Stories of tequila from the Tequila Region in Mexico and beyond. The biggest tequila companies are not Mexican anymore.
For those four years, and almost every year after, Prince recorded at least a song a day and He went around the country with a reel-to-reel tape recorder interviewing people about their jobs. The book became a bestseller and even inspired a Broadway musical. Working struck a nerve, because it elevated the stories of ordinary people and their daily lives.
Studs celebrated the un-celebrated. His works have been translated into 49 languages and adapted for film, television, and theater. Behind every car race is a kitchen—hidden in the crew pit, or tucked between the hauler and the trailer of the trucks that transport NASCAR and Indy cars from city Intense and compelling, Cabrera Infante was passionate about cinema, satire, puns, tongue twisters, and about his lost love — Cuba.
In he wrote his best-known work — Three Trapped Tigers — a steamy, experimental journey into s nightlife in Havana. In the s he suffered a massive mental breakdown and was Bo Dollis, of the Wild Magnolias, tells of sewing his suit of feathers and beads all night long. Sister Alison McCrary, a Catholic nun and social justice attorney, tells of Recorded by an amateur ethnographer in the s, these tapes of the last Creation Song singer of the tribe recount the legends and origin of the Mohave people.
They are oral maps of the desert region that were instrumental in helping to save the Ward Valley from becoming a nuclear waste dump site. Part block part, part soap box—Levee Stream is a lively mix of music, DJs, and conversations with artists, activists, civil rights leaders, neighborhood entrepreneurs and visionaries taking place in the Everywhere women are altering themselves in small and major ways to attempt the look that is celebrated.
History is full of methods, home grown and scientific, used to attain these ideals— footbinding, corsetting, liposuction, emaciation, molding of the skull, face lifts, lip stretching… In this story Hidden World of Girls travels to Jamaica — where cosmetic folk treatments and changing ideals of beauty are Leona Tate thought it must be Mardi Gras.
Gail thought they were going to kill her. Four years after the Supreme Court ruled to desegregate schools in Brown v Board of Education, schools in the south were dragging their feet. Local visionaries, neighborhood entrepreneurs, artists, skate boarders, civil rights activists, musicians, teachers, and more. Listening to the sounds and moods of the City. Thad talks about his life and philosophy, about the impact of prohibition, alcohol as agriculture, tracing ingredients to their source, and the bar as a kitchen.
Pati talks about her Jewish heritage, growing up in Mexico, immigration, life choices and how she found her way into the kitchen. Galveston, the grand dame of Texas, a vibrant port city sitting haughtily on a sand bar facing the Gulf, was reduced to a splintered wasteland. Some 6, people perished on the island and at least on the mainland in the deadliest natural disaster in US history.
And Julia Kumari Drapkin director of ISeeChange, a community weather and climate journal project talks about creating water gardens, floating streets and living with water in New Orleans. These men introduced exotic specimens like the mango, the avocado, and the date.
An audio portrait of a man who spent his life exploring and influencing the world through recorded sound.