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Lucha Libre Is Not A Beauty Salon

Story & Photos By Maria Esquinca

On a regular Sunday evening the Houchen Community Center is packed with people eagerly anticipating the first anniversary of Mamá Lucha, a local lucha libre company.

Inside the gymnasium the lucha libre ring is set up in the center. Metal chairs and bleachers surround it on all sides, making every angle …

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Local drag queens show support for Bernie Sanders

By Maria Esquinca

Barbie performs at EPIC Bar and Nightclub. Photo by: Maria Esquinca.

Barbie, a local drag queen, struts across the dance floor at EPIC Bar and Nightclub to the beat of a 70s song. She drops her white fur coat and reveals a gold sequined top studded with giant rhinestones, while the crowd cheers …

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Pro-Choice rally ends in El Paso

By Maria Esquinca

Politicians, activists and students rallied in front of the El Paso County Courthouse to pledge their support for safe and accessible reproductive healthcare in the state of Texas on Friday, Feb. 15.

The rally formed part of a statewide tour supported by local, state and national organizations and clinics, such as Whole Woman’s Health, National …

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Kings Meetup

By Maria Esquinca

 

Close to 30 people peacefully gathered in downtown El Paso to protest a Return of the Kings meetup on Saturday, Feb.6.

ROK is a blog created by Roosh Valizadeh, a self-described “Pick-Up-Artist” better known by his blog name Roosh V. He has authored several books, among them Bang, what he describes as a pickup …

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A Ride Down Memory Lane

 

 

By Albert Vasquez

The El Paso Streetcar Project is underway and things are looking quite familiar. Six President’s Conference Committee streetcars that were operated in El Paso years ago were sent to Brookville, Pennsylvania to be restored by the Brookville Equipment Corporation. The $97 million dollar project is being handled and managed by The Camino Real …

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Archery Is Alive!

By Destiny Rose Garcia

When we think of sports in El Paso, what comes to mind?

Naturally, one might consider football, baseball, basketball and soccer… but does archery come to mind? Archery, as a well-known competitive sport, can be traced back to ancient times, but in modern America, it seems to have taken a back seat in …

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The Race Against Racism

By Albert Vasquez

The YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region hosted its 7th Annual Race Against Racism this year, as it has every race, on Martin Luther King Day at the Mary Ann Dodson Camp in the Upper Valley.  The YWCA encourages runners, and non-runners, to promote equality by taking part in the annual race.

The morning …