Surface Treatment: Sensual, intelligent exhibit on display at South Texas College

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR “Sensoria” offers a selection of acclaimed San Antonio artist Jesse Amado’s work, including a focus on his dynamic...

Advice: Sometimes you need to take a pause

I wish learning to pause was a mandatory class in elementary. Teaching a child how to pause before he or she responds to an...

Local educator, entrepreneur featured on rapper Logic’s new track

After Lamar Jones chatted with Grammy-nominated rapper Logic and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, he said he knew better than to get too excited. The 37-year-old...

Garden View: Planting seeds with your child

BARBARA STORZ | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR Gardening with a child is a great way to plant the seeds of knowledge. When you plant seeds...

Pharr HUB Phestival celebrates community, features free concert

The city of Pharr will be hosting its annual Pharr HUB Phestival, a celebration of the city’s Tejano roots with entertainment and a day...

Surface Treatment: Exhibit offers comfortable transitions between traditional, contemporary works

NANCY MOYER | SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR A spate of new members gives this year’s Upper Valley Art League, or UVAL, exhibition a robust edge....

Advice: Anxiety, depression are quite common

A few weeks ago, my daughter became Miss Rio Grande Valley USA 2019. Her answer to a question during one of the final stages...

Garden View: Options for rainwater harvesting

My plants sure have been enjoying these recent light rain showers, which got me thinking about different ways that we can capture that water. Let’s...

Amardillo — An important if somewhat annoying Texas critter

ANITA WESTERVELT |  SPECIAL TO THE MONITOR The nine-banded armadillo is the only species of armadillo in the United States, although 20 species exist throughout...

Weekend Events — Friday, March 22 – Sunday, March 24

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday. WEEKEND PATRONAFEST 2019 The festival will feature live music by Los...