The Life You Give / La Vida Que Das: Rosario Castellanos *1925

Biografía en español a fin de página Rosario Castellanos, born May 25, 1925, in Mexico City, Mexico, is the novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, and diplomat who was probably the most important Mexican woman writer of the 20th century. Her 1950 master’s thesis, Sobre cultura femenina (“On Feminine Culture”), became a turning point for modern… Continue reading The Life You Give / La Vida Que Das: Rosario Castellanos *1925

Mexicans tenors to celebrate Frida Kahlo — July 6 1907

Frida Kahlo “The Classic” (Black and White) 1939. Photograph by Nickolas Muray (American, born in Hungary, 1892–1965). Gelatin silver print. Because Frida Kahlo loved music, I will be sharing some music, interpreted by some of the important Mexican tenors that have been on the best opera stages for the last couple of decades. Today, July… Continue reading Mexicans tenors to celebrate Frida Kahlo — July 6 1907

Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo!

Celebrate with us the life of who remains a popular and impressive figure, appreciated for her presence, as woman, as artist, even today — seven decades after her death. The painter Frida Kahlo was born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón, on July 6 1907, in Coyoacán, Mexico. Join us in celebration of her wonderful… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Frida Kahlo!