In a rebroadcast from Nov. 12, 2012, Florence continues her virtual shopping trip with nutrition & fitness professional, Patrick Hopkins. They talk about the different types of soups available at the grocery, and why some varieties may contain too much sodium. Patrick explains why homemade soups are much healthier than those in a can or in a pouch. Florence & Patrick also visit the frozen food aisle and the dairy case. Is there a difference between brown & white eggs? Are egg substitutes a healthy alternative? Plus, Florence & Patrick also talk about the many varieties of milk, and which might be best for you. www.builtbypatrick.com
Greg & Tom continue their conversation with Melanie Joy, founder & president of the Carnism Awareness & Action Network. Carnism is an invisible belief system that blocks empathy over the eating of certain animals. She talks about why the thought of eating a horse or a dog is often reprehensible to many of us who don't think twice about eating beef or pork. She also talks about false projections that carnists may hold against vegans & vegetarians, but also about the false projections vegans & vegetarians may hold against each other. Joy encourages all of us to live with the 4 "C's" - Curiosity, Compassion, Clarity, and Courage - and to interweave them into our lives to make us more compassionate creatures. Aired Feb. 24, 2013.
In a rebroadcast from Nov. 3, 2012, Florence continues her virtual shopping trip with fitness & nutrition expert, Patrick Hopkins. Today, they visit the popular central aisles of the grocery story. Pasta, noodles, and quinoa can often be good choices when prepared with healthy veggies and fresh herbs. Florence & Patrick also discuss whether there really is a difference between brown & white rice. They also talk about whether canned meats or canned fruits should be in our shopping baskets, and what kind of chips & snacks we can enjoy without too much guilt. Part 5 in a continuing series. www.builtbypatrick.com. Aired Feb 23, 2013.
Anessa Anchondo-Rivera previews the 1st Warrior Women’s Weekend Wall Workshop – a collaboration by women artists from El Paso, Juarez and New Mexico to create a massive one-block mural in South El Paso.
Bill, Denise, and Norma talk about why chill hours are important for certain fruit trees to bloom and set fruit, and why chill hours are difficult to calculate in the El Paso region. They also talk about what the Master Gardeners will be presenting to the public during the upcoming Home & Garden Expo at the downtown Convention Center, March 1-3. Aired Feb. 23, 2013.
Louie talks with Dr. Yolanda Leyva, Chair of the UTEP Department of History. Leyva talks about the Museo Urbano - a public history project which actively promotes the rich history of El Paso's Segundo Barrio. The Museo Urbano recently received the 2013 Outstanding Public History Project Award for serving as a model for other communities.
On Saturday, Feb. 23, 1-5 p.m., the public is invited to "The Mexican Revolution and Beyond: The History of South El Paso," a project in which historical photos are placed on the outsides of buildings to connect them with their histories. The Farm Worker Center at 201 E. 9th Street (9th & Oregon) will be added to the project, and talks are scheduled about the history of farm workers in El Paso and about the Flores Magon brothers, political icons who helped spur the Mexican revolutionary movement.
In a rebroadcast from Oct. 27, 2012, Florence continues her virtual shopping trip with fitness & nutrition professional, Patrick Hopkins. They talk about healthful choices in the bread, pasta, and rice aisles, and discuss what peanut butters and jellies or preserves would make great toppings. They also talk about the high sugar content of many juices and sodas. This interview is the 4th in a continuing series. Aired Feb. 16, 2013.
Choreographer, Myron Nadel and UTEP student and dance performer, Emma Butler discuss the presentation of Hit the Road Jack! – an innovative dance concert, a tribute to the renowned blues and soul of Ray Charles, and an exploration of relationships gone wrong, plus additional new works by UTEP Dance Faculty.
Hit The Road Jack! UTEP’s Wise Family Theatre, 2nd Floor Fox Fine Arts (915) 747-5118
Norma, Bill, and Denise talk about what we should be doing in our gardens & landscapes in February. It's time to prepare our gardening beds for spring planting and to do our last-minute pruning. Aired Feb. 16, 2013.