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Rebeca Moreno’s art expresses the duality of womanhood in a sexist society Rebeca Moreno's art expresses the duality of womanhood in a sexist society Art & Cultura May 29th Serjio A. Gonzales EL PASO — The Rubin Center serves as a laboratory for emerging artists and innovative practitioners, providing access for an audience of various diverse communities. The opening of the 2014 Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition......Read More
The Rock House Cafe displays art and sings freewheeling poetry The Rock House Cafe displays art and sings freewheeling poetry Art & Cultura Apr 25th Benjamin Woolridge EL PASO — Though it has survived for more than a year in El Paso’s Union Plaza Entertainment District, the Rock House Café & Gallery, which seeks to attract artists in a venue that allows them to directly connect......Read More
Poet Leslie Ullman to share her Progress on the Subject of Immensity in UTEP reading Poet Leslie Ullman to share her <em>Progress on the Subject of Immensity</em> in UTEP reading Art & Cultura Apr 21st Borderzine Staff EL PASO — In a casita lined with windows looking out over the high desert landscape of Taos, New Mexico, eyes filled with space and light, poet Leslie Ullman’s mind cleared. Author Leslie Ullman is scheduled to read from her new......Read More
Los roles de Muñoz, de directora a prostituta Los roles de Muñoz, de directora a prostituta Arts Mar 14th Marlin Bucio Marcela Muñoz personifica Lizzy, una prostituta de la obra “La Fulana Respetuosa” de Jean-Paul Sartre. (Elio Leturia/Borderzine.com) CHICAGO — El reto de personificar diferentes roles en el teatro ha sido una constante......Read More
Mural painter finds an educational mission in graffiti Mural painter finds an educational mission in graffiti Arts Nov 1st Valeria Hernández Artist Diego Garcia works on a “Día de los Muertos” mask for an upcoming gallery opening.(Valeria Hernandez/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – As Diego Garcia, driven by inspiration and the waves crashing on the shore, was on the very......Read More
Marfa – Tiny Texas town is a vibrant hub for contemporary art in the Southwest Marfa – Tiny Texas town is a vibrant hub for contemporary art in the Southwest Arts May 31st Amber Watts MARFA, TX – An hour’s drive north of Ojinaga, Mexico, sits an isolated “little island of actors, writers, and artists of all kinds” as gallery owner, Ree Willaford, affectionately calls this west Texas town of 2,000 souls. Willaford......Read More
ForWord: A free creative writing workshop for El Paso teens ForWord: A free creative writing workshop for El Paso teens Arts Apr 26th Yuritzy Ramos Instructor Yasmin Ramirez (left) leads participants of the ForWord project at Glassbox, Crystal Acuna, Jasmin Flores and Perla Ramirez. (Yuritzy Ramos/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – At noon on a recent Saturday, 16-year-old Jasmin Flores......Read More
U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine – A lifetime of giving a thundering voice to the voiceless U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine – A lifetime of giving a thundering voice to the voiceless Arts Mar 29th David A. Reyes U.S. Poet Laureate, Philip Levine, at a recent visit to the University of Texas at El Paso. (David A. Reyes/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – Poet Laureate Philip Levine, still as fit and funny at age 85 as he was as a young man working......Read More
Electra is a vieja from ancient Greece, suffering like a Chicana in East LA Electra is a vieja from ancient Greece, suffering like a Chicana in East LA Arts Mar 13th Kimberly García Actresses (from left), Andrea De Anda, Lluvia Almanza and Paloma Pelayo are las vecinas, three characters that represent Chicano culture familiar to El Pasoans. (Kimberly Garcia/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – Las vecinas walk in, brooms......Read More
Lawrence Welsh – Digging for verse in the deserts of the Southwest Lawrence Welsh – Digging for verse in the deserts of the Southwest Arts Mar 7th David A. Reyes EL PASO – The watercolor on the wall in Lawrence Welsh’s office gleams with warm sun spilling across the panorama, as if light lived inside every leaf, every strand of grass, every inch of wood and tin. The Associate Professor......Read More