KTEP Local

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat January 11, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Museum of Art

Michael Tomor, Director of the El Paso Museum of Art, introduces plans for a unique collaboration with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation to bring a series of world-famous masterpieces to El Paso.

Information:
(915) 532-1707
ElPasoArtMuseum.org

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat January 11, 2014

GOOD TO GROW: January Gardening Tips

  Bill & Norma talk about this month's gardening activities.  In January we should prune our trees & shrubs, visit with Master Gardeners at the Municipal Rose Garden to get some winter rose pruning tips, and extend the lives of our neglected holiday plants.

Aired Jan. 11, 2014.

KTEP Local
11:15 am
Sat January 11, 2014

ON FILM: EPPM Classic Film Series

  Charles talks with fellow cinephile Felipa Solis, Executive Director of El Paso Pro-Musica.  Pro-Musica presents its annual Chamber Music Festival in January, and a classic film series has been central to the festival for several years.  Screenings begin Jan. 11 with the documentary "God's Fiddler" about legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz. **LAST MINUTE PROGRAM CHANGE (not reflected in this interview, recorded prior to the change) - Jan 11 film is "Music of the Heart," starring Academy Award Winning Actress Meryl Streep, Gloria Estefan, Aidan Quinn and Angela Bassett. It is the true. story of a violin teacher who beats the odds by creating a music program in East Harlem.**  

Films screen Saturdays at 2 p.m. at the El Paso Museum of Art on Jan. 11, 18, 25, and Feb. 1, and are free and open to the public.  Learn more at http://elpasopromusica.org/classic-film-series/

Aired Jan. 11, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:15 am
Fri January 10, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Border Economic Forum

  

  Guest host Norma Martinez talks with Tom Fullerton, Professor of Economics at UTEP, about the upcoming 9th Border Economic Forum.  The forum is sponsored by the El Paso Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas in partnership with the UTEP Border Region Modeling Project, and the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade.  Tom also talks about the unique nature of the El Paso/Las Cruces/Juarez borderplex, and about the complicated equations that are utilized to forecast the trends that will impact business conditions and quality of life in the borderplex in 2014.  

The 9th Border Economic Forum is Jan. 15, 8am-2:30pm, at the UTEP El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center.  Registration is recommended by Fri. Jan. 10.  Information and registration: Marisol Martinez 915-521-5244, email marisol.martinez@dal.frb.org, or visit http://www.dallasfed.org/research/events/2014/14border.cfm

Aired Jan. 10, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu January 9, 2014

100 @ 100: Ricardo Bernal

Ricardo Bernal (left)
Credit UTEP Newsletter

 

   Keith talks with Ricardo Bernal of the UTEP Department of Chemistry.  Bernal talks about his research into protein malfunction and his efforts to better understand chaperonins, proteins found in every cell in our bodies.  http://science.utep.edu/chemistry/rbernal/

Aired Jan. 9, 2014.

KTEP Local
2:27 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Neon Desert Music Festival

Gina Martinez, founder of the Neon Desert Music Festival tells the story of its creation and progress over the last three years and plans for the 2014 festival.

4th Neon Desert Music Festival
May 24 & 25, 2014
www.neondesertmusicfestival.com

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KTEP Local
2:24 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Potter, Russell Mott

Las Cruces potter, Russell Mott talks about his career in clay working as a thrower, with slabs, stoneware, raku and more.

Information: www.mottpotts.com

KTEP Local
2:21 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist, Gaspar Enriquez - Part 2

Part 2 of Monica's interview with artist Gaspar Enriquez.

KTEP Local
2:18 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist, Gaspar Enriquez - Part 1

Internationally-known artist, Gaspar Enriquez is joined by his former student, Mauricio Olague and El Paso Museum of Art Curator, Christian Gerstheimer to discuss upcoming exhibitions and projects featuring Enriquez’ work.

KTEP Local
9:08 am
Tue January 7, 2014

100 @ 100: Keith Erekson

Keith Erekson
Credit UTEP Department of History

 

   Keith talks with Keith Erekson, Associate Professor of History at the UTEP.  Erekson talks about his research into commemorations, and his role as Executive Director of the Centennial Celebration at UTEP.  http://www.keitherekson.com/

Aired Jan. 7, 2014.

