State Of The Arts

Saturday 11:30am

State of the Arts is a weekly 30-minute program focusing on the arts community of El Paso. Hosted by dedicated art enthusiast Mónica Gómez, State of the Arts provides listeners with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how creativity is shaping our community. Gómez interviews local visual artists, writers, dancers, singers, actors and directors, as well as regional talent exhibiting or performing in El Paso. The show gets to the heart of what inspires and drives artists to do what they love best.

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: La Tierra Cafe Dinner Shows

Herminia Escajeda, owner of La Tierra Café introduces a new season of dinner shows at the popular mid-town eatery.

Information:
La Tierra Café
1731 Montana Avenue
(915) 533-8890
www.latierracafe.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Playhouse

Director, Kevin Mullin previews the El Paso Playhouse’s production of Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy.

Information:
El Paso Playhouse
2501 Montana
(915) 532-1317

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist, Stephanie Conroy

Well-known local visual artist, Stephanie Conroy talks about her collaboration with her writer sister, Carol Pavelin on a new children’s book, “Red Shoes with White Squiggles” featuring her popular Woodhill Whiskers characters.

Information:
Red Shoes With White Squiggles by Stephanie Conroy and Carol Pavelin
www.stephanieconroyblog.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Opera

David Grabarkewitz, Artistic Director of El Paso Opera is joined by America’s most famous and legendary baritone, Sherrill Milnes to preview the 20th Anniversary Gala and Opera for All.

El Paso Opera 20th Anniversary Gala and Opera for All
Saturday, November 9 at 6pm
Abraham Chavez Theatre
www.epopera.org
(915) 581-5534

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Buena Vista Celebration of Dia de los Muertos

Roberto Salas, Director of the Centro Artistico y Cultural Buena Vista and exhibiting artist, David Lyon Andersen invite listeners to attend the annual Celebration of Dia de los Muertos in Buena Vista.

Celebration of Dia de los Muertos in Buena Vista
120 Courchenese Street
November 2, 2013 from 6pm-midnight  
(619) 886-1892

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Community College Literary Fiesta

Margie Nelson Rodriguez and Carla Newman, English Instructors with El Paso Community College, talk about the 5th annual Literary Fiesta.

5th Annual EPCC Literary Fiesta
Saturday, November 9 from noon to 4:30 pm
9050 Viscount ASC Building A
www.literaryfiesta.wordpress.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 26, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Walson Botelho

Co-founder and choreographer for Brazil’s Balé folclórico da Bahia, Walson Botelho talks about the company’s history, travels and upcoming performance at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium.

Balé Folclórico da Bahia
November 12, at 7 pm
UTEP Magoffin Auditorium
(915) 747-5234
http://balefolcloricodabahia.com.br/

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 26, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Singer-Songwriter Katia Cardenal

Considered by many to be the most important and prolific Nicaraguan female singer-songwriter today, Katia Cardenal previews her performance at El Paso’s Sunset Gardens.

Katia Cardenal in Concert
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 6:30 pm    
Sunset at the Garden (Sunset Gardens Nursery)
105 Lindbergh at Doniphan
www.katiacardenal.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 19, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center

Lori Shepherd, Executive Director of the El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, details the 8th Annual Tour de Tolerance.

Information:
(915) 351-0048 ext. 24
www.tourdetolerance.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 19, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Shakespeare On The Rocks

David Mills, Producer of Shakespeare on the Rocks, and Joseph Martinez III, Director of Doctor Faustus, preview the 25th anniversary season of classic theater.

Shakespeare on the Rocks Presents “Doctor Faustus” by Christopher Marlowe
Friday October 25, and Saturday October 26, 7pm, and Sunday October 27 at 2pm
El Paso Woman’s Club
1400 N. Mesa
www.shakespeareontherocks.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 12, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Hal Marcus & Lyuba Titovets

Artist and gallery owner, Hal Marcus and painter, Lyuba Titovets, announce 20 Cover Girls, the upcoming exhibition at the Hal Marcus Gallery featuring women artists who have been featured on the cover of El Paso Scene magazine, which is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.

20 Cover Girls
The Hal Marcus Gallery
1308 N Oregon
Opening Reception: Thursday October 24, 5-7 pm
Continues through Friday January 31.
(915) 533-9090, www.halmarcus.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 12, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Gabriel Gaytan

El Paso artist and educator, Gabriel Gaytan provides background and the latest information on efforts to save the 100-plus-year-old Lincoln Park Recreation Center – an historic building under the Spaghetti Bowl.

(915) 204-1584

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Chalk The Block

Interim Director of the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department, Ben Fyffe previews this year’s Chalk the Block Downtown Public Art Festival.

6th Annual Chalk the Block - Downtown Public Art Festival
October 11 – 13
Friday 6pm-9pm, Saturday 10am – 10pm, Sunday 11am – 3pm
www.chalktheblock.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Border Legends Concert

Rick Kern, Producer of the 5th annual Border Legends of El Paso Rock n' Roll Concert previews "El Paso's Greatest High School Reunion and Concert" with eight of El Paso's Best Bands of the 60's and 70's.   

