| Jul 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The problem with murals is that they tend to stay put, like the mountain Muhammad had to go to in the old proverb because it wasn't about to come to him. Gregorio Luke has long offered a solution to Southern......
| Jun 20, 2010
Carlos Monsivais, Mexico's preeminent man of letters and a highly regarded critic of the nation's social and political adventures for half a century, died Saturday after a long struggle with lung disease, the government health ministry announced. He was...
| Oct 31, 2010
San Francisco has a way of grabbing hold of its visitors and taking them for an incredible ride, whether they're dangling off the side of a cable car or maneuvering the steep hillside curves of Lombard Street.
But that doesn't mean they want to feel as...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 9:37 AM
For women, one of the fastest ways to get to know a new friend is to look through her closet. Sifting through the layers of silk, sequins, cotton and wool, one can learn about the new acquaintance's past, her obsessions, her quirks and the things shared...
| Dec 7, 2010
Mo Bros, your time is up. Ladies, it’s our turn.
Feministing.com has declared this month "Decembrow."
Think Frida Kahlo. Forget the plucking, the waxing, the sugaring and embrace your natural brow.
If you don’t grow a beautiful brow on your...
| Aug 15, 2010
Ann Taylor is in the midst of an extreme makeover.
The women's apparel chain is trying to shake its "Corporate Cathy" image with the help of a design overhaul, updated stores and a new celebrity spokeswoman — Naomi Watts — all in a bid to...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 3:52 PM
By Barbara KingsolverHarper Perennia, 544 pages, $16.99
In Barbara Kingsolver’s rich new novel "The Lacuna," the artist Frida Kahlo remarks that she would like to think she is being “pulled through history by something more...
| May 27, 2011
Reporting from Mexico City -- She painted eerie rituals with cloaked figures in forests, dancing deer with trees growing from their backs, and breathing buildings that shot planets and stars.
Leonora Carrington, a leading figure of the Surrealist...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:33 PM
You can go a couple different ways with Mexican food. There's basically the cheese-and-sauce-heavy variety, which is a Tex-Mex thing. And there's the more authentic Mexican, with corn tortillas, lots of cilantro and chopped onions and smoky peppers....
| Feb 4, 2012
Every presidential campaign turns out to be a quadrennial godsend for editorial cartoonists, but for Lalo Alcaraz, 2012 is a jubilee year. Herman Cain, chowing down at a Miami restaurant, asks, “How do you say ‘delicious' in Cuban?” Newt...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 11:15 AM
HOUSTON - Frida Kahlo, a legendary Mexican artist, once said, "I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you."
Nalleli Hidalgo, a senior at Stephen F. Austin High School, was so inspired by...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
-- It's official: L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art said that New York art dealer Jeffrey Deitch will be its new director. (Los Angeles Times) -- Overheard: Broadway's "Spider-Man" musical is now likely to open in November. (New York Post) --......