Giveaway: 4 Passes to Frida and Me, Modern Masters from Latin America at San Diego Museum of Art

Frida and Me, a family-friendly exhibit and companion exhibit to Modern Masters of Latin America, opens at The San Diego Museum of Art Saturday, October 21. Enter our giveaway below for a chance to win a family 4-pack of passes to see the exhibits! Frida and Me is an educational and interactive children’s exhibition that explores the inventiveness and […]

World Cup Brings Out Worst in Fans and Players

International broadcast stations have already covered Uruguay’s nasty player, Luis Suarez, and his habit of biting fellow soccer players, so I won’t go into that here.  FIFA is going to care of him, right? However, inspired by a friend’s recent Facebook status where she noted that Mexican fans in Los Angeles, California, over-celebrated Mexico’s win […]

Star Trek Skele-Treks Mexican-Culture Inspired Collectible Figures Unveiled at Comic-Con

  STAR TREK SKELE-TREKS INTRODUCES FRIGHTENING FUN IN THE FINAL FRONTIER   Alternate Universe Will Debut at Comic-Con© International: San Diego 2013  NEW YORK – July 17, 2013 – CBS Consumer Products has created the STAR TREK SKELE-TREKS universe as inspired by Mexican culture and traditions in conjunction with Mexico-based Maya Studio and Spanish artist Javi […]

Why Do Americans Celebrate Cinco de Mayo?

Updated May 2, 2017 Given today’s political climate, and the rise of cultural appropriation sensitivities in the United States, this Cinco de Mayo post seems more appropriate now than when I wrote it in 2009. A few points to remember as this pseudo-holiday approaches: It is not Mexico’s independence day. It is not a legal holiday […]