Category: South Padre Parade

15th Annual Latin Jazz Festival to move, groove Brown-town

Jazz Festival

Special to the Parade The Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts (BSPA) and the City of Brownsville will hold the 15th Annual Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival ‘Reunion’ Oct. 12-16 in Brownsville. The Brownsville Latin Jazz Festival, inaugurated by the late, great Tito Puente in 1997, has become one of the most anticipated events in the …

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20th annual Conjunto Fest to celebrate genre’s female pioneers

NMCAC logo

Special to the Parade Dubbed the “show of a lifetime,” the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center (NMCAC) has announced the lineup for the 20th Annual Conjunto Festival, scheduled for Oct. 21-23. This three-day event is a one of a kind festival in the country attracting over 3,500 people for a celebration of live Conjunto music …

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Freddy Fender Humanitarian Award recipients announced

FFHA announcement

By JOE BOCANEGRA Special to the Parade The South Texas Adult Resource and Training (START) Center announced the 2011 Freddy Fender Humanitarian Award recipients Friday at the Freddy Fender Museum in San Benito. The Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards is an annual fundraiser for the START Center and is designated for those who through various forms …

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author guest speaking at UTB

Polio book cover

Special to the Parade David M. Oshinsky, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and History Professor, will share his expertise on polio as the guest speaker for the fall Distinguished Lecture Series at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 inside the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) Jacob Brown Auditorium on International Boulevard across from the Oliveira Library. The …

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Authors schedule book signing at Brownsville Coffee Shop

Art of Decoration

Special to the Parade Dahlia Zárate-Muñiz and Maria Arias-Lucio of Brownsville will be in town Saturday, Oct. 15 to sign copies of their book, “The Art of Decoration: A Sacred Tribute to God” from 1-3 p.m. inside the Brownsville Coffee Shop, located on 3230 International Blvd. In His great mercy, grace and divine intervention, the …

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Adopt-A-Friend: Snickers

Snickers

Snickers is a great little young terrier mix puppy. He is heartworm negative and will be neutered upon adoption. This little cutie can be seen at the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter at 262 Woody Ln. in Port Isabel. He won’t last long at the shelter. There are still animals at the Isabel Y. Garcia …

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SPI Tide Chart (Oct. 13-19)

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SPI Surf Cast (Oct. 13-19)

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Horoscope: Week of Oct. 16

Horoscope

By HOLIDAY MATHIS Special to the Parade Money matters make the news, not because there’s anything groundbreaking or different about the financial scene, but because people are more inclined to express opinions, thoughts and feelings about economics, especially in a judgmental way, during the opposition of Mercury and Jupiter. The aspect will be strongly felt …

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Outdoor Living Gator: It’s just a really big lizard

By JIM FOSTER Special to the PRESS It has not been that long ago when it was difficult to find a pond or lake holding water in most of our area. The drought had a grip on South Texas and other parts of the country. Today, the story is a bit different with many places …

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