Teatro Vivo presents Latino comedy showcase Aug. 4-6

10:12 am Aug. 3, 2016

Humor can bring people together and often helps us find our commonalities. For one weekend only (Aug. 4-6), Teatro Vivo presents Mexcentrics, a Latino comedy showcase that will feature everything from ensemble performances to solo

The "Flor de Pina" is one of the many highlights of the Guelaguetza, an annual harvest festival in Oaxaca, Mexico. Los Angeles Times photo by Gary Friedman.

Oaxacan tradition comes to Austin

11:55 am Jul. 12, 2016

The first time I traveled to Oaxaca City about 10 years ago, I ended up folk dancing on a festival stage after the performers invited me and other audience members to join them. It was