Weekend Events — Friday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, Jan. 20

WEEKEND ‘NEWSIES: THE MUSICAL’ The McAllen High School Choir and Theatre students unite to present the performance. “Newsies” tells the story of the Newsboys Strike of...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Rio Jordan, Juanito Castillo videos

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis weekend is the return of Galax Z Fair VI, and I’m most excited about seeing Rio Jordan and Juanito Castillo on...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Sept. 7 – Sunday, Sept. 9

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.WEEKENDFOURTH ANNUAL SOUTH TEXAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVALThe full festival...

‘A NEW ERA’: Bert Ogden Arena promises to change the game in entertainment

During Monday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of Bert Ogden Arena, everyone from Bert Ogden Auto Group president Robert Vackar, to Edinburg...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYNEON INDIANThe favorite nu disco and chill wave aficionado...

‘I was within and without’: The innate duality of Wonder Woman

BY BROOKE CORSO“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Great Gatsby”From...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, March 23 – Sunday, March 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.ALL WEEKENDRGV HOME &...

Upcoming ‘Bubble Concert’ part of summer events at Quinta Mazatlán

BY HENRY MILLERMost of the time it’s not a good thing to have your bubble burst.Quinta Mazatlán, however, is encouraging it. Burst your bubble...

‘Field Mice: Memoirs of a Migrant Child’ author receives accolades

Emma González spent her childhood as a member of a migrant family, and from that came the story “Field Mice: Memoirs of a Migrant...

A toast to the 1015 onion

Commemorating the sweet Texas onion, which was pioneered here in the 1980s, the Texas Onion Fest will be celebrating its 30th anniversary Saturday at...