Rubén Martínez | KCET
Post date: 2012-06-20T18:00:00-07:00
In this week's installment of "House Of the Moon," the arrival of a renowned artist to the scene reveals the fault lines all the more intensely (and ironically).
Post date: 2012-06-13T18:00:00-07:00
This weeks' excerpt of RubÃ©n MartÃnez's upcoming release, DESERT AMERICA, the new desert denizens learn about their new home and the complex social geography set amid the iconic vistas. The more the newcomers explore the Mojave, the more they came to...
Post date: 2012-06-06T18:00:00-07:00
We continue deeper into our desert journey, which describes the gradual gathering of personalities on a quest for spirit and art in the Mojave. It is a trip from the city to the country... from Hollywood to the High Desert... from one imaginary to anot...
Post date: 2012-05-30T18:00:00-07:00
RubÃ©n MartÃnez tells the origin story of the thriving Joshua Tree art colony--profiling desert artist pioneers Fred Drake and Ted Quinn. The first installment of an excerpt from MartÃnez's new book, DESERT AMERICA.
Post date: 2010-10-07T14:37:15-07:00
The Latin American mall. Not to be confused in any way with the American mall, which is for the middle class on down. The Latin American mall is for the upper-middle-class and up.
Post date: 2010-09-28T03:20:58-07:00
In Latin America, being "middle class" often means affecting social status more than actually having it. And in these, the years of inseguridad, it means being shockingly vulnerable.