KTEP Local

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 27, 2014

100 @ 100: Soheil Nazarian

Soheil Nazarian

  The research of Soheil Nazarian, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at UTEP, and Director of the Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems.  Soheil explains how UTEP has been instrumental in developing ultrasonics to find defects in bridges and roads before they are even detectable.  He also is researching & developing "intelligent construction" for the federal government.  http://ce.utep.edu/facultynazarian.htmhttp://ctis.utep.edu/

Aired Feb. 27, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 25, 2014

100 @ 100: Renato Aguilera

Renato Aguilera

  The research of Renato Aguilera, Professor of Biological Sciences at UTEP.  Renato is looking for enzymes that can kill specific cancer cells.  He is also trying to determine whether there are specific cancer cell lines for Hispanics.  http://orspprofile.utep.edu/profilesystem/editprofile.php?pid=1031&onlyview=1

Aired Feb. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun February 23, 2014

ACT RADIO: South Korean Dog Meat Trade

Credit Animal Welfare Institute

  Tom & Liz talk with Rosalyn Morrison, Legislative Assistant, Government & Legal Affairs, Animal Welfare Institute (AWI).  Rosalyn lived in South Korea for 2 years beginning in 2009 and encountered dog farms where dogs are kept in terrible conditions prior to their slaughter for their meat.  Many of these dogs are family pets, often picked up off the streets.  Rosalyn also tells us about the consumption of cats in South Korea, where they are often eaten in a soup or drink to cure rheumatism.  She talks about AWI's efforts to heighten awareness of the cruelty of the dog & cat meat trade in South Korea and other Asian nations.  To learn more, visit https://awionline.org/dogmeat.

Aired Feb. 23, 2014.

KTEP Local
2:26 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: "The Invention of Wings"

Sue Monk Kidd
Credit Photographer: Roland Scarpa / Copyright 2014: Sue Monk Kidd

    Louie talks with noted author Sue Monk Kidd about her latest novel, "The Invention of Wings," and its place in contemporary fiction based on historic facts.

http://suemonkkidd.com

KTEP Local
1:00 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Cross Border Cuisine Fundraiser

Russ Chianelli visits El Paso Prime Time and brings with him Executive Chef/Owner Keeley Cheshire, Italians Restaurant, and four students from Coronado High School who have formed a change-making venture titled, "Cross Border Cuisine." The program is designed to teach anyone how to cook and eat healthy meals on a budget without compromising taste.

The group's fundraiser is set for Sunday, February 23, at Italians, 5380 North Mesa, at Mesa and Festival. Doors open at 6:00; the meal is gourmet spaghetti and meatballs, and the evening features music from the Coronado Quartet, a silent auction, a cooking demonstration by Chef Keeley, and more. Tickets are available at Italians, or by phone: (915)400-4550 and (915)603-6743.

http://italiansdoesitfresher.com 

http://facebook.com/crossbordercuisine

http://cross-bordercuisine.weebly.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Caldo Collective

Caldo Collective cofounders, Xochitl Rodriguez and Cynthia Evans introduce an innovative program offering food for body and soul.

Information:
www.thecaldocollective.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 22, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Etiquette Coach, Joann Wardy

Etiquette Coach and Mentor, Joann Wardy talks about the art of schooling individuals others in the finer points of life skills.

Etiquette for Today – Joann Wardy’s School of Etiquette and Enrichment
www.elpasoetiquette.com
(915) 355-0992

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat February 22, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Rose Pruning, Home Show

Credit Facebook (El Paso Master Gardeners)

  Denise & Norma talk about the Master Gardener activity heating up around El Paso.  The Master Gardeners and members of the El Paso Rose Society will host a Rose Pruning Demonstration on Feb. 22 & 23, noon-3 p.m., at the Municipal Rose Garden, 1702 N. Copia.  And if your questions aren't answered there, you won't want to miss the MGs at the Spring Home Show, Feb. 28-March 2 at the Convention Center Downtown.  Learn more on the El Paso MG Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Paso-Master-Gardeners/148950588460436.

Aired Feb. 22, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:31 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: The State of the Union 2014 and other musings

Louie talks with Dr. Luis Villalobos, UTEP political science professor, about President Barack Obama's State of the Union address from January, and what the current state of political climate holds for Obama's administration this year. ***REVISED CONTENT as of 11:45AM, 2/21/14***

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 20, 2014

100 @ 100: Luciana Garbayo

Luciana Garbayo
Credit Constraint Research and Reading Group

 

   The research of Luciana Garbayo, Assistant Professor of Philosphy at UTEP.  Luciana is an MD and PhD, and she studies the philosophy of science...more specifically, the philosophy of network medicine.  This allows for new approaches to understanding disease from a network-based perspective. 

