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 February 23, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Author Mike Davis

Mike Davis, whose pen name is Studio Dongo, talks about his near-future science fiction series, The Danglers that’s in the running for an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 23, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Warrior Women's Weekend Wall Workshop

Anessa Anchondo-Rivera previews the 1st Warrior Women’s Weekend Wall Workshop – a collaboration by women artists from El Paso, Juarez and New Mexico to create a massive one-block mural in South El Paso.

Information: (915) 694-3695

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 16, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Bella Gaia

Award-winning director and violinist, Kenji Williams talks about his creation of Bella Gaia – a “living atlas” multimedia collaboration with NASA.

Bella Gaia
Thursday, February 21 at 7pm
UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium
(915) 747-5234

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 16, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Hit The Road Jack!

Choreographer, Myron Nadel and UTEP student and dance performer, Emma Butler discuss the presentation of Hit the Road Jack! – an innovative dance concert, a tribute to the renowned blues and soul of Ray Charles, and an exploration of relationships gone wrong, plus additional new works by UTEP Dance Faculty.

Hit The Road Jack!
UTEP’s Wise Family Theatre, 2nd Floor Fox Fine Arts
(915) 747-5118

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Musician Randy Granger

Award-winning, singer/songwriter and musician, Randy Granger talks about the life events behind his new CD titled Strong Medicine and previews his upcoming performance.

Strong Medicine by Randy Granger – www.randygranger.net

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Author Rus Bradburd

Author Rus Bradburd talks about his third and latest book just out from Cinco Puntos Press titled Make It, Take It.

Make It, Take It by Rus Bradburd from Cinco Puntos Press and Barnes & Noble
Reading Friday, Feb. 15, 7:30pm NMSU, Hardman Hall
www.rusbradburd.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: EPCC Black History Month Concerts

El Paso Community College Music Instructors, Ruben Gutierrez and Billy Townes, along with fellow Jazz Musician, Mike Hamilton preview the annual EPCC observance of Black History Month throughout February.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra

Andy Moran, Music Director and General Manager of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra and Resident Conductor of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, shares great news about an NEA grant for the Youth Orchestra and previews their upcoming Winter Concert.

EPSYO annual Winter Concert “Romantic Virtuosity” - Romantic Era favorites
Featuring cellist Michael Way
Sunday, February 10, 5pm
Abraham Chavez Theater
epsyo.org, (915) 525-5978

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: ForWord Literary Project

Minerva Laveaga, Executive Director of BorderSenses non-profit literary organization, and Lacy Mayberry, Workshop Facilitator, report on the new community project, ForWord, which offers creative writing workshops for young authors.

ForWord literary project for ages 13-19
Saturdays: EPCC Northwest Campus Library 10am - 12pm
Saturdays: Glasbox Studios 11am - 1pm
Mondays: Jefferson High School 4pm - 6pm
forword.bordersenses.com, (915) 485-7981

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 26, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Museum of Art

Dr. Patrick Cable, Senior Curator with the El Paso Museum of Art previews two upcoming exhibitions, The Wyeths Across Texas and 70 Years of Mexican Art: New Languages, New Worlds.

The Wyeths Across Texas and 70 Years of Mexican Art: New Languages, New Worlds
January 31- April 28, 2013 in the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Gallery
(915) 532-1707 or ElPasoArtMuseum.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 26, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Poet, Laura Cesarco Eglin

Poet, Laura Cesarco Eglin, talks about the publication of her latest chapbook titled Tailor Shop: Threads – a collection of her earlier Spanish poems translated into English.

finishinglinepress.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 19, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Free Hole Slam

Slam Master, Krystal Oblinger and one of the founders, Ray Ramos preview the Free Hole Slam series first event of the year with featured poet, Myrlin Hepworth.

Free Hole Slam Presents Myrlin Hepworth
Tuesday, January 22
6pm Workshop and Slam Sign Up, 7pm Poetry Slam, 8pm Featured Poet
The Network's back lounge The Red Room
317 E. Mills
(915) 204-8275, www.freeholeslam.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 19, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Let's Do This!

UTEP Student and local artist, Amalia Castro, along with 10-year-old Isabel Padilla, and Musician, Giuseppe Avitia preview “Let’s Do This!” – an event to motivate El Paso youth to stay in school,

“Let’s Do This!”
El Paso Main Public Library Auditorium
501 N. Oregon
Saturday, January 26th 2 to 4pm and Sunday 27th from 2 to 5:30 p.m.
(915) 843-0351

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 19, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Diocese of El Paso Centennial Art Contest

Tracy Yellen, a member of the Centennial Committee for the Diocese of El Paso announces an extended deadline for the Diocese of El Paso Centennial Art Contest.

