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 Marina Monsisvais, State of the Arts provides listeners with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how creativity is shaping our community. Marina 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 August 30, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Chopin Music Festival

Artistic Director and Founder of the El Paso Chopin Music Festival, Dr. Lucy Scarbrough, along with Steering Committee Member, Joyce Whiteside introduce this year’s series of solo piano concerts for the Twentieth Encore Season.

Information:
20th El Paso Chopin Music Festival  
www.elpaso-chopin.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Las Artistas

Jack Bristol with El Paso Las Artistas talks about the upcoming Gala at the El Paso Museum of Art – an evening to celebrate notable Las Artistas members and their work.

Information: 
(915) 532-1707 
www.lasartistas.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Tribal Equinox Bellydance III

Claudia Ramirez with HerStory Productions, Anahi of Anthurium DarkFusion, and guest headliner Ashley Lopez, invite you to experience Tribal Equinox Bellydance III featuring traditional and tribal style belly dancers.

Information: 
Tribal Equinox Bellydance III
www.tribalequinoxbellydance.weebly.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 23, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Sunset Film Society

Life long film fan, historian, archivist, writer and collector…and Director of the Sunset Film Society, Jay Duncan introduces a special presentation of Some Like it Hot – in celebration of the Sunset Film Society’s First Anniversary.

Information:
www.sunsetfilmsociety.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 16, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Susan Sobin, publicity and community outreach coordinator for UTEP’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, invites El Pasoans age 50 and older to enjoy a rich selection of affordable classes.  

Information: 
(915) 747-6280 or (915) 747-8848
www.olliatutep.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 16, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Bassist and Composer Jake Jacobs, Part 1

Bassist and composer, Jake aka June Jacobs previews a performance by Orchestre Sublime titled Hope’s Journey featuring some of El Paso’s finest musicians plus guest artists. 

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 16, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Bassist and Composer Jake Jacobs, Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with bassist and composer Jake Jacobs.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Jazz Vocalist, Candice Reyes

Jazz vocalist Candice Reyes and Producer, Billy Townes announce the release of Reyes’ debut album - Crossing Over on Shade Records.

Information:
www.shaderecords.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Author, Alan Day

Alan Day, author of The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs previews his appearance at Barnes and Noble in El Paso. 

Information:
www.thehorselover.com   

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist George Mendoza & Author Jessica Powers, Part 1

Artist and Las Cruces native George Mendoza, along with author and El Paso native Jessica Powers announce the release of Colors of the Wind – the story of Mendoza’s journey as a blind artist and champion runner.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist George Mendoza & Author Jessica Powers, Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with artist George Mendoza & author Jessica Powers.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat August 2, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Sculptor, Claude Montes

Sculptor, Claude Montes talks about his upcoming participation in the 3rd China Changchun International Ceramics Symposium in China.    

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Plaza Classic Film Festival, Part 1

Eric Pearson, President and CEO, and Doug Pullen, Programs Director with the El Paso Community Foundation preview the 7th Annual Plaza Classic Film Festival - the World's Largest Classic Film Festival.

Information:
www.plazaclassic.com
(915) 533-4020

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Plaza Classic Film Festival, Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with Eric Pearson and Doug Pullen with the 7th Annual Plaza Classic Film Festival.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: International Museum of Art

Oscar Navarro, Community Engagement Manager of the International Museum of Art previews the opening of Pascal Pierme’s “Santa Fe to El Paso” – a solo exhibition of works in wood and mixed media.

Information:
International Museum of Art
1211 Montana Ave.
(915) 543-6747
www.pascalpierme.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Playhouse

Actors, John Cantrell and Alexandra van Sweringen, who play Vanya and Sonia, preview the El Paso Playhouse production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

Information:
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
El Paso Playhouse
2501 Montana
(915) 532-1317
www.elpasoplayhouse.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Ballet In Session Academy

Rebecca Meza Rocha, Owner, Operator and Artistic Director of the bi-national Ballet In Session Academy, previews The Seasons – a special annual children’s performance.

