Art & Culture

The Anime Takeover of the RGV

Delve deep into how anime culture has touched the hearts of the 956, its influence on Latinx people, and our exclusive interview with the owners of Myth Adventures.

What’s Up With All the Boba Shops?

In a world where coffee reigns supreme, boba is slowly rising to the top, where it has become a symbol of growing diversity and culture in the Rio Grande Valley.

Pride Beyond Rainbows

Pride month is more than just rainbows everywhere. It’s about showing up and showing support for the LGBTQIA+ community. To start, we listed three ways you can do that today.

Colorful illustration depicting two scenes where a person with teal hair expresses opposing emotions. To the left, the person is worried, surrounded by a busy, dark city. To the right, the person is smiling, surrounded by a bright, slow landscape with someone on a bike in their background.

Escaping Hustle Culture in the RGV

While bigger cities have a lot to offer, they can feel overwhelming, cluttered, and crowded. In comparison, the RGV gives us the time to value our community’s and culture’s richness— an ideal spot to join a slower, more intentional way of living.

Latino wearing a black shirt smiling, surrounded by frames of his artwork.

Jesus Treviño Opens Art Exhibit at IMAS

Jesus Treviño is a wonderful example of Rio Grande Valley talent nurtured by amazing art educators. His exhibition, La Carrera Fading in the Sun, shows an artist who pushes past mastery of the medium and is sharpening his voice and identity.