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A LITTLE DISTRACTION FROM THE TERRIBLE HURRICANE HARVEY IN TEXAS

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ AUGUST  2017 In the midst of all the terrible destruction in Texas, no thanks to Hurricane Harvey, I decided this month’s column should provide a personal attitude picker-upper, as a  light  break from all the storm disaster. … Continue reading

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REMEMBER THESE FACES?

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ JULY  2017 July 4, of course, is a most special day in American history, as we celebrate America’s Independence Day. And this July was extra special, thanks to Mary Valdez, wife of Tony Valdez, leader of the Valdez … Continue reading

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NEW TV SHOW: “WORLD OF DANCE” LED BY EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JENNIFER LOPEZ

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ JUNE 2017 When I was a student many years ago, I used to hear that to be prepared for show business you needed to be a triple-threat performer: you had to know how to sing, dance, … Continue reading

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WHEN CHER PERFORMED IN LAREDO

CHER  AT  71 GETS ICON AWARD AT  BMA SHOW BY DR.NEO GUTIERREZ MAY 2017 When Cher performed in May for the Billboard Music Awards and received in Icon trophy for her incredible history of performing terrific music, I shared her … Continue reading

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JULIA VERA  GOES TO CANADA FOR CBS-TV SERIES  ROLE

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ APRIL  2017 Laredo’s gift to Hollywood, Julia Vera now of Los Angeles, had to travel to Vancouver, Canada, for her latest acting job. It’s in a new CBS-TV series titled ZOO.     We learn about ZOO from  Lesley … Continue reading

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: MARCH 2017 INCDEF NEO NOTES ON BRIAN IN MARTINIQUE

BRIAN VISITS BEAUTIFUL MARTINIQUE BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ MARCH 2017 I first met Brian Notzon when he was my student in my 9th grade English class in 1957 at Christen Jr. High School in Laredo, Texas, where I started my … Continue reading

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WHAT WAS HAPPENING 100 YEARS AGO

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ FEBRUARY 2017   Today’s fun topic came via email from an ex-Laredoan lifetime friend, Linda Meeade Augustine, who wrote:    Hi there, dear Neo!  Re: our history:  Well, we were dancin’ and prancin’ in Laredo  from … Continue reading

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TEXAS SINGER PEPE AGUILAR HITTING THE ROAD AGAIN

NEO’S NOTES FROM LALA LAND BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ JANUARY 2017 This January, San Antonian Pepe Aguilar hit the road again, with a major concert in Oakland, California, to restart his career, which has been on hold for a while. … Continue reading

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DANCE WONDER LAURIE HERNANDEZ CROWNED DWTS WINNER SEASON 23

  BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ DECEMBER 2016 Well, it’s happened again ! After the first show of Dancing With the Stars every season I pick who will win 11 weeks later.  And this past Season 23, I did it again … Continue reading

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RENATO RAMIREZ OF ZAPATA, TEXAS, GETS COVER STORY IN TODO AUSTIN

BY DR. NEO GUTIERREZ NOVEMBER 2016 Renato Ramirez, financial business magnate and community art philanthropist of Zapata, Texas, has done it again. He’s got the cover story and foto in this months’ issue of TODO AUSTIN Magazine. I am personally … Continue reading

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