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The professional film making community in El Paso is growing with many filmmakers opting to split their time between commercial work and personal projects. DoubleScope Films is a local production company that has recently made their new short film available on their Website for viewing. Jaime Blanco, founder of DoubleScope, and Jesús Nuñez, creative director for DoubleScope, talk about their new short film "Cycle" as well as their production company. 

***Originally Aired March 20, 2016*** 

Cisplatin is a commonly used cancer drug, but its use in children sometimes leads to permanent hearing loss.  Tim Hanson, Professor of Statistics from the Department of Statistics of the University of South Carolina, joins us to tell us how statistics is making it possible for health professionals to determine whether the drugs are indeed harmful and whether alternative treatment is preferable for these young patients.

Aired July 2, 2017

Gallery 3 Kitchen recently opened its doors.  This "Comfort food with a twist" restaurant/art gallery is focused on hosting work by local artists. They don’t charge to host artwork and only ask that artists donate a portion of sales from art they sell at Gallery 3 to a local non-profit organization. Gallery 3 welcomes portfolio submisions from local El Paso artists througout the year. 

The Film Salon has expanded it’s showings of classic and important films at the Alamo Drafthouse. You can now catch these special screenings on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. This month’s Film Salon kicks off on July 1, 2017 with a showing of The Night of the Hunter. 

With Fourth of July right around the corner it's tome to celebrate and what better way to show your patriotic pride than through your garden. Host Denise Rodriguez is joined by John White and Jan Petrzelka to discuss how to prep your garden for the celebration. 

Samuel Beckett is one of the most influential writer, thinker, and theater director of the 20th century. Beckett is best known for his play Waiting for Godot. Five years before Waiting for Godot, Beckett made a singular foray into cinema writing and creating a short film simply titled "Film". 

The hosts of KTEP's "Good to Grow" stop by the studio and discuss summer gardening tips with Louie.

***Originally Aired January 3, 2016*** 

Jon Chorover is Professor and Department Head at the Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science at the University of Arizona. 

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

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. 

  

  ***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

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