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Carnaval Royalty Ready for the Fiesta

This past weekend with pomp and ceremony, dance performances, costumes and haute couture gowns, the Queens and King of Carnaval 2015 were announced.

Murder In Mexico

Murder mystery fans now have a place to put their deductive reasoning to work in Mazatlán.

Mexico City’s wishing wall: All I want for Christmas is (video)

Attracting locals and tourist alike in Mexico City is a giant wishing wall where people can leave their hopes and dreams for the future.

Interview with country star Brent McAthey “Brenster” (video)

The Mazatlán Messenger sat down to talk with Country and Western singer “The Brenster” on November 28th about his life in Mazatlán and the shows he has planned for this year. Be sure to watch it!

Artwalk Celebrates 10 Years!

Artwalk is a visual feast, a roving street party from studio to gallery within a 10 block area of Mazatlán’s Old Town with its colorful ‘tropical neo-classical’ architecture.

Mexico City swamped by “Skeleton Ladies” (video)

Hundreds of men and women dressed as “The Skeleton Lady”-a famous image by late Mexican printmaker Jose Posada.

Powder-glittered tunnel reveals ancient relics in Teotihuacan (video)

Mexican archaeologists have said a powder-glittered tunnel filled with ritual objects could lead to royal tombs in the ancient city of Teotihuacan.

The other side of Michoacan (video)

Thousands of film lovers have descended on the Mexican city of Morelia for its international film festival.

Bikers Dash Across Mexico City in Illegal Alleycat Races (video)

There are few rules and no set race course in the dangerous bike races invented by bike messengers.

Steamroller Print Project in El Centro

Local print making artists invite the public to visit their open air steamroller print project.

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.