Category: Arts, Culture & History

Art in Xela

Slouching towards Jerusalem, paintbrush in hand As the founder of Xela Collective, a local art organization, and co-founder of Festival Quinto Sol, a local art festival, I believe Quetzaltenango has the potential to be...

Popping and Flopping

POPPING Lenin did nothing wrong Popping this month is the late, great Lenín Fernández. He died relatively young, at 59, after an illustrious career drumming for Alux Nahaul — one of Guatemala’s longest-lived, best-known,...

Dr Sabletodo – March

What’s up with Guatemala’s new travel advisory? Dear Dr. Sabelotodo, In January, the U.S. State Department came out with a new travel advisory system in which they gave every country a number from 1...

Trendy – March

We read Guatemalan Twitter so you don’t have to With the highest number of Facebook users in Central America and a Twitter pop­ulation growing by the thousands every month, social media can be a...

Merry Xmas Xela!

Bells are ringing, it‘s freezing out, and everyone finished working for the year about 5 weeks ago, so it must be Christmastime in Xela! And as always, the good folks here at XelaWho HQ...

Stuff- XELA WHO’S ULEW?

About a year ago, Xelawho ran a story about the upcoming Utz Ulew mall — a gilded tower we called a “behemoth” and predicted would compete with Walmart for the title of “sparkliest, most...

Popping & Flopping

Popping We´re So Sorry Popping this month is you, our readers— you‘ve survived another year of our bad puns, endless typos, terrible jokes, and crass commentary on life in this strange and wonderful city....

Trendy – December

With the highest number of Facebook users in Central America and a Twitter population growing by the thousands every month, social media can be a great place to find out what‘s buzzing in Guatemala....