Upcoming EventsAug21Thu6:00 pm Alfresco Weslaco Street Party @ Downtown WeslacoAlfresco Weslaco Street Party @ Downtown WeslacoAug 21 @ 6:00 pmWeslaco will hold a free street party featuring art, crafts, music and more at “Alfresco Weslaco” beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 15, on south Texas Boulevard in the historic downtown district. Artists, artisans, crafters[...]Aug23Sat11:00 am Children’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardChildren’s Reading Hour @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardAug 23 @ 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 BoulevardAug 23 @ 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[...]Aug25Mon5:00 pm Meet the Author Virginia Grise @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardMeet the Author Virginia Grise @ Paragraphs On Padre BoulevardAug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm“Panza Monologues” Book reading, signing, discussion and reception with author, Virginia Grise The Panza Monologues South Texas Book Tour Virginia Grise will read select monologues from the book and discuss the process for creating The[...]Aug26Tue9:00 am PleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeaguePleinAire Sketching @ Laguna Madre Art LeagueAug 26 @ 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 ReyAug 26 @ 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[...]Aug27Wed8:30 pm LP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileLP Night at El Hueso de Fraile @ El Hueso de FraileAug 27 @ 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[...]Aug28Thu7:00 am Thirsty Thursday Training Runs @ McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd StreetThirsty Thursday Training Runs @ McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd StreetAug 28 @ 7:00 amTeam RWB Rio Grande Valley welcomes all runners to join us for weekly fun training runs on the sidewalks of the McAllen Hike & Bike Trails: 2nd Street. Meet at Nolana Avenue (near Jack In[...]
Latino USA with Maria HinojosaAugust 15, 2014 - On July 26 the human rights group the Young Lords got a street named after them in El Barrio, or East Harlem. The Puerto Rican group fought for economic rights and social justice in the 1960′s and 70′s for Puerto Ricans and other people of color.
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An Interesting NotePacifica Quartet August 18, 2014, by Tom Huizenga • With this Tiny Desk Concert by the Grammy-winning Pacifica Quartet, we have the opportunity to explore the world of a single composer, Dmitri Shostakovich. Tiny Desk Concerts