Marisa Quinn

Our Rising Star

Marisa Quinn, the McAllen born rising star, describes herself on her website as an actor, singer, model and visual artist. Marisa is a graduate of Brown University where she had the privilege of training at both the National Th...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Mexican Movie Posters: The Collector’s View

Collecting Mexican movie posters was something unheard of until the early 1990s. Then, Rogelio Agrasánchez Jr. discovered the cultural and artistic value in that old, fascinating film propaganda. Thanks to his research, the wo...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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The Music of the Rio Grande Valley

Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz once wrote that the musical traditions of the Tejanos of South Texas were influenced by not only Mexico, but also by their Anglo- American, African-American and immigrant neighbors like...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
Lupe Saenz, Jr.

Preserving The Music of the Rio Grande Valley

Recently I had the opportunity of visiting with my friend Lupe Saenz, Jr. and talk about the music of the Rio Grande Valley and South Texas, it was very enlightening, I sincerely hope our readers enjoy this interview. Lupe Saen...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Young and Talented in A Dash

CineSol Film Festival organizers were busy this past weekend hosting the popular 24 Hour Film Dash. Fifteen teams registered and fifteen teams submitted their 5 minute short film; an uncommon but very positive circumstance.  T...
by Nydia O