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MOVIE REVIEW: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is fun, colorful, vulgar look at...

BY BROOKE CORSO“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2” is about manipulation: of people’s feelings or actions, of DNA strands and artificial limbs, of rose-colored...

TOP SHELF: The conquest through native eyes

BY DAVID BOWLESAs late as the 1950s, the world primarily knew the story of Mexico’s conquest by the Spanish through the accounts of the...

Remembering Rogelio Botello Rios: YouTube videos from the archive

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZWith last week’s passing of Rogelio Botello Rios, I thought I’d make a post recommending some of my favorite Rios videos on...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Country gals do it their way

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEWHITNEY ROSE — SOUTH TEXAS SUITE (Six Shooter/Thirty Tigers)Her well-enunciated soprano is pure maple syrup. The songs go heavy on schmaltz...

Family violence measures receive support in Legislature

BY PAUL COBLERAUSTIN — Bills on the agenda of the Texas Council on Family Violence are receiving widespread support during the 85th Texas legislative...

SURFACE TREATMENT: An exhibition of friendly and light-hearted art

BY NANCY MOYEREzra Stieglitz’s art treads the line between fine art and décor in his latest exhibition at Beyond Arts Gallery. Some pieces are...

SUNDAY ADVICE: Teach your children the value of money

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESHaving a healthy mental attitude about money is probably the most important thing I learned from my parents. When our family...

GARDEN VIEW: Vegetable gardening class coming soon

BY BARBARA STORZWant to learn how to grow vegetables for your family or to sell at a farmer’s market? I often hear folks say,...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Make way for the prophets of rage

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEKENDRICK LAMAR — DAMN (TOP DAWG/AFTERMATH/INTERSCOPE)Damn. As in, damn, y’all went and elected Trump anyway. As in, damn, America remains a...

Summer 2017 film preview

BY BROOKE CORSOWith the sequel to “Guardians of the Galaxy” guaranteed to bring in a boatload of cash this weekend, the summer movie season...