Advice: Children learn from understanding limits

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESOne of the most important things you can do for your child is to set limits, which will teach children self-discipline,...

Advice: Hard work, persistence will help you succeed

Establishing a goal and actually going through with it are two different things. It’s easy to recognize the victorious team, the successful businessperson or the...

TFA educator at IDEA challenges her students with higher standards

Teach for America (TFA) is the national nonprofit organization committed to the idea that one day, all children will attain an excellent education. To...

Exhibit reflects artist’s journey from representational into abstract genre

BY NANCY MOYERSerena Pandos takes us on a giant leap from her previous work in Russian iconography to American abstraction. It turns out to...

A day dedicated to the dead gives birth to new downtown McAllen art gallery

BY NANCY MOYERNov. 2 always offers a hardy assortment of Dias de los Muertos exhibitions in McAllen, and this year, restaurateur and artist, Isaac...

#healthyrgv: Words of wisdom from Dr. Pepper

I’ve received more emails writing this column than for anything else I’ve written for The Monitor. Some email to share their stories, advice or...

FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, April 6 – Sunday, April 8

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.FRIDAYARTWALK AT THE INCUBATORVisit...

Inaugural Mix Summer Jam to feature Migos, Yandel

Hip-hop trio Migos and reggaeton artist Yandel will headline Mix Summer Jam State on July 18 at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo.Migos got a...

Holiday events aplenty for Hidalgo County communities

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the Rio Grande Valley.

Weekend Events — Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21

WEEKEND STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard. WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s...