Opera Singers Delight New Audiences at Food Markets Throughout Mexico City

Like a scene from Mozart in the Jungle, classically-trained singers held an “impromptu opera” in the middle of a busy public market in Mexico City this weekend. The August 25th performance of the stirring zarzuela La Tabernera del Pueblo, the AP reports, even moved some shoppers to tears. Continue reading Opera Singers Delight New Audiences at Food Markets Throughout Mexico City

A Tribute to the Color of Contemporary Mexican Architecture

Color, inherited from indigenous cultures of Mexico, is a defining characteristic of Mexican architecture. Vibrant colors have been used by architects and artists such as Luis Barragán, Ricardo Legorreta, Mathias Goeritz, Juan O’Gorman, and Mario Pani. Continue reading A Tribute to the Color of Contemporary Mexican Architecture

‘La Negrada’ Is Mexico’s First-Ever Fiction Film to Have an All-Black Cast

Long-neglected and discriminated by governments and societies across Latin America, Afro-Latino communities have slowly begun to gain visibility in cinema. Films like Venezuela’s , Puerto Rico’s , Colombia’s La Playa D.C., or the Dominican Republic’s , represent important vehicles towards starting the overdue conversation about race in the region. Continue reading ‘La Negrada’ Is Mexico’s First-Ever Fiction Film to Have an All-Black Cast

TACO Creates its Own Pink-Toned Architecture Studio on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Mexican architecture firm TACO has designed the Portico Palmeto studio to act as its headquarters, with pink walls, local materials, and tall shutters that open up the interior to its tropical setting. Continue reading TACO Creates its Own Pink-Toned Architecture Studio on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula

Comic Con: Comics Festival Arrives In Mexico City

For the first time in Mexico, it will hold the authentic Comic Con, under the same brand that year after year takes place in San Diego California, which is a comic-book event that takes place during four days of summer at the Convention Center of San Diego in San Diego (California), although since its first edition in 1970 has expanded enormously for comics, also covers other elements of popular culture, especially film and video games. Continue reading Comic Con: Comics Festival Arrives In Mexico City

Estudio Macías Peredo Stylizes Mayan Architecture For Punta Caliza Boutique Hotel

Guadalajara-based architecture firm Estudio Macías Peredo has created an intimate sanctuary on the remote island of Holbox, Mexico, based on the region’s ancient buildings. Continue reading Estudio Macías Peredo Stylizes Mayan Architecture For Punta Caliza Boutique Hotel