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,”...

Exhibit presents explorations of philosophies that build self, social awareness

BY NANCY MOYER“Re/Search” is a three-person show featuring works by San Antonio artists David Alcantar, Benjamin McVey and Jason Willome and is on display...

Cue the Bagpipes: Drew McIntyre, WWE coming to Edinburg as part of arena opening

When WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre learned that the company would be bringing a show to Edinburg for the first time, he felt a sense...

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...

‘It is a dance’: Bloodless bullfights in La Gloria

A beloved sport originating in Spain was brought to the Rio Grande Valley almost two decades ago. The 19th annual Bloodless Bullfight season began Dec....

A paddling of ducks

ANITA WESTERVELT | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR As we get ready for fall bird migration, a fun thing to think about is the ancient language...

Garden View: Grow a bountiful bee garden

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Plants and crops depend on bees and pollinators to reproduce. So pollinators should be an important part of...

Advice: Grumpy old people were grumpy young people

MARIA LUISA SALCINES | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR If at a young age you complain, whine, or are moody and judgmental, chances are you will...

Slow Cookin’ with Pete: Garlic mashed potatoes for Easter dinner

Owning a slow cooker has allowed me to try new things. Before my slow cooker, I would have never attempted to make mashed potatoes....

Exhibit reflects artist’s journey from representational into abstract genre

BY NANCY MOYERSerena Pandos takes us on a giant leap from her previous work in Russian iconography to American abstraction. It turns out to...