Carlos Avila
Reviews // 2 Articles
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Illuminating the Marvelous Spectacle of Lucha Libre: 'Tales of Masked Men'
7 Jan 2013 // 5:05 PM

While probably not as exhilarating as watching a match itself, Tales of Masked Men is a fascinating introduction into the colorful history of lucha libre and its influence on Mexican culture.

Price of Glory (2000)
31 Dec 1994 // 7:03 PM

Price of Glory opens with a boxing match in Phoenix, Arizona, 1977. While the mostly Mexican/Latino ringside crowd yells and hoots, a young man takes a terrible beating. His trainer urges him on, his face is bruised and panicked, and the scene lurches into that boxing film cliche, the eight-frames-per-second knock-out punch: his jaw contorts, his blood flies, and he hits the floor.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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