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A convoy of brightly decorated cars will roll through San Francisco this weekend. It’s one of several "art car" events that take place across the country each year.

What started as a small, motorized procession of hippie artists in their mobile sculptures has grown into an almost cult-like phenomenon. It all began nearly three decades ago in Houston. That's where we met a group of young “cartists” preparing for their first parade.

Amy Bishop from Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media reports.


This segment aired on June 11, 2015.

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