Archive for August, 2017
 

 
Eric Luplow

The Valley Celebrates Life

The Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, as it is commonly referred to in English, is an event “imported” from Mexico whose popularity has soared in the past decade. It is held every November 2,nd along with the Catholic ...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Gloria G. Canales and Her Mexican Folklore School of Dance

Folklore is defined as encompassing the traditional customs, tales, food, dances, or art forms preserved among a people, and when related to neighboring Mexico; folklore is vast, for each individual state holds unique music and...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Friendly Competition

The fruit stands along North Expressway 77 have seen their share of ups and downs due to progress and the inevitable passing of time. These fruit stands are the “last chance” stop for visitors to the Rio Grande Valley headi...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Immigration and Politics According to Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Navarrette Jr. is a syndicated columnist for the Washington Post, and the columnist with the highest number of Latino readers in America. His column is featured in local newspapers across the country including the Rio Grande Va...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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Cody Schibi’s Surreal Exhibit

    The staff and volunteers of the Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum put on a great reception to welcome Harlingen native Cody Schibi.  “Something in the Water” is Cody’s first solo exhibit, and he was thri...
by Nydia O Tapia - Gonzales
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