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Message of the calaveras -- enjoy it while it lasts

Last week I came across this neat (if a bit macabre) little boxed display of two skeletons all dressed up like they were out to have a good time — as if the dead can dance! 584 more words

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Amor y Muerte

For Valentine’s Day this year, I treated myself to a few little pieces of magic from my favorite shop in Williamsburg, Fuego 718.

Primarily a kitschy Mexican folk art store, they carry inspired merchandise from South East Asia and South America too, as well as a books and jewelry by local designers. 174 more words


Visiting Scholar Talk Friday, Feb. 27 at UT Tyler

Dr. Oettinger, Curator of Latin American Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art, will be lecturing at UT Tyler on Friday, February 27th. The title of his presentation is “Asi Somos: Art and Mexican National Identity during the 1920s and 30s.” Here’s a flyer:   48 more words

Tree Magic Folk Art

In the Tree Magic Folk Art Etsy store, wooden Mexican folk art sculptures of stylized animals come to life with vibrant colors and whimsical features. The sculptures are created by residents of Oaxaca, decorated with elements characteristic of folk art from the state —designs made of brightly colored dots and animals with exaggerated ears, tails and facial features. 17 more words


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