KTEP Local

KTEP Local
11:27 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Author Jim Murphy

Author and well-known blues musician, Jim Murphy talks about the release of his latest e-book, My Life Before I Decided To Commit Suicide.

Information:
My Life Before I Decided To Commit Suicide by Jim Murphy
http://www.jamesrobertmurphy.com

KTEP Local
11:24 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Honeyguide Gallery

Gallery Coordinator, Aryk Gardea and Café owner, Christina Estrada, describe the creative excitement behind the innovative Honeyguide Gallery, an exhibition space provided by Joe Vinny and Bronson’s Bohemian Café to support the local arts community.

Information:
Honeyguide Gallery at Joe Vinny & Bronsons Bohemian Café
824 N. Piedras
(915) 497-4913

KTEP Local
11:19 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: 39th Annual Siglo de Oro Drama Festival

Katherine Brennand and Nancy Kaufman, Los Paisanos de El Chamizal, introduce the upcoming 39th Annual Siglo de Oro Spanish Drama Festival at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater.

Information:
www.los-paisanos-chamizal.org

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KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat February 15, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Q&A

Close-up of sap dripping from an arborvitae

  

  Denise & Norma talk about some of the questions that have been submitted to the El Paso Master Gardeners recently.  Should you paint your trees white to protect from sunburn or to "heal" a pruning cut?  What's the difference between mulch & compost?  And why is an arborvitae dripping sap?

Aired Feb. 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:14 am
Sat February 15, 2014

ON FILM: Kilimanjaro

  Charles talks with El Paso native actor, writer, and director Ryan Piers Williams.  Ryan is the producer of the 2013 film "Kilimanjaro," about a young man who aims to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro after his relationship goes sour.   Ryan talks about the character-driven story, and why many independent films and cable networks are focusing more on character-centered films.  In this online-only extended interview, Ryan also explains the differences between a producer and a director, and why his experience as a writer & director makes him a better producer.  He also tells us about his upcoming feature, "X/Y." http://www.kilimovie.com/

Aired Feb. 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:26 am
Fri February 14, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Join us for Justice; Coin Show

 

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   Louie talks with David Marcus of Join us for Justice, the El Paso Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church & State.  The chapter grew out of the recent debate at City Hall over domestic partner benefits.  Join us for Justice will host "An Evening of Civil Discourse" with guest speaker Ellery Schempp, a plaintiff in the landmark 1963 U.S. Supreme Court school prayer case, Abington School District v Schempp.  The event is  Sunday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., at the UTEP Union Cinema.  Information:  915-525-8545, http://www.joinusforjustice.org/.

Louie also talks with John Grost of the International Coin Club of El Paso, which will hold their 51st annual Coin Show, Feb. 14-16 at the El Maida Shrine, 6331 Alabama (Fri 1-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.).  The Coin Show will celebrate the UTEP Centennial with their own UTEP Centennial Coin which will be available for purchase at the show.  UTEP President Diana Natalicio will host a ribbon cutting for the Coin Show at 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 14.  Information:  John Grost 533-6001, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elpasocoinclub/247752472025127.

Aired Feb. 14, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 13, 2014

100 @ 100: Stacy Sowards

Stacy Sowards

  The research of Dr. Stacy Sowards, Chair of the UTEP Department of Communication.  Dr. Sowards has been involved in conservation and environmental campaigns in Indonesia.  http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=67102

Aired Feb. 13, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 11, 2014

100 @ 100: Oralia Loza

Oralia Loza
Credit UTEP College of Health Sciences e-newsletter

  The research of Oralia Loza, Assistant Professor in the UTEP Department of Public Health Sciences.  Oralia is currently working on the health needs of  the transgender community, in particular, transgender women.

Aired Feb. 11, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:43 am
Mon February 10, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Dr. Richard McCallum

Dr. Richard McCallum

  Dennis & Noemi talk with Dr. Richard McCallum, professor of Medicine, Founding Chair and Director of Gastroenterology Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.  Dr. McCallum talks about his journey from his native Australia to El Paso.  Dr. McCallum is the creator of a gastric pacemaker that stimulates stomach muscles for individuals suffering from gastroparesis, a disorder affecting 5%-6% of Americans.  For information, or to inquire about being a test subject for future research, call Dr. McCallum at 913-706-6746.

Aired Feb. 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
6:25 am
Mon February 10, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: The Beatles are Here!

