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: Differing viewpoints create strong dynamic in this exhibit

BY NANCY MOYERGroup shows often have artworks that espouse a common viewpoint, or they might exhibit contrasting points of view, which, when curated, can...

Surface Treatment: Inspiring exhibit in Brownsville unites talented, creative artists in a global endeavor

Three oversized works introduce visitors to the artistic force of this ambitious and successful “47th International Art Show” at the Brownsville Museum of Fine...

#healthyrgv: Words of wisdom from Dr. Pepper

I’ve received more emails writing this column than for anything else I’ve written for The Monitor. Some email to share their stories, advice or...

Comedian to dedicate show to Mother’s Day show to mom, Valley

Comedian Mario Salazar is celebrating Mother’s Day performing material dedicated to his mom and growing up in the Rio Grande Valley. His Saturday show,...

Film Review: ‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’ a sluggish, cliche-driven sequel

BY BROOKE CORSO“The Strangers: Prey at Night” throws every horror cliche in the book into its slasher story of a family of four hunted...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Sept. 15 – Sunday, Sept. 17

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYDIEZ Y SEIS DE...

Weekend Events — Friday, Feb. 1 – Sunday, Feb. 3

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday. WEEKEND CIRCUS SAURUS Carson & Barnes Circus presents its prehistoric show...

Jenni Rivera biopic in the works with her family’s support

LOS ANGELES — The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life. Now, seven...

Spring in the Rio Grande Valley

BY JOHN BRUSHSeasons are fluid in the Rio Grande Valley. Summer percolates through heavy September rains into an inconsistently warm and cool fall. Winter...