The research of Thomas Boland from UTEP's Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. Boland talks about his lab's efforts in printing living tissue on 3D printers. He is working on how to get blood to flow through thicker layers of these printed tissues.
A Tale of Two Strausses J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture Mozart: Adagio for Violin & Orchestra Mozart: Rondo for Violin & Orchestra, featuring Kurt Nikkanen on violin Rozsa: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra - Theme & Variations, featuring Kurt Nikkanen, violin; Zuill Bailey, cello J. Strauss:On the Beautiful Blue Danube R. Strauss:Der Rosenkavalier
The research of Mark Lusk, Professor in the Department of Social Work in the UTEP College of Health Sciences. Lusk is researching the mental health of refugees who find themselves in El Paso after escaping drug violence in Mexico and Central America.
Mountain View Market Farm is looking for people who want to “pull” together! MVM Farm is lush and green but we need a hand with our weeds – there’s too many! Snacks and refreshments will be provided. We have some tools and gloves, but volunteers are welcome to bring their own. Prepare for working in the sun: Bring water, wear a hat, sunglasses, and closed-toe shoes. MVM Farm is located at 2653 Snow Road in Mesilla. Contact Nicole for details and directions.
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.”
Denise & Norma talk about a number of gardening-related activities in El Paso, including an upcoming workshop on Container Gardening with Herbs, taking place Aug. 9 at the El Paso Garden Center, 3105 Grant Ave. Register by July 31 at 915-860-2515. We'll also hear about the Master Gardeners' experiements with keyhole gardens, and about the upcoming Master Gardening class. Learn more at http://txmg.org/elpaso/.
Louie talks with PJ Viera, the UTEP Encyclopedia executive editor, about a walking tour slated for 11AM Saturday, July 19, that starts at the Gerald and Stanlee Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, just south of the Sun Bowl. Walkers may expect to walk the campus for at least 1 1/2 hours as Viera shows visitors some of the more obscure vista points of the campus. Bring comfortable shoes and a bottle of water. The tour is free, and more information is available at http://encyclopedia.utep.edu/index.php/Main_Page
The research of Sara Grineski, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of the Sociology. She studies the social and environmental inequalities in certain populations and how to better serve these communities.
The research of Barbara Zimbalist, Assistant Professor in the UTEP Department of English. She talks about researching women writers in the High and Low Middle Ages, including Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe.
Louie talks with noted author Robyn Hatcher about her book, "Standing Ovation Presentations," and how people can defeat their fears of speaking in public, whether a small group or an arena full of people ready to listen to what you have on your mind. Robyn may be reached through http://www.speaketc.com/about-us/ and her book is available on Amazon, along with other fine booksellers.
Dennis talk with Susan Sobin, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute-UTEP communication director, Larry Johnson, Ph.D., Jim Mortimore and new executive director Ian Wilson about the upcoming
fall 2014 schedule that is about to be released in the next three weeks. They talk about enrollment, how to become a member and more. Larry and Jim talk about their classes for the fall, and Ian and Susan about OLLI in general. For more information, call 915-747-6280, or visit http://olliatutep.org/home.html
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
Louie talks with Dr. Richard Daniel, UTEP associate vice-president for University Advancement and the UTEP Alumni Relations executive director , and Margie Brickey, UTEP charter development, about the coast-to-coast UTEP Alumni PICK-nic that is happening on July 12 at various locations around the country, as well as here in El Paso. For detailed information on the PICK-nic in your area, visit https://alumni.utep.edu/alumni/picnic; and for general information on the alumni association, please visit https://alumni.utep.edu/ or on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/UTEPAlumniAssociation RSVP for the El Paso PICK-nic at Memorial Park by calling 915-747-8600. The El Paso PICK-nic is slated to run from 6-9PM.
The research of Max Grossman, Assistant Professor of Art History, in the UTEP Department of Art. Grossman studies medieval & Renaissance Italian urban architecture, with a particular focus on government buildings.
The Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society (MVJB Society) is Sponsoring a Blues Festival on August 9 at the St. Clair Winery and Bistro in Mesilla NM.
Three bands will be playing: Marc & Tina Schwartz w/ Jim Shearer (4-6pm), 24/7 Blues Band (6-8pm), Muddy Hands Blues Band (8-10pm).
Advance tickets are $10 and $15 at the door. Tickets are available in El Paso at all White’s Music Box locations, in Las Cruces at St. Clair Winery & Bistro, White’s Music Box, Hubbard Music ‘n’ More, and Mountain Music. Bring your own lawn chair/blankets.
The research of Mimi Gladstein, Professor of English at the UTEP Department of English. Gladstein has been researching material for 2 forthcoming books about the women of Smeltertown and about the Spanish influence on American Western films.
Daniel & guest co-host Nancy Lechuga talk with Mary Szybist, author of Incarnadine, the winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry. Mary describes Incarnadine as a "religious book for nonbelievers." She explains why the Annunciation plays such a dominant role in her book, and why "visual poetry" (imagine a poem about an apple written in the shape of an apple), though often seen as gimmicky, was a risk she chose to take for a few of the poems in Incarnadine. http://maryszybist.net/
Today's Poem of the Week is "Night Shifts at the Group Home" read by Mary Szybist. It comes from her award-winning collection, Incarnadine.
For today's Poetic License, Nancy Lechuga reads a love letter to humanity.
Louie talks with celebrated author Nelson DeMille about his latest creation, a reworking of a novel originally written in 1974, titled "The Quest." The author has written other successful books and stories. For more information, http://nelsondemille.net/content/index.asp