Stephanie Conwell, Artistic Director of the Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso, along with singers/actors Daniel Maciel and Stephanie Torres announce their 44th anniversary celebration featuring The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria, a light-hearted production with beautiful music, a happy theme and a surprise ending!
The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria Chamizal National Memorial Theater 800 S. San Marcial Friday & Saturday, August 16 & 17 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, August 18 at 2:30 pm GandSelpaso.org or (915) 591-6210
Elizabeth Dahl, Marketing Director for Shakespeare-On-the-Rock’s and El Paso Museum of Art Education Curator, Elisabeth Sommer preview an innovative bilingual performance of Romeo and Julieta in a uniquely suited setting.
Romeo and Julieta August 18 at 2:00 pm El Paso Museum of Art El Paso Energy Auditorium shakespeareontherocks.com or (915) 920-9979
In a rebroadcast from Dec. 29, 2012, Charles talks with Caroline Frick, executive director of the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (www.texasarchive.org). Frick talks about the organization's efforts in discovering over 200 versions of Melton Barker's "The Kidnappers Foil" - a short, "Little Rascals"-inspired film that was shot over & over again in various locations, with the same storyline and script, but with different children in the starring roles. Versions of the film were reportedly shot in El Paso & Las Cruces. "The Kidnappers Foil" was recently added to the National Film Registry, and TAMI is looking for more versions of "The Kidnappers Foil" which remain undiscovered. www.meltonbarker.org.
As part of the Plaza Classic Film Festival, the Texas Archive of the Moving Image will be in El Paso as part of the Texas Film Roundup. Take your old 8mm, 16mm, VHS, Beta, DVD, and all other home movies to the Plaza Theatre on Aug. 10 & 11, noon-7 p.m., and they will digitize and preserve those films for free.
Time now for an idea worth spreading from the TED Radio Hour. What if there were a way to hack into your brain and make your life better. Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano is doing just that. He told host Guy Raz how.
DR. ANDRES LOZANO: We are able to adjust the activity of circuits in the brain by using electricity...
Originally published on Sat August 10, 2013 7:13 pm
(Updated 8:40 p.m. ET)
Sixteen-year-old Hannah Anderson, the subject of a multistate police search, was rescued alive Saturday, and the suspect in her abduction was killed in rural Idaho, the San Diego County, Calif., sheriff announced Saturday.
"Hannah was successfully rescued, and appears to be in pretty good shape," said Sheriff William Gore at a news conference.
Originally published on Sat August 10, 2013 12:58 pm
A former Microsoft executive and his teenage son are among the dead after a small plane crashed into an East Haven, Conn., neighborhood a few blocks short of the airport.
Pilot Bill Henningsgaard and his teenage son, Maxwell, were in the 10-seater turbo-prop when it struck two small homes near Tweed New Haven Airport on Friday, killing as many as four people, according to The Associated Press.
The family learned it was Bill Henningsgaard's plane through the tail number, his brother, Blair Henningsgaard, said.
A group of 20 students sits in a big circle in the front parlor of a Victorian mansion at Davis & Elkins College. Everyone has a fiddle. And all eyes are on the teacher. Heads bop and toes tap as Dave Bing plays a West Virginia tune called "Camp Chase." Outside, a bevy of banjos plink out a mournful melody. Down the road the mandolin and guitar classes combine to jam on a new tune they've learned.