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

Día De Muertos – Whether Familia or Vecinos, All are Ancestors

By Maria R. Perez, MSSW In our culturally diverse community, we cannot discuss familia and ancestors without bringing up November 2nd – Dia de Los Muertos. In and of itself, the celebration of this date is a hodge-podge of ancient and modern traditional bits and pieces from around the world. Yet, to Mexicans, it is… Read More Día De Muertos – Whether Familia or Vecinos, All are Ancestors

Thief of Birds

Little Birds is a series of vignettes and reflections on border crossings and emancipation.Written by María Elena Gaitán Musician, storyteller, performance artist, translator and mother, East L.A. born María Elena Gaitán is a citizen of the world and a lifetime social justice activist with ancestral roots in Del Río Texas and Monterrey Nuevo León.  Thief of Birds (stealing… Read More Thief of Birds

Little Birds

Little Birds is a series of vignettes and reflections on border crossings and emancipation. Written by María Elena Gaitán. Musician, storyteller, performance artist, translator and mother, East L.A. born María Elena Gaitán is a citizen of the world and a lifetime social justice activist with ancestral roots in Del Río Texas and Monterrey Nuevo León.  El Pajarito (the… Read More Little Birds

Pumpkin Patch in Central El Paso at Beth El Bible Church October 4th to 31st

The Beth El Bible Church, located at 6440 Montana Ave., El Paso, Texas 79925 is hosting a Pumpkin Patch in their parking lot from October 4th to 31st. Information: http://www.bethelbible.org or 915-772-4330. Their hours of operation are: Tuesdays – Thursdays from 1 to 7 PM and Friday – Sunday from 12 to 8 PM Schedule… Read More Pumpkin Patch in Central El Paso at Beth El Bible Church October 4th to 31st

The El Paso Community Foundation Announces The Border Art Residency Returns, Application Now Open

The Border Art Residency has a new home — and is accepting applications for the first artist residency in that new home. After a long run in La Union, NM, the 2021 Border Art Residency will be from January 15 through May 31 in a living and studio space at 801 N. Piedras in the… Read More The El Paso Community Foundation Announces The Border Art Residency Returns, Application Now Open

The Chuco Cooking Show featuring Chef Rulis from Ruli’s International Kitchen

By Miguel Juárez, PhD In his cooking show promo, Chef Raul Gonzalez, who is better known by his clientele as Chef Rulis states: Welcome to the Chuco Cooking Show. You’re invited to go on a culinary journey covering 600 years of regional cuisine. You’ll hear stories about the cultures that settled these lands and we’ll… Read More The Chuco Cooking Show featuring Chef Rulis from Ruli’s International Kitchen