Weslaco pitmaster changed careers to pursue passion

Smokin’ Moon & Beer Garden pitmaster Joel Garcia said his passion for barbecue blossomed while traveling around Texas, crossing off his list of the...

Teach For America gives Juarez-Lincoln educator a way to give back to RGV

Maria Villalpando Lopez teaches English 1 for ninth graders and technical writing for grades 10th through 12th at La Joya Juarez-Lincoln High School. She...

Surface Treatment: Exhibit represents exciting new direction for IMAS

Previously known as the Central Gallery at the International Museum of Art and Science, the Mexican and Latin American Folk Art Gallery is now...

Weekend Events — Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5

WEEKEND ‘A DREAM PLAY’ STC Theatre presents its final production of the season. In August Strindberg’s “A Dream Play,” the author has sought to reproduce the...

Casting Crowns’ Hall talks focusing on Jesus, less on ourselves

Casting Crowns lead singer Mark Hall performs April 21, 2017, at the McAllen Convention Center. Imagine way back when John the Baptist was asked who...

6 YA novels to add to your summer reading list

“Superman: Dawnbreaker” by Matt de la Peña The fourth installment of the DC Icon series is finally here! “Superman: Dawnbreaker” is the book I have...

Surface Treatment: Two San Francisco painters explore personal, social issues with McAllen exhibition

The emotional rawness of this exhibition is initially unnerving. We have become accustomed to art works being carefully processed before their public consumption, but...

Advice: Detours are the best part of life

My favorite thing about taking a road trip is the unexpected detours. I love stopping in a quaint little town to spend the afternoon...

Garden View: Manage weeds early for a better gardening experience

Starting a new garden bed? Before buying plants, before tilling the soil, begin with weed management. Weeds can be any unwanted plant, including Bermuda...

‘Disney On Ice’ provides immersive mashup of beloved characters

Black lights shine on the ice as skaters in glowing purple mariachi suits, inspired by Day-of-the-Dead, man 15-foot skeleton puppets Wednesday at State Farm...