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...

Regional Ramblings: Tejano, conjunto and cultural events in April

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, we’re going to round up some of the most anticipated Tejano, conjunto, and cultural events of the month of April.>>...

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...

Weekend Events — Friday, Feb. 8 – Sunday, Feb. 10

WEEKEND ALEGRÍA 2019 Ballet Folklórico UTRGV performs in its annual event. WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday WHERE Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex COST $15...

RGV preps to party with JLo

As anticipation builds for superstar Jennifer Lopez’s 25-city “It’s My Party” concert, set for Saturday at Bert Ogden Arena, locals who have snagged tickets...

You don’t have to go far to enjoy the Texas prickly pear

BY ANITA WESTERVELTDesigners of the “Don’t Mess with Texas” anti-litter slogan may not have been thinking of Texas prickly pear when developing the catchy...

The basics of mulching

When the right mulch is chosen, it can reduce the amount of time homeowners spend watering and weeding their gardens and insulate plants from dramatic changes in weather.

Colorful, unique creatures share warm Gulf waters off SPI’s shore

Moray eels are a unique fish found worldwide in tropical and temperate seas. They are often brightly colored, have a big mouth, tapering body...

Advice: Children listen, observe and imitate

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESRaising well-behaved children is not a result of luck.The way you respond to situations may be the root of your children’s...

Advice: Don’t complain your life away

There is nothing worse than a person who spends there time complaining about their life. It’s exhausting to be around a fault-finder who grumbles about...