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Taking Aim at the Tijuana Drug Cartels
With their trusty slingshots at the ready, Tijuana police strike out to combat violent drug cartels
"...with drug traffickers in the Mexican border town of Tijuana, President Felipe Calderon last month sent 3,300 soldiers and..."

Feb. 6, 2007 News Post by Jordan Smith

Rock en Tijuana
The border city of Tijuana gives birth to the bastard genre of Norteño and Electronica, Nortec.
" the high metal wall that divides their city, Tijuana, from the United States. On the U.S. side, three..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Music Feature by Melissa Sattley

Austin's Latest Taco Craze Comes From Tijuana Via Instagram
Where to find birria tacos in Austin
"...insatiable obsession with food porn is what helped launch Tijuana-born birria de res (and its cheese-laden cousin quesabirria) into..."

Jan. 22, 2021 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Herb Alpert’s School of Music
Trumpeter’s alums include Waylon, Satchmo, and Karen Carpenter
" a trumpeter feels inadequate. His albums with the Tijuana Brass sold millions, but he also became a major..."

Sept. 24, 2015 Music Post by Greg Beets

Miss Bala
Drug cartel action gets an unexpectedly glamorous makeover
"...insignificant against the day-to-day shuffle. A weekend trip to Tijuana, her hometown, to help her friend Suzu (Rodlo) prepare..."

Feb. 1, 2019 Movie Review by Danielle White

The Gatekeeper
"...a quarter-mile from the border. (He was born in Tijuana.) Frey’s drama has many edges and little moments that..."

July 18, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

" as The One, but Benicio Del Toro's scruffy Tijuana cop is, frankly, a revelation. Del Toro has shone..."

Jan. 5, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

"...from the dusty outback dancehalls and the Johnny Cash-meets-Herb Alpert-and-the-Tijuana Brass repertoire of his small band, Dingo and the..."

May 22, 1992 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

Rainin in Paradize 2
Manu Chao speaks
"...drop of “Bobby Marley,” anthemic folk/punk triptych “Bienvenida a Tijuana, violent “El Viento,” and rallying “Clandestino,” topped by “Rumba..."

Sept. 24, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
"...Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass..."

May 27, 2005 Music Review by Greg Beets

Catherine Hardwicke Unloads With Miss Bala
Twilight director and UT grad heads across the border for new film
" Mexico, and to show the rich culture of Tijuana in a way we really hadn't seen, the cool..."

Jan. 31, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW’s Big Third List
YFN Lucci, Wyclef Jean, Ought, and 572 more
"...Fntxy (Tijuana, Mexico)..."

Jan. 10, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Limón y Sal
Pachanga Fest headliner Julieta Venegas – Mexico's Feist?
"..."I was born in the U.S., grew up in Tijuana, and live in Mexico City."..."

May 9, 2014 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Unknown Territory
Writer-director John Sayles on why he returned to the border for his latest film, 'Go for Sisters'
"...James Olmos) takes them deep into the part of Tijuana ruled by drug and human traffickers. Go for Sisters,..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Mexico and Spain 'hablan' behind your back
" Southwest 07 showcase was marred by sound problems, Tijuana's charming Ceci Bastida returns to showcase her pliable tunes..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

After a Fashion
Stephen has to go all the way to Seattle and Tijuana just to appreciate Austin style
" Seattle that included a side trip to, um, Tijuana, Mexico. Both places are virtually fashion-free. Seattle was cold,..."

Jan. 26, 2007 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Unclothed for Business
Kitty Kitty Bang Bang keeps burlesque alive in Austin
" girl of the group," says the remarkably limber Tijuana Trixie. "By the end of the night, two frat..."

July 9, 2004 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Sayles Talk
More on the making of 'Go for Sisters' from John Sayles
"...her son, who's gone missing in the underworld of Tijuana. The film, which had its North American premiere at..."

Dec. 7, 2013 Screens Post by Robert Faires

Jazz Sides
"...Charlie MingusTijuana Moods (RCA Victor/Legacy) Charles Mingus SextetCornell 1964 (Blue Note)..."

Aug. 17, 2007 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Texas Platters
Surfin' Senorita
"...a "Taste of Honey," bub. To devotees of the Tijuana Temple, the thought of covering Herculean Herb is akin..."

March 5, 1999 Music Review

Funny Pages
Portrait of the comic artist as a young idiot
"...DC while waxing lyrical about the linework in a Tijuana bible, or accuse his only friend, Miles (Emanuel), of..."

Aug. 26, 2022 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

Kitty Kitty Bang Bang Gets Back Together for the Texas Burlesque Festival
The kitties of Austin's legendary burlesque troupe still have claws
"...she was onstage, under her nom de plume of Tijuana Trixie, midway through a seductive siren-themed number. "We had..."

May 27, 2022 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Herb Alpert Is …
Too many filler tracks in this history of the Tijuana Brass guy
"...“world music.” The South-of-the-Border insouciance of Alpert’s still ubiquitous Tijuana Brass exists in our collective auditory canal...."

Oct. 2, 2020 Movie Review by Raoul Hernandez

SXSW Reveals First 2020 Artist List
Music from all over the map … literally
"...Maria y Jose (Tijuana, Mexico)..."

Oct. 16, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Unloads Fourth Artist List
Quin NFN, Cayucas, Gabriella Cohen, and 128 more
"...Tony True & the Tijuana Tres (Monterrey, Mexico)..."

Jan. 17, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Life of a Search and Rescue Drone Pioneer
How retired Air Force medic Gene Robinson found new purpose looking for missing persons
"...He's helped break up a human trafficking ring in Tijuana, Mexico, and traveled nearly 7,000 miles away from his..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Cat Cardenas

Live Music Soundtrack for Your Weekend
Austin Reggae Festival, and more if you're not too high
"...puff as well. – Rachel Rascoe Los Tucanes de Tijuana..."

April 20, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

Soccer Watch
"...CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals Tuesday night, winning 2-0 at Tijuana – just the third competitive win ever by an..."

March 9, 2018 Sports Column by Nick Barbaro

DVDanger: Scherzo Diabolico
Director Adrián García Bogliano subverts Mexican preconceptions
"...the Devil. We went to shoot the movie in Tijuana, and everyone was reluctant to work with us because..."

May 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

"Johnston Foster, Irena Jurek, and Jared Theis: Body Talk"
This show's three artists display creative, complex alternatives to the meat sacks we all share
"...eroticism. You know, like you might find in some Tijuana Bible treatment of old Warner Bros. characters? Except that..."

March 18, 2016 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

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