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People who can learn in groups can do better than those individually, that is the driving concept behind Peer Led Team Learning (PLTL). This week on Science Studio Dr. Pratibha Varma-Nelson, a world authority in the concept of PLTL, discusses the importance of PLTL and how it functions. 

http://pltlis.org/recognition-of-dr-pratibha-varma-nelson/

Aired Feb. 19, 2017

Dr. Nigel Hamilton is a historian and author of various biographies including biographies of President John F Kennedy and President Bill Clinton. On this episode of Perspectives Dr. Hamilton discusses his latest book "Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill 1943". This most recent book is part two of the trilogy, "FDR at War". 

Aired Feb. 19, 2017

Ocean Vuong is a poetry phenomena. His first and only book, thus far, titled  "Night Sky with Exit Wounds" is a poetry best seller.  Vuong joins host Daniel Chacón to discuss his book, his upcoming writing projects and his creative process.

http://www.oceanvuong.com/ 

Aired. Feb 19, 2017

One year ago, The Desert Triangle Carpeta brought together artists from the entire southwest to share their love of printmaking with the region. This year, they will continue to showcase excellent printmakers from Mexico City, Oaxaca, San Antonio and El Paso, during their Postre Prints show at the Purple Gallery in downtown El Paso. 

The annual V-Day El Paso production of the 'Vagina Monologues' by Eve Ensler celebrates 16 years in El Paso on February 24th, 2017 at Touch Bar & Nightclub (800 E. San Antonio Avenue) and February 25th and 26th at the Hyatt Place Hotel (6030 Gateway Blvd East).

Performances are Friday and Saturday at 8pm with a Sunday matinee at 2:30pm. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to a local non-profit in El Paso that raise awareness of violence against women and sexual assault. Here to tell us all about this year’s production of the Vagina Monologues is Alexander Wright. 

The temperatures might be warming up but that doesn't meant that your garden is safe from freezing temperatures. Host Denise Rodriguez is joined by Garden Curator of the UTEP Centennial Museum and Gardens.  John White to discuss cold weather tips for your garden. 

Aired Feb. 18, 2017

The El Paso Symphony is presenting the multimedia project "Copeland In Mexico" featuring a special screening of the 1935 Mexican film "Redes" paired with a live performance of the film's musical score by renowned Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas. Host Charles Horak is joined by Revueltas scholar Roberto Kolb to discuss this special intersection of music and cinema. 

http://www.epso.org/season.sstg

Aired. Feb 18, 2017

Dr. Ezra Cappel of the Inter-American Jewish Studies Program at UTEP stops by to discuss the program and the upcoming guest speaker they are hosting, Randi Zuckerburg. Randi is an emmy nominted author and pioneer of facebook's early marketing intitaives. She is also Mark Zuckerburg's sister. Randi will be discussing the role of media in our everyday lives plus will be participating in a book signing. The event is Tuesday, February 21, 2017. 

Aired Feb. 17, 2017

The Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) has been digitizing and cataloging a wide range of moving image material that documents the lives of Texans. "Weathering Texas" is the latest online exhibition to be released by TAMI. Host Charles Horak is joined by Madeline Moya, managing director of TAMI, and Ayshea Khan, curator of the Weathering Texas exhibition, to discuss TAMI and the exhibition. 

http://www.texasarchive.org

Aired Feb. 11, 2017

SCIENCE STUDIO: Irene Avila and Diversity

Feb 12, 2017

In this episode of Science Studio host Dr. Keith Pannell is joined by Dr. Irene Avila to discuss diversity in the field of science. Dr. Avila is a special assistant within the director's office of the National Institutes of Health. She is in charge of a sub group in the looking at how to enhance diversity within the man power of the nation.

Aired Feb. 12, 2017

Daniel Chacón is joined by poet Jeff Sirkin to speak with poet Matt Hart. Matt Hart has six books of poems two of which are companion books. Hart discusses  one of his books as well as what inspires his work and the style of his poetry. 

Aired Feb. 12, 2017

http://aces.nmsu.edu/academics/pes/sabine-green.html

Host Denise Rodriguez and Master Gardner Jan Petrzelka have a conversation with Sabine Green. Green  is the New Mexico State University Floriculture program coordinator and a national accredited certified floral designer. 

Aired Feb. 11, 2016

Angelina Castillo

Jonathan Richman has been writing music, recording and touring for most of his life, gathering the loyalty of fans and fellow artists with his warmth, humor and insightful lyrics.

In the early 1970s he formed the Modern Lovers, a major originator of punk music. He and drummer Tommy Larkins have played El Paso on several occasions and they’ll be back to play at Lowbrow on Friday, February 17th, 2017. 

The Tumblewords Project presents Inspirational Voices: Rita Dove, Audrey Lorde, Langston Hughes and Junot Diaz, a series of workshops presented by Nancy Lorenza Green every Saturday in February at the Memorial Park Library at 12:45 p.m.

