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Retaking Public Space: Ciudad Juarez's Monument Cultural Bazaar

The first of two articles on notions and visions of public space in downtown Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // August 26, 2014

Retaking Public Space: Ciudad Juarez's Monument Cultural Bazaar

Rosa Gutierrez waits patiently as she sells old movie posters from a shaded stand under the gaze of the Benito Juarez Monument in downtown Ciudad Juarez. A young woman asks if the seller has anything bearing the mugs of Mexican silver screen legends Pedro Infante or Cantinflas. More…

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Last Thursdays showing steady growth

Last Thursdays showing steady growth

Event drawing more artists and participants monthly

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // July 10, 2014

Every last Thursday of the month, artists of all types make their way downtown to showcase their work. More…

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Vidas Perfectas: Performance art opera on the Border

Vidas Perfectas: Performance art opera on the Border

El Paso and Juarez host first showing after New York premiere

by Cindy Graff Cohen // July 7, 2014

He takes himself seriously.

Hotel rooms have lost their punch for him.

(Image of a businessman sitting in a dark room, with two suitcases behind him.) More…

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From seeking inspiration to sources of inspiration

From seeking inspiration to sources of inspiration

Gaspar Enriquez exhibit features portraits of fellow artists

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // July 3, 2014

Artists are constantly being inspired by their dreams, their culture, environment and surroundings; but in some instances they too become the source of inspiration. More…

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Last Thursdays event brings artists, community together

Last Thursdays event brings artists, community together

Slide show of Thursday, June 27

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 27, 2014

Thursday night featured 12 different art venues that showcased local artwork to the public. More…


Area film contests offer more opportunity, signs of growth

Local filmmakers getting creative

by Aaron Montes, Newspaper Tree // June 25, 2014

Local filmmakers are getting more opportunities to showcase their work in the El Paso region. More…


Part Two: Ruben Salazar versus La Nacha

Testifying, December 1955

by Bob Chessey // June 13, 2014

Exchange during testimony in the Price Daniel hearings regarding Ruben Salazar’s August, 1955 El Paso Herald-Post article describing his purchases of heroin from “La Nacha.” More…


French author returns to borderland for bridge project

El Paso is one of nine bridges around the world Alexandra Novosseloff will feature in the project

by Elida S. Perez, Newspaper Tree // June 10, 2014

Standing near Doniphan Park in the historic Hart’s Mill area of El Paso where the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the U.S. Border Patrol and Customs and Border Protection, built approximately 0.6 miles of additional border fencing, author Alexandra Novosseloff marveled at the change. More…


Part One: Ruben Salazar versus La Nacha

Witnessing, August 1955

by Bob Chessey // May 27, 2014


The night El Paso helped end apartheid and abet the freedom of Nelson Mandela

A selected memory by Richard Baron

by // May 22, 2014


Profile: Justin Leeah

by Richard Baron // May 5, 2014


El Paso Opera presents La Bohème: Two singers talk about their art

EPO celebrates its 20th anniversary with 2013-2014 season

by Cindy Graff Cohen // April 7, 2014


Rosa Guerrero remembers life after the death of Ruben Salazar

"I turned on the news, and she was hoping it wasn’t the Ruben Salazar she knew from El Paso. But it was."

by Esmeralda Ojeda // April 4, 2014


Poetry: Syrian

by Serenity Garcia // March 7, 2014


Rosa’s Cantina: Was it really the inspiration for Marty Robbins’ "El Paso"?

by Mark Cioc-Ortega // January 29, 2014


Profile: Gaspar Enriquez

by Richard Baron // January 15, 2014


Stanley Good and El Paso’s 1915 marihuana ordinance

by Bob Chessey // January 9, 2014


Profile: David Nakabayashi

by Richard Baron // December 14, 2013


The art of drag

Drag scene is part of El Paso's fabric

by Esmeralda Ojeda // December 7, 2013


The “First Thanksgiving”: Can a little myth reveal a big truth?

by Mark Cioc-Ortega // November 27, 2013


El Paso’s Creative Kids recognized at White House

by Andrés Rodríguez // November 25, 2013


“Where did you go to high school?”

Some say ubiquitous question about finding common ground, others say judging

by Esmeralda Ojeda // November 14, 2013


Land, Migrants and Poets: The Day of the Dead 2013

by Kent Paterson, Frontera NorteSur // October 30, 2013


Los Chihuahuas de El Chuco

by Lucia Quiñonez // October 25, 2013


Mexican-American Indians now make up the fourth largest tribal group in the United States

by Esmeralda Ojeda // October 24, 2013


Texas Tech College of Architecture at El Paso and the El Paso Museum of Art launch 3rd annual lecture series

Nine-part series focuses on El Paso as a “City of Choice”

by Lucia Quiñonez // October 4, 2013


Dead Reckoning: Where were El Paso’s earliest cemeteries?

by Mark Cioc-Ortega // September 25, 2013


Time and the Tarahumara

by Esmeralda Ojeda // September 9, 2013