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Embracing the Fine Arts of the Rio Grande Valley

One of the things that always preoccupied me as a destination management professional, were the negative perceptions about our area and the people of the Rio Grande Valley. Some believe we all dress in cowboy attire, while othe...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A 1942 portrait of artist Salvador Dali.

Dalí Illustrates Dante’s Divine Comedy





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by Nydia O
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Seize the Day with Laughter

I recently had the opportunity of attending a workshop by Ramon Ramirez, creator of Smarty Cartoons where he shared his experiences in the world of cartoons, and encouraged aspiring artists. Cartoonist and art teacher, Ramon ha...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
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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
 

 
 
Sabor Vallero 10th Anniversary

Sexy Dancing in the Valley

Salsa music entered the mainstream in the late 1980s thanks to the popularity of new romantic ballads that substituted the political and social protest lyrics of the past. By the 1990s, salsa had attracted thousands of fans out...
by Nydia O