KTEP Local

KTEP Local
9:15 am
Fri April 26, 2013

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: UTEP Speech & Debate


Louie talks with Michelle Blanks and Star Chacon of the UTEP Speech & Debate Team, and their coach, Michael Brooks.  They talk about some of the national awards the team has won, including 5 national titles brought home by Blanks & Chacon at a single tournament.  Find out why these talented individuals consider themselves athletes.


The UTEP Speech & Debate Team will host a Showcase & Celebration featuring a debate, poetry, dramatic interpretation, and extemporaneous speaking - Wed, May 1, 6-8 p.m., at the Blumberg Auditorium, on the 1st floor of the UTEP Library.  915-747-8992, http://organizations.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=organizations.utep.edu/forensics


Aired April 26, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Fri April 26, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Imprint


Imprint.  Aired April 26, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu April 25, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Pictograph Age


Pictograph Age.  Aired April 25, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Wed April 24, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Eagle Eye


Eagle Eye.  Aired April 24, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue April 23, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Tongue


Tongue.  Aired April 23, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:25 am
Mon April 22, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: White Wing Dove


White Wing Dove.  Aired April 22, 2013.

KTEP Local
2:00 pm
Sat April 20, 2013

PERSPECTIVES: Chef Keeley Cheshire


Louie, Dennis, and guest host Russ Chianelli talk with Chef Keeley Cheshire, owner of Italians Restaurant in El Paso.  Keeley talks about her start in life pursuing the dream of becoming a ballerina, touring the US & Europe as a showgirl, and marrying an Italian man and living with her mother-in-law, who taught her authentic Italian cooking.  She talks about cooking by feel, what constitutes an "authentic" pizza, and why she will not allow ketchup or ranch dressing anywhere in her restaurant.  http://www.italianselpaso.com/


Aired April 20, 2013.

KTEP Local
1:30 pm
Sat April 20, 2013

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Small Business Development


Dennis Woo talks with Art Anchondo, Business Development Advisor of the South West Texas Border Small Business Development Center Network; and Joseph Ferguson, Associate Director of the SBDC.  They talk about how local businesses can become more involved in exports of goods & services through the International Business Summit, taking place Friday, May 10, at the El Paso Community College Administrative Services Center, 9050 Viscount.  Info 915-831-7742 or http://elpasosbdc.net/training/seminars/international-business-summit/  Registration is encouraged, space is limited.


Today's show also includes an episode of "Focus on Campus" which did not air as scheduled on Friday, April 19, 2013, due to special coverage from NPR News of the pursuit of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.   Louie talks with UTEP English professor Mimi Gladstein, and Victor Mireles, president of Mireles Creative.  Gladstein is the co-author with Silvia Cohen of "El Paso - The Wild West Welcomes Holocaust Survivors," now available in Spanish.  Mireles is the designer of the El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, located at 715 N. Oregon.  Gladstein & Mireles talk about the history behind El Paso's Holocaust museum, which is one of only 13 in the U.S.


UTEP Political Science, the UTEP Global Relations Organization, and the Holocaust Museum are sponsoring a talk by Gilbert Tuhabonye, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide in 1993. Thursday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., Quinn Hall on the UTEP campus, Room 212.  Info: 915-351-0048, www.elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.


Aired April 20, 2013.

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 20, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Downtown Arts District

Kaycee Dougherty, Downtown Arts District Coordinator, and Carlo Mendo who runs Loft Light Studios and mARTket, invite locals and visitors to turn out for Last Thursdays with the Downtown Arts District.

Information: (915) 541-4280

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 20, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: KCOS Art Auction

Elizabeth Gamez, Promotions Manager and Tina Carlsen, Special Projects Director with KCOS Public Television invite viewers to be part of this year’s 10th annual Art Auction.

Information: (915) 590-1313
www.kcostv.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 20, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist Holly Cox

Well-known artist, Holly Cox, talks about the current “3 Generations” exhibition at the Hal Marcus Gallery featuring not only her own work, but that of her father and grandmother as well.

3 Generations Exhibit– Fern Thurston, Eugene Thurston and Holly Cox
Hal Marcus Gallery
1308 N. Oregon
(915) 533-9090

KTEP Local
11:30 am
Sat April 20, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: Native Plant Sale, Pt 2


John White, garden curator of the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens returns to the show to talk more about the Native Plant Sale at UTEP.  Hear about some of the desert-friendly shade trees that will be available, and some of the plant sale's best sellers, including penstemons and chocolate flowers.  Many of these native & adapted plants are excellent food sources for bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators.


The Native Plant Sale is April 27 & 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Centennial Museum.  The FloraFEST speaker, George O. Miller, delivers a free lecture on landscaping in the Chihuahuan Desert, April 26, 7 p.m., Room 116 of the UTEP Undergraduate Learning Center.  915-747-5565, www.museum.utep.edu


Aired April 20, 2013.