KTEP Local
7:46 am
Mon January 6, 2014

PERSPECTIVES: Merle Haggard

  

 In a rebroadcast from Nov. 16, 2013, Louie talks with David Cantwell, author of "Merle Haggard: The Running Kind."  Cantwell talks about  how country incorporated rock & pop that allowed musicians to communicate with their listeners, and how Merle Haggard used that blend to entrance his listeners.  Cantwell also talks about how country music has evolved over the years, an evolution that is oftentimes controversial.  Cantwell reads the introduction to the book, "Merle Haggard: The Running Kind."

Aired Jan. 4, 2014.

KTEP Local
2:06 pm
Sat January 4, 2014

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Borderless Giving Campaign

New El Paso Prime Time host Noemi Rojas and Dennis talk to Dennece Knight, executive director, University Medical Center Foundation, and Dr. Shaun Machen, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, El Paso Children's Hospital, about the Borderless Giving Campaign. It allows for extensive surgical procedures to be done on Juarez children who have been identified with severe bone structure deformaties that hinder proper growth.

For information, the Foundation's local number is 915-521-7229, toll-free at 877-736-7229, or visit them on the web:http://umcfoundationelpaso.org

Information: http://elpasochildrens.org

KTEP Local
9:15 am
Fri January 3, 2014

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Centennial Celebration

  Guest host Norma Martinez talks with Keith Erekson, Associate Professor of History at UTEP and Executive Director of the UTEP Centennial Celebration.  Keith talks about the various on- and off-campus celebrations of UTEP's Centennial, including a pick-axe art exhibit at the UTEP Union Gallery, an art exhibit at the El Paso International Airport, weekly articles in the El Paso Times, walking tours of UTEP's architecture, and more.  For information on UTEP's Centennial Celebration, visit http://utep100years.com.  

Aired Jan. 3, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:04 am
Thu January 2, 2014

100 @ 100: Diana Natalicio

Dr. Diana Natalicio
Credit centennial.utep.edu

 

   Host Keith Pannell inaugurates the Centennial celebratory series, "100 at 100: Research for Our Next Century," which highlights research on the UTEP campus.  Dr. Diana Natalicio talks about UTEP's role as an emerging leading research institution.  http://centennial.utep.edu/Diana-Natalicio-Leader.html

Aired Jan. 2, 2014.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Believing in Dreams

Credit admin.utep.edu

  The tradition of believing in dreams at UTEP.  Today is the final day in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year!

Aired Dec. 31, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Mon December 30, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Alumni Success

UTEP Commencement 2012
Credit University Communications

 

   The tradition of alumni success at UTEP.  Today is Day 2 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Dec. 30, 2013.

KTEP Local
8:55 am
Mon December 30, 2013

PERSPECTIVES: Of Mice & Mascots

Roberto Avant-Mier

 

     Louie welcomes Dr. Roberto Avant-Meir, Associate Professor of Communication at UTEP.  Roberto reads the audio essay, "Of Mice and Mascots," which tells of his love of baseball, his initial excitement about a Triple-A team coming to El Paso, and his disappointment in the team's mascot, which he believes falls into long-held stereotypes about Mexicans and Hispanics.

Aired Dec. 28, 2013.

KTEP Local
8:26 am
Mon December 30, 2013

EL PASO PRIME TIME: Simulation Center

Credit ttuhsc.edu

  

  Dennis and new co-host Noemi Rojas talk with Dr. Hoi Ho, Associate Academic Dean for Faculty Affairs & Develpment, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Paul L. Foster School of Medicine; and Claudia Cortez, rehabilitation counselor at TTUHSC Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.    They talk about the Advanced Teaching & Assessment in Clinical Simulation (ATACS), the only accredited Center in Texas by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).   Over 100,000 deaths occur each year due to medical errors, and simulation centers could lead to the reduction of these deaths.  Hear about how ATACS trains uses through virtual reality, manniquins, and volunteer "patients" known as "standardized patients."  http://www.ttuhsc.edu/fostersom/atacs/

Aired Dec. 28, 2013.

KTEP Local
11:29 am
Sat December 28, 2013

GOOD TO GROW: Protecting Plants from Cold Weather

In a rebroadcast from Nov. 17, 2012, Denise, Bill, and Norma talk about how to protect our trees, shrubs, and potted plants from cold weather, as well as which plants don't need protection.  They also talk about ways to protect our gardening equipment from a possible freeze. 

