Who’s That Voice Asking for Scrap Metal in Mexico? A 10-Year-Old Girl

It sounds at first like a cry for help, the plaintive voice of a woman in distress. (Or is it a girl? And is she really in need of rescue? It’s so hard to tell at this distance.) But then, as it gets closer and louder, the words become clear: “Se compran … colchones … tambores … refrigeradores … estufas … lavadoras … microondas … o algo de fierro viejo que ...

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"Mexico According to Michael Nyman" – Interview by @naomipalovits

Mexico According to Michael Nyman Naomi Palovits In 2005, after a concert in Puebla, Michael Nyman discovered the Condesa district in Mexico City, and the rest, as it is said, is history. “The best art in Mexico is in the streets” says Nymam, and by exploring Mexico City’s streets he ended up finding the ultimate destination: a 1930s art deco house in the Roma district, which he bought and for a decade ...

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"We need a few more freaks" – Pablo Rosenbleuth #México

We need a few more freaks by Pablo Rosenbleuth   We need a few more freaks in every corner A few more true defenders of the impossible A newspaper that sings instead of screeching A subway ride that really takes you nowhereWe need a few more freaks in every corner A cop that gives you tickets to the movies A thief that steals your favorite depression A politician that actually likes peopleWe need to build some truly human ...

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Thinking about moving to Mexico City and wondering how much damage it will do to your wallet? Here´s a rundown of how much all the essentials will set you back

Thinking about moving to Mexico City and wondering how much damage it will do to your wallet? Here´s a rundown of how much all the essentials will set you back: Restaurants [ Edit ] Range Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 80.00 MXN 70.00-120.00 Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN 400.00-800.00 McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 95.00 MXN 80.00-105.00 Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 40.00 MXN 25.00-50.00 Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 60.00 MXN 50.00-80.00 Cappuccino (regular) 38.29 MXN 25.00-50.00 Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 12.03 MXN 10.00-20.00 Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.38 MXN 6.00-15.00 Markets [ Edit ] Milk (regular), (1 liter) 17.91 MXN 15.00-20.00 Loaf of Fresh White Bread ...

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“Under The Volcano” An essay on Mexico by the late Anthony Bourdain

Under The Volcano Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We love Mexican beverages, happily knocking back huge amounts of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer every year. We love Mexican people—as we sure employ a lot of them. Despite our ridiculously hypocritical attitudes towards immigration, we demand that Mexicans cook a large percentage of the food we eat, grow ...

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A Progressive Reformist Is Leading Mexico’s Presidential Polls—and Washington Is Freaking Out

The rise of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has sparked hysterical fears of anti-US populism and claims of Russian “interference.” By John M. AckermanTwitter JANUARY 25, 2018 Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the MORENA party candidate for the 2018 Mexican presidential election, speaks at a political event in Mexico City in December. (GDA via AP Images) Is trouble brewing south of the Rio Grande? Have Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin gotten together to support the emergence ...

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40 Mexican phrases and how to use them. Hilarious #Mexico

Mexican phrases and what their literal meaning in English is. Hilarious   1. A Mexican doesn’t “humor you”…“he gives you a plane” (te da el avión). 2. A Mexican doesn’t “make fun of you”…he “snacks” on you (te botanea) or he “grabs you while you’re going down” (te agarra de bajada). 3. A Mexican doesn’t “flirt with you”…he “throws you the dog” (te tira el perro). 4. A Mexican doesn’t “ignore you”…he “does as if ...

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La increíble Daniela Edburg entre la realidad y la ficción – Reality or Fiction? #Mexico #Art

For an english version of this article, please scroll down // Daniela Edburg entre la realidad y la ficción Proof, la más reciente colección de Daniela Edburg exhibida en la galería Enrique Guerrero en la Ciudad de México, demuestra que esta artista mexicana no conoce fronteras cuando se trata de borrar la línea entre la realidad y la ficción. En una entrevista exclusiva, Edburg nos da toda la prueba que necesitamos ...

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How to dial phone numbers from Mexico?

Amigo, do you have to make a call?   Phoning in Mexico can bring even the most macho to tears. What you dial depends on the type of phone you’re using and the type of phone you’re calling (landline or mobile). This quick guide will help novices gain a better understanding of how to dial in Mexico for a phone call that’s, in fact, bueno.     // Source: https://casapinasma.com/2017/02/21/amigo-do-you-have-to-make-a-call/

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Meanwhile in New York… Gerhard Richter exhibits new works at Marian Goodman Gallery @MarianGoodmanGallery

An exhibition of new work by Gerhard Richter May 7th - June 25th, 2016 Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Over the past five decades and through a prolific history, Gerhard Richter has explored painting through a diverse range of ideas going from realist works based on found images and photographs, abstractions made with a squeegee, two and three dimensional glass works, abstract drawings, to overpainted photographs made from images of daily life. This exhibition marks ...

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"We need a few more freaks" – Pablo Rosenbleuth #México

We need a few more freaks   We need a few more freaks in every corner A few more true defenders of the impossible A newspaper that sings instead of screeching A subway ride that really takes you nowhereWe need a few more freaks in every corner A cop that gives you tickets to the movies A thief that steals your favorite depression A politician that actually likes peopleWe need to build some truly human gadgets A watch that ...

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10 art galleries in Mexico City

Embracing the Cultural Revolution: 10 Mexico Art Galleries Mexican fine arts were once largely influenced by European traditions, but since the Mexican Revolution, a new generation of Mexican artists have emerged. Today, young art dealers are opening galleries at a rapid pace and the city holds a unique mix of traditional and new practicing artists. We take a look at ten art galleries that best represent the Mexican art scene. Kurimanzutto boasts ...

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