Dennis also talks with Estela Reyes, Public Information Officer with Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, about the 22nd annual Navidad de La Fe Luminarias display along Scenic Drive on Dec. 14, 6-9 p.m. Drivers and pedestrians are asked to donate cash or canned, non-perishable food as they view the luminarias and the living Nativity scene while they travel westbound on Scenic Drive. For information or to volunteer, contact Estela Reyes at 915-545-7226 or email email@example.com. Visit La Fe on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/CentroDeSaludFamiliarLaFe.
Bill & Norma talk about what we should be doing in our yards, landscapes, and indoor spaces in November...including planting cool-season annuals such as snapdragons and pansies. We'll also find out about the special care indoor plants and potted outdoor plants need when the weather gets cooler.
Charles talks with Charles Leinberger, Associate Professor of Music at UTEP, and author of "Ennio Morricone's The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly." Leinberger talks about they ways that music can sneak by unnoticed in a movie, and about the very obvious ways music gets noticed. The composing of music for films has changed over the years. What are the advantages or disadvantages of using music in the public domain versus original music or popular music? Leinberger also talks about meeting the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone.
Louie talks with book editor Kathleen Staudt, Ph.D., and book contributor Jose Villalobos, Ph.D., about their new collaborative collection titled, "A War That Can't Be Won: A Binational Perspective." Staudt co-edited the book with fellow UTEP political scientists Tony Payan, Ph.D., and Anthony Kruszewski, Ph.D. The collection of articles debates the ongoing binational war on drugs, and why current strategies may not be working in practice, but only on paper.
The book is available through Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.
Greg & Liz talk with Seth Tibbott, founder of Tofurky. Seth talks about his fascination with tempeh and the different ways to flavor and prepare it, and how it led to his creation of a tofu/gravy concoction that later became Tofurky. The Tofurky recipe has been tweaked over the years, and the brand now includes deli slices, sausages, pot pies, and pizzas. http://www.tofurky.com/
Louie and Sergio Troncoso catch up on a few years since Troncoso last visited "Perspectives."
Troncoso teaches writing workshops at the Hudson Valley Writers’ Center, and is a resident faculty member of the Yale Writers’ Conference.
The son of Mexican immigrants, Sergio Troncoso was born and grew up in the unincorporated neighborhood or colonia of Ysleta on the outskirts of El Paso, Texas. His parents built their adobe house, and the family lived with kerosene lamps and stoves and an outhouse in the backyard during their first years in Texas.
His books and esssay collections include: "Our Lost Border: Essays on Life amid the Narco-Violence," "From This Wicked Patch of Dust," "Crossing Borders: Personal Essays," "The Nature of Truth," and "The Last Tortilla and Other Stories," which garnered the author the prestigious Premio Aztlan Literary Prize.
Troncoso reads from "From This Wicked Patch of Dust" and "Our Lost Border: Essays on Life amid the Narco-Violence."
Russ Chianelli, co-host for Science Studio, and Keeley Cheshire, owner/executive chef of Italians, 5380 N. Mesa St. Suite 110, talk to Gabe Padilla, president, and Paloma Trejo, vice-president, of a movement called Food Truck Circus. The philanthropic group of food truckers set up in different sections of El Paso on weekends for patrons to feast on gourmet items not usually found in restaurants in the borderland.
Well-known local visual artist, Stephanie Conroy talks about her collaboration with her writer sister, Carol Pavelin on a new children’s book, “Red Shoes with White Squiggles” featuring her popular Woodhill Whiskers characters.
Louie talks with Joe Maldonado, KTEP production assistant, and Victor Garcia, military veteran and UTEP communications student, about their involvement with their small group communications class' blanket drive that benefits the Mission Valley's flood victims. The group is seeking donations of blankets and winter apparel. The drop off location is Edgemere Elementary School, 10300 Edgemere. The drive runs until Friday, November 15, by the end of the school day there.
In a rebroadcast from Nov. 17, 2012, Florence Schwein welcomes back fitness & nutrition expert Patrick Hopkins to talk about holiday eating. Holiday meal time shouldn't be a roller coaster event. Hopkins explains why you don't have to sacrifice all your favorite foods during the holidays just as long as you make smart & healthy choices in regards to portion control and food preparation. http://www.builtbypatrick.com/patrick_hopkins.html
Roberto Salas, Director of the Centro Artistico y Cultural Buena Vista and exhibiting artist, David Lyon Andersen invite listeners to attend the annual Celebration of Dia de los Muertos in Buena Vista.
Celebration of Dia de los Muertos in Buena Vista 120 Courchenese Street November 2, 2013 from 6pm-midnight (619) 886-1892
Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about the ways we can prep for the cooler temperatures of fall and winter, including cutting back on watering and fertilizing. Plus, find out why a test of your soil could help your garden reach its full potential.
Information on soil testing is available at the Texas AgriLife Extension, 915-860-2515.
Louie Saenz chats with Nicole Chavez, a UTEP journalism student, who has been awarded the prestigious 2013 Student of the Year Award by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ). Nicole talks about her passion for being one of several "voices of the voiceless."