Macario Ramirez

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    Honor the Dearly Departed By Celebrating Dia de los Muertos with Food and Drink

    Every year in early October, chef Hugo Ortega begins decorating his restaurant, Hugo's, for one of the most important holidays in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos. Papier maché skeletons hang from the chandeliers in the dining room. Bright, fluffy tissue-paper flowers poke out from behind light fixtures ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2012

    Pancho and Shorty

    Pancho needs your prayers, it's true, but save a few for Shorty, too. He just did what he had to do, and now he's growing old. The battle of barrio Christmas.

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2011
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    March 18, 2010

    Before there were cowboys, there were ...

    "Vaqueros y Rancheros" Exhibit hosted by Casa Ramirez

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    “Houston Cultura”

    Chuy Benitez goes round and round with his series of panoramic photographs

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    The Warrior Ramirez

    For Macario, the fight for Chicano causes and culture is far from over

  • News

    July 11, 2002

    Breaking the Mold

    Plus: Bias -- By Whom?, No Alternative, South Park Fallout

  • News

    June 27, 2002

    Poodle Pact

    Warring gays, straights and Hispanics snarl street-festival plans

  • Calendar

    October 25, 2001

    Death of the Party

    Celebrate life on the Day of the Dead

  • News

    January 11, 2001


    Adoption Option, Hot Spell, No Opinion

  • News

    December 21, 2000


    Ministry Magic, Rice Wars, Cross to Bear

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    Saints, Sacrilege and Retablos

    Cultural activist Macario Ramirez goes on a holy war against a local art gallery

  • Calendar

    May 8, 1997
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    February 13, 1997
  • News

    October 24, 1996

    Recuerda (And Celebrate Life) Muerte

    Macario Ramirez is reconnecting Mexican-Americans to a forgotten cultural tradition and their own pasts. It's a tradition that Anglos are embracing, too.