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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Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Pianist Peter M. Kolar

Peter M. Kolar is the Director of the El Paso Diocesan Choir and Senior Music Editor with World Library Publications, but for today’s interview he is a remarkable pianist and composer releasing a new CD titled simply Variations.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 17, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Sungold Chorus

Jeanette Surface, Membership  Chairman and Alicia Griswold, Co-Director of the El Paso Sungold Chorus of the Sweet Adelines invite women of all ages, walks of life and skill levels to sing with them for the Christmas season.

The El Paso Sungold Chorus of the Sweet Adelines
Rehearsals 7 to 9 pm Mondays at All Saints Episcopal Church, 3500 McRae
For more information, call Jeanette, (915) 778-7503

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Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

UTEP Studio Theater

UTEP students, Damian Dena and Rachel Gomez, preview performances of The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the Middle East opening at UTEP’s Studio Theater November 14.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

Woman's Club of El Paso

Jean Ames, President and Judith Zar, Third Vice President, preview The Woman’s Club of El Paso’s Silver and Gold Friendship Tea.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 10, 2012

Poet, Singer, Songwriter Gene Keller

Poet, singer, songwriter, Gene Keller celebrates the release of his new book, Tongue-tied to the Border, featuring 44 years of work on the theme of the border.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 3, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: The Mystical Arts of Tibet

Tibetan Monk, the Venerable Lobsang Dhondup discusses the upcoming performance of The Mystical Arts of Tibet – Sacred Music Sacred Dance, a Richard Gere and Drepung Loseling Production, at Magoffin Auditorium.

Sunday, November 11 at 7pm
UTEP’s Magoffin Auditorium
www.mysticalartsoftibet.org

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Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 3, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: Carnival Comics

Award-winning artist/illustrator and Chief Creative Officer of Los Angeles based Carnival Comics, Rudy Vasquez talks about the recent international release of his third comic book with creator and author, Jazan Wild.

www.carnivalcomics.com

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Arts
12:00 pm
Sat November 3, 2012

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

Maribel Villalva, Executive Director of the El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, is joined by artist Roz Jacobs and filmmaker Laurie Weisman to talk about “The Memory Project” currently on exhibit at the museum.

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center
715 N. Oregon
(915) 351-0048
www.elpasoholocaustmuseum.org

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Tom Lea Month on Fort Bliss

Chaplain (COL) Peter A. Baktis, Senior Chaplain Team Bliss, talks about the celebration of Tom Lea Month on Fort Bliss.
www.tomleainstitute.org
 

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

El Paso Playhouse

Ken Forestal, UTEP Psych/Ed faculty member and theater director, talks about a series of Radio Shows at the El Paso Playhouse.

El Paso Playhouse
2501 Montana
(915) 532-1317
elpasoplayhouse.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Border Art Residency

UTEP Sculpture Professor and co-founder of the Border Art Residency, Willie Ray Parish is joined by Grant Billingsley, the new resident artist.

Border Art Residency
3125 HW 28
La Union, NM
Reservations: (915) 533-4020
info@borderartresidency.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: EPCC 4th Annual Literary Fiesta

EPCC English Instructors, Carla Newman and Margie Nelson Rodriguez, preview the 4th Annual Literary Fiesta featuring the best local literary talent.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

24th Season of Shakespeare on-the-Rocks

Directors and Actors, Jesse Snyder and Carlos de la Garza Garciapreview the 24th season of Shakespeare on-the-Rocks at the Chamizal National Memorial.

Information: http://www.shakespeareontherocks.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

Lynx Exhibits Opens In The Dark

Co-founders of Lynx Exhibits, Michael Churchman and Laurie Paternoster, along with Education Director Deborah Chaney, talk about El Paso's only locally-owned museum specializing in engaging, hands-on traveling exhibits that make learning fun.

Lynx Exhibits
300 W San Antonio Ave.
(915) 533-4330
http://www.lynxexhibits.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

UTEP Theater Department to Stage Othello

Actor Will Badgett, special guest artist for UTEP Theater Department’s opening show of the season, talks about his role as Othello.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

El Paso Museum of Art - Part 1

Michael Tomor, Ph.D., Director of the El Paso Museum of Art previews Rembrandt, Rubens, and Golden Age Painting of Europe 1600-1800 – an exclusive exhibition of more than 70 works by famed Golden Age European Masters – from the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

El Paso Museum of Art - Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with Michael Tomor, Director of the El Paso Museum of Art.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 1, 2012

Chamber Music Consortium of the Southwest Upcoming Performances

Stephen Pugh with Music Forum El Paso and UTEP Piano Professor, Dr. Dena Kay Jones with the Chamber Music Consortium of the Southwest preview upcoming performances.

Information: (915) 747-5606 

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 1, 2012

El Paso Community College's Jazz at Sunset features Case Closed

Ruben Gutierrez, Jazz Musician and EPCC Music Instructor; Marty Olivas, Jazz Musician and YISD Instructional Specialist; and Benjamin Chavez, Event Coordinator preview EPCC’s Jazz at Sunset.

Information: (915) 831-2098

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat September 1, 2012

Pat Olchefski-Winston, Makes Her Debut as Author

Well-known El Paso visual artist, Pat Olchefski-Winston, makes her debut as author with the release of The Curious Childhood of Patty O, her memoir of growing up in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Information: (915) 833-0454

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 25, 2012

Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima Featured at El Paso Library

Dionne Mack, Director of Libraries for the City of El Paso; Dan Olivas, President of the civic group CommUNITY en Accion; and John Byrd, Managing Editor of Cinco Puntos Press invite the El Paso community to enjoy reading, Rudolfo Anaya’s Chicano literary classic Bless Me, Ultima over the course of one month prior to the world premiere release of the film adaptation in El Paso.

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 25, 2012

The Hard Road Trio Celebrate Their New CD

Two-thirds of the Hard Road Trio, Steve Smith and Chris Sanders, bring us up to date on their newest CD “Monticello” and their upcoming travels.

Information: www.hardroadtrio.com

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 18, 2012

El Paso Film Commission

Leah Ramirez, Coordinator with El Paso Film Commission, and Carlos Corral with MindWarp Entertainment, talk about the Plaza Classic Film Festival’s Local Flavor Series.

Information: (915) 534-0648

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 18, 2012

Plaza Classic Film Festival’s Film Club

Three young filmmakers – Brandon Abeyta, Carlos Chandler and Skyler Carreon – talk about their involvement with the Plaza Classic Film Festival’s Film Club and the Local Flavor Series.

Information: El Paso Community Foundation (915) 533-4020

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 11, 2012

International Museum of Art Fundraiser

Emmy Castillo, Museum Manager and Elvia Hernandez, Board Member with the International Museum of Art on Montana Avenue preview a fundraising dinner with 2011 winner of ABC’S Dancing with the Stars, J.R. Martinez.

Information: (915) 543-6747 or visit www.internationalmuseumofart.net

Arts
12:00 pm
Sat August 11, 2012

The Border Theatre's Exhibitions in Dis/connection

Artistic Director, Austin Savage, along with fellow founding member and actor with The Border Theatre, Carlos Rubalcava talk about Exhibitions in Dis/connection, The Border Theatre's annual theatrical collaborative performance featuring local musicians, playwrights, dancers, photographers, sculptors, painters, filmmakers, and other artists.

Information: (915) 412-5283 or visit www.bordertheatre.org

Arts
2:30 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Opera

David Grabarkewitz, Artistic and General Director of El Paso Opera previews upcoming performances and special events in the Opera’s 19th Season.

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