Louie Saenz has a frank talk with Izzy Mora from the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation about cancer, including breast cancer: the discovery, emotional rollercoaster that comes with the disease, and how the foundation teaches families how to cope and how to help cancer patients survive. They also discuss the benefit concert set for Saturday, May 4, at the Chamizal National Memorial. It's titled, "Sgt. Pepper's Wondrous Wigorium: Seasons may change, but beauty remains." Showtime is at 7 PM; tickets are available through PayPal at www.rgcf.org.
Dennis talks to Laura Cruz-Acosta, Sun Metro Director of Communications, and Margaret Schroeder, El Paso City Engineering and Construction Management, about two upcoming public meetings that will address the upcoming Mesa St. construction of bus stations along an eight-mile route from Downtown El Paso to the Westside Transit Terminal on Remcon Circle. The meetings are scheduled for Monday, May 6, at Mesita Elementary School, from 5:30-7:30 pm; and Tuesday, May 7, at Morehead Middle School, from 6-8 pm. For more information, you may call Sun Metro Customer Relations at (915)533-3333 during regular business hours.
Also on the show, from January 4, 2013, host Louie Saenz talks to renowned radio host and author Ken Hudnall about one of his recent books, "History and Mystery of the Rio Grande." His website is http://kenhudnall.com
The three young filmmakers – Brandon Abeyta, Carlos Chandler and Skyler Carreon – we visited with last year about their role in the Plaza Classic Film Festival give us an update on their involvement in this year’s event and the evolution of their work together.
Blues Music Award winner Lightnin' Malcolm makes a stop at Sparky's Burgers on Thursday, June 13th, at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Lightnin' Malcolm has worked with the best in Mississippi including Kenny Kimbrough, Cedric Burnside, Calvin Jackson, Cameron Kimbrough and many others. $5. 575-267-4222, www.sparkysburgers.com. http://lightninmalcolm.net/