KTEP Local
1:09 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center


Louie talks with UTEP English professor Mimi Gladstein, and Victor Mireles, president of Mireles Creative.  Gladstein is the co-author with Silvia Cohen of "El Paso - The Wild West Welcomes Holocaust Survivors," now available in Spanish.  Mireles is the designer of the El Paso Holocaust Museum & Study Center, located at 715 N. Oregon.


Gladstein & Mireles talk about the history behind El Paso's Holocaust museum, which is one of only 13 in the U.S.


UTEP Political Science, the UTEP Global Relations Organization, and the Holocaust Museum are sponsoring a talk by Gilbert Tuhabonye, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide in 1993. Thursday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., Quinn Hall on the UTEP campus, Room 212.  Info: 915-351-0048, www.elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.


Aired April 19/20, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Fri April 19, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Convergent


Convergent.  Aired April 19, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu April 18, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Lake Cabeza


Lake Cabeza.  Aired April 18, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Wed April 17, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Patriarch


Patriarch.  Aired April 17, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue April 16, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Milkweed


Milkweed.  Aired April 16, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:40 am
Mon April 15, 2013

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Alzheimer's Association


In a rebroadcast from April 13, 2013, Dennis Woo talks with Suzie Vargas, Associate Director of Programs for the Alzheimer's Association.  Find out how everyday forgetfulness is different than dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, and learn what signs to look for that might be indicative of Alzheimer's.  Vargas encourages the community to not turn away if symptoms arise and instead educate yourself by calling the Alzheimer's Association (1-800-272-3900) or visiting their online resources to know what steps to take to learn how to live with the disease, whether you are a patient or a caregiver.  www.alz.org/westtexas.


Aired July 6, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Mon April 15, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Shrub Invasion


Shrub Invasion.  Aired April 15, 2013.

KTEP Local
8:25 am
Mon April 15, 2013

PERSPECTIVES: Summer Pet Care


Louie talks with veterinarian Dr. Bernie Page to talk about how to care for pets now that the weather is getting warmer.  What kind of precautions should you take to care for outdoor pets, and why do certain breeds have such difficulty breathing and staying cool?  Dr. Page also talks about pet longevity, spaying & neutering, and the health benefits of companion animals.  Aired April 13, 2013.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun April 14, 2013

ACT RADIO: Will Travel for Vegan Food


Greg, Liz, and Tom talk with Kristin Lajeunesse, founder of Will Travel for Vegan Food.  Kristin has been traveling around the country eating at every vegan restaurant possible.  At the time of this airing, Kristin should have already visited 500 restaurants!  She talks about some of the people she has met along the way and about a book she will be writing which is inspired by her travels. http://wtfveganfood.com.


Aired April 14, 2013.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: 2 Cellos

Croatian duet, Luka Sulic and Stjepa Hauser – known as 2 Cellos – discuss their journey to becoming an innovative classical pop/rock duo, taking their classical instruments to the contemporary repertoire.

2 Cellos
Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 pm
UTEP Magoffin Auditorium

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Painter Alberto Escamilla

Painter Alberto Escamilla and Gallery Manager, Rachel Escamilla announce their special event to celebrate 3 years in their San Elizario location and Alberto’s 35th year as a professional artist.

Escamilla's Fine Art Studio & Gift Shop
1445 Main
San Elizario, Texas 
(915) 474-1800

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Mathemusician Dr. Larry Lesser

Dr. Larry Lesser, Professor, UTEP Department of Mathematical Sciences previews his talk as part of the UTEP Centennial Museum’s "Inspiration and Perspiration" series: "Serious Fun: Journeys of a Mathemusician."

UTEP Centennial Museum’s "Inspiration and Perspiration" free series presents talk by Dr. Larry Lesser, "Serious Fun: Journeys of a Mathemusician" Sunday, April 14, 2-3pm

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KTEP Local
11:30 am
Sat April 13, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: Native Plant Sale, part 1


Norma & Denise talk with John White, garden curator of the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP.  John talks about why we should consider native & adapted plants for our landscapes.  He also explains that even though these are low-water use plants, they are not no-water use plants!  John also talks about a few of the desert-friendly trees available at the plant sale that can be found growing native in the Chihuahuan Desert, including Honey Mesquite trees and Desert Willows. 


The plant sale is April 27 & 28, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens at UTEP. www.museum.utep.edu, 915-747-5565.


Aired April 13, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Fri April 12, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Poppy Year


Poppy Year.  Aired April 12, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu April 11, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Worm Locomotion


Worm Locomotion.  Aired April 11, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Wed April 10, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Caldera


Caldera.  Aired April 10, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue April 9, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Vampire


Vampire.  Aired April 9, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Mon April 8, 2013

DESERT DIARIES: Fertilizer


Fertilizer.  Aired April 8, 2013.

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