KTEP Local

KTEP Local
11:14 am
Sat May 10, 2014

ON FILM: Charlie Minn

  Charles welcomes back filmmaker Charlie Minn to talk about a couple of his latest films.  "The El Paso Conquest" highlights the 2 state titles of the incredibly successful Del Valle High School boys soccer team.  Only 3 El Paso schools have ever won 2 state titles in any sport.  The film premieres on Friday, May 16, at Premiere Cinemas at Bassett Place.  http://www.elpasoconquest.com/

Charlie also talks about his forthcoming film "Es El Chapo" which explores the questions surrounding the February 2014 arrest of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.  http://eselchapo.com/

Aired May 10, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:10 am
Fri May 9, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: UTEP's Forensics Program-UPDATE

(from Left to Right): Yaya Perez, Robert Garza, Justin Davidson, Mike Brooks, Louie's hands...
Credit KTEP Staff photo / KTEP

Louie talks with Yaya Perez, Robert Garza, Justin Davidson, student members of the UTEP Debate and Forensics team, and Mike Brooks, debate and forensics coach, about the 2013-14 academic year's competitions. They also look into the future plans for the summer and fall of '14. 

For infomation, http://organizations.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=17641; on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/utepspeechanddebate/325341797613708/?notif_t=like. and Instagram at http://instagram.com/utep_speechanddebate

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu May 8, 2014

100 @ 100: Andrea Shaheen

Andrea Shaheen

  The research of Andrea Shaheen, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Texas at El Paso's Department of Music.  Andrea researches contemporary performance practices of musicians in Syria, with a focus on the oboe and related instruments.  http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/alshaheen

Aired May 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:43 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

2014 NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY OF NEW MEXICO ANNUAL MEETING

The El Paso Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico will host the 2014 Native Plant Society of New Mexico Annual Meeting.  There will be 3 tracks: Science, Cactus, and Special Interests...7 field trips...and 5 workshops.  Learn about preserving land, restoring wetlands, the potential of growing prickly pear cactus on the moon...enjoy Tex-Mex cuisine...and much, much more!July 31 Board Meeting & Early Registration, 1-5pm, Holiday Inn Express, 7935 Artcraft.Aug.

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KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue May 6, 2014

100 at 100: Elizabeth Walsh

Elizabeth Walsh

  The research of Dr. Elizabeth Walsh.  Liz studies the ecology & evolution of fresh water invertebrates, namely rotifers, the smallest multi-celled animal on the planet.  These fresh water creatures are found across the El Paso region.  http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1028&onlyview=1

Aired May 6, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:16 am
Mon May 5, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Willed Body Program

  Dennis & Noemi talk with Heather Balsiger, Manager of the Willed Body Program at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine; and Thomas Gest and Elmus Beale, Professors of Anatomy at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.  The topic of conversation is the new Willed Body Program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.  The bodies are used to train medical students, and are cremated when their purpose has been served.  What are the misconceptions surrounding the program, and under what circumstances will a body be denied entry into the program?  More information is available at 915-215-4793, and https://elpaso.ttuhsc.edu/willedbodyprogram.aspx

Aired May 3, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:48 am
Mon May 5, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: The History of Spira Footwear: An El Paso Treasure

A rebroadcast of a conversation Louie had with Andy Krafsur, chief executive officer and co-founder of Spira Footwear, Inc. They talk about the history of the company, crowdfunding that helped the company expand internationally, its links to the A+E Networks, including A&E, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network and other ventures, and the mass-appeal reality series, Duck Dynasty.

For information of Spira Footwear, http://spira.com To email Andy or the company, use info@spira.com.

Phone: 915-838-8640.

Aired May 3 & 4, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Woman's Club of El Paso

Well-known visual artists, Lyuba and Aleksander Titovets join El Paso Woman’s Club President, Carolyn Breck to preview a special Mother’s Day fundraiser for the club’s 98-year-old historic building.

