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.
Though the tradition is not as strong as in other Catholic countries, seafood is still widely prepared in both coastal and inland Mexico on Lenten Fridays.
Mexico City’s historic center becomes the stage for theater, opera, dance and more at the Festival Centro Histórico, held March 19 to April 5.
Mazatec artist Filogonio Naxín’s work has two constants: the preservation and promotion of indigenous culture and commentary on modern Mexico.
Carmen Ramírez built the Mexico City restaurant El Bajío to its current global stature based on traditional recipes from Michoacán and Veracruz.
Oaxaca’s Isthmus of Tehuantepec, and its abundant multiculturalism, served as the inspiration for the current exhibit at Mexico City’s Salon of Fine Arts.
A collection of trunks recently unveiled by famed French designer Louis Vuitton bear the distinctly fanciful imagery of artisans from Oaxaca communities.
Veracruz is set to celebrate its Totonac heritage with the 21st Cumbre Tajín, to take place in and near the El Tajín archeological zone in mid-March.
After an avant-garde sculpture shattered at an art fair in Mexico City Saturday, a controversial art critic was accused of intentionally breaking it.
Harp player Erédira Yaretzi Morales of the state of México will have a solo at Carnegie Hall thanks to her win at the Golden Classical Music Awards.
Focusing on international DJs and dance producers, the Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Mexico City’s Hermanos Rodríguez racetrack in late February.
Following months of protests, an artists’ coalition met with the federal secretary of culture, who apologized and promised to improve government funding.
In Huejotzingo, up to 12,000 of the town’s residents don costumes and grab muskets for a three-day reenactment of the Battle of Puebla.
The expat haven named “Best Small City in the World” in 2018 by Conde Nast also hosts the largest, cross-cultural, bilingual literary event in the Americas.
A largely self-taught mosaic artist has made her mark covering the walls and public spaces of the Pacific Coast resort city tile by tile.
Mexico isn’t known for its Carnival although it is celebrated in one form or another in about 225 communities
The Chinese aren’t the only ones with an early spring New Year. Mexico’s Purépecha people also celebrate a New Year’s tradition from the distant past.
Thanks to the efforts of an American woman with Mexican roots, the city of Valladolid has a museum exclusively dedicated to traditional clothing.
Stories about their origin vary, but one thread in common is that their existence came to light when Zapatista troops found them during the revolution.
One doesn’t have to travel to China or even the United States to experience the dawn of the Year of the Rat next week: it can be done right here in Mexico.
Acapulco will kick off the 10th national danzón demonstration on Thursday with over 2,000 dancers from 18 states.
Traditional reusable shopping bags seem to be making a comeback in Mexico City, where a ban on single-use plastic bags went into effect on January 1.