The art of negotiation: Exhibit speaks to universal behavior

BY NANCY MOYERSan Antonio artist David Alcantar believes that art is at its best when it addresses what is common and inclusive in human...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Female collaborative effort mixes memory and culture

BY NANCY MOYER“Materials and Perspective: Valley Cultura” is a collective of three Rio Grande Valley based artists, Corinne Whittemore, Aleida Garcia Wedgworth and Sara...

Garden View: Make tomatoes a staple in your diet

BY BARBARA STORZTomatoes are enjoyed in many types of dishes, including sauces, salads, stews, soups, vegetable drinks and pizza. This fruit is “in demand”...

Sunset Live Outdoor Concert Series’ spring finale features Beatriz Gonzalez, all-female lineup

TAMI CUPPLES-HERNANDEZ | STAFF WRITER Sunset Live Outdoor Music Festival marks its 40th event Saturday at McAllen Convention Center Oval Park, and the celebration is...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYARTWALK AT THE INCUBATORVisit...

#healthyrgv: Making lifestyle changes is difficult

Editor’s Note: Join Monitor staff writer Daniel A. Flores for candid thoughts and no-bull access on the path to a healthier lifestyle.Making lifestyle changes...

Regional Ramblings: Ramiro Cavazos still playing live at age 90

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZRamiro Cavazos, one of the all-time great legends in border music, played at La Villita Dance Hall in San Benito on Jan....

Surface Treatment: Local artist takes a contemporary approach to biblical portraits

STC art faculty member, Pedro Perez, imagines images of saints, martyrs, and deities with a contemporary twist. His sabbatical research exhibit, “Pentimento”, currently on...

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...

‘ Le Miz’ and more: Popular musical to highlight McAllen Performing Arts Center’s second...

McALLEN — The popular Broadway show “Les Miserables” will be coming to the Performing Arts Center as the second season of shows were announced...