Sin Bandera’s Noel Schajris talks tour, Mexico earthquake

Noel Schajris of the group Sin Bandera is in the midst of the duo’s Una Última Vez tour which brings them back to the...

LISTEN: Raymond Orta wants his face on the La Joya water tower

La Joya native and comedian Raymond Orta stood at the end of a pier casting his fishing rod into the edge of small lake....

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...

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘mother!’ builds terror in its examination of the narcissist

BY BROOKE CORSO“mother!” is a film that is going to demand multiple interpretations, even after director Darren Aronofsky explains himself, and ultimately, I think...

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...