Dispatches From Mexico City: The Mayan Riviera – Part 1
It’s hard to believe that in the three years I’ve lived in Mexico I never got behind the wheel of a car. But that all changed a few weeks ago. After a pretty crazy few months I decided I needed a break and booked myself a “working vacation” in Playa Del Carmen. I have a […]
Dispatches From Mexico City: Hollywood’s Influence On Dia de Muertos
Well, October’s here and that traditionally means it’s time to celebrate in Mexico. More specifically, it’s time to celebrate death.
Dispatches From Mexico: The Big Pop Show
My friend Roberto called me. Someone he knew was looking for a banjo player for a big pop show. Hey, I’m a banjo player…
Dispatches From Mexico City: Trips To Tepoztlán
Friends, I’d like to introduce you to a little city called Tepoztlán. Well, it’s little by Mexican standards. But…
Dispatches From Mexico City: Musings On The Country’s New President
Andrés Manuel López Obrador has won the Mexico presidency. Here are views from Mexico City.
Dispatches From Mexico City: An Election Primer
Millions of Mexicans will gather this July to elect a new president, state governors, and city mayors, along with other elected positions. Here’s my view from Mexico City.
Dispatches From Mexico City: Viewing The News From Afar
Viewing the tragedy in Toronto from my apartment in Mexico City.
Dispatches From Mexico City: Printing Presses and Pozole
Many of my ‘dispatch’ pieces have been about my experiences in Mexico City, but I’d like to take some time to highlight some of the unique and vibrant neighborhoods around the capital. After all, in a city as big as this it can be easy to miss some interesting sights.
Dispatches From Mexico City: When A Grammy Winner Calls
As a musician, when a Grammy winner calls you to record on an album, you don’t say no.