Category Archives: mexico

Weaving the Web (Tejiendo el web): Luis Lazo Mendoza, Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

Translating: Can tourism promotion be crowdsourced? My view: tourism promotion is catalyzed by the ever curious crowd. Marketing geniuses and tourism officials know something has changed. The source for our tips come from good friends AND passionate if not highly opinionated strangers, … Continue reading

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Stone Soup in Denver – Stories of Chinanteca Culture at the Indigenous Film and Arts Festival

Stone Soup in Denver. Si es posible! Good news from Caldo de Piedra friends on their Facebook page. En nuestra próxima participación será en el Festival de Cine y Arte Indígena en Denver, Colorado, USA. Siempre compartiendo la cultura Chinanteca … Continue reading

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Upcoming Hangouts: Our Shoutout to México #PlanetaTalks #PlanetaPlática

The next round of Planeta hangouts are scheduled for September 14 and October 5. Participation on camera is by invitation. If you’d like to be invited, let me (Ron Mader) know. If you have been reading me for the past year, it should be clear: the … Continue reading

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This Week’s Carrotmob Challenge: Saluda Don Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez

Carrotmob = event where people support an environmentally-friendly venue by gathering en masse to purchase the store’s products. Español: Un evento donde la gente apoya un negocio en forma de llegar en numeros para comprar los productos de la tienda. Literalmente: Movimiento … Continue reading

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Celebrating La Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño

Sunday, August 16 Hanging Out with Don Nico, 730pm Oaxaca, 530pm Las Vegas Truly one of Mexico’s homegrown heroes, Nicodemus Bartolo Vásquez has been a friend to local campesinos, artisans and visitors to Oaxaca. The Jarcieria El Arte Oaxaqueño ranks … Continue reading

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Guelaguetza 2015

The Guelaguetza is one of the world’s most important festivals and takes place every year in Oaxaca, Mexico. 2015 celebrations are July 20 and 27 in Oaxaca City and neighboring villages Ask Oaxacan locals what ‘Guelaguetza’ means to them and there … Continue reading

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03.2015

Some of the events we’re paying attention in March 2015 March 2 430pm Las Vegas World Wildlife Day Hangout March 3, 830am Las Vegas World Wildlife Day Hangout March 4-8 Te Matatini Kapa Haka (Christchurch, New Zealand) Facebook March 9 … Continue reading

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