Louie talks to Izzy Mora, communications and development director for the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation, about the nonprofit organization, its various programs designed for cancer patients, their families and caretakers, and more. The conversation also embraces the annual "Keep On Dancing" cancer survivorship conference being held on Saturday, August 24th, at the Wyndham Hotel from 8AM to 5PM.
Denise & Norma talk about the upcoming Master Gardener class. Applications are still being accepted for their next series of classes which are set to begin in September. Master Gardeners volunteers receive extensive training in plants, trees, fertilizers, and much, much more, and share the information with the community at various events, including the Native Plant Sale at UTEP and the Ardovino's Farmers Market. No gardening experience is necessary! Just an enthusiasm to learn. The application deadline is August 20. More information and a link to the application is avaiable here: http://elp.tamu.edu/horticulture/
Dennis talks to Ray Abeyta, a T'ai Chi sifu, about the art of T'ai Chi, how the martial art helps cancer survivors focus on healing, and what a Tai Chi beginning student can expect from the very first session.
Poet and literary luminary, Donna Snyder who founded the Tumblewords Project in El Paso is joined by upcoming workshop presenter, Dr. Felipe de Ortego y Gasca who is considered the founder of the Chicano literary movement, to discuss the 18th anniversary of Tumblewords.
Louie talks to Paul Stresow, UTEP director of Parking and Transportation, about the updates of on- and off-campus parking for faculty, staff, disabled, visitors and students for the upcoming academic year.
This version is the uncut conversation that also includes what to expect for the upcoming football season and more. Information is available at http://onthemove.utep.edu
Greg & Liz talk with the Notmilk Man, Robert Cohen, author of "Milk: The Deadly Poison." Contrary to the popular ads, Cohen argues that milk DOESN'T do a body good. Milk is rife with hormones, steroids, and what Cohen describes as pus! Cohen also talks about the exciting alternatives to dairy the public can enjoy. http://notmilk.com/
Louie talks with Dr. Christina Mena, associate professor with UT Houston School of Public Health. The chat includes the difference between general health and public health, what the school has to offer, and the two cases of Cyclospora that cropped up over the last few days here in El Paso.
For more information, https://sph.uth.edu/campuses/el-paso/
Dennis chats with Martha Vera, a bone density specialist, about individual bone density, its importance in keeping cancer in check, exercise to bolster bone density and more. Martha is one of the presenters in this year's "Keep On Dancing" conference slated for Saturday, August 24, at the Wyndham Hotel. Information on registration and more at http://rgcf.org.
Elizabeth Dahl, Marketing Director for Shakespeare-On-the-Rock’s and El Paso Museum of Art Education Curator, Elisabeth Sommer preview an innovative bilingual performance of Romeo and Julieta in a uniquely suited setting.
Romeo and Julieta August 18 at 2:00 pm El Paso Museum of Art El Paso Energy Auditorium shakespeareontherocks.com or (915) 920-9979
Stephanie Conwell, Artistic Director of the Gilbert and Sullivan Company of El Paso, along with singers/actors Daniel Maciel and Stephanie Torres announce their 44th anniversary celebration featuring The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria, a light-hearted production with beautiful music, a happy theme and a surprise ending!
The Gondoliers or The King of Barataria Chamizal National Memorial Theater 800 S. San Marcial Friday & Saturday, August 16 & 17 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, August 18 at 2:30 pm GandSelpaso.org or (915) 591-6210
Louie talks with Richard Daniel and Margie Brickey of the UTEP Office of Alumni Relations about the support UTEP provides to alumni across the country. They also talk about their plans for the UTEP Centennial Celebration and about the Alumni Association Golf Tournament taking place at the Butterfield Trail Golf Course on August 16. Learn more about the UTEP Alumni Association at 915-747-8600, and at https://alumni.utep.edu/.
Louie talks with Meghan Robinson of the Binational Breastfeeding Coalition, which is hosting The Big Latch On public breastfeeding event at Bassett Place in El Paso on Aug. 3. Robinson talks about the myths that may cause some women to forego breastfeeding. Breastfeeding has countless benefits for both the child and the mothers. Robinson also talks about the problems that many moms may face in breastfeeding their infants.
In a rebroadcast from Oct. 9, 2010, Bill & Norma talk with Billy Kniffen, now-retired Texas A&M Program Specialist, Water Resource Management. Kniffen explains the concept of rainwater harvesting, and why even only 1-inch of rain can amount to 600+ gallons of rainwater. How can we best contain that rainwater and use it to our benefit? Kniffen himself lives solely on rainwater - he has no well and no municipal water supply. To learn more, visit http://rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu/, or the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association site at http://arcsa.org/.
On Thursday, August 8, you can attend a rainwater harvesting workshop at the Ascarate Community Garden, from 6-8 p.m. Info: Call Denise Rodriguez 915-860-2515.