|DF Art Exhibition Explores the Meaning Behind the Machete|
This exhibition, created by Manuel Rodriguez Sepulveda, does not delve into the actual history of the machete nor does it educate visitors on blade sizes or handle fittings. Instead, it takes advantage of the tools varied uses to provoke a discussion on physical and philosophical transformation.
|Tejano Music Fighting for Airtime in Texas|
New America Media
Tejano is the music of United States citizens of Mexican descent, but an influx of Mexican immigrants in recent years has swelled Texas Hispanic population by a third and, in the process, changed the Lone Star State musical tastes, supplanting Tejano with Norteno.
|Radio Ambulante Tells Latin American Stories|
Peruvian-born writer Daniel Alarcon is transcending the written page with Radio Ambulante, a podcast that will allow users to tell and hear thousands of stories from every corner of the Western Hemisphere where Spanish is spoken, including the United States.
|The History of Online Activism|
From a software release containing the purchasing behavior of 120 million Americans that raised new concerns about consumer privacy and led the public to take action in 1990, to a recent online documentary about a guerrilla leader with a history of human rights abuses that has became the most viral video in history, online activism continues to grow.
|NOVA Video: Cracking the Maya Code|
The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hieroglyphic script, carved on monuments, painted on pottery, and drawn in handmade bark-paper books. For centuries, scholars considered it too complex ever to understand - until recently.
|Kim Kardashian Sues Mexican Plastic Surgeon|
Kim Kardashian is suing a plastic surgeon in Mexico for using her image on a billboard promoting his work. Dr. Victor Ramirez has a picture of the bikini clad reality TV beauty on an advertisement in Mexicali.
|Snooki & JWoww Swim with Dolphins in Mexico|
This week, Snooki and JWoww were spotted swimming with the dolphins on the coast of an isle near Cancun, Mexico. Snooki, who is currently engaged and pregnant with her first child, rocked an embellished cut-out swimsuit but covered up her blooming baby bump in a sheer top.
|Disney Veteran Creates Art Inspired by Latino Life|
With the same dedication he employs to draws storybook scenes, Antonio Pelayo, head of the Special Effects Department at Disney Studios, recounts in pictures the migration of his family and does pencil portraits of Hispanic icons.
|NRMAL Music Festival Shows Different Side of Mexico|
Los Angeles Times
For over 12 hours on Saturday, some 4,500 fans gathered on a wealthy Monterrey suburb to hear more than 50 international acts at a sonically diverse annual music festival called NRMAL.
|Metallica to Unveil New Stage at Mexico Shows|
Metallica are gearing up for some serious touring this year, including headlining their own Orion Music + More 2012 festival in Atlantic City, N.J. Now, the heavy metal legends have announced two shows taking place in Mexico along with a immense new stage setup.
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