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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 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 Art 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 Art 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 Art 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 Art 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 Art 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 Art 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 Art 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
Ordinary objects challenge perception in Maximo Gonzalez’ art exhibit Ordinary objects challenge perception in Maximo Gonzalez’ art exhibit Art Feb 21st Jacqueline Armijo Magnificent Warning Monument by Máximo González. (Jaqueline Armijo/Borderzine.com) EL PASO – Spectators are entangled in an intertwined mess of black cords connected to a red piggy bank, red back scratchers and other red knick-knacks......Read More
Local artists intend to beautify downtown El Paso one alley at a time Local artists intend to beautify downtown El Paso one alley at a time Art Dec 20th Iris Lopez The Urban Art-Fitters League of El Paso working on "Winter wonderland" at Fourth St. (Iris Lopez/Borderzine.com) El PASO – Sun City artists are showcasing their art in the sun. The main goal of the Urban Art-Fitters League......Read More