  On the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Louie talks with Penelope Rowlands, editor of the collection "The Beatles are Here! 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians and Other Fans Remember."  Louie & Penelope, who are both huge Beatles fans, share their first memories of the Fab Four and talk about some of the remembrances included in the book.  http://www.peneloperowlands.com/

Aired Feb. 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

ACT RADIO: FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement)

Michael Webermann

  Greg & Liz talk with Michael Webermann, Executive Director of FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement).  Michael talks about the surprisingly successful campaign to pay meat-eaters $1 to watch a graphic video of animal abuse.  These efforts eventually grew into the 10 Billion Lives Tour, which features a truck outfitted with video screens traveling across the country to college campuses, street fairs, and music festivals (http://10billiontour.org/).  He also talks about the Meatout Monday campaign and other successful efforts by FARM to try to drastically reduce meat consumption.  Learn more by visiting http://www.farmusa.org/.

Aired Feb. 9, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: EPCC Black History Month Programs

Kathleen Bombach, Assistant Professor of English and Michael Thornton, Art Lecturer with El Paso Community College, preview many events celebrating Black History Month.

Information:
EPCC Black History Month Celebration
Student Art Exhibit, weekdays 8a.m. to 5pm, February 10 - 28
Administrative Services Center (ASC) Building A
9050 Viscount Blvd. 
www.epcc.edu

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP Symphonic Winds

The UTEP Symphonic Winds have been invited to perform for the Texas Music Educators Association convention in San Antonio in February. Director of Bands at UTEP, Dr. Ron Hufstader gives the details.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Wise Latina International

Liz Chavez, CEO & President of Wise Latina International, and Dr. Gina Nuñez, Associate Professor of Anthropology at UTEP, preview the June 2014 Wise Latina Women's Conference in El Paso.

Information: (915) 204-3871 or FaceBook - wiselatinasinternational

KTEP Local
9:14 am
Fri February 7, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: UTEP Dance Program

Credit utepnews.com

    Louie talks with Lisa Smith, head of the Dance Program of the UTEP Department of Theater & Dance.  Lisa tells us about the growing dance program at UTEP, and about the upcoming production of "The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino."  Lisa explains how this production brings together Stravinsky's "Petruchka," Gershwin's "Three Preludes," and the Kingdom of Bhutan.  Performances are Feb 7, 8, 13-15 at 8 p.m., Feb 9 & 16 at 2:30 p.m., at the UTEP Wise Family Theatre.  Ticket information: 915-747-5118.  Info on the Dance Program, call or email Lisa Smith, 915-747-6509, email lisas@utep.edu.

Aired Feb. 7, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 6, 2014

100 @ 100: Aaron Velasco

  The research of Aaron Velasco of the UTEP Department of Geological Sciences.  Velasco is studying dynamic triggering of earthquakes.  It's known that large quakes can trigger smaller quakes, but can large quakes trigger another large quake felt halfway around the world?   http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24735

Aired Feb. 6, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 4, 2014

100 @ 100: Timothy Roth

Tim Roth
Credit UTEP Dept of Economics & Finance

  Keith Pannell welcomes Timothy Roth, A.B. Templeton Professor of Financial Management & Banking, and Chair of the Department of Economics & Finance at UTEP.  Roth discusses his research into the interface between economics and moral & political philosophy. http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/roth/

Aired Feb. 4, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:13 am
Mon February 3, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Immunizations

Credit City of El Paso Department of Public Health

 

   Dennis & Noemi talk with Fernando Gonzalez, lead epidemiologist with the City of El Paso Health Department; and Alejandra Rodarde, Public Health Supervisor.  Over a dozen flu deaths have been reported in the El Paso area, and the flu season is still in full swing.  Gonzalez and Rodarte tell us that plenty of vaccines are available at your health provider and at area pharmacies and retail stores.  They also dispel the myths many of us may have about the flu vaccine.  Learn more at this site:  http://home.elpasotexas.gov/health/seasonal-flu-information.php

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:56 am
Mon February 3, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: Food Studies

  Louie talks with Meredith Abarca, Associate Professor in the Department of English; and PhD student, Consuelo Salas.  Meredith is a food scholar who will be taking part in a Food Studies Symposium which will focus on the study of food in the humanities.  Meredith & Consuelo talk about the different ways food is portrayed in literature, through social media, and through our favorite cooking shows on TV.  The symposium is Feb. 5 & 6 at the Rubin Center on the UTEP campus.  For information, call 915-747-0619 or visit http://academics.utep.edu/Portals/195/Pictures/Events/Spring%202014/FoodHumanities.jpg.