Information:
Mother's Day Benefit for the Woman's Club of El Paso
Sunday, May 11 from 1 to 4 pm
1400 N. Mesa
(915) 532-6131 
www.wcoep.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Consulate General of Mexico

Cultural Attaché with the Consulate general of Mexico, Karina Bugarini invites listeners to take advantage of a range of arts and cultural programs presented by the Consulate.

Information: 
Consulate General of Mexico
910 E. San Antonio Avenue
(915) 544-6489

May 9th at 6 pm -  “1/into” Fernando Dominguez & Jacqueline Lopez
Contemporary dance performance
Chamizal National Memorial

May 29th at 6 pm - Matias Carbajal Jazz Ensemble
UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: KCOS-TV

Emily Martin Loya, Chief Marketing Officer for KCOS TV invites El Paso-based Digital Storytellers to create and share brief story videos about El Paso.

Information:
www.kcostv.org
(915) 594-5345 

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat May 3, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Art in the Garden

One of the gardens in this year's tour
Credit Facebook

  Denise & Norma talk with Wanda Sparks and Jan Harrison, two of the artists participating in the upcoming Art in the Garden Tour at Picacho Hills in Las Cruces.  6 homes in the Picacho Hills neighborhood will open their unique landscapes to the public, and area artists will be selling their work at the event.  It takes place Sunday, May 18, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Las Cruces.  Learn more by calling Jan Harrison at 575-541-9284 or Wanda Sparks at 575-523-1740.  You can also visit the Artists of Picacho Hills Facebook page for details at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Artists-of-Picacho-Hills/137937112884863.  The attached images include some of the works of art available at the tour, as well as one of the participating homes.

Aired May 3, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:38 am
Fri May 2, 2014

CW AYON

CW Ayon
Credit reverbnation.com

  CW Ayon The One Man Band performs Sun Aug 31 at 6 p.m. at the Red Dog Bar (downstairs bar of  The Lodge) in Cloudcroft NM...Sun July 27 at 11am the Timberon Blues & BBQ Festival...Sat. Aug. 23 at 1pm at Dick's Cafe in Las Cruces. http://cwayon.com.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu May 1, 2014

100 AT 100: Gaspare Genna

Gaspare Genna

  The research of Gaspare Genna, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at UTEP.  Gaspare is interested in researching regional integration among countries wishing to create political & economic ties.  Gaspare has found that similarities within countries' institutions and a system of fairness can build trust between them.  http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=32681

Aired May 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue April 29, 2014

100 at 100: Katja Michael

Katja Michael

  The research of Katja Michael, Associate Professor in the UTEP Department of Chemistry.  Katja is researching photochemical methodology development, research which could lead to improvements in drug delivery to diseased cells.  http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1110

Aired April 29, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

ACT RADIO: Questions People Ask Vegans

  Greg, Liz, and Tom talk with Sherry Colb, Charles Evans Hughes Scholar and Professor of Law at Cornell University.  Sherry is the author of "Mind if I Order the Cheeseburger: And Other Questions People Ask Vegans."  Sherry talks about some of those questions, including "what about plants?"  Why are vegans not as sensitive to the needs of plants as the are of animals?  Another question, "what about eating for pleasure?" is one that non-vegans use to justify their consumption of meat and cheese. Part 1 of a 2-part interview.  http://mindifiorderthecheeseburger.com/

Aired April 27, 2014.

KTEP Local
1:58 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: 29th Community Awards Banquet-EP Veterinary Medical Association

Credit Design-Brad Cooper / Hollyglen Communications

Louie talks with John Brucher and Randy Chinaut about the upcoming El Paso Veterinary Medical Association's 29th Community Awards banquet that is set for Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the Camino Real Hotel ballroom. Emmy award-winning comedian Elliott Threatt is the featured entertainer that evening, and tickets remain for sale for the event. Call 915-593-1712 for more information.

Also, the trio talk frankly about the care and feeding of your four-footed friends and what you need to know heading into another desert summer.

