Category: South Padre Parade

Techno-Logic: A Look At the Game Industry

Techno-Logic

By 8-BIT JAY Special to the Parade Hey everyone! Hope you had an excellent Halloween! Next is Thanksgiving! Man, time flies. Last week I wrote about the season of threes. We have a handful of major games releasing: Uncharted 3, Gears of War 3, Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3. Those are just the threes …

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‘Machete’ star Danny Trejo sits down with Parade for Q&A

Danny Trejo

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com On Friday and Saturday, Danny Trejo was a MexiCAN. The 67-year-old veteran actor, who starred in “Machete” alongside Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez, has developed quite the cult following in his 20-plus year career in Hollywood. But Trejo – who has worked with Al Pacino, Robert De Niro …

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Outdoor living: The stamp you can’t mail

By JIM FOSTER Special to the PRESS It was only a short time ago when I was amongst a spread of full-bodied decoys watching a flight of the large variety Canada geese set their wings and begin floating into my spread. As I lay in my ground blind watching, the large birds flared, acquired altitude …

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Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards slated

Rick Trevino

South Padre Parade The South Texas Adult Resource and Training (START) Center will hold the 2011 Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards on Thursday, Oct. 27 in Rancho Viejo. The Freddy Fender Humanitarian Awards is an annual fundraiser for the START Center that’s designed for those who, through various forms, promoted humanitarianism throughout the regional community. This …

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Praise on the Hill slated Saturday, Oct. 29

Matthew West

By SCARLET O’ROURKE South Padre Parade editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com How many people can fit on the only hill in Harlingen? The answer, as many as will come out on Saturday, Oct. 29, for Praise on the Hill. Bring your chairs and blankets for a free concert featuring some of the leading artists in contemporary Christian music, such as …

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Borderland to hold 7th Annual Fall Festival

Borderland Fall Festival

South Padre Parade Borderland Calvary Chapel will hold its Seventh Annual Fall Festival Monday, Oct. 31. Organizers invite the public to “come and enjoy” an event growing in popularity every year, and it’s no wonder as the festival will once again feature live Christian music, Borderland’s famous fajita tacos, corn on the cob, bouncers, free …

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Harlingen slates ‘A Spooktacular Halloween’

Spooktacular pic

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It’s here. The Second Annual A Spooktacular Halloween in the Park is slated Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6-9 p.m. at Rangerville Park, located on 1101 Rangerville Road, in Harlingen. As previously reported, the event will feature a haunted trail, booths for trick-or-treating and business, games for the kids, …

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Jazz concert to groove SPI Nov. 10

Special to the Parade On Thursday, Nov. 10, a quintet of some of the best musicians in Texas will offer an evening of great jazz at South Padre Island’s Convention Center. The combo of piano, woodwind, guitar, bass and drums will take its audience on a tour of favorites that range from early Ragtime and …

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‘Machete’ star Danny Trejo slated at Rotting Flesh Factory

Danny Trejo (Rotting Flesh Factory)

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ South Padre Parade paradeeditor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The star of Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” – Danny Trejo – will be in Harlingen Oct. 28-29 as the special guest at the Rotting Flesh Factory. Special guest appearances in the month of October have included Philip Friedman, who played the “Old Lady” in Insidious; Caroline Williams, who played …

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World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-off slated Nov. 6

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Special to the Parade Gates open at 10 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 6 for the 18th Annual World’s Championship Shrimp Cook-Off. Located in Las Palmas Shopping Center in front of Bealls Department Store on Highway 100, this culinary tradition is expected to be even bigger and better. Dozens of professional and amateur will expertly prepare over …

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