What to see at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on MLK Day

What to see at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on MLK Day

By Molly Glentzer – Chron.com – Photo: Wangechi Mutu/Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston. Photo: Wangechi Mutu’s mixed media painting “Forbidden Fruit Picker” The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is open on Monday holidays. Here are three shows that...
Luciana Vega, New “American Girl” doll, launched by Mattel

Luciana Vega, New “American Girl” doll, launched by Mattel

By MoneyWatch – CBSNews.com – Image: American Girl doll/Mattel. Mattel consulted with an actual female astronaut, Megan McArthur Behnken, and other NASA scientists in developing the doll named Luciana Vega. That included  American Girl  designers visiting...
Event Spotlights Houston’s Key Role In the Rise of Chicano Soul

Event Spotlights Houston’s Key Role In the Rise of Chicano Soul

By Jesse Sendejas Jr. – HoustonPress.com – Photo Brian Cannon/Courtesy of A Fistful of Soul Chicano soul music has some early and important roots in Houston, and this week Houstonians who have long been hip to this sound will participate in several events...
The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

By Barbara Calderón-Douglass – Vice.com – Photo Not Credited Growing up in the 90s on the south side of Houston, I watched my older sister Lynda set the chola beauty standard. She lined her lips with berry-colored lipliner, plucked her eyebrows thin, and...