Former El Paso City Planner and a well-known Portrait Artist, Nestor Valencia is joined by Artist and former Secretary to the City’s Historic Landmark Commission, Alfonso Tellez, to talk about an innovative approach to supporting local art – in-home exhibitions!
Guest host Jay Duncan talks with visual effects artist Ernest Farino, editor & publisher of the expansive volumes, "Ray Harryhausen: Master of the Majicks." Jay & Ernest share their early fascination with the special effects mastery of Ray Harryhausen, who is best known for his stop-motion animation in classic films such as Mighty Joe Young, Jason and the Argonauts, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, and may other films. Farino talks about why the 3 volumes of "Master of the Majicks" were published out of order, and why there were constant revisions and additions to the volumes. In this exclusive online expanded interview, Ernest talks about his time living in El Paso in the 1960s and his encounter with Lon Chaney, Jr., at Western Playland. It was an event which Jay & Ernest both attended many years before they ever became acquainted!
In a rebroadcast from Nov 26, 2011, Bill & Norma talk about how to care for holiday plants & trees, such as living & cut Christmas trees, Christmas cactus, and Norfolk pines. They also talk about how best to plan for winter pruning and how to care for freeze-damaged trees. Aired Nov. 30, 2013.
Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week: