Edinburg runner doesn’t let age get in the way of her goals

Donna Pazdera, 56, has been running for the past seven years. She was introduced to the sport by a friend in her late 40s...

In the Studio with Arcanedisplay

Local musician Rudy Cerda adjusts levels behind a large studio soundboard while his bandmates take turns playing to test their mics on the other...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Artist takes us on tour of his favorite Texas eating establishments

BY NANCY MOYERCorpus Christi artist, Joe Peña, shares a set of personal experiences with us — he takes us with him on an intimate...

ADVICE: Negative experiences, remarks leave a lasting mark

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESWhen adults punish children by making them feel guilty or without a positive lesson, they are not encouraging improved behavior.Children should...

GARDEN VIEW: Hibiscus – southern charm and tropical delight

BY BARBARA STORZAnyone who grew up in the south is likely to remember Althea, also called Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus). It is a...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Making music whilst they still breathe

BY BY JON LaFOLLETTEORCHESTRA BAOBAB — TRIBUTE TO NDIOUGA DIENG (NONESUCH)This ain’t no typical tribute record. Though original member and album namesake Ndiouga Dieng...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Songs for your summer playlist

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, I’m going to recommend four great Rio Grande Valley jams to check out this summer, to add to your Tejano...

MOVIE REVIEW: Film creates a lot of noise and clashes of metal, not much...

BY BROOKE CORSOThe fifth film in the Transformers series, “The Last Knight,” opens with a mighty battle between King Arthur and his knights and...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Exhibit draws viewer into surprising, beautiful glass world

BY NANCY MOYERMy first reaction to this exhibit was a sudden remembrance of “The Crystal World” by J.G. Ballard, where nature is transformed into...

ADVICE: A few things I learned from my dad

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESThere is nothing I admire more in a man than one who loves and takes care of his family. I am...