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: Unlikely trio of artists show paintings, prints in this McAllen Arts Council...

“Vibrant & Vivid” is a mood-lifting, three-woman exhibition by Lisa Saenz-Saldivar, Esmeralda Benitez, and Wendy Gilbert, featuring oils, acrylics and digital prints. These artists...

Diabetes can quickly lead to kidney disease

SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR So you are a 35-year-old male, married with two kids, and working hard every day to pay the bills and secure...

Valley native to debut short film at Cine El Rey

McALLEN — Valley native Carlos Moreno Jr. remembers realizing he wanted to be more than just an actor.The PSJA High School graduate was running...

TOP SHELF: Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’ explores core self

BY DAVID BOWLESIn 1987, author Toni Morrison published “Beloved,” a powerful tour-de-force that snagged her the Pulitzer Prize and that opened the door for...

Sixth annual McAllen Tamale Fest benefits McAllen Boys and Girls Club

BY FRED RAMOSThe sixth annual McAllen Tamale Fest is a dream for lovers of tamales.One such lover will be the winner of the tamale...

Classic rock band Foreigner brings tour to McAllen

Classic rock band Foreigner are no strangers to the Rio Grande Valley, scheduled to play here for the second time in just as many...

Garden View: Growing vegetable transplants

BY BARBARA STORZStarting seeds indoors in a sunny location or in a protected area on the patio is a good way to get the...

Garden View: Growing Good Kids award winners

BY BARBARA STORZEvery year, the American Horticulture Society and the International Jr. Master Gardener Program, which is at Texas A&M University, join together to...