Arts & Culture

For some, artists are just imaginative people. But others see more than that. And one group wants to make them part of the growing trend of doing business with Mexico.
February 12, 2018
El Tiradito
In Tucson’s Barrio Viejo, or old neighborhood, evidence of the city’s Mexican heritage is everywhere. Visitors come from all over to eat tacos, to admire adobe architecture, and if they know where to go, they can make a wish too at El Tiradito.
February 09, 2018
Sacrifice of the Child Heroes is a mural
Almost two centuries ago, the United States fought a gruesome war against Mexico and annexed a vast territory that includes Arizona. What does Arizona mean to Mexico nowadays, considering the past, but also the present and future?
February 05, 2018
Astronaut
Forty-five years ago, NASA used part of the Sonora desert in Mexico to prepare expeditions to the Moon. Now, a new venture to Mars might just start there.
January 04, 2018
The state of Sonora is about to celebrate the 34th edition of its largest music festival, expecting more than 120,000 attendants. This year, Scottsdale is among the guest cities.
January 01, 2018
The Spanish-speaking population in the United States is an attractive market for many broadcasters, including Mexican company TV Azteca. And this week, they closed a deal with an American firm in an attempt to grow in the U.S.
December 01, 2017
Disney wants to close out in the top charts for the year so it’s relying on two of its biggest movies, “Coco” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”... and the country of Mexico to get there.
November 24, 2017
Northern Mexico and Arizona share the same star-sparkled sky... as well as the interest to explore it. That’s why institutions from both sides are partnering to build a new telescope in Baja California, hoping to learn more about space.
November 13, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is revisiting south of the border with a new digital animation. The film is called “Coco,” produced by Pixar Studios, and it marks the first time in nearly a century that Disney is returning to film a movie about Mexico.
October 24, 2017
Students from the Architectural Association School
Almost 50 years ago, Mexico City celebrated its Olympic games. A group of citizens decided to recover an important part of its cultural legacy: a forgotten sculpture trail from prominent world artists, like Alexander Calder.
October 12, 2017

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