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  Read this article in English La semana pasada, los que hacemos el Oaxaca Times, tuvimos el privilegio de tener una entrevista con el legendario, mundialmente admirado y respetado artista y activista oaxaqueño Francisco Toledo. Cuando le pedimos la entrevista para...
This week, the Oaxaca Times sat down to talk with John Benjamin, a dean’s fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management and American commentator on economics and politics. His work has been featured in a...

Dancing on Their Graves

  Nowhere in the world do the dead receive such a warm welcome back as in Mexico. The Day of the Dead (October 31st to November 2nd) is not a sombre or mournful occasion; on the contrary, it marks an...
Last week we went to visit a unique and beautiful exhibition featuring the work of Oaxacan Artist Ana Hernandez. Ana is from the Istmo de Tehuantepec and much of her work seeks to trace and explore her roots to...
Lee este artículo en Español Last week, the Oaxaca Times sat down for an interview with legendary Oaxacan artist and activist Francisco Toledo. At first, he was reluctant, complaining that “they always ask me the same things.” But he eventually...
Last weekend, the Oaxaca Times visited the Copal gallery space to interview Mexico City-based artist Elisa Salas about her current exhibition. Her work is very unique because as an accomplished poet, she masterfully integrates beautiful calligraphic text into her...
Oaxaca may be most celebrated for old gems such as its Cathedral, Monte Alban, Santo Domingo and its famed Zocalo. But none of its jewels sparkles more brilliantly than its Museo Textil de Oaxaca, the Textile Museum. Here, within...
When Dick Rothschild, at age ninety-five, submitted his debut novel, THE END GAME to five small publishers he was mentally girding himself for five rejections.  So, he was overjoyed when it was accepted by two of them. Launched...

La Mano Mágica

La Mano Mágica was founded in 1987 is located on the pedestrian walk of the Oaxacan capital. This is an area where popular and contemporary art blend together in creative way. The founders of the gallery, Arnulfo...