For information on the awards banquet, http://www.epvma.org/29th-community-awards-banquet.html and for general information on the association, http://www.epvma.org/

KTEP Local
1:28 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: West Texas Regional Poison Control Center, and the cons of eCigarettes

Credit Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America / cadca.org

Noemi and Dennis talk with Salvador Baeza, pharmacist and director of the West Texas Regional Poison Center at University Medical Center El Paso, about the rise in calls to the center regarding children and electronic cigarette accidents. Most specifically, the swallowing or chewing of the liquid nicotine inside the cartomizer of some of the commercially available products. 

***Since its initial recording on April 15, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration has called on proposing new sanctions and directions on all tobacco products, to include e-cigarettes, cigars and smoking pipes. For more information, http://www.fda.gov/newsevents/publichealthfocus/ucm172906.htm  For information on the West Texas Regional Poison Center, http://www.poisoncenter.org, or phone 1-800-222-1222 for emergencies and inquiries. For information on electronic cigarettes from the manufacturers' side, http://www.tveca.com/

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Highway 47

Kathryn Smith-McGlynn, Co-Founding Artistic Director and Executive Producer of Frontera Repertory is joined by actress, Rebecca Rivas to talk about the regional premiere of a new work - Highway 47, an autobiographical tour de force written by playwright KJ Sanchez, directed by Kathryn Smith-McGlynn and starring Rebecca Rivas.

Information:
Highway 47
Frontera Repertory Theater Company
Philanthropy Theatre
125 Pioneer Plaza
Friday May 9 at 8pm; Saturday May 10 at 8pm; Sunday May 11 at 2:30pm
www.fronterarep.org

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 26, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Poet Burns Taylor

Burns Taylor, award winning poet, essayist, inspirational speaker, college instructor, businessman and public servant talks about his new book titled “Hands Like Eyes” – a collection of poems and stories.

Information:
Hands Like Eyes by Burns Taylor
www.burnstaylor.com

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat April 26, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: FloraFEST Native Plant Sale

File photo from 2009 plant sale
Credit University Communications

  It's back!  The 2014 FloraFEST Native Plant Sale, happening this weekend, April 26 & 27, 9a-4p on the UTEP campus, and to tell us about it is Garden Curator for the Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, John White.  John joins Denise & Norma to talk about the thousands of plants available for sale, and the helpful volunteers that will help you pick the right plant for the right place.  View a complete list of plants available for the sale at http://admin.utep.edu/Portals/1747/rptPlantSignListingQry[1].pdf.  

Aired April 26, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:13 am
Fri April 25, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Pulitzer Nominee Nathan Englander Visit

The Official UTEP Invitation to see, hear, and meet Pulitzer Prize finalist Nathan Englander on May 1, on campus at UTEP.
Credit UTEP Communications

    Louie and UTEP Department of English associate professor Ezra Cappell talk about the upcoming visit by Pulitzer Prize finalist Nathan Englander to UTEP's Undergraduate Learning Center on May 1st, at 7 pm. All are invited to attend. Dr. Cappell reads from Englander's latest creation, "What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank."

For information on Englander's visit, http://transformations.utep.edu/?event=nathan-englander-distinguished-literature-lecture For information on Nathan Englander himself, http://www.nathanenglander.com/

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu April 24, 2014

100 @ 100: Maceo Dailey

Maceo Crenshaw Dailey

  The research of Dr. Maceo Crenshaw Dailey from the Department of History, and Director of the UTEP African American Studies Program.  Dr. Dailey talks about El Paso's special place in history for being ahead of its time during and before the Civil Rights movement.  https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24311, African American Studies Program http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=academics.utep.edu/aasp

Aired April 24, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue April 22, 2014

100 @ 100: Tom Fullerton

Tom Fullerton

  The research of Tom Fullerton, Professor of Economics & Finance at UTEP's College of Business Administration.  Fullerton studies the border economy and is researching how to predict when business cycle downturns will occur.  http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/fullerton/

Aired April 22, 2014.

