‘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...

The treatment of diabetes through improved quality of sleep

BY NOEL LOPEZ M.D. and DIANA F. RAMIREZMany of my patients are surprised when I prescribe better sleep to treat diabetes. It is an...