Dozens of local performers and big talent lined up for this year’s BorderFest

For all who have been keeping up with the Facebook countdown, the day has arrived. Celebrated in the Valley for just over four decades,...

Weekend Events: Friday, April 12 – Sunday, April 14

The following are events going on in the Rio Grande Valley this weekend. WEEKEND  ‘THE IMPOSTER’ When Cesar Rubio, a failed history professor, uses his knowledge to...

Judge-elect Richard Cortez to bring fiscal conservatism to county politics, policies

A $190 million drainage bond; a $150 million courthouse; and a population that is growing more than twice as fast as the national average...

Advice: Parenting through the teenage years

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESDuring the teen years, children go through physical, emotional and intellectual growth.It is not always easy to deal with your teenager’s...

Cane toad — as toads go, it’s a giant

ANITA WESTERVELT | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The largest toad in the world calls the extreme south of Texas home. The cane toad (Rhinella marina), also...

Visitors greeted to artist’s family, friend and colleagues in STC exhibit

Eduardo E. Aguilar Sr. knows how to capture a likeness. On display at the VAM Gallery at South Texas College, “Characters & Creatures” demonstrates...

Community organizer from the RGV to join Alfonso Cuarón at Academy Awards

COLLEEN DeGUZMAN AND J. EDWARD MORENO | STAFF WRITERS A Rio Grande Valley nonprofit organizer will share the red carpet with actors and filmmakers also...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Jan. 26 – Sunday, Jan. 28

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following FridayFRIDAYSAYMYNAMEThe artist will perform...

Surface Treatment: Thought-provoking works show human conflict, unity

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Feared & Revered” by San Antonio artist Angela Fox is a fascinating exhibition initially evoking a folk-art sensibility....

Select Valley bars participate in international fundraiser

Negroni Week, an international event running from June 5 to June 11, allows bar patrons the opportunity to support charities while tasting local bartenders’...