Pancho Claus

  • 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.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Cover Story: Pancho and Shorty, the Battle of Barrio Christmas

    For 16 years, Richard "Pancho Claus" Reyes and Shorty Villarreal were partners in barrio Christmas. Pancho was the zoot-suited Santa Claus figure, while lowrider expert Villarreal provided his sleigh (a pick-up truck), his reindeer (eight lowriders belonging to Villarreal's Latin Fantasy car club, a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 26, 2009

    60th Annual H-E-B Holiday Parade

    An astronaut? Okay. An actress? All right. Santa Claus? Cool!

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2008

    East End Christmas

    The Orange Show celebrates the holiday in low-rider fashion

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Bayou City Art Festival Making A Record Donation This Year

    The folks over at the 2008 Bayou City Art Festival Downtown have finished counting up their earnings and figuring out who gets what, so tonight they're handing out checks to the non-profits organizations they support. A whopping $106,303 is going out to sixteen organizations, ranging from the Museum ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    Sampling Sonatas

    OrchestraX scratches out a performance with MystiQuintet

  • Calendar

    December 11, 2003

    Holiday Puree

    A pinch of this culture, a dash of that make Fiesta Navideña

  • Calendar

    December 19, 2002

    Here Comes Pancho Claus

    This Latino Santa wears a zoot suit, not a sombrero

  • News

    December 24, 1998

    Santa's Selves

    Inside every tired fat man, there's a merry prankster trying to get out