Border Legends of El Paso Rock n' Roll Concert
Saturday, October 12, 3 - 11pm
El Maida Shrine Auditorium
6331 Alabama Street
www.borderlegends.net

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist FreChelle Tesla

Visual artist, FreChelle Tesla, discusses how she works to educate and challenge the community with the meaning and message of her art.       

http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/frechelletesla.html

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World

Veteran of Broadway, feature films and television, actor Ray Baker joins novelist, screenwriter, playwright and actress, Camilla Carr to talk about the first production of Frontera Repertory’s second season: Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World an original work commissioned by the Tom Lea Institute for Tom Lea Month. 

Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World
Saturday October 5 at 8 pm, and Sunday October 6 at 2:30 pm
The Philanthropy Theatre
http://www.fronterarep.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Chopin Music Festival

Dr. Lucy Scarbrough, President and Artistic Director of the El Paso Chopin Music Festival and Mary Scott, Festival Artist-in-Residence preview this year’s popular series of concerts.

El Paso Chopin Music Festival
Chamizal National Memorial Theatre
Saturday October 5 at 7pm - Krystian Tkaczewski
Saturday October 19 at 7pm - Mei-ting Sun
Saturday November 2nd at 7pm - Lucy Scarbrough
www.elpaso-chopin.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Filmmaker Charlie Minn

Former television sportscaster and news reporter, documentary filmmaker Charlie Minn previews his newest work The Perfect Turnover opening October 4th.

www.theperfectturnover.com

KTEP Local
10:56 am
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP Theater Season

Chuck Gorden, UTEP faculty and director of The Scarlet Letter, and Lluvia Almanza, UTEP student, actress and director of Living Out introduce the UTEP Theater season.

Living Out
Fox Fine Arts Studio Theater
Wednesday - Saturday September 25 - 28 at 8pm
Sunday September 29 at 2:30 & 7pm

The Scarlet Letter
Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theater
October 25, 26, 31, November 1, 2 at 8pm
October 27 & November 3 at 2:30pm

KTEP Local
10:51 am
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Pianist, Oscar Macchioni, and Violinist, Mark Schuppener

Pianist, Oscar Macchioni, and violinist, Mark Schuppener preview their performance of Latin-American Duos for Music Forum El Paso at the El Paso Museum of Art.

www.musicforum-elpaso.org

KTEP Local
10:47 am
Sat September 28, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Tribal Equinox

Tribal Equinox Producer, Claudia Ramirez, and Co-Director, Shana are joined by Anita Lalwani of Fat Chance Belly Dance to preview a belly dance extravaganza featuring five renowned performers with distinctive styles.                    

www.tribalequinoxbellydance.weebly.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Sunset Film Society

Film historian and archivist, writer and collector, Jay Duncan introduces a new monthly free film series in a beautiful historic home in Sunset Heights.

Sunset Film Society
717 West Yandell Ave in 1908 Hixon House
3rd Saturday of each month, at 7:30pm
www.sunsetfilmsociety.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso City Ballet

Artistic Director, Lisa Skaf previews the El Paso City Ballet Gala Gala coming to the Plaza Theatre.

El Paso City Ballet Presents Gala Gala
Saturday, September 28th at 7:30 PM
Plaza Theatre
(915) 204-0482

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 14, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: USA Desert Dancers

Diana Duron, Social Event Coordinator for the USA Desert Dancers Chapter 5017 invites listeners to join the world of Ballroom Dance by Puttin’ on the Ritz.

Putting on the Ritz
Sunday, September 22, from 5-8pm
Little Bit of Texas
5500 Doniphan
www.desertdanceusa.com

KTEP Local
4:00 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

El Paso Museum of Archaeology

The new Curator of the El Paso Museum of Archaeology, George Maloof talks about the upcoming El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association’s international symposium and other programs.

El Paso Museum of Archaeology
4301 Transmountain Road
(915) 755-4332

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat September 7, 2013

Paradiso & Rasamayi Sound Healing Concert

Internationally renowned sound healers, didgeridoo artist Paradiso and singing bowl master alchemist Rasamayi, preview their El Paso performance of uplifting celestial soundscapes.

Paradiso & Rasamayi Sound Healing Concert
Unity El Paso
1420 Alabama Street
Thursday, September 19 at 7pm
www.OnlineSoundHealing.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

T’ai Chi and UTEP Football - Part 1

UTEP Football Team Head Coach, Sean Kugler and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Kirk Davis and T’ai Chi Instructors, Ray Abeyta and Wolf Carter discuss how learning basic principles of this ancient martial art has enhanced the team’s skills.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

T’ai Chi and UTEP Football - Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with UTEP Football Team Head Coach, Sean Kugler and Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Kirk Davis and T’ai Chi Instructors, Ray Abeyta and Wolf Carter.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: The Iveys

Jessica Ivey, one third of The Iveys, talks about the popular family trio’s latest recording project and on-line fundraiser.

The Ivey’s
www.theiveysmusic.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: A Gathering Of Gypsies

Artistic Director of Danzas Españolas, Nina Gomez is joined by Belly Dancer Sandra Medrano, and Artist Cathie Sifuentes to preview their special performance.

A Gathering of Gypsies
Friday August 30th, Hors d'Oeuvre 7:30pm, Show  8:00, Dinner  9:00
Rincon de Gypsy, 10300 Old Socorro Road
(915) 219-0712, Facebook.com/hamsabellydance

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