UTRGV Opera Theater brings ‘Carmen’ to life

A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Students of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Opera Theater have been preparing since last year...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

WEEKEND ‘EL GRANDE’ ARCHERY TOURNAMENT The third annual triple threat archery match consists of three archery tournaments in one. The first in an indoor game known...

Comedienne Anjelah Johnson talks connection with RGV audience: ‘I could feel the laughter’

BY A. COLLEEN DEGUZMAN | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Comedienne Anjelah Johnson wants people to experience joy. The stand-up star, actress and former NFL cheerleader will perform...

WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 17 – Sunday, May 19

WEEKEND ‘YERMA’ Edinburg Community Theater will present its first theatrical presentation, a “tragic poem” about a childless woman in rural Spain. WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday WHERE...

The Great Outdoors: Local summer programs offer activities in nature

Seeking to prevent the imminent and infamous “I’m bored” complaint, nature parks in the Rio Grande Valley are offering summer programs for children. The Edinburg...

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...

Weekend Events — Friday, May 10 – Sunday, May 12

WEEKEND SOUTH TEXAS COLLEGE MARIMBA FESTIVAL The event will include marimba clinics and a masterclass, as well as a festival concert. All events are open to...

Weekend Events — Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

WEEKEND ‘A DREAM PLAY’ STC Theatre presents its final production of the season. In August Strindberg’s “A Dream Play,” the author has sought to reproduce the...

Casting Crowns’ Hall talks focusing on Jesus, less on ourselves

Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall performs April 21, 2017, at the McAllen Convention Center. Imagine way back when John the Baptist was asked who...

‘Disney On Ice’ provides immersive mashup of beloved characters

Black lights shine on the ice as skaters in glowing purple mariachi suits, inspired by Day-of-the-Dead, man 15-foot skeleton puppets Wednesday at State Farm...