Arts

A conjunto trio plays in one of the new music venue in the downtown area. (VBR)

Downtown Brownsville Comes Alive

For many years, downtown Brownsville looked like a ghost town, particularly during evening hours. The only exception was an H-E-B supermarket on East Elizabeth Street. Here, shoppers from south of the border stopped by to buy goods before going across the Rio Grande into Matamoros. After a group of concerned citizens began looking into how to revive the city’s oldest business district several years ago, the area started coming alive. New…

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UTRGV Documentary Earns Telly Award

UTRGV’s Community Historical Archaeology Project with Schools has won a Bronze Telly Award for its documentary “And Then the Soldiers Were Gone.” The winning documentary focuses on the history…

Artist Chronicles RGV Wildlife, History

Don Breeden’s success in advertising and marketing has a lot to do with his lifelong passion for art.   “That’s how I make my…
Brownsville

Festival to Celebrate Cultural Influences

An ambitious five-day festival coming to McAllen in July will…
McAllen

San Benito Culture on Display

Every city has a story to tell and San Benito, with the new San Benito…
San Benito

Local Arts Boosted With Mission Arts Festival

It was months in the making and took a community-wide collaboration,…
Mission