Category: South Padre Parade

Techno-Logic: Novation UltraNova Review

Techno-Logic

By 8-Bit Jay Special to the Parade Oscillators The UltraNova has three oscillators, two ring modulators and a noise generator. The oscillators each have 14 analog waveforms, 20 digital waveforms and 36 wavetables with nine waveforms each. Oscillators can quickly be fattened with the Density control. Density stacks multiple copies of the same oscillator without …

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BikeFest Photo Gallery (Days 1 and 2)

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Images seen here depict the first two days of the 2011 SPI BikeFest.       VROOM, VROOM! Check out these high-flying stunts! Thanks to Uvence Galvan for the pics shown below. Tweet

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Bikes, babes at this year’s Roar by the Shore

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By SCARLET O’ROURKE South Padre Parade editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Beach, bikes and babes – what more could be asked for in a weekend jam-packed for the Roar by the Shore South Padre Island BikeFest. Oct. 13-16 will mark the days for the festival starting off the event with registration at noon at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. …

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2011 SPI BikeFest Schedule

BikeFest

Thursday, Oct. 13 All Events at SPI Convention Centre unless otherwise noted: 12 p.m. – Doors & Registration Open – Convention Centre 2:30 p.m. – Albert T Band – Bud Main Stage 4 p.m. – 12 Step Meeting – Theater Room 5:30 p.m. – Solace Band – Bud Main Stage 6:30 p.m. – KOTC Packet …

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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

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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

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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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