Post Tagged with: "Mexican"

Rosa Lopez (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Making Indigenous-themed Art in NJ

Culture, Metro Area, Mexican September 10, 2014 at 2:41 pm

Using natural materials, Mexico native Rosa López handcrafts art pieces inspired by indigenous peoples, reports Diario de Mexico.

Gabriela Galván is the first Mexican to exhibit, for one year, a sculpture based on migration. (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Gabriela Galván: Bringing ‘Aquatic’ Art to NY

Culture, Mexican, Staten Island May 19, 2014 at 11:30 am

As the first Mexican artist to present a yearlong exhibit of a sculpture on immigration, Galván used the theme of water in her work, reports Diario de Mexico.

Ceasar Zuniga wants to represent Mexicans and Latinos to improve the quality of life of those living in the District 51. (Photo by Virginia Alvarado)

Local Mexican-American Activist Seeks to Represent District 51

Mexican, Politics April 8, 2014 at 1:33 pm

Mexican American Ceasar Zúñiga wants to improve the lives of immigrants in the Brooklyn district, reports Diario de Mexico.

(Photo via Diario de Mexico)

A Young Poblana Leads other Mexicans in NJ

Immigration, Metro Area, Mexican March 17, 2014 at 11:34 am

The young poblana Stephanie Bello is already busy organizing volunteers in her adoptive hometown of Passaic, N.J., reports Diario de Mexico.

Hoboken residents admiring the artwork  (Photo via Diario de Mexico)

Mexican Artists Have a Home in Hoboken

Culture, Latino, Mexican February 19, 2014 at 11:12 am

A new gallery displaying the work of Mexican and other Latino artists has drawn many visitors in Hoboken, N.J., reports Diario de Mexico.

Photo via video report by Alex Wolf

Mexicans Seek to Commemorate Dec. 12 in NYC

Mexican, Religion, Video December 3, 2013 at 5:38 pm

NYCity NewsService reports on efforts to make the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe a holiday.

Three days a week Cedillo leaves to shop to sell flowers in busy locations in Williamsburg and on the border of Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant. (Photo by Gwynne Hogan/Voices of NY)

Flower Vendor: ‘It’s Not Hard Work for Me’

Brooklyn, Business, Featured Posts, Mexican, Voices' Picks November 19, 2013 at 11:21 am

Florencia Cedillo works seven days a week selling flowers in Bushwick to help support five daughters.

Leticia Ponce tendrá que mostrar una mejoría en su salud para poder ir a su pueblo Jolalpan. (Photo vía Diario de Mexico)

Dying Woman Dreams of Returning Home

Health, Immigration, Latino, Metro Area, Mexican November 12, 2013 at 3:14 pm

A dying Mexican woman who wants to spend the last days of her life in the place where she was born faces two hurdles to make her wish come true, reports Diario de México.

The popular 116th Street Festival celebrating Mexican Independence Day has been canceled due to CECOMEX conflicts. (Photo via Diario de México)

East Harlem Mexican Fest Canceled

Culture, Mexican, Traditions September 6, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Disputes between members of Mexican community center CECOMEX have led to the cancellation of the popular 116th Street Festival in East Harlem, reports Diario de México. On the other hand, this week will see screenings of several Mexican films in Manhattan.

(Photo via Feet in 2 Worlds)

Photos that Got Immigrant Families to Talk

Immigration, Latino August 15, 2013 at 5:21 pm

The “Here There, Acá Allá” photo exhibit goes beyond just images. It resulted from a photo class that fostered a rare dialogue between mostly Mexican immigrant parents and their kids, reports Feet in 2 Worlds.

Indigenous Mexicans Plan to Open Language School

Indigenous Mexicans Plan to Open Language School

Bronx, Culture, Education, Mexican August 14, 2013 at 5:02 pm

To keep their native culture alive, Zapotec New Yorkers – most from Oaxaca, Mexico – are looking to open a school in the Bronx that will teach the Zapotec language, reports Diario de México.

Bronx Luchadores Mix Fun with Social Services

Bronx Luchadores Mix Fun with Social Services

Bronx, In the News, Latino, Social Services, Sports August 7, 2013 at 4:49 pm

Members of the Bronx Wrestling Foundation entertain families at community events while teaching kids about exercise.