Art Rock

Houston Artists Pay Tribute to Selena

"We remember our daughter every single day. We don't need a special day to remember her." Those were the words spoken by Abraham Quintanilla in an interview with the Associated Press concerning the 20th anniversary of the death of his daughter, slain Tejano queen and entertainer Selena Quintanilla. As someone who has lost a parent, I can certainly understand his sentiments.

But to many, Selena is more that just someone they think about on March 31 or April 16 (the days of her death and birth, respectively). I visited the "Remembering Selena Group Art Show" at the East End Studio Gallery to experience how her music and style has inspired community artists in the Houston area.

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When he's not roaming around the city in search of tacos and graffiti, Houston Press contributor Marco points his camera lens toward the vibrant Houston music scene and beyond.