When Christina and Joe Morales, owners of Morales Funeral Home and Morales Radio Hall, wanted to create a visual rendition of their near century contribution to the East End, they commissioned Angel Quesada. They wished to commemorate their 87-year family business and the intertwined culture of the East End which they are both a part of and were instrumental in advancing. “El Segundo Barrio”, as it is known to long-time residents, is a place that embodies everything that Quesada, known by his signature ARTKUNGFU, tries to imbue in his art.FULL POST
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East End businesses are supported by several organizations designed to aide business development in their neighborhood. The East Downtown Management District (EADO), The East End Chamber of Commerce and the Greater East End Management District all offer support and guidance to any entity interested in setting up a business or who may be shopping for property in one of their respective jurisdictions. Please visit them on the web for more information.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council, in collaboration with the Greater East End and 5th Ward CRC, have worked to create public conversation around how the East End can create a vision for the future that is responsible and that respects the rich history of our neighborhoods and the people that call the East End home.Learn more about the Livable Centers Study
The Pilot Dance Project, under the artistic direction of Adam Castaneda, opens its 2018-2019 season with a site-specific work by Houston-based choreographer Lori Yuill. Green Zebras was awarded an Arts Respond - Natural Resources and Agriculture grant from the Texas Comission on the Arts, and will be performed at Finca Tres Robles, a sustainable urban farm located in Houston's historic East End Cultural District. The performance concludes with a community potluck under the farm's lighted oak trees.FULL POST