Culture / Featured / Music

Conquer The World – One Song At A Time

By Herman Delgado

 

Jordan Taylor has been singing since she took the lead in, “Mother Goose,” a musical performance, in first grade. The Dallas native, who now calls El Paso home, is here to make a statement with her voice and nothing will stop her. A 2015 graduate from El Dorado High School and current sophomore …

Business / Featured

Innovative Business Hopes to Help El Paso Boom with Technology

By Paula Diaz

Beto Pallares and Robert Herrera, both successful businessmen and world travelers, saw that the El Paso Borderland lacked an innovative, sleek office workplace for work-at-home professionals, freelancers, contractors, entrepreneurs, those that are tech based and the like.

Their solution was CoWork Oasis, a communal space in Downtown El Paso where not only can one …

Culture / Sports

‘Making A Difference’ With El Pasos’ Tenacious Athletes

 

By Herman Delgado

More than 525 local high school and middle school football players took to the field at Bowie High School’s Baty-Simmang Memorial Stadium July 2017 for the Game Changers Pro Youth Football Camp. The yearly event, which last three-days, came together with the help of local high school coaches and UTEP’s coaching staff and …

Featured / Sports

Youngsters Learn Cheer At UTEP Camp

By Herman Delgado

Being a cheerleader is no easy task, and it doesn’t get easier if you expect to take your talent to the top. Some want to make the middle school cheer team; others want to make to varsity. Many want to take it to the next level, becoming a Division One cheerleader and student …

Health / Sports

A Special Place

Photos & Story by Herman Delgado

It’s Saturday morning, and as you drive through this peaceful and beautiful neighborhood in El Paso’s Upper Valley neighborhood you come to a dead end street, and from a distance you hear, “30 seconds! Come on get those hands up!” and then you hear the sound of a boxing bell. …

Culture / Press Release

Fourteenth Annual Anusim Conference

Itinerary:

 

AUGUST 4-6, 2017, Congregation B’nai Zion

805 Cherry Hill Lane, El Paso, Texas

 

Friday Evening August 4th

6:15 P.M. Kabbalat Shabbat services and dinner

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Maria Sanchez, “Healing The Residual Trauma Of The Inquisition”

 

Saturday August 5

9:00 A.M. Torah Study Services And Shabbat Kiddush Luncheon

Speaker: Harry Ezratty, “Spanish Jews And Their Role as Support Groups Before 1492”

Maria …

Culture / Featured

Camino Real Celebrates 400 years!

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

The San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society recently presented the first international Rio Grande Festival featuring art, culture, history and heritage the end of April. The San Elizario Historic District saw the re-enactment of Onate’s historic arrival, three day history conference, guided tours, old west shootouts, heritage booths, arts and …

Culture / Music

El Paso Dancers Make Semi-Finals at USA TANGO Championship

By Cynthia Gamez, Photos by Don An

Three couples from the Sunland Dance Studio tangoed their way to the semi-finals at the 2017 Argentine Tango Festival, earning a chance to compete for the USA title.

The couples represented El Paso at the Official 2017 Argentine Tango Festival in San Francisco April 13 through April 17. They …

Featured / Health

Motivation on Wheels

Editorial Piece: An Ode to Arzarte and his legacy

By Jaime Rodriguez

Emmanuel “Manny” Arzate, the youngest of 5 siblings, learned to challenge and face adversity in his life at an early age.

At 2-years-old, when most toddlers are learning to speak and walk on their own, Arzate was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, or SMA, which is …