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Sunday January 15 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, Artistic Director and World Renowned Cellist Zuill Bailey, violinist Kurt Nikkanen and violist Scott Rawls present the "Bach Goldberg Variations." 

Dr. Youping Sun, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at El Paso, shares details on the recent work at the Ascarate Vegetable Garden. Collaboration efforts between research and extension have been underway in order to bring more Asian vegetables to El Paso.

James Fino, twenty five-year veteran of the entertainment industry, joins us for this in-studio interview on Starburns Industries. Fino is an executive producer/partner with Starburns Industries and the firm's work in ground-breaking animation for television and feature films has been widely praised over the last few years.

Artist Erica Marin is the gallery director and co-curator for the Purple Gallery, located in downtown El Paso.  The Purple Gallery was founded in the winter of 2011 as a Pop-Up gallery by Peter Svarzbein and friends.  It operated informally as an art space for short-term projects between 2012 and the spring of 2016.  

Beginning in May of 2016, the Purple Gallery has maintained a permanent space and promotes local and regional artists of all disciplines. 

El Paso A to Z taps into the essence of El Paso letter by letter - "A" for Artist Tom Lea's easel, "Z" for zithers, and every letter in between.  

Discover the heart, the art, the whimsy, and the energy of El Paso's people, places, and moments in this lighthearted and interactive exhibit at the El Paso Museum of History. 

Ulises Ricoy, PhD, Chair of Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science at Northern New Mexico College, shares his expertise on neuroscience and its relation to addiction.

David Baldacci, New York Times Best Selling Author, has published 33 novels throughout his career so far. All have been national and international bestsellers, and several have been adapted for film and television. His novels have been translated into more than 45 languages and sold in more than 80 countries; over 110 million copies are in print worldwide. As this week's Perspectives' guest, he joins in discussion about his latest work, The Guilty.

American poet Cynthia Cruz has published numerous poems in a variety of literary journals and magazines including New Yorker, Kenyon Review, the Paris Review and the Boston Review. ​She is the author of Wunderkammer (2014), The Glimmering Room (2012) and Ruin (2006) and joins host Daniel Chacon to discuss her fourth book of poetry, How the End Begins

Carlos Rosales, former journalist and ABC-7 Assistant News Director, recaps 2016 with some of El Paso's top stories in journalism.

As colder temperatures make their way into the region along with the new year, listen for these tips on how to protect your garden from those harsh winter freezes.

John White, UTEP's Chihuahuan Desert Gardens Curator, returns to the studio for a discussion in post-holiday plant care.

The El Paso Pro-Musica Chamber Music Festival will feature renowned music artists from around the workd, including Pro-Musica artistic director and cellist Zuill Bailey.  

The festival will take place throughout the month of january at various venues in the El Paso-Las Cruces area.

Felipa Solis, Executive Director of El Paso Pro-Musica provides all of the details.

Part 2 of Marina Monsisvais' interview with Felipa Solis, Executive Director of El Paso Pro-Musica.

It's a tradition for many families to gather at the holidays and share a favorite film. On the shortlist of biggest holiday film traditions would have to be the Technicolor musical, "Meet Me In St. Louis." Charles Horak wraps up this two-part edition of On Film.

Part 2 Original Air Date: August 31, 2013

Anandasankar Ray, Professor of Entomology from the University of California at Riverside, joins Dr. Keith Pannell in a discussion on odor recognition and carbon dioxide recognition.

Original Air Date: December 22, 2013

Betty Caroli joins in conversation with host Louie Saenz to discuss her latest work, "Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage That Made a President."

It's the talk of Christmas on this special holiday edition of Words On A Wire. Hosts Tim Hernandez and Daniel Chacon are joined by a special guest as they share good tidings, holiday memories and all those wonderful things in between.

Most pets love the holidays as much as kids do, and like small children, we have to keep an eye on them. Dr. Randy Shinaut visits the studio and shares the do's and dont's of holiday treats for your furry family members. Dr. Shinaut also shares traveling tips for those who are planning on traveling this holiday season with their pets.

Part 2 of Monica Gomez' interview with artist, illustrator and cartoonist, Nacho L. Garcia, Jr.

Artist, illustrator and cartoonist, Nacho L. Garcia, Jr., discusses his career of more than 40 years producing distinctive images, including his popular political “nachotoons”.

Whether it's cleaning or sharpening your tools, the Good to Grow team provides tips to help you get a jump start on your spring gardening efforts. 

The MGM musical "Meet Me In St. Louis" is near the top of the list of many family's favorite Christmas movie traditions, while only about a third of the film takes place during the holiday. Charles Horak discusses the musical and how it has resonated with audiences for decades in this special two-part edition of On Film.

Part 1 Original Air Date: August 24, 2013

No stranger to KTEP or UTEP, Ben Sáenz joins host Louie Saenz in the studio and reads from his book, "A Gift From Papá Diego."
Original Air Date December 22, 2006.

Dava Sobel was this week's Science Studio guest. Her book, "The Glass Universe," reveals the little-known true story of women in science in the mid-nineteenth century that led to remarkable discoveries. She joins host Dr. Keith Pannell as they discuss her book and learn all about the ladies from the Harvard College Observatory.

New York Times notable author Patricia Engel returns to the world of fiction with her most recent book, "The Veins of the Ocean." With her three novels published so far ("Vida," "It's Not Love, It's Just Paris" and her latest "The Veins of the Ocean,") Engel has delivered groundbreaking work. Engel has received numerous awards including the Boston Review Fiction Prize and a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Fiction Award, and now she has returned to Words On A Wire to discuss her latest work.

Robert Grillo, author of the new book "Farm to Fable," and founder and director of Free from Harm, was this week's featured guest to discuss his latest book. As an activist, author and speaker, Grillo advocates to close the ethical and social injustice gap between humans and other animals.

New York Time's Best Selling author Dr. Tess Gerritsen discusses her recent suspenseful thriller "Playing With Fire." Dr. Tess Gerritsen took an interesting route on her writing career as she began to write fiction while on maternity leave from her work as a physician. A graduate from Stanford University followed by the University of California, San Francisco where she was awarded her M.D., Dr. Tess Gerritsen created a successful career as a physician and a fiction writer.

Author Matt Kaplan discusses the release of his latest scientific inquiry "Science of the Magical." This book exploits a definitive look into the elements of mystical places and magical objects. Perspectives' producer, Norma Martinez, joins host Louie Saenz in this special conversation with Matt Kaplan.

In this two-part interview, Dr. Griffin Rodgers of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) discusses diabetes as well as many other health issues affecting millions of Americans. For the second half of the show, we revisit with Dr. Leah Whigham in a past interview taped in August of 2016 who discussed the Paso del Norte Institute for Healthy Living.

University Medical Center (UMC) Foundation's Executive Director, Dennece Knight, discusses the amazing strides made in curing kid's cancer, right here at home.