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Sunest Live Must Go On-line

(photo Sunset Live)

In adaption to our “new” reality, the Sunsest Live Music Series knows the show must go on. It has thus joined a number of concerts and artist who have taken the same approach to go on-line. Sunset Live Music Series’ main objective for this season is to support the local music community. It will continue to spread the happiness of music and health through livestreaming services in the comfort of…

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Mujer RGV Unifies, Empowers, Inspires

Mujer RGV celebrates its second anniversary on March 8. It has become a safe space to empower women to believe in themselves and achieve the unimaginable.

Women’s History Month encourages and celebrates the important roles women have had throughout American history. In the Rio Grande Valley, female artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, community leaders, educators and many others have been inspiring and helping to create a stronger, more unified region.   Sirheem Fuentes is one of those women who continues to pave the way for others like her. She realized a couple of years ago that she needed a…

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The Sunset Live Concert Series Is Back

Visitors enjoy a live outdoor concert on the performance lawn.

The Sunset Live Concert Series is held every second Saturday of the month at the McAllen Convention Center. It runs from April to June and October to December. The venue focuses on promoting the arts and family fun, and giving artists/musicians a family-friendly space to promote their work. This series is a family- and pet-friendly event. Free to the public, the venue also has public and dog parks, as well…

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Keep McAllen Beautiful Call for Artists

Keep McAllen Beautiful irrigation pipes artwork by Manuel Robledo, Cristina Pechero, Concepcion Flores and Alejandra Leal.

Keep McAllen Beautiful is working to give public art a stronger presence in the city. The organization is seeking local design concepts that would painted on irrigation pipes. Submissions should promote the Rio Grande Valley natural landscape, ecology, species and heritage. The submission deadline is Oct. 25. Location of the pipes is along the City of McAllen’s hike and bike trails along Bicentennial Boulevard and 2nd Street, According to Chris Lash, program coordinator for…

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