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Hecho en México

Posted November 30, 2012 by | 4 Comments | 7,201 views]
Movie poster for the film Hecho en Méxioc

By Eric Pearse-Chávez
Today, Hecho en México premieres in theaters across L.A. Here are three interviews and my opinion about why you should run to a movie theater prepared for an unbelievable journey you’ll be talking about for days.
“The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the title Hecho en México, is its another touristy movie with beautiful women in bikinis on top of …

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La Burbuja at Guelaguetza Restaurant in LA’s K-town

Posted November 28, 2012 by | 11 Comments | 4,526 views]
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Sonic Trace’s portable recording booth, La Burbuja (The Bubble) is built and ready to record your story at Guelaguetza Restaurant in L.A.’s Koreatown.
Come to 3014 West Olympic Boulevard Mondays-Thursdays, 12-6 p.m. thru December 6th to tell us your story inside La Burbuja.
Why did you leave? ¿Por qué te vas?
Why do you stay? ¿Por qué te quedas?
Why did you return? ¿Por qué regresas?Are you or your …

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A Zacatecan-American Turkey Recipe

Posted November 20, 2012 by | 4 Comments | 9,393 views]

Maria Rosita Cabral and her proud turkeyContrary to popular belief, Thanksgiving is not always what you learned about in school. The imagery of overflowing cornucopias and indians eating in peace with pilgrims never existed in my Mexican American upbringing. The paper cut-out “pilgrim” hats that I made in Elementary school had no significance beyond the lesson that day. No, for my family, the only thing …

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Sonic Trace Food: An Ethnographic Food Tour of Los Angeles

Posted November 14, 2012 by | 1 Comment | 2,430 views]
Sonic Trace Food Tour

“An ethnographic eating tour of some off-the-grid spots serving the best Mexican and Central American food this side of the border” for $250 a person was offered as part our Kickstarter campaign back in August. Surprisingly, we got eight backers for it and found it to be a real success. Pictured above are Tejuinos in Boyle Heights — a sweet and salty fermented corn street …

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The Latino Vote

Posted November 8, 2012 by | 0 Comments | 1,507 views]
by Lalo Alcaraz

An estimated 11.8 million Latinos voted this November 6 — a decisive force in the 2012 U.S. Presidential election. Whatever our views on immigration policy, demographics are defining who runs the White House. In ways we can’t ignore, this election was decided by women and Latinos.
Meet Teresa and Janet – two of the 11.8 million voices.
Teresa de Jesus Rivera was born in the small town …

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Nov 2: Día de Los Muertos … Day of the Dead

Posted November 2, 2012 by | 7 Comments | 3,710 views]
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Tune in today to NPR’s All Things Considered for a journey that explores Día de Los Muertos in Los Angeles and in Mexico. Or scroll to tune in here and now!
In Mexico, it is an important national holiday where people honor their loved ones that passed away by throwing them a party. The celebration is a tradition inherited from the country’s pre-hispanic past.

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