Join us for 40 days of Self Care Aug. 29 – Oct. 7, 2017

Join us for 40 days of Self Care Aug. 29 – Oct. 7, 2017

Aug 30, 2017

a public performance ritual sparked by Robert Karimi’s born day. Instead of gifts, Karimi asks us to find ways to take care of ourselves for 40 days, risking acts of joy and self-nourishment.

The Peoples Cook hosts Viva La Poetry for Plus Poetry Festival

The Peoples Cook hosts Viva La Poetry for Plus Poetry Festival

May 24, 2017

HOUSTON!! JOIN US! VIVA LA POETRY! Mero Cocinero hosts Viva La Poetry, an afternoon of poetry, food, and good energy! Mero Cocinero will do his legendary cooking demonstration bringing joy and balance and political flair during the time of 45! and while he cooks, he will host 3 poets: from Houston Bayou City Slam Champion […]

Check out amazing video from our visit to the Smithsonian in 2016
ThePeoplesCook Goes to The Smithsonian May 28 and 29th

ThePeoplesCook Goes to The Smithsonian May 28 and 29th

May 26, 2016

That’s right. We are taking the LowRiderKitchenCart to the Smithsonian May 28th and May29th with Viva La Slow and Low, a interactive experience designed by Robert Karimi & ThePeoplesCook Project. Fun, joy, food, and chilling it out will be in order. Also special guests coming to cook and give the down low about issues of […]

Getting ready for the final performances in Florida June 1 and 2nd

Getting ready for the final performances in Florida June 1 and 2nd

May 26, 2016

That’s right we are getting ready for the final performances by the participants of ThePeoplesCook Project workshop.  It’s been an incredible 5 weeks, so much to say, so many good stories. The community here has been so supportive and there’s already talk of coming back. Here are some photos to whet your appetite for the […]

DreamCookDelicious begins!

DreamCookDelicious begins!

Apr 26, 2016

                        Last night the kitchen and gym at the 13th Avenue Dream Center was packed with people hungry for food as Mero Cocinero showed up and got the youth cooking and eating together with their families. With an amazing Vegetable Curry, donated from Arts […]

DreamCookDelicious Residency April 25 – June 3rd in Palmetto and Bradenton, Florida

DreamCookDelicious Residency April 25 – June 3rd in Palmetto and Bradenton, Florida

Apr 26, 2016

The Peoples Cook Project is proud to announce ThePeoplesCook Project Residency Dream. Cook. Delicious. The Goal: The Peoples Cook Project will work with 13th Ave Dream Center and Palmetto Youth Center to enhance how they deliver healthy messaging and offer programming and workshops to spark cultural remembrance as act of balanced health. What’s Happening: Artistic […]

Your moment of Revolutionary Spark

Your moment of Revolutionary Spark

Feb 23, 2016

Watch The People making an afrodisiac together to a soundtrack you can dance to. Enjoy!  

Check out Video from Charlotte Residency

Check out Video from Charlotte Residency

May 14, 2015

Here’s a video from the 2015 Residency at the McColl Center. This gives you a sense what happen when The Peoples Cook project resides in a city for months and months.

Selena: How San Antonio Remembered Her

Selena: How San Antonio Remembered Her

Mar 31, 2015

by Robert Karimi Originally published in La Prensa de San Antonio 1995 The weather forecasters predicted partly cloudy skies last Thursday, but the sky was a dark grey last Friday. San Antonians coming from lunch, work, school or on the freeway were shocked when they heard Selena had been shot in Corpus Christi. “I thought […]