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,...

Regional Ramblings: March cultural events in the RGV

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, I’ll present a round-up of some of the most anticipated Tejano, conjunto, and cultural events for the month of March.>>...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP?Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYART WALKThe public is welcome...

More than 70 FESTIBA events planned at UTRGV campuses

BY DAHLIA GUERRAFESTIBA is The Festival of International Books and Arts. It was established in 2006 to promote the importance of literacy, culture and...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Four regional gems you need to find on YouTube

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, we take a look at four regional gems you can look up on YouTube of popular Rio Grande Valley Valley...

Film Review: ‘Game Night’ saved by supporting characters

BY BROOKE CORSOWhen a comedy treads the line between self-referential and beating a dead horse and repeatedly almost loses the audience with cheeseball subplots...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Feb. 23 – Sunday, Feb. 25

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP?Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYSTC PRESENTS ‘THE ILLUSION’The play...

Tween magic, illusion performers make tour stop in Hidalgo

The Rocketts will be here today to perform tricks.Globally recognized magicians Kadan Bart Rockett, 12, and Brooklyn Rockett, 10, will be making a stop...

‘Coco’ star Anthony Gonzalez talks career, celebrating his ancestors

BY BROOKE CORSODisney’s latest animated feature, “Coco,” is the story of a 12-year-old singer and musician named Miguel who dreams of performing like his...

Regional Ramblings: Uncertainty over festival leaves hole for Rio Grande Valley culture

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZLast year, the annual Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center (NMCAC) Conjunto Festival was canceled due to a dispute with the city of...