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Twelve new things I learned about Frida Kahlo from Gregorio Luke

Gregorio Luke, an expert on Mexican and Latin American art and culture, came to the Rio Grande Valley on an invitation from Mexican Consul Rodolfo Quilantán Arenas. Luke has presented his lectures in places such as Harvard Uni...
by Nydia O
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Behind The Radio

For over 40 years, national public radio has been synonymous with good programing and education. Our local KMBH 88 FM radio station provides a welcoming alternative to highly commercialized radio stations by featuring a variety...
by Nydia O
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Tex-Mex Food

It’s not Mexican Food. It’s Tex-Mex

For some complicated reason, I find myself attempting to describe the difference between authentic Mexican food and what is served here in the Rio Grande Valley at local establishments as Mexican food. Because I am not a food c...
by Nydia O
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Georgia O'Keeffe

A Woman on Paper. Georgia O’Keeffe at the Art Museum of South Texas.

I cannot wait to admire still-life paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) considered the mother of American modernism. Her paintings will be part of a traveling exhibit titled “Eloquent Objects: Georgia O’Keeffe & ...
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Michael Mascha: Revolutionizing Nude Photography

Have you ever considered the camera is the most unimportant thing about a photographer’s work? If so, you share the opinion of photographer Michael Mascha who believes it is the eye of the photographer together with proportio...
by Nydia O
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