FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, June 29 – Saturday, June 30

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.ALL WEEKENDRED, WHITE & BLUE FESTIVALWHEN: Jun 30 -...

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...

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’...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, March 8 – Sunday, March 10

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday. WEEKEND LIVE MUSIC Al Mikesh will perform Friday, Jolly Huntsmen Polka...

The Pumpkin Patch: The Upper Rio Grande Valley’s scene for fall fun

Even though temperatures are still reaching above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, the Rio Grande Valley is gearing up for fall with pumpkin patches across the...

REVIEW: Natalia LaFourcade delivers joyful performance, important news to Valley fans

With a sweet serenade that she composed for a friend as they parted ways, Natalia Lafourcade said goodbye to the more than 2,200 attendees...

FILM REVIEW: ‘Tag’ pushes the limits of youthful exuberance, extreme competitiveness

BY BROOKE CORSO“Tag” is based on a real-life game that has been played by real friends originally from Washington state for almost 30 years.A...

TOP SHELF: Anzaldúa and ‘Imaniman’ — Living between cultures

BY DAVID BOWLESOne of the most amazing minds to arise in the Río Grande Valley was Gloria Anzaldúa, a scholar and author whose impact...

Festiva events: Friday, Dec. 7 – Sunday, Dec. 9

Plays, outdoors concerts and Christmas celebrations are all things you can do this weekend in the Rio Grande Valley.