Posts tagged "Frida Kahlo"

Frida Kahlo on her death and birth days

Frida Kahlo on her death and birth days
Frida Kahlo has become one of Mexico’s most celebrated artists. This Friday marks the 58th anniversary of her death and last Friday was the 105th anniversary of her birth. When she was alive, her work and life was eclipsed by her famous muralist husband Diego Rivera. Last year I saw an exhibit of Rivera’s work... Read more »

Lila Downs and Buika pay homage to Chavela Vargas

Lila Downs I first saw Lila Downs perform almost 15 years ago at a party in Mexico City. She performed jazz standards at the house of the American ambassador. Over the years, I’ve seen her perform at least a dozen times in Mexico City, Guadalajara and Chicago. Her best performance I’ve ever seen was Friday... Read more »