Remembering Rogelio Botello Rios: YouTube videos from the archive

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZWith last week’s passing of Rogelio Botello Rios, I thought I’d make a post recommending some of my favorite Rios videos on...

‘Lowriders’ premiere a chance to highlight local car culture

McALLEN — Rio Grande Valley car clubs gathered Thursday at the Cinemark Hollywood USA parking lot before a premiere screening of the new film...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Country gals do it their way

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEWHITNEY ROSE — SOUTH TEXAS SUITE (Six Shooter/Thirty Tigers)Her well-enunciated soprano is pure maple syrup. The songs go heavy on schmaltz...

SURFACE TREATMENT: An exhibition of friendly and light-hearted art

BY NANCY MOYEREzra Stieglitz’s art treads the line between fine art and décor in his latest exhibition at Beyond Arts Gallery. Some pieces are...

SUNDAY ADVICE: Teach your children the value of money

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESHaving a healthy mental attitude about money is probably the most important thing I learned from my parents. When our family...

GARDEN VIEW: Vegetable gardening class coming soon

BY BARBARA STORZWant to learn how to grow vegetables for your family or to sell at a farmer’s market? I often hear folks say,...

SOUND ‘ROUND: Make way for the prophets of rage

BY JON R. LaFOLLETTEKENDRICK LAMAR — DAMN (TOP DAWG/AFTERMATH/INTERSCOPE)Damn. As in, damn, y’all went and elected Trump anyway. As in, damn, America remains a...

Summer 2017 film preview

BY BROOKE CORSOWith the sequel to “Guardians of the Galaxy” guaranteed to bring in a boatload of cash this weekend, the summer movie season...

TOP SHELF: Anzaldúa and ‘Imaniman’ — Living between cultures

BY DAVID BOWLESOne of the most amazing minds to arise in the Río Grande Valley was Gloria Anzaldúa, a scholar and author whose impact...

REGIONAL RAMBLINGS: Tejano, conjunto and cultural events in May

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

Stay Connected

58,379FansLike
4,012FollowersFollow
49,277FollowersFollow
1,134SubscribersSubscribe