Rubén Martínez | KCET
Post date: 2010-09-21T02:00:00-07:00
In Mexico City, you don't have to look for history in a museum. The city itself is one, a living diorama of history, which is always somewhat astonishing to me, the native of L.A., the past-less paradise.
Post date: 2010-09-14T02:00:00-07:00
So far, el D.F. has been spared most of the hardcore violence, but the narcos are here, too. In la Roma, in Condesa, hanging out in the hottest nightspots--consumers and producers and distributors, on the streets and across every social swath.
Post date: 2010-09-07T02:00:00-07:00
Everything here is so classically chilango--the easy juxtaposition of signs of disparate origins, a kind of "radical mestizo."
Post date: 2010-09-02T16:24:59-07:00
In which the author revisits his one-time home, the mega-city of the global South, Mexico D.F.--one of the few great world capitals where gay marriage is legal.
Post date: 2010-09-02T16:23:05-07:00
To invoke the word "mestizo" raises all kinds of issues--500 years' worth. A new blog by RubÃ©n MartÃnez.
Post date: 2010-09-02T05:45:13-07:00
Author, performer and teacher, RubÃ©n MartÃnez is the son and grandson of immigrants from El Salvador and Mexico. He was born and raised in Los Angeles and has worked and lived across the United States and Latin America. He is Fletcher Jones Chair in ...