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Day Trips: Rio Grande, Big Bend National Park
Paddling the Rio Grande
"...Kayaking the Rio Grande in Big Bend takes voyagers beyond the boundaries of..."

March 20, 2020 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Ariana Grande’s Tween Spectacle
TV star’s vocal prowess matches her debut arena spectacle
"...performance of the Honeymoon Tour’s North American leg, Ariana Grande offered “good music, good choreography, and a great time...."

Oct. 14, 2015 Music Post

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...border towns, and fast-growing cities line the Lower Rio Grande (known in Mexico as the Rio Bravo) as it..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Day Trips: Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Taos, N.M.
Take a walk with a wild view across the seventh-highest bridge in the U.S.
"...The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge outside of Taos, N.M., offers a magnificent..."

July 24, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park
A great place for bird-watching
"...Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park outside of Mission is a noisy..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Showdown in the Rio Grande Valley
Abbott's demands means audience not welcome at debate with Davis
"...Worth, but it seems their arguments over a Rio Grande Valley meeting have paid off. Carlos Sanchez, editor of..."

Sept. 2, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Longhorns on Grande, Cactus on Longhorns?
As Grande takes the Longhorn Network, KUT shoots a music pilot
"...Network offices today with the eleventh hour announcement that Grande Communications has become their first Central Texas provider. But..."

Sept. 3, 2011 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Community College: Rio Grande Is Safe
"...problems promptly. Misinformation regarding a renovation project at Rio Grande Campus resulted in “Return to ACC’s Room 221: Mercury..."

Dec. 26, 2007 Postmarks

University of Texas Women's Soccer vs. Rio Grande Valley

Sept. 19, 2018 Photo Gallery

La Grande Vadrouille (Don't Look Now, We're Being Shot At)

Feb. 21, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fusing Southwestern and Asian Cuisines Brio Grande
"...and the nose. Of course, food imbued with epic grandeur cannot wisely be had every day, for this would..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Arts Feature

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...as much. He's a county judge in the Rio Grande Valley, hard on the border with Mexico. Vera started..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

The River and the Wall
More than a nature hike, this border wall documentary replaces rhetoric with reality
"...At 1,759 miles, the Rio Grande is the fourth-largest river in the United States, beginning..."

May 3, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Day Trips: Resaca de la Palma State Park
Former river channel provides a tropical paradise for Rio Grande Valley wildlife
"...Center's network of nine sites in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. At any given time, the 1,200 acres of..."

July 22, 2016 Column by Gerald McLeod

Toros NBA Call-Ups and Much More
Thomas now with the Hornets
"...lose 114-120 to the home-team Vipers of the Rio Grande Valley, I sat in that car, staring straight ahead,..."

Dec. 18, 2011 Sports Post by Will Schmidt

Day Trips: The Riverside Dreamer, Mission
Rolling on the Rio Grande
"...The section of the Rio Grande above Anzalduas Dam is wide and deep for nearly..."

April 30, 2021 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge
Old growth forest survives on the Rio Grande
"...cliffs that enclose the muddy waters of the Rio Grande...."

July 19, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
A rare journey behind the words of America's poet laureate
"...page, the screen, or the streets. The decidedly defiant grande dame of African American literature is shown here as..."

July 5, 2019 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Drag Out HIV for Pride 2018
Beatrix Lastrange joins forces with Planned Parenthood for Pride
"...drag performance group comprised of queens from the Rio Grande Valley...."

Aug. 10, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Courtney Naquin

Standing Rock’s Civil Disobedience Reaches West Texas
“It’s the Rio Grande. It’s sacred to many people."
"...reach Mexico, it has to cross beneath the Rio Grande first. That is where – in an echo of..."

Dec. 9, 2016 News Feature by Greg Harman

Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?
"...movie. Still, let it be noted: Meryl Streep, our grande dame of American cinema, looks fierce in black leather...."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Joyful Noise
Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton duke it out in the homespun world of gospel-music competition.
"...interracial Sacred Divinity Choir of Pacashau, Ga., but the grande dames are largely upstaged by the movie’s younger generation...."

Jan. 13, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Nueces Bike Boulevard Meeting Tonight
League of Bicycling Voters to offer detailed plan tonight
"...own detailed plan, specifically rejecting suggestions to use Rio Grande instead...."

Jan. 13, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Ice Bats Eliminated From Playoff Contention
"...About halfway through the second period last night, Rio Grande Valley's David Masse scored a power-play goal putting his..."

March 21, 2007 Sports Post by Mark Fagan

Heights
This intersecting story that follows a half-dozen New Yorkers over the course of one long day and night is intellectually engaging and genuinely surprising, although not terribly risky.
"...and screen actress, teaching a master class on Macbeth. Grande-dame style, she bellows to her students about the passionlessness..."

July 15, 2005 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Ladies in Lavender
Even though grande dames Maggie Smith and Judi Dench share the screen in this drama, their immense talents are mostly wasted.
"...Miriam Margolyes and David Warner. Any film in which grande dames Maggie Smith and Judi Dench share the screen..."

June 17, 2005 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Touching the Void
Two glacier climbers face the worst and live to tell about it in this harrowingly intimate documentary report.
"...climb the near-vertical west face of the 21,000-foot-high Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. They were two confident and..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Lone Star
Writer/director Sayles squeezes lots of metaphorical juice from the idea of borders in this story filmed on the Texas side of the Rio Grande. Ostensibly a murder mystery, the story exposes many other town secrets.
"...his latest film, writer/director Sayles heads to the Rio Grande to explore the question and just generally squeeze all..."

June 28, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Farinelli
"...film's third act.) As Farinelli, Dionisi emphasizes his character's grande dame tendencies; for the most part, he plays the..."

June 2, 1995 Movie Review by Steve Davis

World's Best Commercials: Cannes 'ninety-Two
"...Calvin Klein ads for Obsession. But it is the Grande Prix winner from Spain that is the most memorable,..."

Jan. 28, 1994 Movie Review by Pamela Bruce

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