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Joseph Finder is a New York Times bestselling author of fourteen suspense novels, including his latest novel "The Switch". Two of Finder's novels have been adapted into major motion pictures. 

Annabelle Gurwitch is an actress and the author of Wherever You Go, There They Are. She is a New York Times best seller and a Thurber Prize finalist. She’s written for the New Yorker, the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Hollywood Reporter

  

  ***Orginal Broadcast Date: Janurary 18, 2015***

 Daniel & Tim talk with poet Soul Vang, whose latest collection "To Live Here" is a collection of poems that unfolds as a memoir.  The book tells of the Hmong experience in the US, and of Soul's experiences as a Hmong writer in Fresno CA and a US Army veteran.  Soul is also a founder of the Hmong American Writers Circle http://hmongwriters.org/

For this week's Poem of the Week, Soul Vang reads "Chino" from his collection, "To Live Here."

The Tumbleweed Collective Presents RE-: Stories of the Borderland a dance performance that explores the REality of living on the cusp of two nations.

"RE-" targets present issues and reflects on the importance of the bi-national land where we coexist, the multicultural RElationships which forge "hermanidad" and how we overcome challenges unique to this area.

Art En Vivo is a live screen-printing project where artists and designers are invited to turn a piece of their original art into an edition of hand-printed posters.

The inaugural series of Art En Vivo featured 52 artists from El Paso, Juarez, and Las Cruces over the course of 48 live-printing events.   There were no curatorial guidelines other than the geographic location of the Artists; as a result, the series is very diverse in terms of each Artist’s primary medium, age, skill level, and subject matter.

From June Bugs to finding the best tomato fertilizer, host Denise Rodriguez and Master Gardener Jan Petrzelka open up the Master Gardeners question vault and answer your frequently asked questions. 

Stephen Hunter is an award winning author and journalist. He has written over 20 novels including the Bob Lee Swagger Series. His latest novel "G-Man" is the most recent installment in that series. 

The good, the bad and the crawly. Not all insects are the same, while some may cause harm to your plants others may actually benefit your garden. 

California State University - Sacramento

***Originally Aired March 2, 2014***

Keith talks with Emir Jose Macari, Dean of the College of Engineering & Computer Science at California State University - Sacramento.  He is also the Director of the California Smart Grid Center.

Daniel Chacon

*** Originally Aired March 22, 2015***

Daniel talks with Philip Connors, whose latest memoir, "All The Wrong Places: A Life Lost and Found," tackles the aftermath of the 1996 suicide of Philip's brother.  As is evident by the notebooks in the picture, Philip wrote his way through the experience.  He explains how, as a suicide survivor, he felt like an "other," and actively sought to put himself in situations in which he was an outsider...all the wrong places, so to speak.  He finally found the right place in the Gila Wilderness, where he is a fire lookout.  http://www.philipconnors.com/

Rebroadcast June 18, 2017

Miss El Paso, Jessenia Cruz and Abigail Velez, Miss El Paso Teen provide insight to the world of pageants. 

Mike Gaglio, volunteer with Keystone Heritage Park previews the Summer Solstice Party and fundraiser, a perfect way to celebrate the longest day of the year in the middle of El Paso’s natural beauty.

***Original Broadcast June 10, 2012***

In this past conversation Dr. Pannell and Dr. Chianelli discuss education and women in science with Dr. Cheryl B. Frech from the University of Central Oklahoma. 

***Originally  Aired June 12, 2016***

 Ire'ne Lara Silva is the author of the poetry collection "Blood Sugar Canto," which uses words to help face the fears about diabetes and to offer hope and healing to fellow sufferers.  Silva insists that our bodies are not just physical machines, but they must be holistically healed in order to thrive.  

Dr. Victoria Ramirez is the Director of the El Paso Museum of Art. She comes to us from the Bullock Texas State History Museum where she served as Director since 2013. She’s been at her new post since late January of this year.

Visual artists Jessica Hankey and Erin Johnson are working with a group of seniors at three local senior centers, offering three-week workshops in improvisation that are being led by applied theater practitioner Gina Sandi-Diaz.  Cinematographer Chris Dapkins is filming the group’s activities to be exhibited as a multimedia video installation at the Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at UTEP in 2018.

