FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Sept. 22 – Sunday, Sept. 24

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP?Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYURBAN COWBOY THROWBACK NIGHTThe event...

Hip-hop duo Caldo Frío celebrates new album

The origin of local Spanish-language rap duo Caldo Frío can be traced to a downtown McAllen dance floor.From what Jesus “Chuy” Reazola and Carmen...

SOUND ‘ROUND: American epics and new American standards

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEVARIOUS ARTISTS — AMERICAN EPIC: THE COLLECTION (SONY)What Burns was to jazz and Scorsese to da blues, so now is antique...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Luchadors return to RGV

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis weekend, two of the biggest Mexican pro wrestling stars from the 1980s and 1990s will be making appearances in the Rio...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Sept. 15 – Sunday, Sept. 17

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYDIEZ Y SEIS DE...

‘ Le Miz’ and more: Popular musical to highlight McAllen Performing Arts Center’s second...

McALLEN — The popular Broadway show “Les Miserables” will be coming to the Performing Arts Center as the second season of shows were announced...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Cartoon characters, literal and almost literal

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEVARIOUS ARTISTS — THE BOB’S BURGERS MUSIC ALBUM (SUB POP)One of the year’s most unlikely success stories isn’t unlikely at all....

Third annual film festival spotlights feature film project, hurricane Harvey relief fund

BY AMANDA A. TAYLORThe South Texas International Film Festival kicks off its third year with specialty film premieres, a film pitch competition and hands-on...

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...

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘It,’ Pennywise and the taunting red balloon

BY BROOKE CORSOThe most afraid I’ve ever been was when I was 12 1/2 years old, and that event has been the mark against...