Administrative Professional Day is Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Administrative Professional Day is Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In case you’ve missed the signs on restaurants and in flower shops around the city, Administrative Professional Day is Wednesday, April 22, 2015. This is an unofficial holiday to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. In the U.S. we celebrate the entire week, Administrative Professionals’ Week, in the last […]

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USPS stamps featuring Mexican artist Martín Ramírez

Have you seen the USPS stamps featuring Mexican artist Martín Ramírez?

Somehow I missed this last month when the US Post Office released the Limited Edition Forever stamps featuring work of Mexican artist Martín Ramírez. I’m thrilled at this, and not just because they’re honoring a Mexican (though I’ll admit that that’s a big part of it). I’m happy they’re looking outside the box to new […]

Things To Do: Upcoming dates

10th Annual Frida Festival presented by East End Studio Gallery on Friday, April 10, 2015–Sunday, April 24, 2015

Las Comadres & Friends National Latino Book Club Meeting on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Selena to be honored at Fiesta de la Flor on April 17 & 18, 2015

Texas Taco Music Fest on Saturday, April 18, 2015

Flamenco Poets Society "Poetry & Dance" on Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hispanic Heritage game at Rice Baseball on Sunday, April 19, 2015

"Carmen" presented by Danmar Academy of Performing Arts on Sunday, April 19, 2015

Meet Food Network star Chef Aarón Sánchez on Monday, April 20, 2015

"Made in Mexico" at Arena Theatre on Friday, April 24, 2015

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“Devious Maids” returns in June

Missing your dose of steamy, skitchy, “I can’t believe it” dramedy that can be found week after week in Lifetime’s run away hit “Devious Maids?” Don’t worry, Season Three is coming soon. (No pun intended for the sex-riddled show.) In fact, it premiers on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9/8c. There seems to be some […]

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Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Luncheon recap

I was lucky enough to attend last week’s Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (HHCC) 22nd Annual Luncheon & Business Expo. The event was attended by more than 1600 visitors, and included as speakers: Dr. Laura Murillo, CEO & President of HHCC, Texas Governor Greg Abbott, and Houston Mayor Annise Parker. I’ve pulled together some images […]

HISD Free Document Shredding on Saturday, April 25, 2015

HISD Free Document Shredding on Saturday, April 25, 2015

WHAT: HISD Free Document Shredding WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 9 am-12 pm WHERE: HISD PD 3500 Tampa Houston, TX MORE INFO: http://blogs.houstonisd.org/news/2015/04/08/hisd-pd-to-host-protect-your-identity-shredding-event/ The Houston Independent School District Police Department wants to help district and community members protect their identity by hosting a free document shredding event open to the public on Saturday, April […]

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Houston seeing the effects of “Youthification”

Have you heard of “Youthification”? Yeah, neither had I. A recent article in Culturemap describe this trend as the impact migration patterns have on a neighborhood when it gets “an influx of young adults, aged 25 to 34.” Basically, the changes in an area that suddenly gets a large number of younger residents moving in. […]