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras

Andy Moran, Music Director & General Manager of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras previews the annual Winter Concert.

Information:
www.epsyos.org

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance

Head of the Dance Program for UTEP’s Department of Theatre and Dance, Lisa Smith, previews the upcoming performances of “The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino.”

Information:
(915) 747-5118

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: BorderSenses Literary Project

Lacy Mayberry, Workshop Facilitator for the BorderSenses Literary Project, ForWord introduces this year’s series of creative writing workshops for teens.

Information:
forword.bordersenses.com

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat February 1, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Making Cut Flowers Last Longer

Credit Facebook (El Paso Master Gardeners)

 

   Denise & Norma talk about the ways we can keep those beautiful cut flowers & bouquets looking great for days.  With Valentine's Day around the corner, you're going to want to know the best way to keep roses and other flowers looking their best.  Potted flowering plants and rose bushes also keep your home and landscape looking colorful.

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:29 am
Fri January 31, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: International Students

Rosa Meguerian-Faria

  Louie talks with Rosa Meguerian-Faria, Global Outreach Manager with the UTEP Graduate School.  Rosa talks about the difficulties some international students face in finding themselves in completely different cultural surroundings.  A native a Brazil, Rosa  experienced these feelings herself when she first came to the U.S.  Rosa is asking interested individuals to volunteer their time to help international students adjust to their new surroundings by helping them with daily tasks, sharing meals with them, and other activities.  Information:  Rosa Meguerian-Faria 915-747-6892, email rmeguerianfaria@utep.edu.  Information on Miner Trotter is available here: https://minetracker.utep.edu/organization/minertrotter

Aired Jan. 31, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu January 30, 2014

100 @ 100: David Zubia

David Zubia
Credit UTEP Office of Research & Sponsored Projects

  Keith Pannell talks with David Zubia, Associate Professor of the UTEP Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.  Zubia talks about improving the efficiency of solar cells, and how nanopatterning can make crystals smaller, reduce defects, and increase efficiency.   http://ee.utep.edu/facultyzubia.htm

Aired Jan. 30, 2014. 

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue January 28, 2014

100 @ 100: Russ Chianelli

    Keith talks with Dr. Russell Chianelli, UTEP Chemistry Professor and materials scientist.  Chianelli is director of the Materials Research & Technology Institute.  He talks about the catalysts used in refineries around the world, and about innovative ways to recycle methane waste into usable sources of energy.  http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=10642

Aired Jan. 28, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:45 am
Mon January 27, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: Children's Grief Center of El Paso

 

   In a rebroadcast from April 2011, Louie talks with Bob Mihalyov, who was then on the Board of Directors of the Children's Grief Center of El Paso.  The Children's Grief Center offers counseling services for young children and teens of all ages who have suffered through the death of a loved one.  Bob shares his own experience with the center when his wife died of breast cancer leaving him to raise their children alone.  Information is available at http://www.cgcelpaso.org/, 915-532-6004.

Aired Jan. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:17 am
Mon January 27, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Veterans Memorial

In a rebroadcast from April 6, 2013, Dennis talks with Pete Flores, a Korean War veteran who is instrumental in attempting to find a home for the proposed El Paso Veterans Memorial & Museum.  The building would be 2.5 stories tall and would be designed like a 5-pointed star, with each point representing a war: WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Korea, and the Gulf.  The museum would include memorabilia, posters, and video.  Donations are strongly encouraged to make this project a reality.  Call Pete Flores for more information: 915-309-3000. 

Aired Jan. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

ACT RADIO: Robin Lamont

 

   Greg, Liz, and Tom talk to Robin Lamont about her novel, "The Chain," which tells the story of an animal welfare investigator who is summoned to a meat packing town to meet with a whistleblower, but the whistleblower is dead and his undercover footage is missing.  Robin talks about the real-life undercover investigations which inspired her new work of fiction, and why "The Chain" is just the first in a series of books about animal welfare investigator Jude Brannock.  Robin also tells us about the various careers she's had, ranging from Broadway actress (in the original production of "Godspell" - make sure to listen to Robin singing "Day by Day" at the end of this episode!), to private investigator, to prosecutor.  http://www.animalsuspense.com/

Aired Jan. 26, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Pianist, SAMI

Masazumi Aso – artist’s name SAMI – discusses the release of his second album – a CD of solo piano pieces titled Moon Over the Ruined Castle.

Information:
www.samilive.com

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