Aired Feb. 20, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 18, 2014

100 @ 100: Aurolyn Luykx

Aurolyn Luykx

  The research of Aurolyn Luykx of the UTEP Department of Sociology & Anthropology.  Luykx is researching endangered languages, specifically the language of the southern Tigua.  http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/aluykx

Aired Feb. 18, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:25 am
Mon February 17, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Kathy Kosins

Kathy Kosins at Jazz Aspen Snow Mass
Credit Steve Mundinger

 

   Dennis talks with Detroit jazz singer, Kathy Kosins about her start as an R&B singer and her transition into jazz.  The conversation reveals the grit & determination of the life of a musician, from constant touring to getting their music recorded & distributed, sometimes on their own dime.  We'll also hear Kathy Kosins performing "Hershey Kisses.  http://www.kathykosins.com/

Aired Feb. 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:27 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Author Jim Murphy

Author and well-known blues musician, Jim Murphy talks about the release of his latest e-book, My Life Before I Decided To Commit Suicide.

Information:
My Life Before I Decided To Commit Suicide by Jim Murphy
http://www.jamesrobertmurphy.com

KTEP Local
11:24 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Honeyguide Gallery

Gallery Coordinator, Aryk Gardea and Café owner, Christina Estrada, describe the creative excitement behind the innovative Honeyguide Gallery, an exhibition space provided by Joe Vinny and Bronson’s Bohemian Café to support the local arts community.

Information:
Honeyguide Gallery at Joe Vinny & Bronsons Bohemian Café
824 N. Piedras
(915) 497-4913

KTEP Local
11:19 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: 39th Annual Siglo de Oro Drama Festival

Katherine Brennand and Nancy Kaufman, Los Paisanos de El Chamizal, introduce the upcoming 39th Annual Siglo de Oro Spanish Drama Festival at the Chamizal National Memorial Theater.

Information:
www.los-paisanos-chamizal.org

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KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat February 15, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Q&A

Close-up of sap dripping from an arborvitae

  

  Denise & Norma talk about some of the questions that have been submitted to the El Paso Master Gardeners recently.  Should you paint your trees white to protect from sunburn or to "heal" a pruning cut?  What's the difference between mulch & compost?  And why is an arborvitae dripping sap?

Aired Feb. 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:14 am
Sat February 15, 2014

ON FILM: Kilimanjaro

  Charles talks with El Paso native actor, writer, and director Ryan Piers Williams.  Ryan is the producer of the 2013 film "Kilimanjaro," about a young man who aims to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro after his relationship goes sour.   Ryan talks about the character-driven story, and why many independent films and cable networks are focusing more on character-centered films.  In this online-only extended interview, Ryan also explains the differences between a producer and a director, and why his experience as a writer & director makes him a better producer.  He also tells us about his upcoming feature, "X/Y." http://www.kilimovie.com/

Aired Feb. 15, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:26 am
Fri February 14, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Join us for Justice; Coin Show

 

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   Louie talks with David Marcus of Join us for Justice, the El Paso Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church & State.  The chapter grew out of the recent debate at City Hall over domestic partner benefits.  Join us for Justice will host "An Evening of Civil Discourse" with guest speaker Ellery Schempp, a plaintiff in the landmark 1963 U.S. Supreme Court school prayer case, Abington School District v Schempp.  The event is  Sunday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., at the UTEP Union Cinema.  Information:  915-525-8545, http://www.joinusforjustice.org/.

Louie also talks with John Grost of the International Coin Club of El Paso, which will hold their 51st annual Coin Show, Feb. 14-16 at the El Maida Shrine, 6331 Alabama (Fri 1-6 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.).  The Coin Show will celebrate the UTEP Centennial with their own UTEP Centennial Coin which will be available for purchase at the show.  UTEP President Diana Natalicio will host a ribbon cutting for the Coin Show at 12:45 p.m. on Feb. 14.  Information:  John Grost 533-6001, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Elpasocoinclub/247752472025127.

Aired Feb. 14, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 13, 2014

100 @ 100: Stacey Sowards

Stacey Sowards

  The research of Dr. Stacey Sowards, Chair of the UTEP Department of Communication.  Dr. Sowards has been involved in conservation and environmental campaigns in Indonesia.  http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=67102

Aired Feb. 13, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 11, 2014

100 @ 100: Oralia Loza

Oralia Loza
Credit UTEP College of Health Sciences e-newsletter

  The research of Oralia Loza, Assistant Professor in the UTEP Department of Public Health Sciences.  Oralia is currently working on the health needs of  the transgender community, in particular, transgender women.

