This week’s featured event is the East End Street Fest on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 2 to 9:30 pm. The event will be held in the three-block area of the Navigation Esplanade, at 2800 Navigation Boulevard. The festival will include an array of artisan and craft vendors as well as a Cultural Food Kitchen […]
The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park recently unveiled their latest historical work of art, the mural by artists Jesse Sifuentes and Laura Lopez Cano Mexican-American History & Culture in 20th Century Houston. Commissioned by The Heritage Society in celebration of the many contributions made by Mexican-Americans in the City of Houston, the first-of-its-kind mural was […]
Have you ever visited the “The Rebirth of Our Nationality” mural in Houston’s East End? Spanning a building on Canal Street, the brightly-colored mural was painted by Leo Tanguma (with help from Texas Southern University students and community volunteers) and completed in 1973. It is reported to be “one of the largest canvases of the Chicano art […]
Today is May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, which will be celebrated throughout the country as some sort of universal Latino holiday. The revelry started last Friday in many cities, with the mistaken thought that they are celebrating Mexican Independence Day. There are parties and festivals and awards and happy hours and special dishes and discounts […]
What’s going on in Houston for Cinco de Mayo? There are many many events, including family fun, concerts, pub crawls, festivals and much more! Here are just a few for your entertainment. Cinco de Mayo Parade on Saturday, May 5, 2018, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in downtown Houston. Cinco De Mayo at Traders […]
The iconic Dolores Huerta and the talented Benjamin Bratt are in today’s Video Pick, brought to you from the we are mitú YouTube Channel. Don’t know who Dolores Huerta is? We’re going to send you to Wikipedia and pretend the question never came up. Check out the video … did we mention that she’s awesome?