SOUND ‘ROUND: Are we humanz, or are we androidz?

BY JON LaFOLLETTEGORILLAZ — HUMANZ (WARNER BROS.)There’s a fine line between unbearable misanthropy and macabre satire. It’s a dichotomy Damon Albarn has long juggled...

MOVIE REVIEW: Buddy comedy ‘Snatched’ exhausts chances

BY BROOKE CORSO“Snatched,” a star vehicle for Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn’s return to the screen after 15 years, is a hodgepodge of wasted...

Chulita Vinyl Club founder Claudia Saenz talks collective of female DJs

BY EDUARDO MARTINEZThis week, I talked to Claudia Saenz, founder of the Chulita Vinyl Club. This collective regularly plays music that a lot of...

TOP SHELF: Late Spring round-up

BY DAVID BOWLESI read more books than I get a chance to review in this column, so let me take a moment to highlight...

Comedian seeks to expand understanding of Mexican culture

McALLEN — Touring comedian Eric Schwartz grew up with monthly visits to his mom and Mexican stepdad — who introduced him to Spanish slang,...

UTRGV CREATIVE WRITING SERIES: Her name is Ana B. Woods

BY POEM BY VIOLETA RODRIGUEZShe is fierceShe is love,She is not about togive up,Her bones are storiesof Ana.Another tube, another needle, another meal,White coats...

SURFACE TREATMENT: Emerging artists present works at McAllen Creative Incubator

BY NANCY MOYERThis is an excellent exhibit in an unfortunate location. "Luminous" is an exhibition of works by the Women of Action Collective. The...

ADVICE: A mother’s legacy

BY MARIA LUISA SALCINESMothers don’t realize when they’re raising their children the impact they have on their lives.My mother died eight years ago. The...

GARDEN VIEW: Guava – Easy to grow

BY BARBARA STORZGuava, Psidium guajava, is a small subtropical fruit tree native to southern Mexico and Central America. This frost sensitive tree grows well...

MOVIE REVIEW: “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is fun, colorful, vulgar look at...

BY BROOKE CORSO“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2” is about manipulation: of people’s feelings or actions, of DNA strands and artificial limbs, of rose-colored...