Information:
(915) 356-6179

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: No Subtitles Required

Host of KTEP’s “On Film”, cinophile and collector, Charles Horak invites listeners to visit the El Paso Museum of Art’s free exhibition No Subtitles Required: The Art of the International Film Poster.” 

Information:
www.elpasoartmuseum.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Singer/Songwriter, Tim Thompson - Part 1

Singer/songwriter, Tim Thompson is joined by producer, co-writer and bassist, Doug Neal to discuss the release of Thompson’s new CD Glory Someday.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Singer/Songwriter, Tim Thompson - Part 2

  Part 2 of our interview with singer/songwriter, Tim Thompson.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat July 12, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso

Artistic Director of The Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso, Stephanie Conwell is joined by actors, Stephanie Lozano and Nathaniel Matkin to introduce the 45th anniversary season’s upcoming production of The Mikado.

Information:
The Gilbert & Sullivan Company of El Paso Presents The Mikado or The Town of Titipu
Saturday, July 19 at 2:30 and 7:30 pm & Sunday, July 20 at 2:30 pm at the Black Box Theater, 430 N. Downtown Mall, Las Cruces
(575) 523-1223 tickets and reservations

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Arts
12:00 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts

Assistant Director of UTEP’s Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center, Melissa Barba is joined by artist and educator, Mauricio Olague to talk about the current exhibitions and summer youth workshops.

Information:
UTEP Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts
rubincenter.utep.edu
(915) 747-6151

Music News
12:00 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: The Hard Road Trio

The Hard Road Trio’s Steve Smith and Chris Sanders talk about their upcoming local performances and music projects.

Information:
www.hardroadtrio.com 

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Alfredo Corchado

Alfredo Corchado, Mexico Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News and noted expert on immigration, drug violence, and foreign policy between the U.S. and Mexico, discusses the latest developments regarding his first novel, “Midnight in Mexico” – a revealing personal and journalistic account of life on the border during the height of Mexico’s drug war.

Information:
Midnight In Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness
www.midnightinmexico.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat June 28, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Touch City 3D Digital Wall

Curatorial Coordinator, Everett Thomas for the El Paso Museum of History, talks about the long-awaited Touch City 3D Digital Wall.

Information:
El Paso Museum of History
510 N. Santa Fe St.
(915) 351-3588
www.elpasotexas.gov/history

Music News
12:00 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Opera

David Grabarkewitz, Artistic and General Director of El Paso Opera since 2009, invites contributions to the $21 for 21 Years fundraising campaign and previews season opener, Vidas Perfectas (Perfect Lives).

Information:
(915) 581-5534 
www.epopera.org

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Border Museum Association’s Scavenger Hunt

Dr. Marshall Carter-Tripp, former Director of the UTEP Centennial Museum and former President of the Border Museum Association previews the 6th annual Scavenger Hunt, which encourages participants of all ages to learn more about the area’s history, art, desert and other subjects while exploring the region’s museums.

Information:
(915) 533-5147
visitelpaso.com

Music News
12:00 pm
Sat June 21, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Vocalist Mark Pumphrey

Mark Pumphrey, Assistant Director of Library Services, and his voice teacher, Maestro Lazzaro Ferrari, along with the Maestro’s son, Angelo Ferrari, discuss an upcoming vocal performance at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater.

Books
12:00 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Bobby Byrd

Poet and publisher, Bobby Byrd talks about Otherwise My Life is Ordinary – his latest book of poetry from Cinco Puntos Press. 

Information:  
www.cincopuntos.com

Music News
12:00 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Society for Musicians of the Future

The El Paso Summer Music Festival made great strides in its first 9 years…and now it’s launching its 10th anniversary year as the El Paso Society for Musicians of the Future. President, Lynn Provenzano explains.

Information:
www.epsmf.org

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