Upcoming EventsApr26Sunall-day Valley International Poetry Fest...Valley International Poetry Fest...Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-dayThe Rio Grande Valley International Poetry Festival, established in 2008, is a four-day poetry festival in deep South Texas held concurrently in two countries on the last full weekend in April. You don’t need to[...]Apr28Tue9:00 am PleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeaguePleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeagueApr 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amEvery Sunny Tuesday. Workshop with Virginia Eggert. A supply list is available at the Gallery.6:00 pm Free Movie Nights @ Cine El ReyFree Movie Nights @ Cine El ReyApr 28 @ 6:00 pmFREE movie Tuesdays nights at The Historic Cine El Rey Theatre NO COVER & FREE POPCORN. Feel FREE to bring your own snacks, food i.e. pizza, burritos, burgers, candy, sandwiches just NO drinks please, there[...]Apr29Wed8:30 pm LP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileLP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileApr 29 @ 8:30 pmWednesday nights are special at El Hueso de Fraile! Tonight at 8:30 we have LP/Record Night! Bring your own record! Share with us why it’s special to you! The night closes with our talented house[...]Apr30Thu4:00 pm Family Fun Nights at IMAS @ IMASFamily Fun Nights at IMAS @ IMASApr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pmSpring is in the air, folks, and the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) already has a full schedule of Family Fun Night events to make the remainder of your spring season memorable. A[...]May1Fri11:00 pm Mcallen Art Walk @ Doko Casual ArtMcallen Art Walk @ Doko Casual ArtMay 1 @ 11:00 pm – May 2 @ 3:00 amThe art group of the McAllen Creative Incubator holds an art walk downtown on the first Friday of each month in the evening, and it is the perfect opportunity for socializing, networking, and enjoying the[...]May2Sat11:00 am Children’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardChildren’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardMay 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pmJoin us for a fun time reading, fun activities, guest children authors (some weeks) and videos. Activities vary each week so call ahead or check our website for details.1:00 pm Literary Mercado @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardLiterary Mercado @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardMay 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pmJoin us each Saturday afternoon for our “Literary Mercado”. We will have one or more artists at the store every Saturday available to discuss, read from, or sign their books. Author, songwriter, poet, or artist[...]May5Tue9:00 am PleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeaguePleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeagueMay 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 amEvery Sunny Tuesday. Workshop with Virginia Eggert. A supply list is available at the Gallery.
Latino USA with Maria HinojosaIn the last few years Nielsen reports have shown that Latinos make up around 25% of moviegoers and are more likely than others to be frequent moviegoers.
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An Interesting NoteRosa Díaz - April 17, 2015, by Felix Contreras • Rosa Díaz is nothing if not passionate: Her performance behind Bob Boilen's desk practically burst with the kind of passion that made it feel almost confessional. Her sophisticated lyrics reflect deeply felt emotions in this performance with cellist Daniel de Jesus. Tiny Desk Concert