Here to tell us all about it, is our own inspriational voice, Nancy Lorenza Green.

Host Louie Saenz is joined by Myron Nadel and Katie Harding from the UTEP Department of Dance  to talk about the upcoming event Carnaval Del Danzas. The production Carnaval Del Danzas is a lively and colorful theatrical dance work inspired by the sights, sounds, and history of New Orleans. The recital opens on Friday, February 10, 2017. 

915-747-5118 Wise Family Theater Box Office 

Aired Feb, 10, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4XzLDM3Py8

Science magazine recently came out with the most important discoveries in science from 2016 and number two on this list was the work on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO for short. But what is LIGO? Dr. John Veitch from the University of Birmingham, who is one of the 1000 scientists participating in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, joins the show to discuss what is LIGO and the search for gravitational waves.    

http://ligo.org

Aired Feb. 5, 2017

Sometimes poetry isn't about the meaning but the music in the journey. Join host Daniel Chacón and his guest poet Amy King as they discuss her latest works including her newest book, "The Missing Museun",  and the journey of poetry. 

Aired Feb. 5, 2017

National Geographic editor Becky Baines joins host Louie Saenz to talk about the series, "The National Geographic Kids: Awesome 8", a picture countdown book geared towards children. "The Awesome 8" focuses on various categories from animals, history, inventions, sports and much more. 

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/awesome-8-hub/

Aired Feb. 5, 2017

Part 2 of our interview with Charles Horak about the 89th Academy Awards.

The 89th Academy Awards take place on February 26th, and in the spirit of the Oscars we’re dedicating this edition of State of the Arts, to the movies.

Charles Horak helps you catch up on the nominated films you may have missed to get you ready for the Oscars.

Just because it's February doesn't mean it is a time to ignore your garden. Join host Denise Rodriguez and Master Gardner Jan Petrzelka as they discuss February gardening tips to help you prepare your garden for spring. 

Aired Feb. 4, 2017

A focus on the local film scene. Host Charles Horak sits down with local filmmaker Anthony Salgado to talk about his feature length crime film. Salgado is the writer, producer, director, and editor for  "Paranoid Flux". The film will have its debut next week.

Aired Feb. 4, 2017 

Andy Smith, newly appointed Director of Percussion Studies at UTEP stops by the studio to talk about a very special event coming to the borderland featuring iintentionally known master drummer and virtuoso of the gyil xylophone, Bernard Woma and Saakumu Dance Troupe. Saakumu is one of the premier cultural gems of Ghana. Plus an in studio performance by Professor Smith on the gyil. The event is a  free public concert taking place on February 6, 2017 at the Ysleta Independent School District Office Theater.  

Sunday February 5 at 2pm, El Paso Pro-Musica presents "Bach's Lunch." The broadcasts feature the special Noon Time Concerts offered each Thursday at Noon at the El Paso Museum of Art.

This week, cellist Zuill Bailey takes the stage with pianist Yuliya Gorenman.

http://home.slac.stanford.edu/photonScienceFacultySearch.html

Open SESAME! And no we are not talking about Ali Baba in this case. SESAME is an acronym for Synchrotron-Light for Experimental Science and Application in the Middle East. But what exactly does that mean? A synchrotron light produces very intense pulses of light that allows detailed studies of various objects. Join hosts Dr. Keith Pannell and Dr. Russell Chianelli as they speak to Stanford professor Herman Winick  about his role and involvement in SESAME.

http://www.sesame.org.jo/sesame/index.php

Aired Jan. 29, 2017

http://steveberry.org/biography/

New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author Steve Berry joins host Louie Saenz to discuss his latest book in his "Cotton Malone" series, "The 14th Colony". 

http://steveberry.org

Aired Jan. 29, 2017

A conversation with farmer and author David Mas Masumoto. Join host Tim Hernandez as he speaks with Mas Masumoto about family, farming and his new book "Changing Seasons: A Father, A Daughter, A Family Farm". 

Aired January 29, 2017

Every rose has its thorn unless you have a good pair of gardening gloves. Join host Denise Rodriguez and Master Gardener Jan Petrzelka and guest Doc Stalker as they discuss rose gardening tips such as how to prune roses properly and where to find beautiful blooms in the desert. 

Aired Jan. 28, 2017

Host Charles Horak discusses The Alliance of Women Film Journalists'  EDA Awards with co-founder Jennifer Merin. The EDA awards recognize the work and contributions done by women and about women, both in front and behind the camera. 

http://awfj.org

Aired Jan. 28, 2017

The El Paso Museum of Art will present the touring exhibition The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper from January 28 to April 16, 2017.

Organized by Landau Traveling Exhibitions of Los Angeles, the show features works from the private collection of Harmon and Harriet Kelley of San Antonio. The 70 works in this exhibition represent a fraction of the Kelley Collection, one of the country’s major private collections of African-American art.

Dr. Patrick Shaw Cable of the El Paso Museum of Art provides the details.

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