Last Thursday in El Centro Cultural Tijuana, Mike Davis and Carlos Monsivais conversed on the issues and situation of the border. I must say that I have enjoyed
Its it imperative to see how during the 40’s and 50’s the city had an established urban culture – meaning that we had zones where life “in” the city went hand in hand with cultural activities, creating an urban environment envious of many cities today. Beyond donkeys and prostitutes we had; jazz, bebop, big band, jaialai, bullfights, horseracing, car racing, cinema, cabaret, and many other activities that today are obsolete or have disappeared by our own negligence, a negligence that we now represent as our contemporary cultural manifestation.
Mike presented his perspective toward the north to south invasion across the border, a concurrent theme in this blog specifically in “