March 2014 in Revue Magazine

March 2014 in Revue MagazineThis month Revue marks its 22nd year of publication. Revue’s longevity and growth comes with great appreciation to its advertisers, readers and a hardworking staff.

As well, we offer a big round of applause to a wonderful group of talented writers whose work graces Revue pages month after month, year after year. In this edition Benjamin Reeves reveals the story of “The Tragedy at El Calvario and the Paintings of Tomás de Merlo,” and Elizabeth Bell takes us back to “Antigua Over the Years.” Tara Tiedemann beckons Guatemalan travelers to “Explore More and Go Deeper,” and Thor Janson tells of the “Magic of Tactic.” Benjamin Reeves also offers “The Giant Head of San Juan La Laguna.”

Two documentaries are highlighted: Shannon McCullough writes a thoughtful overview of “La Camioneta,” and Linda Conard gives us the background on “¡Poder!” Its Guatemalan premier is scheduled for March 28 in Concepción Chiquirichapa, however readers can view it online beforehand on March 13.

Amalia Moreno-Damgaard gives us a perspective of Guatemalan fare in “A Timeless Cuisine,” and Natalie Rose offers an inside glimpse of the Antigua’s Curry Club in “Curry Fever.” Going back in time Dr. Nicholas Hellmuth makes a case for returning to an ancient diet in “Food of the Maya.”

The subject of time is covered in two articles, Sri Ram Kaa and Kira Raa contemplate it “In the Blink of an Eye” —and Ken Veronda, Sensuous Guatemala, explains how we can tell “Time” by using our five senses.
Cultural events and activities fill Datebook; the highlight is covered by Linda Conard who features the work of Guatemalan artist Hugo González Ayala.

For U.S. citizens living in Guatemala, Stateside taxes are soon coming due, read more about it in The Tax Corner!

Thank you for reading the Revue, we hope you enjoy this edition.

—John & Terry Kovick Biskovich

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