Borderzine Presents: El Paso’s Creative Economy


El Paso is unlike any other city in the nation with its unique cultural dynamic. The city’s arts and events bring thousands of visitors every year and more than $2 million in direct spending.

In this TV-style news magazine, journalism students at the University of Texas at El Paso take a closer look at some of El Paso’s artists and how economic efforts are affecting the creative community. The show aired live on Google Hangouts on Air on May 29, 2015. The program was made possible by support from the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Studies, the UTEP Department of Communication and

See the complete special report and featured stories here.

Featured stories:

El Paso’s creative sector expanding, city reports
– Border Artists – Gaspar Enriquez
– Musicians Making El Paso Work
– Museums Work to Connect with Community
– El Paso’s Story Told on Digital Wall
– Art Therapy Helping Soldiers with PTSD
– Street Art
– Highway Art
– Tom Lea Institute
– El Paso Festivals
– Viva El Paso!
– Ecotourism

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