Aired Feb. 11, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:43 am
Mon February 10, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Dr. Richard McCallum

Dr. Richard McCallum

  Dennis & Noemi talk with Dr. Richard McCallum, professor of Medicine, Founding Chair and Director of Gastroenterology Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.  Dr. McCallum talks about his journey from his native Australia to El Paso.  Dr. McCallum is the creator of a gastric pacemaker that stimulates stomach muscles for individuals suffering from gastroparesis, a disorder affecting 5%-6% of Americans.  For information, or to inquire about being a test subject for future research, call Dr. McCallum at 913-706-6746.

Aired Feb. 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
6:25 am
Mon February 10, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: The Beatles are Here!

  On the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Louie talks with Penelope Rowlands, editor of the collection "The Beatles are Here! 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians and Other Fans Remember."  Louie & Penelope, who are both huge Beatles fans, share their first memories of the Fab Four and talk about some of the remembrances included in the book.  http://www.peneloperowlands.com/

Aired Feb. 8, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

ACT RADIO: FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement)

Michael Webermann

  Greg & Liz talk with Michael Webermann, Executive Director of FARM (Farm Animal Rights Movement).  Michael talks about the surprisingly successful campaign to pay meat-eaters $1 to watch a graphic video of animal abuse.  These efforts eventually grew into the 10 Billion Lives Tour, which features a truck outfitted with video screens traveling across the country to college campuses, street fairs, and music festivals (http://10billiontour.org/).  He also talks about the Meatout Monday campaign and other successful efforts by FARM to try to drastically reduce meat consumption.  Learn more by visiting http://www.farmusa.org/.

Aired Feb. 9, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: EPCC Black History Month Programs

Kathleen Bombach, Assistant Professor of English and Michael Thornton, Art Lecturer with El Paso Community College, preview many events celebrating Black History Month.

Information:
EPCC Black History Month Celebration
Student Art Exhibit, weekdays 8a.m. to 5pm, February 10 - 28
Administrative Services Center (ASC) Building A
9050 Viscount Blvd. 
www.epcc.edu

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP Symphonic Winds

The UTEP Symphonic Winds have been invited to perform for the Texas Music Educators Association convention in San Antonio in February. Director of Bands at UTEP, Dr. Ron Hufstader gives the details.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 8, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Wise Latina International

Liz Chavez, CEO & President of Wise Latina International, and Dr. Gina Nuñez, Associate Professor of Anthropology at UTEP, preview the June 2014 Wise Latina Women's Conference in El Paso.

Information: (915) 204-3871 or FaceBook - wiselatinasinternational

KTEP Local
9:14 am
Fri February 7, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: UTEP Dance Program

Credit utepnews.com

    Louie talks with Lisa Smith, head of the Dance Program of the UTEP Department of Theater & Dance.  Lisa tells us about the growing dance program at UTEP, and about the upcoming production of "The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino."  Lisa explains how this production brings together Stravinsky's "Petruchka," Gershwin's "Three Preludes," and the Kingdom of Bhutan.  Performances are Feb 7, 8, 13-15 at 8 p.m., Feb 9 & 16 at 2:30 p.m., at the UTEP Wise Family Theatre.  Ticket information: 915-747-5118.  Info on the Dance Program, call or email Lisa Smith, 915-747-6509, email lisas@utep.edu.

Aired Feb. 7, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu February 6, 2014

100 @ 100: Aaron Velasco

  The research of Aaron Velasco of the UTEP Department of Geological Sciences.  Velasco is studying dynamic triggering of earthquakes.  It's known that large quakes can trigger smaller quakes, but can large quakes trigger another large quake felt halfway around the world?   http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=24735

Aired Feb. 6, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue February 4, 2014

100 @ 100: Timothy Roth

Tim Roth
Credit UTEP Dept of Economics & Finance

  Keith Pannell welcomes Timothy Roth, A.B. Templeton Professor of Financial Management & Banking, and Chair of the Department of Economics & Finance at UTEP.  Roth discusses his research into the interface between economics and moral & political philosophy. http://business.utep.edu/faculty/profiles/roth/

Aired Feb. 4, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:13 am
Mon February 3, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Immunizations

Credit City of El Paso Department of Public Health

 

   Dennis & Noemi talk with Fernando Gonzalez, lead epidemiologist with the City of El Paso Health Department; and Alejandra Rodarde, Public Health Supervisor.  Over a dozen flu deaths have been reported in the El Paso area, and the flu season is still in full swing.  Gonzalez and Rodarte tell us that plenty of vaccines are available at your health provider and at area pharmacies and retail stores.  They also dispel the myths many of us may have about the flu vaccine.  Learn more at this site:  http://home.elpasotexas.gov/health/seasonal-flu-information.php

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

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