A Look at Frida Kahlo’s Mexico

Mexico is hot right now. And we’re not talking about the weather, or indeed, the catwalk.  When it comes to Mexican culture, lately, we’re all about the Kahlo. First came the Orange-prize winning novel, The Lacuna, now a travelling exhibition, Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Masterpieces from the Gelman Collection, is taking over  the UK’s Pallant House Gallery in Chichester, West Sussex. The collection comes courtesy of Jacques and Natasha Gelman, close friends of Frida…
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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Dublin 2011

The theme of this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin was “Brilliant” – an idea stolen straight from the pages of a children’s story written by Booker Prize-winning author and Dubliner Roddy Doyle. St Patrick may have rid Ireland of snakes, but “Brilliant” is all about banishing the black dog of depression from Dublin and re-igniting our sense of humour again. The pageant entries of the parade were based on chapters from the story…
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