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Humor and Heritage Artfully Collide in VeryThat


Humor and Heritage Artfully Collide in VeryThat


There are people who see beauty in the world, and there are people who make beauty in the world. Cristina Martinez, founder of VeryThat and all-around badass Chicana, does both. I first met Martinez in early 2014 at an art market on South Flores Street. Among a crowd of crafty vendors selling everything from artisanal

Making Us Heard: Writer Anel Flores Finds Her Nicho

Like most kids, I used to daydream about what my life would look like in the future. I imagined myself driving a baby-blue pickup, a woman sitting beside me, down a long dirt road, listening to music and holding hands. The home I daydreamed about looked like the one I lived in, decorated in images

Selena tribute a fundraiser for P.E.A.C.E. Initiative

The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center and the P.E.A.C.E Initiative are joining forces on November 6 to present Como La Flor, a tribute to Tejano singer-songwriter Selena on the 20th anniversary of her death. The tribute, which is a fundraiser for the P.E.A.C.E. Initiative, will feature an art sale and exhibit, a Selena look-alike contest and

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