Month: April 2013

FAST & FURIOUS

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Details of the drawings “Fast” & “Furious,” by artist Miguel Angel Rios, currently on display at Mexico City’s Sala de Arte Publica Siqueiros. [RF]

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GUNS OF BRIXTON A LA PERUANA

Chicha Libre hails from Brooklyn, but their collective heart is in Lima. On their website they claim to give the chicha treatment to Satie and Wagner, as well.

Not sure if this adds up to more than a novelty song. But sometimes all is forgiven on the dance floor…

HEADS UP

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Hi there. My name is Richard Fausset. I’m a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, based in Mexico City. I’m hoping to turn this blog into a repository of good stories, fleeting fixations, random and not-so-random images, &  the occasional signpost pointing the way to spiritual allies, comrades, and who-knows-what. The focus, for the time being, will be Mexico and the broader Latin world. As they say in my business, more TK

Photo: A bucket of rubber doll heads at the Museo del Juguete Antiguo Mexico. [RF]