In a rebroadcast from Aug. 3, 2013, Louie talks with Denise Kiernan, author of "The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women who Helped Win World War II." Kiernan talks about the women who were sent to work in a top secret city to enrich uranium for the first atomic bomb...but they didn't know it. Learn more about the book and view videos at http://www.girlsofatomiccity.com/, or visit Denise Kiernan's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DeniseKiernanAuthor.
Louie talks with Stephen Voglewede, Assistant Director of the MBIA's Competitiveness Group; and Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Stephen and Dr. Raj talk about the upcoming BIOMED Symposium, which invites members of the medical community and the general public to learn about the ways El Paso is striving to establish itself as a biomedical community. We'll also hear about the ways UTEP, Texas Tech, and NMSU are collaborating their research efforts for the betterment of the region's health. Information and registration avialable at http://mcabiomed.com/
Greg & Liz talk with Victoria Moran, author of 'Main Street Vegan," a book which is aimed at the everyday Main Street person who is looking to adopt a vegan diet because he is either concerned about their health, the environment, or the treatment of animals. The book helps guide readers towards a lifestyle change without bending to social pressures. http://mainstreetvegan.net/
Artist and gallery owner, Hal Marcus and painter, Lyuba Titovets, announce 20Cover Girls, the upcoming exhibition at the Hal Marcus Gallery featuring women artists who have been featured on the cover of El Paso Scene magazine, which is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.
20 Cover Girls The Hal Marcus Gallery 1308 N Oregon Opening Reception: Thursday October 24, 5-7 pm Continues through Friday January 31. (915) 533-9090, www.halmarcus.com
El Paso artist and educator, Gabriel Gaytan provides background and the latest information on efforts to save the 100-plus-year-old Lincoln Park Recreation Center – an historic building under the Spaghetti Bowl.
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about what gardening activities we can take part in during October. It's a great time to plant cool-season annuals like pansies, or planting trees & shrubs.
Plus, hear about where the Master Gardeners will be appearing this month: Oct 11-13 at the Home & Garden Expo in Downtown El Paso...Oct 26 from 9am-1pm at the Downtown Artist & Farmers Market on Anthony St...and Oct 26 from 1pm-3pm at the Municipal Rose Garden Open House at Memorial Park.
Louie talks with Jose Villalobos and Gregory Rocha of the UTEP Political Science Department about the current government shutdown and the political stalemate in Congress. They also were able to connect to a conference call with Senator John Cornyn and ask him questions about health on the border and the needs of veterans.
Dennis talks with film historian Jay Duncan about the newly-formed Sunset Film Society, which screens films every 3rd Saturday at 6:30 p.m., at the historic Hixon House in the Sunset Heights Neighborhood. Screenings are free, but RSVPs are requested. Find out about the other perks involved with becoming a member of the Sunset Film Society at http://www.sunsetfilmsociety.org/.
Dennis & Jay also reminisce about the old homes of the Sunset Heights Neighborhood which were featured in the Oct. 5 Sunset Heights Tour of Homes.
Rick Kern, Producer of the 5th annual Border Legends of El Paso Rock n' Roll Concert previews "El Paso's Greatest High School Reunion and Concert" with eight of El Paso's Best Bands of the 60's and 70's.
Border Legends of El Paso Rock n' Roll Concert Saturday, October 12, 3 - 11pm El Maida Shrine Auditorium 6331 Alabama Street www.borderlegends.net
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the effects the recent monsoon season had on the region...good and bad. Weeds are very prolific right now, and we'll find out how to prevent weeds from coming up in your lawns in the winter. Now is a good time to think about overseeding your lawn with fescue or rye if you would like a green lawn all winter long. See how the monsoon season affected our region here: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/media/epz/MonsoonSeason2013.pdf
Louie talks with Zita Arocha, senior lecturer, UTEP Department of Communication, on a conference for immigration reporting training. "Immigration: From the Border to the Heartland" will host 20 journalists from across the country. The conference will provide participants with journalistic skills and background on the different policy issues that affect immigration.
Louie talks with Abel Garcia of the UTEP Department of Theatre & Dance, about the production "Living Out," performed at the UTEP Fox Fine Arts Studio Theatre, Sept. 25-29. Abel talks about his interest theater, and about the story behind "Living Out." He also talks about the difference between conversational speech and projecting from the stage.
Dennis talks with Mallory Jacobson of NAMI (National Association on Mental Illness) about NAMI Walks, a fundraiser for the organization that aims to raise awareness and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness in the community. NAMI Walks begins at 10 a.m. on Oct. 5, at Memorial Park.
Veteran of Broadway, feature films and television, actor Ray Baker joins novelist, screenwriter, playwright and actress, Camilla Carr to talk about the first production of Frontera Repertory’s second season: Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World an original work commissioned by the Tom Lea Institute for Tom Lea Month.
Tom Lea: Grace Note in a Hard World Saturday October 5 at 8 pm, and Sunday October 6 at 2:30 pm The Philanthropy Theatre http://www.fronterarep.org
Dr. Lucy Scarbrough, President and Artistic Director of the El Paso Chopin Music Festival and Mary Scott, Festival Artist-in-Residence preview this year’s popular series of concerts.
El Paso Chopin Music Festival Chamizal National Memorial Theatre Saturday October 5 at 7pm - Krystian Tkaczewski Saturday October 19 at 7pm - Mei-ting Sun Saturday November 2nd at 7pm - Lucy Scarbrough www.elpaso-chopin.com