43rd annual Borderfest celebrates India

HIDALGO — BorderFest 2019 salutes India as part of its 43rd annual festivities. The four-day event will honor Indian culture and feature an array of...

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...

Rio Grande Valley actress stars in Lifetime Movie Network film Sunday

Economedes High School graduate Angelica Briones didn’t always enjoy auditioning.“I’ve learned to love the audition process. I didn’t always like it (because) I used...

New Era Ranchera: With release of ‘La Tequilera Vol. 1,’ RGV singer Gonzalez on...

Beatriz Gonzalez coins her style New Era Ranchera.The artist recently released “La Tequilera Vol. 1,” a mariachi EP with Silent Giant Entertainment.“Mariachi is where...

Liverpool Legends return to RGV for shows in Edinburg, Harlingen

BY BY HENRY MILLERThere was Marty Scott, in an article about in the Echo newspaper in England. He couldn’t believe it.“I don’t know how...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 1

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.J. BALVIN IN CONCERTThe...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Freddie Gomez concert a loving tribute to conjunto

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThe 7th annual Freddie Gomez Memorial Conjunto Concert took place this past Saturday night in Brownsville, and it was a loving tribute...

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We want to read all those cute letters to Santa. The letters may be used in print.

Critical Hit Arcade to celebrate opening with tournaments

Before there was Critical Hit Arcade, there was Critical Hit Gaming.The arcade first existed as an organization that conducted tournaments by visiting venues for...

Film review: ‘Leave No Trace’ a story of solitude, solidarity between father and daughter...

BY BROOKE CORSO"Leave No Trace," Debra Granik’s incredible film from a screenplay adapted with Anne Rosellini, features a father and daughter so in sync...