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An Invitation to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

It was the tour of a lifetime. Carnegie Hall. Last year Maestro Phillip Gabriel Garcia, El Paso Youth Symphony Orchestra, (no affiliation with EPSO youth orchestra) members, their family and entourage journeyed to New York. With Herculean fundraising efforts the thousands and thousands of dollars to make the trip were …

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New Playa Drain Trail

 

Lower Valley will have a Walking, Biking Trail Park

 

By Paula Diaz

 

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation has always emphasized the need for El Pasoans to get moving and exercise for optimum health.

Now the non-profit is helping to fulfill that goal by partnering with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water on the construction …

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Han Fights for Championships & Equality

Story and photos by Jason Green

Like the plants of the Chihuahuan desert, El Paso’s boxing roots run deep. From Randall “Tex” Cobb and his heavyweight title fight with Larry Holmes, to Juan Lazcano’s battle with Ricky Hatton in a very partial City of Manchester Stadium in England, to heavyweight David Rodriguez’s 35 knockouts; El Paso …

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Getting a New Lease on Wildlife: Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Relocates

By Staci Engman

“This is our little heaven. Haven for them, heaven for us,” certified wildlife rescuer Josie Karam said of Second Chance Wildlife Rescue (SCWR) and the sick, orphaned, or injured animals she and other dedicated volunteers rehabilitate there. SCWR, the largest wildlife rescue facility in West Texas, is located on seven rugged acres and …

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9/11 Remembrance & Commemoration

Photos & Story By Herman Delgado

 

I drove my daughter to school on Sept. 11, 2017. As I walked her to the entrance of the school, it hit me real hard. I started thinking about all the people that left their home, walked their children to school, kissed their loved one’s goodbye or got dropped off …

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Kikimora, Releases First Album, Laika

By Milla Molinar

 

El Paso band, Kikimora, headlined at Tricky Falls, recently, to showcase its first album to the public.

 

“Laika,” the album’s name, is a mixture of jazz, soul, and funk and features 10 original songs written by the group.

“Laika is the first ever creature, a biological living thing that orbited the earth in 1957,” …

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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 …

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 …