Episode 92: Discovering BANF Houston’s Cultural Treasures with Silambam Houston

Get ready for a fun and lively episode of Spotlight Houston! This week, we’re spotlighting Silambam Houston, one of the city’s cultural gems. Join our host, Blanca Quezada, as she chats with Dr. Lavanya Rajagopalan, founder of Silambam Houston. This amazing group teaches classical Indian dance and has been part of our community since 2002. […]

Episode 91: Motherhood Center – From Pregnancy to Parenting

Join us on Spotlight Houston this week as we delve into the world of pregnancy and early parenthood, with a special focus on the comprehensive support services offered by the Motherhood Center. Our host, Blanca Quezada, chats with Gabriela Gerhart, the Center’s founder and president, about the essential resources and educational programs they provide for […]

Episode 89: Preserving Houston’s Hispanic History

To understand our present, we must learn about our past. It can be a personal journey, or it can be about learning how our cultural ancestors’ diverse contributions helped to build and develop our grand cities and countries. In Houston, many people from different cultural backgrounds have in many ways had a hand in the […]

Episode 88: REPLAY American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region’s Impact on Our Community

88: REPLAY American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region’s Impact on Our Community Join us for a special replay episode of Spotlight Houston, originally aired on Sunday, December 24, 2023, featuring the impactful work of the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast Region. Tune in as our host, Blanca Quezada, revisits her enlightening conversation with […]

87: Enjoy Summer Fun at the YMCA of Greater Houston

Dive into summer fun with Episode 87 of Spotlight Houston! This week, host Blanca Quezada is joined by Stephen Ives, President and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Houston, to explore the exciting summer activities and programs available for all ages at the YMCA. Since 1886, the YMCA of Greater Houston has been a cornerstone […]

Episode 86: BEAR – Providing Hope and Help for CPS-involved children

Join us on this week’s episode of Spotlight Houston as we shine a light on a heartwarming mission. Our host, Blanca Quezada, talks with Rebecca Moran, outreach coordinator at BEAR … Be A Resource. This unique nonprofit is the sole nonprofit collaborator with the Texas Department of Protective Services (CPS) in Harris County, offering hope […]

Episode 85: East End Houston Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Aztec Dance and Drum Group

Join us this week on Spotlight Houston as we dive into the colorful and vibrant East End Street Fest for Cinco de Mayo! Host Blanca Quezada chats with Lupe Olivarez, the festival’s director, and Abuela M’api Rainflowa, founder of the Aztec Dance and Drum Group. Together, they unfold the festive spirit awaiting in Houston’s East […]

Episode 84:  Nature in the Heart of Houston—Exploring Memorial Park

Whenever you want to escape the city buzz and immerse yourself in nature, you don’t need to look any further than Houston’s own Memorial Park. This urban oasis is nearly twice the size of New York’s Central Park, boasting about 1,500 acres of open and free green space for the entire family. In this episode […]