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Artistic portrayal of today’s youth

Surreal, existential, out-of-this-world?  The seven striking sculptures crafted by Sophía Crimen that make up the “El Transeúnte” (The Passer) installation outside the Jalisco State Library in Zapopan can be interpreted in any way one chooses, says the artist.


Migrant-themed photo exhibit in Tlaquepaque

Guadalajara native and photojournalist José Hernández-Claire curently showcases 50 gripping black-and-white photographs in his “Resistencia” (Resistance) exhibition at El Refugio Cultural Center in Tlaquepaque.

Traffic cops were respected 60 years ago

Before the rapid expansion of the Guadalajara metropolitan area in the 1970s, 80s and 90s, the local traffic police (Transito) were held in much higher esteem than they are today.

Violent four days leaves 40 dead in metro area

Any illusions that the crime wave in Jalisco would abate in the wake of a new governor assuming office were quickly shattered after at least 40 homicides were reported in the first four days of Enrique Alfaro’s administration.

KidZania opens in Zapopan

Mexico’s fourth KidZania, a “family entertainment center” that puts children in simulated work environments, opened in Guadalajara’s Plaza Patria December 6.

Midtown Jalisco grinds slowly into life

A ritzy new commercial mall and multi-use development has opened its doors to the public on one of Guadalajara’s most prominent avenues.