Not content with a successful international career, a Mexican musician has chosen to work at providing artistic opportunities to Mexican children.
Some truly indigenous garments survived the European influence brought by the Conquest. One of the most important is the huipil.
A rebellious abstract artist who broke with the work of the muralists to open up a world of possibilities for Mexican artists died at his home in Zacatecas.
A family-owned stand selling grilled chicken in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, is now an international business with over 1,000 outlets.
Tucked away in the rainforest of northern Veracruz is La Ceiba Gráfica, a restoration project dedicated to preserving pre-20th century printing.
The Spanish imposed Catholicism on their newly conquered lands, but pilgrimage was part of indigenous life for many centuries prior.
The modern concept of reclaiming urban space for agriculture has become popular due to concerns about the environment, food quality and food availability.
Mexico has “tiger” rituals in the form of dance and they have two things in common: the image of a fierce wildcat and a purely pre-Hispanic origin.
Artisans face an unprecedented situation, perhaps even catastrophe. “Non-essential businesses” are shut, tourism is dead and street traffic is nil.
Mexico’s most popular taco originated in the Middle East but why they should be called “shepherd’s tacos” is anybody’s guess.
There are essentially two craft figures that claim the title – wood carvings from the state of Oaxaca, and papier-mache figures from Mexico City.
It might have been the gods that ordained the musician and artist to become an ambassador of Mexican culture to the outside world.
Now a symbol of Mexico found in tourist promotions all over the world, she has a surprising but unknown backstory.
A controversial law to protect native corn was approved by the Senate, ending the possibility of the “intellectual plundering” of indigenous communities.
Many citizens of the US, Canada and other countries hurried home with the outbreak of Covid-19, though more than a few stayed put. They have their reasons.
Although Mexico’s museums are shut due to Covid-19 restrictions, some offer online tours, enabling those in quarantine to browse their collections.
After a decades-long career researching and protecting Mexico’s underwater cultural heritage, Pilar Luna died on March 15.
Recognizing the richness of Mexican culinary traditions, several groups of devotees are working to preserve the legacy of generations in the kitchen.
March 19 marks the ‘Day of the Artisan’ in Mexico and a number of cultural venues will host events where craftspeople display and sell their work.
Mexico’s original bagpipe ensemble will play for Saint Patrick’s festivities in the capital, recalling the country’s historical connection to Ireland.
Indigenous Mexican women are the focus of a new exhibition at the Salon of Mexican Fine Art in Mexico City, in honor of International Women’s Day.
Mexican soprano Denis Vélez is one of five candidates selected in a competition for the chance to audition for the Metropolitan Opera.
A poet in a Zapotec dialect, Irma Pineda is Mexico’s representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has decided to play ball, establishing research and sports teams dedicated to the FULL STORY
In March the city in Guanajuato hosts two multi-day events dedicated to strawberries, to coincide with the coveted crop’s abundant harvest.