Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)

By Miguel Juarez (Updated December 5, 2021, 11:44 a.m.) Juan Sandoval II passed away in his home this morning at 5:00 a.m.  Sandoval was born in Monte Vista, Colorado on January 7, 1946 and he would have celebrated his 75th birthday next Thursday. He was a former Special Collections Librarian and Art Bibliographer at the… Read More Art Collector and Former UTEP Librarian Juan Sandoval II Passes Away (January 7, 1946 – January 3, 2021)

Let’s Breakup COVID-19 in El Paso, Texas—Take the Pledge

By Miguel Juárez It’s time to “Break up with Covid-19” is a message that that is driving an organic, locally hatched campaign to stop the chain of COVID-19 in our community.  The campaign includes an opportunity for individuals to sign a pledge on change.org and learn about resources in our community related to COVID-19 via… Read More Let’s Breakup COVID-19 in El Paso, Texas—Take the Pledge

Opinion Editorial: The City of El Paso, the El Paso Public Library’s Main Library Downtown, and the Dilemma of Inadequate Parking in the Downtown Arts District where the Main Library is Located

By Mark Pumphrey, Updated 11/28/2020 The El Paso Public Library’s Main Library in Downtown El Paso needs to be treated as a part of downtown development, but unfortunately it is not.  In this article, I will tell you that many of its problems concern its parking and the space around it.  I am concerned about… Read More Opinion Editorial: The City of El Paso, the El Paso Public Library’s Main Library Downtown, and the Dilemma of Inadequate Parking in the Downtown Arts District where the Main Library is Located

NEWS RELEASE, RESTORATION OF SACRED HEART CHURCH IN THE SEGUNDO BARRIO PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 11:00AM

El Paso, Texas, November 17, 2020: We are pleased to announce our project to restore Sacred Heart Church in the Segundo Barrio, along with the adjoining ex-Sacred Heart School building and the building housing the Jesuit residence and parish offices. We will hold a press conference this Thursday, November 19 at 11:00am at the Father… Read More NEWS RELEASE, RESTORATION OF SACRED HEART CHURCH IN THE SEGUNDO BARRIO PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 AT 11:00AM

An Invisible Man in American Society | Interview with Artist and Filmmaker Willie Varela with Robb Chávez

By Miguel Juarez Similar to Willie Varela’s style of experimentation in film, like his e-mail article “Remembering Stan Brakhage: An E-mail Conversation between Steve Anker and Willie Varela,” that he co-authored with him in Spring/Summer 2005 issue of the Journal of Film and Video, I invited Varela’s long time friend Robb Chávez to be part… Read More An Invisible Man in American Society | Interview with Artist and Filmmaker Willie Varela with Robb Chávez

50th Anniversary of the filing of the landmark school segregation case Alvarado et. al vs. El Paso Independent School District

Press Release Link: Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrc-yurzosEtFw-rOod13_fDgSIHDstZvM For Immediate Release, Date: October 24, 2020 Contact: Raymundo Eli Rojas, rayrojas@rayrojaslaw.com The El Paso Chicano(a) History and Preservation Project will mark the 50th Anniversary of the filing of the landmark school segregation case Alvarado et. al vs. El Paso Independent School District[1]. The milestone will be observed on Oct.… Read More 50th Anniversary of the filing of the landmark school segregation case Alvarado et. al vs. El Paso Independent School District