8, 2012, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) will present the exhibition Photography in Mexico: Selected Works from the Collections of SFMOMA and Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser.
México | Wednesday November 16th, 2011

Tourism tide turning to Mexican interior
etravelblackboard.us

Despite the popularity of its beaches, Mexico is succeeding in luring an increasing number of international visitors beyond its coastline and into its culturally rich interior.
México | Wednesday November 16th, 2011

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