Local organizations, musicians create benefit concert to support flood victims

As the Rio Grande Valley continues to recuperate from the heavy storms and flooding that occurred in June, one local organization created an event...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, Nov. 16 – Sunday, Nov. 18

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKEND‘TARZAN’Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice...

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,...

Festiva Events: Friday, Dec. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 16

WEEKEND ‘THE WIZ’ The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Raider Thespians present the production. WHEN 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Thursday WHERE The Gilberto Zepeda...

In the Studio with Arcanedisplay

Local musician Rudy Cerda adjusts levels behind a large studio soundboard while his bandmates take turns playing to test their mics on the other...

‘A NEW ERA’: Bert Ogden Arena promises to change the game in entertainment

During Monday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Bert Ogden Arena, everyone from Bert Ogden Auto Group president Robert Vackar, to Edinburg...

Judy Collins says social activism remains part of her performance

BY FRED RAMOS{{tncms-inline alignment="center" content="<p><em>“This land was made by dreamers</em></p> <p><em>And children of those dreamers</em></p> <p><em>We came here for democracy and hope</em></p> <p><em>Now all...

UTRGV’s Alegría 2018 kicks off tonight

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Ballet Folklórico artistic director Miguel Angel Peña Caballero grips his digital tablet barking bilingual notes and stomping steps...

Edinburg and Donna students write letters to Santa

"People think Christmas is mostly about gifts and mostly getting things but if you think about it some kids don’t even have Christmas. Because those kids don’t even have a family and to me that’s sad. I wish every person who lives on this world can have a family."

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’...