With the influx of super hero movies dominating the cinema, one film seeks to change the narrative of the super hero film. Join host Charles Horak and frequent On Film contributor Jeanne Creel as they discuss "Wonder Woman".  

Linda Shockley, managing director for the Dow Jones News Fund, Doug Mitchell, the Founder/Director NPR's "Next Generation Radio:", and local public radio reporter/journalist Monica Ortiz Uribe join host Louie Saenz to talk about the Multimedia training academy. 

On this episode of ACT Greg, Liz and Tom talk with Nafsika Antypas about her new show on A&E titled "Plant-based by Nafsika". Nafsika is the host and creator of the world's first vegan life style TV series. She studied olive oil and the Mediterrean diet in Greece through her father's business, Pilaros Inc where she is the marketing director. She also founded a non profit called People Against Violence in 2014 and designed a personal safety app called uAlert.

On this episode of ACT Greg, Liz and Tom talk with Virginia Messina about her new book Even Vegans Die which she co-authored with Carol Adams and Patti Breitman. Virginia is a registered dietitian who specializes in vegan nutrition and is the author of a number of books on that subject. 

***Original Broadcast Date October 18, 2009***

This week on Science Studio we revisit a conversation with Dr. Dieter Cremer who recently passed away. We revisit his story on how he went from studying Russian literature, to becoming a business man to ultimately working in the field of chemistry. 

***Originally Aired Jan. 3, 2016***

For more than two decades author T.J. ENGLISH has chronicled the American underworld. His latest book is 'Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him,' which covers this notorious Boston mobster's trial while also uncovering the government corruption that was partly responsible for Bulger's crimes.  He joins us to tell us why corruption and organized crime go hand-in-hand, and why the Irish mob can draw parallels to the narco wars in Mexico.

http://www.tj-english.com/

Aired June 4, 2017

June is also known internationally as Pride month and El Paso Sun City Pride is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their annual Pride Festival. Known as PrideFest, it has become the largest and most successful LGBTQI festival in the southwest region. To coincide with the celebration of Pride, EPSCP is holding events during the first week of June. Here to tell us all about the celebrations is Alexander Wright.

The El Paso Art Association is a thriving non-profit arts organization composed of artists from a wide variety of artistic disciplines as well as patrons of the arts. Membership is open to all artists at all levels of proficiency and all age groups, races, and artistic expression.

The EPAA has several calls for artists including a call for their Arts International 2017 Regional Juried Art Exhibit which will celebrate the organizations’ 50th Anniversary. Here to tell us all about this call, and their other calls for artists are Dorian Clouser and Karla Zanelli.  

Hosts Denise Rodriguez and John White discuss irrigation tips and tricks to help your lawn stay healthy and green. Plus! The Master Gardeners are now accepting applications, Denise and John talk about how you can apply to volunteer with The Master Gardeners.

Daniela Lerma, Wellness Manager for UTEP and Florina Barnett, from UTEP's Human Resource department, stop by to talk about Wellness Weekdays. Every summer, The University of Texas at El Paso’s Wellness Program and Office of Human Resources schedules activities to encourage a healthier and more physically active lifestyle among UTEP employees. 

Host Daniel Chacon speaks to poet/author Ire'ne Lara Silva and poet Dan Vera about their editor roles for Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzalduan Borderlands

The Harley Farley Zombie Book Series began as a way for Donna Munoz to engage her kids in conversation and imagination and to get them away from their electronic devices. Now its evolved into a passion project that has resulted in one published book, one on the way, and a running series in El Paso Kids Inc.

She’s taken the series all over El Paso, spreading the message of unconditional friendship and acceptance using a creature that most people would stereotype and fear- a zombie.  Here to tell us all about her passion project is Donna Munoz.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UTEP, known as OLLI, is all about providing learning opportunities for senior adults, 50 years of age and older. Through the programs offered at OLLI, El Paso area senior adults will find numerous opportunities to become involved, engage their minds, elevate their spirits.

OLLI is currently taking registration for their summer programs that feature art, music and film classes. Here to tell us all about this program and how to participate is Susan Sobin and Ian Wilson. 

This week is all about the roses! Hosts Denise Rodriguez and John White talk all about summer rose care to start off your Memorial Day Weekend. 

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