Charles Horak, host of KTEP’s On Film and Artistic Director of the Plaza Classic Film Festival, along with festival co-founder, Eric Pearson, President of the El Paso Community Foundation, preview this year’s amazing line-up of films, VIP guests, and special events.
Joyce Ewald, Office Administrator for the El Paso Art Association previews the second International Eye of the Camera exhibit.
El Paso Art Association’s 2013 International Eye of the Camera Exhibition & Sale Crossland Gallery 500 West Paisano (at Durango) Friday, August 2 to Saturday, August 31 (915) 534-7377 or www.elpasoartassociation.com
Bill, Denise, and Norma talk about the water-related problems that affect our trees & shrubs. It's not that we're getting TOO much water...we're not getting enough. Before the summer monsoon season, we had to rely on our irrigation systems to keep our plants watered. Take the time now to make sure your irrigation system is working well after the rainy season is over. Bill, Denise, and Norma also talk about the negative effects of our summer rains, namely prolific weed growth and more frequent mowing!
Charles talks with Anne Coco, Graphic Arts Librarian at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences. Anne assisted Charles in selecting the 30 images that are included in the El Paso Museum of Art's exhibit, "Moving Pictures: Production Art from the Academy Library," an exhibit held in conjunction with this year's Plaza Classic Film Festival http://plazaclassic.com/. Anne also talks about importance of the art directors who helped create the look of the classic films we hold dear in our memories. "Moving Pictures" will be on display at the El Paso Museum of Art from July 28-September 8. Information: http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/default.asp and http://plazaclassic.com/events.php?id=exhibit
In a rebroadcast from November 1, 2009, Keith talks with Jonathan Dimmock, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy of the University of Saskatchewan's College of Pharmacy & Nutrition. Dimmock talks about research into drug design that can selectively target certain cancer cells and prevent those cells from developing a resistance to drugs. Aired July 21, 2013.
In a re-broadcast from October 7, 2012, Ben & Daniel talk with local writer Richard Yaṅez, author of "Cross Over Water." Yaṅez talks about his life as a "migrant academic worker" and how he ended up back home in El Paso after moving 8 times in 5 years. He also talks about his book "Cross Over Water," and how the main character of the book experiences life on the border as did Yaṅez and other native El Pasoans, including negotiating life around a desert, a waterless river, a mountain in the middle of the city, and crossing the border to Ciudad Juarez to drink & party. http://richardyanez.tumbler.com.
Daniel Chacon reads this week's Poem of the Week - "Poem for the Young White Man who Asked Me how I, an Intelligent Well-Read Person, Could Believe in the War Between the Races' by Lorna Dee Cervantes. http://lornadice.blogspot.com.
And Benjamin Alire Saenz delivers this week's Poetic License, "Hunger is Not the Right Word," in which he reflects on the desperate need to write to survive.
In a rebroadcast from Oct. 7, 2012, an online exclusive expanded interview with local writer Richard Yañez, author of "Cross Over Water." Yañez talks about his life as a "migrant academic worker" and how he ended up back home in El Paso after moving 8 times in 5 years. He also talks about his book "Cross Over Water," and how the main character of the book experiences life on the border as did Yañez and other native El Pasoans, including negotiating life around a desert, a waterless river, a mountain in the middle of the city, and crossing the border to Ciudad Juarez to drink & party. In the extended interview, Yañez also talks about what inspires his writing process, and why writing is always a risk.
Dennis and special guest hosts Chef Keeley Cheshire, owner/chef of Italians Restaurant, 5380 N. Mesa, and Science Studio host Russ Chianelli, UTEP Department of Physics, chat with El Paso Community College chef/instructor Denise Daniels and two of her student chefs, Marlene Lopez and Hector Villalobos about the art and science of culinary arts, the classes and the degrees offered, and more. Information is available through EPCC's website, https://www.epcc.edu/InstructionalPrograms/Pages/CulinaryPlan.aspx or via the phone, (915)831-1317.
Louie and "On Film" host Charles Horak talk about the annual Plaza Classic Film Festival, how the motion pictures and themes are chosen each year, why some motion pictures are actually made for a global audience and not necessarily for domestic consumption and more. Information on the Plaza Classic Film Festival may be found at http://plazaclassic.com, and to download your own schedule in PDF form, the address is http://http://plazaclassic.com/docs/2013_plaza_classic_schedule.pdf
Lyn Kidder, Board Member with the Chamber Music Festival in Ruidoso, New Mexico previews one of the first performances by the 2013 Gold Medalist of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, 26-year-old Ukrainian Vadym Kholodenko.
Chamber Music Festival in Ruidoso, New Mexico Vadym Kholodenko Saturday, July 27 at 8 pm Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts Spencertheater.com or (575) 336-4800
Louie welcomes new Miners head football coach Sean Kugler to the show, and back to El Paso, as the 24th head football coach in school history. They talk about readying the team for the upcoming 2013 Conference USA season, the differences in coaching student athletes and professional athletes, how education comes first on the team, and more. Season ticket information and season schedules are at http://utepathletics.com.
Louie talks with Tony Escobedo and Mike Peoples of the American Red Cross. They talk about the different services they provide, including disaster response, blood donations, and safety preparedness training such as First Aid and CPR. Mike also shares his inspirational story of how he became involved with the American Red Cross. The El Paso office of the American Red Cross is located at 3620 Admiral. 915-592-0208, http://www.redcross.org/tx/el-paso. Aired July 13, 2013.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War, Dennis re-airs his interview from July 13, 2013, with Robert Medrano, Programs Manager for the USO El Paso. Hear about this important volunteer-based organization that has been providing support for US troops for decades. Hear about volunteer opportunities as well as upcoming events such as the Oryx Challenge cycling event taking place on September 15, 2013 (http://www.raceadventuresunlimited.com/09-15-2013/Oryx-Challenge/647). Robert also talks about the special services available at the USO locations across the region.
Greg, Liz, and Tom talk with vegan cookbook author Terry Hope Romero, whose delightful books include "Vegan Eats World," "Viva Vegan," and "Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World." Find out about the challenges and rewards of making successfully tasty vegan dishes that even meat-eaters of the world will enjoy. http://veganlatina.com/
KIDS-N-CO. founder, Jan Wolfe, along with Clarissa McCracken who plays the evil Queen Malvina, preview the company’s special 25th Anniversary presentation of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Performed by Professor TJ Barker's Troupe of Theatricals.