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Guelaguetza festival helps revive Mexico’s economy (video)

Guelaguetza is one of the most festive times of year for Mexico’s indigenous.

Mazatlán Ready to Celebrate Mexican Independence Day

Mazatlán’s Cultural Institute and municipal government have lined up an impressive array of free performances in the Plazuela República in front of city hall.

‘Rodrigo y Gabriela’s’ unique, genre-defying music (video)

Rodrigo Sanchez of the Mexican duo ‘Rodrigo y Gabriela’ talks about how he writes their unique, genre-defying music.

Booming boutique love hotels in Mexico

In Mexico a new hotel sector has emerged, transforming the country’s lucrative but stigmatized sex hotel market.

Mexican Artists: Agustin Lara (video)

In the city of Tlacotalpan you can found the museum of Agustín Lara: the famous mexican singer and songwriter.

Canirac Seeks Cultural Heritage Designation for Sinaloa Cuisine

The project is an offshoot of the recognition of Mexican food internationally, in particular diverse dishes from specific States.

UPDATED: Salt Sculptures on Olas Altas a First in Mazatlán

Six artists are putting their creativity towards sculptures made from salt on the Malecón in Olas Altas.

Teenage Bullfighters (video)

By age 14, Michelito Lagravere officially turned into the youngest bullfighter ever.

Are Summer Blockbusters Trying to Tell Us Something?

As Hollywood moves along with the zeitgeist to make as much money as possible, I wonder if they think about why the movies they make are so popular with a particular generation.

El Quelite Produces its Own Regional Videogame

The object of the game is to introduce children to rural life.

Mexico’s popular ‘Lucha Libre’ turns 80 (video)

Go into the ring for a look at Mexico’s “Lucha Libre” wrestling to find out why it’s so popular.

Film about disgraced Catholic priest shocks Mexico (video)

‘Perfect Obedience’ is a biopic about disgraced priest Marcial Maciel who used drugs, abused boys, and fathered children.

Music, Music, Music

Four stages have been set up in Olas Altas for musical groups ranging from rock, salsa, pop and banda.

El Komander under surveillance in Mexico (video)

El Komander is popular for his violence-drenched “narco-corridos”, songs about drugs, violence and women.

A Mexican Buffalo Feast (video)

How to prepare and cook buffalo in a method unique to a Mexican ranch.