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...

H-E-B Park hosts Got Faith Concert Series

BY HENRY MILLERTwo bands with completely different sounds will be part of the first full-fledged concert at H-E-B Park on Friday.Christian hard rockers Skillet...

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...

Re-enactors, lecture series to highlight history exhibit at UTRGV

EDINBURG — A map of the region is standing here at the center of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley visitor center lobby,...

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...

TOP SHELF: ‘Invisible Man’ and the vital reality of the self

BY DAVID BOWLESIn 1945, author Ralph Ellison, disillusioned by the leadership of the American Communist Party and of the African-American community in general, began...

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...

Alamo to host Watermelon Festival celebrating city’s history

ALAMO — Paying tribute to the watermelon fields that once pervaded the city’s land, the Watermelon Festival this Saturday aims to honor the crop’s...

Expo, music highlight additional McAllen Marathon events

This weekend’s McAllen Marathon will feature more runners, a new course and an additional distance.“We feel confident that we’re constantly improving it, not only...

Street performers and gypsy punks resist and endure

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEHAMELL ON TRIAL — TACKLE BOX (NEW WEST)To label a streetwise bohemian like Edward Hamell a mere comedian diminishes his art...