Arts

Ida Rodriguez holds a work in progress, a decorated steer skull, in her South Texas Longhorns studio. (VBR)

Designing Iconic Texas Art

With a dream of becoming a fashion designer, Ida Rodriguez started out designing and sewing her own clothes. Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley town of Alton, she was one of a family of seven with a father who was the sole provider, and a strict patriarch. In her early 20s she had an opportunity to attend fashion design school in Dallas, but her father said no; she needed…

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Venue Gives Valley Boost

Welcomed with great fanfare and full houses, the $88-million, 219,000-square-foot Bert Ogden Arena opens a new chapter in the Rio Grande Valley as the…
Edinburg

Arts and Cultural Center Coming to Edinburg

On March 2, the City of Edinburg Library and Cultural Arts Division and the Edinburg Arts Foundation unveiled a new sign marking the spot…
Edinburg

Lighting a Fire in Edinburg

On a recent Friday, Edna Pena walked into the Dustin M. Sekula…
Edinburg

Talk Looks at RGV History Through Architecture

There are several ways one can imagine life 100 years ago and one of…
Edinburg

Multimedia Art Event Explores the FOLD

Exhibit opens Feb. 2 Art that challenges space and time will be the…
Edinburg