Where to buy folk art in Oaxaca City

Photo: Woven ipod @ Veronica Lazo Mendoza Arte popular has no finer home than Oaxaca City, La Verde Antequera. Whether you are seeking jewelry, woven textiles, ceramics, or elaborate wooden figures – the famous alebrijes – you might be overwhelmed by the variety and quality of local crafts. Our suggestion – take your time, check …

Milpa

Buzzwords As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Milpa = TranslatingMaya: koolMazahua: tjööMixteca: itzzuOtomí: huähiPurépecha: tarhetaTotonaco: takuxtuTzotzil: yaxcolTarahuma: ichírariZapoteco: guela or cue DefinitionsMilpa is a crop-growing system used throughout Mesoamerica. It has been most extensively described in the Yucatán peninsula area of Mexico. The …

Simpsons

Photo: R Scott Jones, Remodeled Spotlight on The [email protected] HeadlinesHank Azaria Apologizes For Voicing Apu On ‘The Simpsons’, Calls For More Authentic Representation In AnimationThe Welles of Inspiration: Before There Was ‘Mank,’ There Was ‘The Simpsons’Why did the golden age of The Simpsons end? – nathancunn.com Simpsons HouseSimpsons move to Henderson – The SunReal-life-the-simpsons-house – …

Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Webmzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets WikipediaFreedom Day Planeta.com

Monday

Photo Monday is the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday. Wikipedia: The name of Monday is derived from Old English Mōnandæg and Middle English Monenday, originally a translation of Latin dies lunae “day of the Moon.” Mondays WikipediaMonday Planeta