KTEP Local

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.

KTEP Local
8:56 am
Mon February 3, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: Food Studies

  Louie talks with Meredith Abarca, Associate Professor in the Department of English; and PhD student, Consuelo Salas.  Meredith is a food scholar who will be taking part in a Food Studies Symposium which will focus on the study of food in the humanities.  Meredith & Consuelo talk about the different ways food is portrayed in literature, through social media, and through our favorite cooking shows on TV.  The symposium is Feb. 5 & 6 at the Rubin Center on the UTEP campus.  For information, call 915-747-0619 or visit http://academics.utep.edu/Portals/195/Pictures/Events/Spring%202014/FoodHumanities.jpg.

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras

Andy Moran, Music Director & General Manager of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras previews the annual Winter Concert.

Information:
www.epsyos.org

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance

Head of the Dance Program for UTEP’s Department of Theatre and Dance, Lisa Smith, previews the upcoming performances of “The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino.”

Information:
(915) 747-5118

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat February 1, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: BorderSenses Literary Project

Lacy Mayberry, Workshop Facilitator for the BorderSenses Literary Project, ForWord introduces this year’s series of creative writing workshops for teens.

Information:
forword.bordersenses.com

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat February 1, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Making Cut Flowers Last Longer

Credit Facebook (El Paso Master Gardeners)

 

   Denise & Norma talk about the ways we can keep those beautiful cut flowers & bouquets looking great for days.  With Valentine's Day around the corner, you're going to want to know the best way to keep roses and other flowers looking their best.  Potted flowering plants and rose bushes also keep your home and landscape looking colorful.

Aired Feb. 1, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:29 am
Fri January 31, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: International Students

Rosa Meguerian-Faria

  Louie talks with Rosa Meguerian-Faria, Global Outreach Manager with the UTEP Graduate School.  Rosa talks about the difficulties some international students face in finding themselves in completely different cultural surroundings.  A native a Brazil, Rosa  experienced these feelings herself when she first came to the U.S.  Rosa is asking interested individuals to volunteer their time to help international students adjust to their new surroundings by helping them with daily tasks, sharing meals with them, and other activities.  Information:  Rosa Meguerian-Faria 915-747-6892, email rmeguerianfaria@utep.edu.  Information on Miner Trotter is available here: https://minetracker.utep.edu/organization/minertrotter

Aired Jan. 31, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu January 30, 2014

100 @ 100: David Zubia

David Zubia
Credit UTEP Office of Research & Sponsored Projects

  Keith Pannell talks with David Zubia, Associate Professor of the UTEP Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.  Zubia talks about improving the efficiency of solar cells, and how nanopatterning can make crystals smaller, reduce defects, and increase efficiency.   http://ee.utep.edu/facultyzubia.htm

Aired Jan. 30, 2014. 

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue January 28, 2014

100 @ 100: Russ Chianelli

    Keith talks with Dr. Russell Chianelli, UTEP Chemistry Professor and materials scientist.  Chianelli is director of the Materials Research & Technology Institute.  He talks about the catalysts used in refineries around the world, and about innovative ways to recycle methane waste into usable sources of energy.  http://research.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=10642

Aired Jan. 28, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:45 am
Mon January 27, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: Children's Grief Center of El Paso

 

   In a rebroadcast from April 2011, Louie talks with Bob Mihalyov, who was then on the Board of Directors of the Children's Grief Center of El Paso.  The Children's Grief Center offers counseling services for young children and teens of all ages who have suffered through the death of a loved one.  Bob shares his own experience with the center when his wife died of breast cancer leaving him to raise their children alone.  Information is available at http://www.cgcelpaso.org/, 915-532-6004.

Aired Jan. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:17 am
Mon January 27, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Veterans Memorial

In a rebroadcast from April 6, 2013, Dennis talks with Pete Flores, a Korean War veteran who is instrumental in attempting to find a home for the proposed El Paso Veterans Memorial & Museum.  The building would be 2.5 stories tall and would be designed like a 5-pointed star, with each point representing a war: WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Korea, and the Gulf.  The museum would include memorabilia, posters, and video.  Donations are strongly encouraged to make this project a reality.  Call Pete Flores for more information: 915-309-3000. 

Aired Jan. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

ACT RADIO: Robin Lamont

 

   Greg, Liz, and Tom talk to Robin Lamont about her novel, "The Chain," which tells the story of an animal welfare investigator who is summoned to a meat packing town to meet with a whistleblower, but the whistleblower is dead and his undercover footage is missing.  Robin talks about the real-life undercover investigations which inspired her new work of fiction, and why "The Chain" is just the first in a series of books about animal welfare investigator Jude Brannock.  Robin also tells us about the various careers she's had, ranging from Broadway actress (in the original production of "Godspell" - make sure to listen to Robin singing "Day by Day" at the end of this episode!), to private investigator, to prosecutor.  http://www.animalsuspense.com/

Aired Jan. 26, 2014.

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Pianist, SAMI

Masazumi Aso – artist’s name SAMI – discusses the release of his second album – a CD of solo piano pieces titled Moon Over the Ruined Castle.

Information:
www.samilive.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: KCOS High Q Celebrity Bowl

Emily Loya, Chief Marketing Officer with KCOS – El Paso’s Public Television Affiliate – invites the community to compete in the first-ever High Q Celebrity Bowl…while promoting their businesses or organizations.

Information:
http://kcostv.org
(915) 590-1313

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 25, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Dallas Black Dance Theater

David Mills of Eden Enterprises, along with Sandra Braham, Executive Director of the YWCA, preview the upcoming performance and educational residency by internationally respected modern dance company, Dallas Black Dance Theater, to help kick off El Paso’s Black History Month celebrations.

