Arts & Culture
The Sundance Film Institute says four Native American filmmakers will be on the Mescalero Apache reservation in Southern New Mexico this week. The visit is the first stage of development for Native writers and directors hoping to release independent films in the coming years.
The San Diego-Tijuana region will soon have its first binational youth orchestra. Heightened border security and concerns about violence in Mexico can complicate such initiatives, but organizers say it’s worth the effort.
Lydia Mendoza has been called the first lady of Tejano and Conjunto Music. On Wednesday the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a Forever Stamp in her honor as part of a music legends series.
The Walt Disney Company told Fronteras Desk it will withdraw trademark applications related to the Day of the Dead holiday after an avalanche of social media backlash.
On May 1, Disney filed trademark applications to secure ‘Dia de los Muertos’ across multiple platforms for an upcoming Pixar film.
Northern Arizona tribes are following news of a Paris auction house that wants to put 70 artifacts sacred to the Hopi people up for sale. A hearing Thursday will determine the legality of the sale.
"Pancho the Rabbit And The Coyote" is an allegorical picture book, intended to teach young readers — ages 6 to 9 years old— about the hardships and danger migrants face crossing the border.
In the Mexican border city of Juárez a few blocks south of the international bridge, sits an old Prohibition-era bar. It's called the Kentucky Club, a legendary spot beloved by border dwellers on both sides.
A Paris auction house plans to sell 70 sacred Native American artifacts. The northern Arizona Hopi Tribe is outraged and wants them back.
An annual Good Friday pilgrimage is underway in Northern New Mexico. About 50,000 people are expected to visit El Santuario de Chimayo.
When is a win not a win? When the U.S. Men's National soccer team goes into Azteca Stadium in Mexico City and holds El Tri to a 0-0 tie.
Benjamin Alire Sáenz's book, "Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club," is a collection of seven short stories that all relate to a legendary bar in the Mexican border city of Juárez. The book tells of the struggles of border life through tales of love, drug addiction and coming of age.
A modern library in Tijuana has won a prestigious architecture award.
At New Mexico's state capitol in Santa Fe, the chaotic process of lawmaking is sometimes interrupted by the scent of Native American fry bread. It's one of few, if not the only, state capitol to allow area artists and food vendors to sell their goods throughout the building.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner wants the city to join forces with its southern neighbor Tijuana in a bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.