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...

TOP SHELF: The conquest through native eyes

BY DAVID BOWLESAs late as the 1950s, the world primarily knew the story of Mexico’s conquest by the Spanish through the accounts of the...

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...