Information:
Dallas Black Dance Theater
Friday, January 31, 7 pm
Chamizal National Memorial Theater

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat January 25, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Kids & Kows & More

 

   Denise & Norma talk about the Kids & Kows & More program with the program's director, Sandra Pierce. Sandra talks about why it's important for kids to learn about the cotton, pecans, and cattle that are central to the region's agricultural industry.  The Kids & Kows & More program features speakers, a livestock exhibit, a mobile dairy classroom, and lots more!  The program is for 2nd through 5th graders and will take place March 3-7 at the El Paso County Coliseum.  To learn more and to set up a schedule your students, contact Sandra Pierce, 915-872-8791,  email s-pierce@tamu.edu.

Aired Jan. 25, 2014.

KTEP Local
10:40 am
Fri January 24, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Dreams of My Mother and Father

Alfredo Corchado with father Juan Pablo and mother Herlinda, 2009
Credit UTEP Magazine

  

  Louie Saenz reads "Dreams of My Mother and Father" by Alfredo Corchado, author of "Midnight in Mexico."  The article appeared in the UTEP Magazine, and you can read the article here: http://newsuc.utep.edu/index.php/news-latest/1295-dreams-of-my-mother-and-father.   We'll also hear an excerpt of a 2013 interview with Alfredo Corchado.

Aired Jan. 24, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu January 23, 2014

100 @ 100: Dena Kay Jones

 

   Keith talks with Dena Kay Jones, the Keyboard Division Coordinator for the UTEP Department of Music.  Dena talks about her research into the little-known piano music of Spanish composer Joaquin Rodrigo.  http://www.denakayjones.com/

Aired Jan. 23, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Tue January 21, 2014

100 @ 100: Josiah Heyman

Josiah Heyman
Credit UTEP Department of Sociology & Anthropology

    Keith talks with Josiah Heyman, chair of the UTEP Department of Sociology & Anthropology, and Endowed Professor of Border Trade Issues.  Heyman talks about the concept of "place-based" research and why his studies on the U.S./Mexico border can easily correlate with other border nations around the world.  http://faculty.utep.edu/Default.aspx?alias=faculty.utep.edu/jmheyman

Aired Jan. 21, 2014.

KTEP Local
1:30 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Ken Hudnall and his latest creation

Ken Hudnall
Credit kenhudnall.com

  In a rebroadcast from Aug. 31, 2013, Dennis talks to noted local author Ken Hudnall about his recent projects, his daily Internet radio show and his weekly Downtown ghost tours. He can be reached through his website, http:\\kenhudnall.com.

Aired Jan. 18, 2014.

KTEP Local
1:30 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: YMCA "Battle of the Bulge Boot Camps"

Westside YMCA Battle of the Bulge

  Louie talks to Bianca Ortiz and Lindsay Cobol about the upcoming "Battle of the Bulge Boot Camps," being held at the three YMCAs in El Paso. The camps are designed for the serious, but not necessarily experienced, person desiring to lose weight and be healthy for 2014. For more information, contact Lindsay at the Westside YMCA, (915)584-9622, for the camp that starts on Tuesday, January 21st; call Bianca at the eastside Fred and Maria Loya Family YMCA, (915)590-9622, for the camp that starts on Monday, January 20th; contact Rebecca at the northeast Bolling Family YMCA, (915)755-9622.

Visit http://elpasoymca.org for other programs, including "LiveStrong," mentioned in this episode. 

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Education Empowerment Workshops

Norma De La Rosa, President of the El Paso Teachers Association, and Georgina Perez, Director and Creator of Tu Libro, invite the community to attend free Empowerment Workshops designed to inspire local students, parents and teachers to reclaim quality education.                                                     

Information:
Empowerment Workshops
Guillen Middle School
900 S. Cotton Street
Friday, January 24th from 5 to 9 pm
Saturday, January 25th from 8 am to 5 pm

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 18, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artspace

Cathryn Vandenbrink with Artspace and Eric Pearson, CEO of the El Paso Community Foundation provide an update on the Artspace El Paso Lofts, which will provide affordable live-work space for local artists.   

Artspace El Paso Lofts
www.artspace.org

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat January 18, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: Ascarate Vegetable Garden

Master Gardeners at work at the vegetable garden. (Marianela Milner, right)
Credit El Paso Master Gardeners Facebook page

 

   Denise & Norma talk with Master Gardener Marianela Milner, co-chair of the Ascarate Vegetable Garden.  Hear about the different crops grown at the garden, the community educational opportunities the garden provides, and how the harvested crops benefit our local food bank.  The public is invited to meet the Master Gardeners working the gardens on Mondays & Thursdays, 7-11 a.m., at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta.  Information at 915-860-2515.

Aired Jan. 18, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:46 am
Fri January 17, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: UTEP Dinner Theatre

  Guest host Norma Martinez talks with Greg Taylor, director of the UTEP Dinner Theatre, and Beverly Kerbs-Ward, program coordinator for the Dinner Theater.  Greg Taylor helped found the UTEP Dinner Theatre with a production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 31 years ago, and has continued to program hit musicals and revues at the Dinner Theatre, including "Cats," "The Full Monty," "Beauty and the Beast" "Chicago," and many, many more.  The UTEP Dinner Theatre will present "Smokey Joe's Cafe" from Jan 31-Feb 16,  "Les Miserables" April 25-May 11 (with possible hold-over dates), and "Chess the Musical" July 11-27.  For information: 915-747-6060, http://www.utep.edu/udt.

Aired Jan. 17, 2014.

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