Aired Dec 28, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:15 am
Fri December 27, 2013

FOCUS ON CAMPUS: Centennial Museum

Image from the Miner Strong exhibit
Credit Centennial Museum Facebook page

 

   Guest host Norma Martinez talks with Maribel Villalva, director of the Centennial Museum on the UTEP campus, about the current exhibits at the museum which commemorate the UTEP Centennial.  The latest rotating exhibit, "Miner Strong," pays tribute to a century of sports at UTEP.  Maribel also talks about the current exhibit "A Century of Transformations" which traces the history of UTEP, including its various name changes and its various incarnations of Paydirt Pete.  The Centennial Museum, which is the official Welcome Center for the Centennial Celebration, also will begin hosting Walking Tours of UTEP's architecture on Saturday afternoons in January.  Call Maribel Villalva for information and reservations: 915-747-6669.  Keep up with the latest events at the museum here: https://www.facebook.com/CentennialMuseumandChihuahuanDesertGardens

Aired Dec. 27, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Service

R. Sargent Shriver
Credit peacecorpsconnect.org

 

   The tradition of service at UTEP.  Today is Day 5 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Dec. 27, 2013.

KTEP Local
6:02 am
Fri December 27, 2013

BBQed BLUES BAND - BLUES JAM

  The BBQed Blues Band hosts open blues jams every Thursday, 7pm-11pm, at The Iron Horse Saloon, 4930 Hondo Pass Ave.

http://www.bandmix.com/bbqed-blues-band/

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Thu December 26, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Authenticity

UTEP President Dr. Diana Natalicio
Credit centennial.utep.edu

  The tradition of authenticity at UTEP.  Today is Day 6 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Dec. 26, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Wed December 25, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Beating the Odds

Don Haskins coaching the 1966 NCAA Championship team
Credit Wikipedia

 

   The tradition of beating the odds at UTEP.  Today is Day 7 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.  Merry Christmas!

Aired Wed. Dec. 25, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Tue December 24, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Affordability

Credit graduate.utep.edu

    The tradition of affordability at UTEP. Today is Day 8 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Tue. Dec. 24, 2013.

KTEP Local
9:00 am
Mon December 23, 2013

MINER MINUTES: A Tradition of Beauty

Credit UTEP Encyclopedia

  The Tradition of Beauty at UTEP.  Today is Day 9 in the Countdown to UTEP's Centennial Year.

Aired Mon. Dec. 23, 2013.

KTEP Local
8:00 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

ACT RADIO: Government Endorsement of Meat & Dairy

Credit meatonomics.com

    Liz, Greg, and Tom welcome back David Simon, author of "Meatonomics."  David talks about the role the federal government plays in keeping meat & dairy prices artificially low, and why so much funding is diverted to promote meat and dairy instead of vegetables & fruit.  David also explains why the fishing industry negatively affects plant & animal species.  http://meatonomics.com/

Aired Dec. 22, 2013.

KTEP Local
7:30 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

SCIENCE STUDIO: The Science of Odor

Credit University of California, Riverside

 

   Keith talks with Anandasankar Ray, Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Riverside.  Ananda talks about how odor molecules attach themselves to receptors in our noses, and why the structure of those molecules is so important in our perception of smell.  We'll also hear about the talents of female mosquitos in seeking out prey.  They are attracted to the carbon dioxide in our exhalations, and they can track us from several meters away.  Ananda also explains why some of us are tastier to mosquitoes than others.  http://olfaction.ucr.edu/

Aired Dec. 22, 2013.

KTEP Local
12:29 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

WORDS ON A WIRE: The 2013 Christmas Show

Credit Wikipedia

  

  Ben & Daniel celebrate the Christmas season with reflections on their favorite memories.  Ben remembers making tamales with his mom when he was young, a tradition he continues to this day.  Daniel remembers proudly writing a Christmas poem about Santa driving a Cadillac...only to find out that his teacher doubted his authorship.  And Ben & Daniel also talk about their favorite Christmas songs and the memories they conjure.  Ben's favorite is "I'll be Home for Christmas," which he says idealizes the often-unattainable concept of "home."  Daniel tears up every time he hears "The Little Drummer Boy."  Ben will also read T.S. Eliot's "Journey of the Magi."

Aired Dec. 22, 2013.

KTEP Local
2:00 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

PERSPECTIVES: Border Holiday Traditions

An encore presentation of a 2001 conversation Louie had with John O. West, the late UTEP English professor and folklorist.  West shares personal stories about the holiday traditions he observed & celebrated, and talks about the holidays foods that make the season so special, especially here on the border.  Aired Dec. 21, 2013.

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