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Artstability

For the past few years, violence has wreaked havoc among the poorest communities of Mexico.  I am not only referring to the number of casualties, but to the loss of economic revenue, especially for those communities which rely...
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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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Broadway in the Valley

Back by popular demand and thanks to Xavier Jaramillo’s Provacouture Productions [K3], Spring Awakening opened in McAllen, Texas. Spring Awakening is a musical adaptation of a play of the same title written by Frank Wedekind ...
by Nydia O
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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
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Andrew Moncada- artist

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Young and upcoming artists and students of the University of Texas in Brownsville never cease to amaze me; a satisfying reassurance of the immense talent found in our communities. Such is the case of Andrew Moncada; a senior ar...
by Nydia O
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