Author Archives: Marriah Tarango

Day of the Dead | Dia de los Muertos

Day of the Dead Fashion Sugar Skull Makeup | El Interior

The Days of the Dead, the first two days of November, are the most important Indian celebration in Mexico. Many Mexicans believe that the souls of the dead people return to their families for a night’s visit, and upon the occasion of this annual reunion of loved ones, the spirits are received and welcomed as […]

Event | Efren Gonzalez Art Exhibit and Demonstration

We are very excited to host an art exhibit and demonstration with the Austin Friends of Folk Art featuring Efren Gonzalez, an artist from Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. He will be visiting Austin to share his images of daily life in Ajijic. Come early and see Efren’s painting demonstration and ask questions about his art! His work will also be for […]

Event | Listen While You Shop

Event | SXSW Listen While You Shop

We are excited to host a small musical performance in front of our store during the South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival! So get ready to do some shopping accompanied by some light original music by two unique artists / bands. Danielle Antonio (Rock/Pop) will be performing a 45-minute set at 12pm. Gitan (Acoustic) will be performing a 45-minute […]

Zapotec Weaving Event Photos

Our Zapotec Weaving demonstration and talk events with Samuel Bautista Lazo (February 23rd & 24th 2017) were a huge success, and we’d like to thank everyone who came out to participate! We snapped some quick photos during the demonstration, feel free to browse through them below! Thank you again for joining us, and we hope […]

Mexico Buying Trip January 2017 – Part 1

Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, has embarked on her journey towards Oaxaca, Mexico this month! There, she will curate a variety of unique folk art pieces as well as handmade clothing from many different artists in and around the state of Oaxaca. Below are some photos from Marcia while on her road trip across the […]

Dunes 2017 Special Order Catalog

The Dunes 2017 Spring catalog is finally here! We are excited to invite you to take an exclusive look into this catalog to find exactly what you are looking for. This catalog is a pre-sale to Dunes 2017, not yet launched online. Browse through the pages, and if you see something you love, contact us. We […]

Event | Guatemalan Huipiles, The State of the Art – June 23, 2016 at 7pm

Event | Guatemalan Huipiles: The State of the Art

We are excited to be co-hosting another wonderful event with the Austin Friends of Folk Art! David and Sally Hamilton of Indigena Imports will be having a show & tell panel discussion about Guatemalan Huipiles. Our store owner, Marcia Lucas, will also be joining the discussion. Marcia Lucas and the Hamiltons have been visiting Guatemala for […]

Event | Our Dreams and How We Heal with Marika Alvarado

We are excited to share a wonderful event that we are co-sponsoring with the Austin Friends of Folk Art! Indigenous Medicine Woman of Apache & Tonkawa descent, Marika Alvarado will be giving a talk titled, Our Dreams and How We Heal. She will also be bringing some tincture for the attendees to try. Refreshments and […]

Mezcal Sunrise

mezcal-sunrise

Mezcal Sunrise original article posted in The New Yorker by Dana Goodyear Bricia Lopez is the mezcal queen of Los Angeles. Five years ago, Lopez, who is thirty-one and imposingly savvy, persuaded her father to let her build a mezcal bar at Guelaguetza, the restaurant that he opened when the family moved north from Oaxaca, a center of […]

Oaxaca Mexico Group Tour 2016

Organo Cactus living fence | Oaxaca Mexico - El Interior

After Marcia Lucas’ buying trip for our store, she invited guests to go on a tour with her around the beautiful state of Oaxaca Mexico for a week of fun. Below are some wonderful photos before and during the group’s tour from January 29 – February 6. Read the small captions below the photos for […]