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'Opus Cactus' Returns, Care of Momix at the Joyce Theater - New York Times


New York Times
Deserts aren't necessarily deserted — they can be crowded with fantastic flora and fauna. Moses Pendleton knows how to make theatrical deserts bloom in his “Opus Cactus,” which his company, Momix, is reviving at the Joyce Theater on Tuesday, June 27.

Popularity of Mezcal is on the Rise - Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times
Everyone knows mezcal. The liquor is made from a type of cactus which has a worm that contains hallucinogenic mescaline included in the bottle. Although that might appeal to some, most of the previous statement is patently false. Given that mezcal is ...

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