KTEP Local
2:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: The Testicular Cancer Foundation's "Go Nuts" Bike Tour in El Paso

The second part of the show deals with a sensitive topic of testicular cancer which affects young men mostly, 15-35, but also stretches into all age groups. Riders Christopher Olsen and Jason Morton visited the KTEP studios along with the founder and CEO of the Testicular Cancer Foundation, Matt Ferstler. They talked about their stories of discovery, healing and tetimony to early detection of testicular cancer. The three are now back on the road, on their way through Texas, to their final destination, Orlando, Florida.

Read their blog about their journey at http://tcf.causevox.com/team/GoNuts, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/singlejingles, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/singlejingles ***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS THE FULL, UNEDITED VERSION OF THE CONVERSATION***

KTEP Local
1:59 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Kern Place Centennial: Full Conversation

In Part one of this episode, Cheryl Garing talks with Joe Atilano from the Kern Place Homeowners Association about its centennial celebration that is scheduled for Sunday, April 27,  from 2-4 PM, at Madeline Park. All are welcome to come and celebrate with the residents there. Also, 100 trees are being sold to fund further philanthropic events that the association has planned for the remainder of the year. The available trees are live oak, red oak, Bradford Pear and desert willow, and are available by emailing the association at kernplaceassociation@yahoo.com or by phoning Joe directly at (915)799-1913. Look for the association on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kernplace ***THIS IS THE FULL VERSION of the conversation***  

KTEP Local
1:55 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: The Making of the ASARCO History DVD

Louie talks with noted El Paso historian and filmmaker Jackson Polk about his latest projects, including the capture of the ASARCO smokestacks' last days before their demolition, all captured for historical posterity. They talk about El Paso's history, including the downtown buildings that have been standing for a century, those that have been destroyed for urban renewal, and more.

To find out more about Jackson's works, the website is http://www.elpasogold.com/elpasogold/welcome.html and his weekly radio show may be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Paso-History-Radio-Show/232780006795399 The YouTube Channel by Capstone Productions is 

KTEP Local
1:27 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Kern Place Centennial, plus the "Go Nuts" for Testicular Cancer Bike Tour

In Part one of this episode, Cheryl Garing talks with Joe Atilano from the Kern Place Homeowners Association about its centennial celebration that is scheduled for Sunday, April 27,  from 2-4 PM, at Madeline Park. All are welcome to come and celebrate with the residents there. Also, 100 trees are being sold to fund further philanthropic events that the association has planned for the remainder of the year. The available trees are live oak, red oak, Bradford Pear and desert willow, and are available by emailing the association at kernplaceassociation@yahoo.com or by phoning Joe directly at (915)799-1913. Look for the association on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kernplace

The second part of the show deals with a sensitive topic of testicular cancer which affects young men mostly, 15-35, but also stretches into all age groups. Riders Christopher Olsen and Jason Morton visited the KTEP studios along with the founder and CEO of the Testicular Cancer Foundation, Matt Ferstler. They talked about their stories of discovery, healing and tetimony to early detection of testicular cancer. The three are now back on the road, on their way through Texas, to their final destination, Orlando, Florida.

Read their blog about their journey at http://tcf.causevox.com/team/GoNuts, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/singlejingles, and on Facebook at http://facebook.com/singlejingles

The full versions of both conversations are also available here under El Paso Prime Time.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Artists Studio Tour

Artist, Krystyna Robbins previews the annual El Paso Artists Studio Tour featuring more than 36 artists in 23 locations throughout the area. 

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Border Arts Residency

Willie Ray Parish, co-founder of the Border Arts Residency, is joined by current Border Arts Resident, Jessica Pizaña Roberts to talk about Leaping the Bull – a one-day exhibition of Pizaña Roberts’ video works, which reveal her research on religious myths, gender, and body politics.

Information:
www.borderartresidency.com  
www.jessicapizanaroberts.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat April 19, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Chuco Libro Night

Georgina C. Perez, founder of TuLibro, invites the community to the 2nd Annual Chuco Libro Night – kind of like World Book Night, Chuco style!

Information:
www.TuLibro915.com

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