‘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...

‘Wild Texas Carnivores’ tonight at Quinta Mazatlán

Texas boasts some of the most diverse habitat in the United States. Quinta Mazatlán will host John Tomecek as, guest speaker for Nights at the Mansion...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, March 30 – Saturday, March 31

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP?Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYELECTRIC COWBOYS AND TEXAS DEZIREThe...

Film review: ‘Black Panther’ is fresh, energetic cinematic experience

BY BROOKE CORSOAfter transcending to an ancestral plane, a newly crowned king asks his father, the late monarch, how to best protect his country...

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...

Texas Citrus Fiesta marks 82nd year

FRED RAMOS | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Final preparations are underway for one of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest annual community festivals on Saturday. Workers...

Sci-fi film gets Edinburg premiere

The sci-fi action thriller “Xenophobia” will get its Texas debut Sunday at AMC Edinburg 18. “Xenophobia” was directed, written and produced by Steven J. Escobar,...

Beatles tribute band look forward to seventh show in RGV

The Liverpool Legends will embark on a magical mystery tour to the Rio Grande Valley for shows in Rancho Viejo and Edinburg this weekend. The Beatles tribute band has garnered worldwide popularity for their mastery of the Fab Four’s extended catalog of songs and onstage personas.  Read the full story at themonitor.com.

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...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Jan. 12 – Sunday, Jan. 14

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP?Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYCHRIS RIVERA BANDLive music.WHEN 10...