Booze

Museo de las Americas Toasts Mexican Drinking Culture with Exhibit Opening Thursday

Beer, tequila and pulque have been a part of Mexican culture for centuries. A new exhibit titled El Brindis Remixed, debuting tomorrow tonight at the Museo de Las Americas , features photography from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries celebrating el brindis -- the toast. The exhibit, which the Museo calls a "playful yet safe look at drinking within the Mexican culture," was originally displayed in Paris in 2000; this will be the last public viewing. Much of the art comes from the circle of creatives surrounding Freida Kahlo and Diego Rivera and from the events during and after the Mexican Revolution.

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Mark Antonation is the former Westword Food & Drink Editor. In 2018, he was named Outstanding Media Professional by the Colorado Restaurant Association; he's now with the Colorado Restaurant Foundation.
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