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Over the last two weeks, music lovers from around the world flocked to Indo, California to take part in The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, an annual music event featuring genres of music ranging from rock, indie, hip hop and electronic music, as well as a large display of sculptural art.

This year’s festival – which wrapped this past Sunday after two weekends of shows, featured over 100 artists including main headliners The Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg. Some notable Latino acts also took the stage alongside these big names, and have proved to be a formidable force at this year’s event.

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Thanks to a recent major gift from Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser, presenting a complex synthesis of art and politics, “Photography in Mexico” explores Mexico’s diverse and distinctively rich photography tradition from the 1920s until today. Photographies being exhibited include Edward Weston’s “Pirámide del Sol”, Teotihuacán, 1923; Lola Álvarez Bravo’s “Los gorrones”, 1955; Graciela Iturbide’s “Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas”, Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1979; and Alejandro Cartagena’s “Fragmented Cities, Juarez #2” from the Suburbia Mexicana series, 2007.

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On December 6, 2011, Mexican ecofashion designer Carla Fernandez showcased her collection in the Mexican Official Residence in London, UK. Her collection is characterized of contemporary high end fashion designs with traditional techniques used by Mexican indigenous communities.

Through her mobile workshop Taller Flora, Carla Fernandez collaborates with members of indigenous Mexican communities as creative peers, building a sustainable business model that offers clients both an haute couture and a prêt a porter line whilst rewarding the local population.


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This special edition Android mini collectible commemorates the traditional Meixcan Dia de Los Muertos Holiday, designed by artists the Beast Brothers!


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The tenth International Balloon Festival, the largest such event in Latin America and one of the largest hot-air ballooning events in the world, started Nov. 19 in Leon, a city in Mexico‘s Guanajuato state.

The festival, which features 200 pilots from 14 countries, is expected to draw about 300,000 visitors, during its four-day run.

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​Ecoist is a Wynwood-based collaborative of designers seeking to create sustainable products that inspire people to think critically about their consumer choices.

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Once a year Mexico undergoes a transformation. From the remote islands of Michoacan to Mexico City, people busily prepare for a centuries old celebration known as El Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. The Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico are perhaps one of the most bizarre and spectacular events one can be witness to. From its Native American origins to the transformation that the country undergoes in the days preceding the celebration.

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