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Mariachi Clown show coming to McAllen

ENT_Mariachi-ClownsThe McAllen Chamber of Commerce and Casa Guanajuato proudly present “Mariachi Clown,” an unusual and entertaining experience for the whole family. This is a living statues show based on three Mariachi players that on their intent to perform Mexican music end up making a series of scenic games and humorous improvisations.

“Mariachi players are painted in green, white and red respectively bringing the colors of the Mexican flag,” said Luis Cantu, vice president of Inter American Relations for the Chamber. “They wear big moustaches and even their instruments are painted in the same color.”

Read more: Mariachi Clown show coming to McAllen

 

Brownsville will attempt to set world record

City-of-Brownsville-logoBROWNSVILLE – The City of Brownsville has a chance to be known worldwide for its record-breaking Latin rhythm. An attempt to break a Guinness World Records ™ for the Largest Zumba Class is scheduled to take place from 9 a.m. to noon April 30 at the Brownsville Sports Park.

Local Valley residents are invited to come out for some dancing, a nice workout and lots of fun — all while trying to break a world record. Gates will open at 7:30 a.m. with festivities, giveaways and sponsored booths starting at 9 a.m.

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UTPA’s feature film ‘The Red Queen’ achieves distribution deal

20110408_RedQueenmediaThe 2008 Pan American Summer Television (P.A.S.T.) project, “The Red Queen,” produced at The University of Texas-Pan American, has been recently accepted for worldwide distribution through Echelon Studios, a Los Angeles based production and distribution company.

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21st Annual RGV Home and Garden Show presents ‘There really is no place like home’

20110401_AndreaOverallsSmilingIf you’re dreaming of buying a new home or planning to build your dream home, you can find everything you need at the 21st Annual RGV Home and Garden Show. This year’s event will be held at the McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd., April 1–3. The show will be open Friday, April 1, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Read more: 21st Annual RGV Home and Garden Show presents ‘There really is no place like home’

   

Weslaco Onion Fest is March 26

20110325_ENT_blossom-vendorThe 2011 Texas Onion Fest is set for the March 26 at the Weslaco City Park, located at 300 N. Airport Drive. Food, entertainment, recipe contests, cooking demonstrations and much more is on slate, giving guests a full day of fun.

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