Diocese of El Paso Centennial Art Contest Call to Artists for a Commemorative Artwork for the 100th Anniversary of the Diocese of El Paso Extended Deadline: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

(915) 872-8412
www.elpasodiocese.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 12, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Cellist Zuill Bailey

World-class cellist, Zuill Bailey, Artistic Director of El Paso ProMusica previews the acclaimed 24th annual Chamber Music Festival.

El Paso ProMusica’s Chamber Music Festival
www.eppm.org
(915) 833-9400

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 12, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Printmaker Gene Flores

Native El Pasoan, printmaker Gene Flores talks about his exhibition at the El Paso Museum of Art titled Proverbios and Dichos Chicanos.

Gene Flores: Proverbios and Dichos Chicanos at the El Paso Museum of Art
January 6, 2013 - May 26, 2013 in the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 5, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Donald E. Moss, Ph.D.

Donald E. Moss, Ph.D., UTEP Professor and Researcher in Neuroscience for 35 years, talks about the incredible true story detailed in his new book titled Alzheimer’s: My Journey to a Next Generation Treatment.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 5, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Donald E. Moss, Ph.D. - Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with Donald E. Moss, Ph.D.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat December 29, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Breezy Cade

Well-known guitarist, singer/songwriter Breezy Cade debuts his new novel, “Walks On Wind” – a combination of local history, mysticism and science fiction.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat December 29, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Exploreum

Laurie Paternoster and Michael Churchman, co-founders of Lynx Exhibits, preview the opening of the new El Paso Exploreum, a living laboratory museum for children.

The El Paso Exploreum
320 W. San Antonio
Will open on Saturday, January 26
(915) 533-4330
LynxExhibits.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Springfire

Denis Rochford, Jaime Medford and Jim Stevens talk about reuniting for a local performance as Springfire, the popular music and comedy trio.

Springfire performs December. 28, 29 & 30
Reservations: (915) 637-7060

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat December 22, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Poet, Lawrence Welsh

Award-winning poet, Lawrence Welsh, talks about receiving the 2012 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for his most recent publication, Begging for Vultures.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 15, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Maya End of World Predictions

Anthropologist, Dr. Weldon Lamb, previews his lecture at the El Paso Museum of Archaeology on the meaning of the predictions of the Maya stone glyphs.

Will December 21, 2012 be the “End of the World”?
Lecture by Dr. Weldon Lamb
Friday, December 21, 2:00 pm
El Paso Museum of Archaeology
4301 Transmountain Road
(915) 755-4332
www.elpasotexas.gov

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 15, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Creative Director Ben Jaffe, previews the Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s upcoming Creole Christmas performance at UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band  - Creole Christmas
Saturday, December 22nd at 7:30pm
UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium
(915) 747.5234
http://www.preservationhall.com/band/

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Publisher Ron Kramer & Author Gus Riachi

Las Cruces Publisher, Ron Kramer, joins Lebanon-born author, Gus Riachi in discussing Riachi’s new novel titled A False Sense of Security.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: BorderSenses Call for Submissions

Robin Scofield, Poetry Editor, and Selfa Chew, Editor of Spanish Language content invite writers and visual artists to submit for publication in Volume 19 of the BorderSenses Literary Journal.

BorderSenses Literary Journal submission deadline March 31, 2013
Information and guidelines www.bordersenses.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 8, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: A Christmas Carol

Two actors from UTEP’s Theater Department, Martin Camarillo and Jesse Marin, preview this year’s production of A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol
Wise Family Theatre, 2nd Floor, UTEP Fox Fine Arts Center
Information: (915) 747-5118
Sunday, December 16 at 2:30pm; Friday, December 21 at 8pm; Saturday, December 22 at 2:30 & 8pm

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Wind Symphony

Ron Hufstader, Music Director and Conductor of the El Paso Wind Symphony, and Ali Sanders, Operations Manager, preview the upcoming “No Strings Attached” performance series.

December 7 – Winter Wonderland concert
UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, 7:30pm
www.elpasowindsymphony.com or call 915-799-3455

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Las Cruces artist, Wayne Hilton

Las Cruces artist, Wayne Hilton talks about his current project Hermosos Huesos Art Exposition and Book using recycled materials to give new life to the Catrina – the female skeleton icon of Dia de Los Muertos.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: ChristKindel Market

Painter Alberto Escamilla, his wife Rachel Escamilla, and Connie Lichlyter, chairperson for the ChristKindel Market in San Elizario, preview this year’s holiday happenings.

2nd Annual ChristKindel Holiday Market
Main Street in San Elizario Historic District
Saturday December 8 11am-8pm & Sunday December 9 11am-6pm
SanElizarioHistoricArtDistrict.com, 915-328-1937

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