Why I changed my mind about Hispanic Heritage Month

Why I changed my mind about Hispanic Heritage Month

By Monica Rhor – HoustonChronicle.com – Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle | Staff photographer. A detail of new mural titled “Mexican-American History & Culture in 20th Century Houston” by artists Jesse Sifuentes and Laura Lopez Cano in Sam...
The Sounds of Hispanic Houston

The Sounds of Hispanic Houston

By Brittanie Shey – HoustoniaMag.com – Image: Courtesy Of Houston Public Library. Photo: Alonzo y sus Rancheros. The Pan-America Ballroom was an essential social venue for Houston’s Mexican American community. On any given weekend, people from Magnolia...
Cheech Marin tours Houston’s Latino art scene

Cheech Marin tours Houston’s Latino art scene

By Molly Glentzer – HoustonChronicle.com – Photo: Melissa Richardson Banks. Photo: Cheech Marin, left, with art dealer Nicole Longnecker and Bryan Scrivner at Nicole Longnecker Gallery. Cheech Marin got a few laughs in Houston, Texas, earlier this month,...