Smoking Gun

Pistolera is a NYC-based band that defines the latin alt-folklorico genre. Drawing from traditional styles of Mexican music and fusing it with pop-rock sensibility, the electrifying quartet features Spanish lyric songs of vocalist and guitarist Sandra Lilia Velasquez, the driving accordion melodies of Maria Elena and the unbeatable rhythm section of bassist Inca B. Satz […]

Sculptor Helps Identify Juarez Murders

For more than a decade, the cities of Chihuahua and Juarez, near the US-Mexico border, have been killing fields for young women, the site of over 400 unsolved femicides. Despite the horrific nature of these crimes, authorities at all levels exhibit indifference, and there is strong evidence that some officials may be involved. Impunity and […]

Marc Jacobs’s New Campaign

Posted by Nina Schloesser Male model Cole Mohr wears a dress (and carries a handbag) in the Marc by Marc Jacobs fall 2008 ad campaign, shot by Juergen Teller. The Jacobs-Teller collaboration, which began in 1997, is known for having produced some of fashion’s most memorable advertising. The inspiration for this season’s ads may have […]

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