Carmen Navar is a multi-media artist whose mission is to ‘create peace and beauty’ in a stressed filled world. She’ll be leading a drawing demonstration at the El Paso Art Association’s general meeting.
Paola López R. BFA, M.Ed. is a dance-maker and improviser with an active career involving performance, education, and activism. She recently debuted The Cattleya Project which aims to engage communities in a performative dialogue about the perception and construction of gender.
Denise & Norma talk about some of the gardening activities we should be thinking about this month. Now's a great time to install a new Bermuda lawn and to fertilize our existing lawns. What annual & perennial flowering plants will add color to your landscape?
Musical icon B.B. King passed away Thursday evening. To honor his memory, KTEP together with Public Radio International are proud to present a re-broadcast of a 2005 radio special hosted by Keb' Mo', celebrating B.B. King's 80th Birthday.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is proud to announce a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) summer camp. The summer camp will be able incorporate STEM activities and highlight our youth programs. Amber Carroll 4-H agent, works with youth leadership projects though curriculum enrichment programs in schools and 4-H projects in the county. “I want kids to have funs by learning about science” is Carroll’s number one goal for the camp.
A sample activity is “Rockets to the Rescue!” which explores the field of aerospace engineering. Youth will be tasked with the same mission: in light of recent natural disasters such as the earthquake in Nepal, the summer camp kids will be tasked to design and build an aerodynamic food transportation device that can deliver a payload of nutritious food to disaster victims. Youth will learn engineering concepts, develop math skills, learn about nutrition and help solve a relevant, global issue.
Requirements: Ages 9-12 years old
Location: Ascarate Park Pavilion 6900 Delta Drive 79905
Dates: July 13 through July 18, 2015
Time: 8:00AM to 12 NOON
Program fee: $50.00 includes all materials, camp shirts, and snacks each day.
Other: For more information and to register, contact the Extension Office at (915) 860-2515.
The CrawDaddy Blues Festival takes place in Madrid, New Mexico, May 16-17!
May 16 acts include Felix y los Gatos, Cactus Slim & the Goatheads, CW Ayon, The Gunsels, Key Francis, Ben Rice & Lucy Hammond, the Partizani Brass Band, and headliner Randy McAllister.
May 17 acts include Felicia Ford & the Chevrolets, Jim Almand & Tim Arnold, The Night Visitors, the Jeronimo Keith Band, The Gunsels, Hillary Smith Soul Kitchen, the Partizani Brass Band, and headliner Jelly Bread.
Education is not something that ends at college. In our Third Age, we can continue to learn and grow, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UTEP is offering this opportunity for our second 50 years of life! Learn more about OLLI's upcoming Spring classes with Susan Sobin and Ian Wilson.
Greg & Liz talk with Caryn Ginsberg, a marketing and strategy expert who has assisted animal advocacy organizations with their outreach projects. Ginsberg's book, Animal Impact: Secrets Proven to Achieve Results and Move the World, offers helpful tips on how to build success and create change. Ginsberg also talks about why we need to put ourselves in the shoes of the people we're trying to persuade, and why so many vegetarians & vegans make the choice to eat meat again. http://animal-impact.com
The work of artist Jeff Litchfield will be featured in El Paso International Airport’s “Art Windows” exhibition program in collaboration with the Museums and Cultural Affairs Department and the Department of Aviation of the City of El Paso, Texas. The opening reception will be on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 at the airport.
Florencia Mazza Ramsay will spend three months in the arctic with the Systems Ecology Lab from UTEP to document the work of their crew, laboratories and the natives of the region. Her aim is to create a body of work that speaks and highlights the importance of the scientific community and their value as individuals. When it’s all said and done, this project will culimate in a collection of photos, video, sound, text and mapping.
The Rubin Center is hosting the 2015 Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition which showcases the works of art and design created by UTEP undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Art. The exhibit will be on exhibit at the Rubin Center through July 18 th. All media taught in the department will be represented, including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, metals and graphic design.
Norma & Denise welcome Picacho Hills resident Larry Felhauser to talk about the annual Art in the Garden tour taking place May 17, 11am-4pm, in the Picacho Hills neighborhood in Las Cruces. This event features 6 gardens and 18 artists who are showcasing and selling their artwork to the public.
Dennis also talks with Jim Grimsley, author of “How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood.” Jim was 11 when his school was desegregated in 1966, and he shares how this experience eventually changed his views on race. However, Jim also reflects on today’s racially-charged atmosphere, and says that the more things change, the more they stay the same.
El Paso Filmmakers, the Plaza Classic Film Festival is looking for you. The El Paso Community Foundation’s Plaza Classic Film Festival is accepting submissions for the eighth annual festival’s Local Flavor series. The deadline for entering is June 12, 2015. Doug Pullen and Eric Pearson of the El Paso Community Foundation provide the details.
Waldo the Amazing Hypnotist is an original play written by local playwright Ryan Johann Perry. The play is about a professional hypnotist named Waldo, who travels around the country with his hypnotist show. Playwright Ryan Johann Perry talks about the show.
Denise & Norma talk about a few of the most popular questions that have been called into the Master Gardener Help Line (915-566-1276). What's the best way to rid my turf of weeds? What's the best way to control invasive and hungry insects & bugs? What small tree can replace my Mexican Elder?
Dennis talks with Dr. Radu Ciubac, a specialist in geriatric & internal medicine; Chad Partington, director of Good Life Senior Living; and Sabrina Shaddix. The discussion focuses on individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many older people will suffer from some sort of dementia, and they also lose their social structure as their family moves away or their friends or family members die. Good Life Senior Living offers companionship and individualized service to persons living with dementia or Alzheimer’s. 915-701-9620 http://www.goodlifeseniorliving.com/
A local bad girl dares a young boy to outrun an oncoming train on a narrow trestle over a creek. Who is this antagonist, and what lies behind her darkness? Louie talks with actor Klarissa Robles, who plays the part of Pace Creagan in the UTEP Department of Theatre & Dance's production of TRESTLE AT POPE LICK CREEK. Performances are April 24, 25, 30, May 1 & 2 at 7:30pm, April 26 & May 3 at 2:30pm, at the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Studio Theatre. Information at 915-747-5118 or https://www.facebook.com/pages/UTEP-Department-of-Theatre-and-Dance/132721790087612
Greg, Liz, and Tom talk with RICH ROLL, a former college competitive swimmer whose career was cut short by drug & alcohol dependency. After becoming sober, he found himself overweight and out of shape. After discovering a plant-based diet, Rich found himself with an astounding amount of energy and eventually became an ultra-fitness athlete. He talks about his amazing journey, and about the recipes and tips in his new book "The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for the Whole Family.” http://www.richroll.com/Aired April 26, 2015.
The Border Art Residency enables artists to pursue their craft without the worry of immediate sales or an outside job to pay for housing expenses. The Residency sits on an orchard and sculpture garden in La Union, New Mexico, a former cotton gin re-worked to provide living and studio space. Fausto Fernandez is this year’s Border Art Resident who will be having a show opening on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 at The Station Urban Offices located at 500 West Overland in downtown El Paso.