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CROSSING SOUTH: Fausto Polanco

Host Jorge Meraz (right) visits Fausto Polanco to learn how traditional woven materials from southern Mexico are integrated into his furniture creations.
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Host Jorge Meraz (right) visits Fausto Polanco to learn how traditional woven materials from southern Mexico are integrated into his furniture creations.

Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021 at 9:30 p.m. & Saturday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, Sept. 6 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand

Art comes in many shapes and styles. In the case of Fausto Polanco, his art is in the form of furniture. On this episode, learn about how traditional woven materials from southern Mexico are integrated into his creations. Jorge even tries to help Fausto finish some furniture in his wood shop.

Next, we investigate a possible archaeology site where some interesting things have been found. Lastly, we visit La Resaka seafood joint where we taste some fancy shrimp tacos and ceviche.

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CROSSING SOUTH is on Facebook, Instagram, and you can follow @MerazRambler on Twitter. #crossingsouth

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About The Series:

CROSSING SOUTH 3 Minute Highlight