Monthly Archives: April 2008

Taco Trucks as Cross-Cultural Spaces

I was reading the L.A. Times editorial about new estrictions on Taco Trucks in the L.A. area and was thinking about why I prefer taco trucks over full service Mexican restaurants. Apart form the more intimate connection between the cook … Continue reading

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Mexican Seattle

I was wondering why some of my Latino/a students were absent from class on Wednesday. Now I know why? They attended the Mexico v.s. China soccer match in Seattle. According to the Seattle Times there were 56,415 fans at Qwest Field cheering on their … Continue reading

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Portland’s Cinco de Mayo

Last year I attended the Cinco de Mayo festival in downtown Portland. This four-day festival featured amusement park rides, food booths, art and crafts, basketball tournament, and musical entertainment. This annual event has been organized for 24 years by the Portland-Guadalajara Sister City … Continue reading

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