Variety of representational paintings greet viewer in Edinburg library exhibit

BY NANCY MOYERInes Kowalyszyn is an equal opportunity artist; any subject is fair game for her artistic sensibility. Her exhibition, “Hundred Shades of Passion,”...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Colorful paintings, monochromatic drawings search for enlightenment

BY NANCY MOYERWalk into Manuel Zamudio’s world.Currently on display at Space16th in McAllen, oil paintings reflect the boldly chromatic Pop style that we associate...

Surface Treatment: Two San Francisco painters explore personal, social issues with McAllen exhibition

The emotional rawness of this exhibition is initially unnerving. We have become accustomed to art works being carefully processed before their public consumption, but...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Aug. 3 – Sunday, Aug. 5

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKEND‘MAMMA MIA: THE MUSICAL’The Edinburg High School Performing Arts...

Local Easter events

BY SPECIAL TO THE MONITORThe Rio Grande Valley will mark Easter weekend with parties and egg hunts and more Saturday and Sunday. Festiva has...

Pharr HUB Phestival celebrates community, features free concert

The city of Pharr will be hosting its annual Pharr HUB Phestival, a celebration of the city’s Tejano roots with entertainment and a day...

Garden View: Upcoming Master Gardener classes

BY BARBARA STORZTexas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in both Hidalgo and Cameron Counties, will hold its annual Master Gardener volunteer training from 9 a.m....

Vida Outdoors: Colorful flowers bring a rainbow of butterflies

BY ANITA WESTERVELTSeptember’s rains provided a tremendous favor for our fall kaleidoscope of butterflies.What’s rain got to do with it? It created a burst...

Garden View: Planting seeds with your child

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Gardening with a child is a great way to plant the seeds of knowledge. When you plant seeds...