A Gathering of Oaxaca’s Traditional Cooks (2018)

Photo: Melissa Biggs April 25-28 Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca (Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of Oaxaca) Oaxaca City’s Plaza de la Danza hosts the Second Meeting of Traditional Cooks of the Oaxaca (Segundo Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Oaxaca). More than 50 cooks from the eight regions of the state will attend. The event coincides …

COLOV 2018

Oaxaca City hosts the 8th Coloquium of Otomangan and neighboring languages (8vo Coloquio sobre Lenguas Otomangues y vecinas, COLOV). The event takes place this week at Biblioteca de Investigación Juan de Córdova in the San Pablo Center, Independencia #904. Hashtags: #COLOV2018, #COLOV8 Key Links https://www.colov.org The Colloquium on Otomanguean and Neighboring Languages ​​(COLOV) is a …

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Poster Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Linkshttp://bytband.marcop.com.mxhttps://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxacahttps://twitter.com/bytband Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bytbandhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2051258291862241 Press Conference …

Mexico Hosts #TianguisTuristico2018

Buzzwords Mazatlán, Mexico hosts the annual Tianguis Turístico April 15-18, 2018. Hashtag: #TianguisTurístico2018 Key Links http://tianguisturisticomexico.com.mx Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Tianguis? Are presentations available for download? Is there a directory of Indigenous-owned tourism services? Are tourism press releases posted online? What is the status of ecotourism and Indigenous tourism in Mexico? …

Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México

The latest in the series of videos from Seminario Cocinas en México: Amalia Attolini talks about Mexico City’s markets and kitchens. Key Links Rutas de comercio, mercados y cocinas en la Ciudad de México – Seminario Cocinas en México 2018 http://static.ow.ly/docs/Amalia%20Attolini%20mercados%20mayas_7s0D.pdf Planeta.com México Mexico’s Culinary Histories (2016) What’s Cooking in Mexico’s Kitchens? Food, Health, and Cultivating …

Tequesquitengo, Morelos

Tequesquitengo, Morelos is located on the shores of Lake Tequesquitengo. The name comes from the Nahuatl language, composed of two words: Tequixquitl = tequezquite (sodium carbonate), tenco = place on the shore, and that means “Place on the shore of tequezquite.” Locals call the town “Teques.” Spotlight on Barranca Honda Gracias @TopiltzinCM por enseñarme a …

SXSW 2018: Mexico Connections

The Austin-Mexico connection is strong  and one of our favorite features from SxSW are the panels and forums focusing on Mexico March 8-14. The mission of Casa Mexico SXSW is to display Mexico’s status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture …

200 Essential Places in Mexico City’s Historic Center (200 lugares imprescindibles)

Book Cover Mexico City – History and CDMX fans have a new book, website and (soon-ish) plaques. Presenting 200 lugares imprescindibles. Centro Histórico, by Héctor de Mauleón and Rafael Pérez Gay. The book is available in print in Mexico City and corresponds to the CDMX200Lugares website sponsored by the Gobierno del Distrito Federal and Fondo …

Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market (Feb 2018)

Screenshot: CORTV The latest video from Oaxaca’s La Cosecha Market has been uploaded by the state’s public television station, CORTV: La Cosecha is an organic market consisting of 37 producers and artisans who are engaged in different activities, such as fruit and vegetable harvesting, textile processing, gastronomy, among others. This project has worked in collaboration …

Villa de Etla

Screenshot: CORTV, Aurelio Reyes Ramírez Villa de Etla was founded by the Zapotecs and its name means “where beans abound”, this community is an important piece in the history of Oaxaca and that is why it has great architectural pieces such as the Dominican Convent of the sixteenth century. La Villa de Etla fue fundada …